Every year I put 'entertain more' on my new years resolution list, but every year I just copy and paste it into the new years list. Haha. I have this idea of being like my amazing Mum who plans days in advance what she will cook, irons the table cloths the day before, sets the ceramics on the table the night before, and is so utterly organised. Anyone who has my book 'Hello Tokyo' knows that she even draws a table plan so dishes are arranged according to colour and plate shape. And I once heard that she art directed someone to buy flowers 'that aren't too tall so we can see over each other at the table' when I flew in last from Tokyo.
Me, on the other hand, I'm pulling the table cloths off the clothes line hours before guests are to arrive and serving pre-made food from my local supermarket. I'll get it by the end of 2016, guys! I promise!
But yesterday I had a few Aussie friends over for some snacks, sparkling, mixtapes and some craft. It wasn't MamaSando perfect, but it was fun!