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We’re thrilled to share memories, inspirations, events, and stories
authored by Wendy Pashman, President, Global Nomad and  Grand Dame
of Entertaining Company. We hope you enjoy these posts and are inspired for your next event.


Picnic Lunch – Hold the Sunscreen

The snow is starting to melt – but the sad realization is that we’re no where near spring.  We’re definitely in the slush/mud/gray phase of the season.  A hearty group we are at Entertaining Company.  We’re hard to deter.  So, we decided to bring the picnic indoors until the Chicago weather cooperates. This is how […]

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The Well-Traveled Couple

“I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” — Mark Twain Seems like many EC couples have taken Mark Twain’s comment to heart.  They have traveled the world with their potential spouse and, luckily, have decided to go […]

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The Tea Party Re-Vamp

No, this is not a blog about politics. But, I’ve been thinking about Tea Parties a lot lately, nevertheless. I just read that Lady Gaga is reviving the tea party. Well, if Lady Gaga is doing it, we are all talking about it.  And, I would rather talk tea party than have a conversation about a […]

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Dreams for a Festival of Light…and Latkes.

Chanukah, also known as the Festival of Lights is the eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. The Maccabees, upon returning to the Temple defiled by the Greeks, found one days worth of pure olive oil to light the candles.  This oil ultimately lasted for eight days, which is the miracle that the Jewish people […]

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Thanksgiving Flights of Fancy

By the time Thanksgiving comes around every year, I have undoubtedly been “talking turkey,” if you will, for months already. Planning Thanksgiving celebrations for our clients are usually in full swing by early October.  By the fourth Thursday in November, I am usually looking for a new Thanksgiving story to experience.  What’s a globally-inspired gal […]

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Is it the coconut cream pie that I tenderly tucked into with heirloom flatware on Donna’s Southern porch a couple of weeks ago or is it the emerging trend reports coming out this fourth quarter that name pies as “the thing” for 2011?  Either way, I am nurturing a new obsession as the holiday season […]

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