Decor & Entertaining

October 3, 2016

Simple Decorating and Prep Tips for a Cozy Home This Fall in Chester County PA

Simple Decorating and Prep Tips for a Cozy Home This Fall in Chester County PA   You know when it’s finally arrived – you can just feel it in the crisp air.  It’s the start of one of the most beautiful seasons of the year.  The temperatures are cooler, the trees turn into a lovely array of colors, and pumpkin flavored everything hits the shelves. Grab that comfy sweater from the top shelf, put on your super cute fall jeans […]
April 21, 2016

April Martini of the Month

  April Martini:  The Elderflower Martini Happy Spring!  Finally the flowers are blooming and the weather is warm!   To celebrate, enjoy this martini on your porch, preferably with friends!   Elderflower Martini Ingredients: 4 parts Absolut Vodka 1 part Dry Vermouth 3 parts Elderflower Cordial Fill a mixing glass with ice cubes.  Add all ingredients. Stir and strain into a chilled cocktail glass and serve with edible orchid flower… then enjoy!   Cheers to drinking April flowers!
March 1, 2016
Easter Martini

March Martini of the Month

  March Marvelous Martini Madness (we like this much better than ‘March Madness’, personally!) This month we’ll be sharing several delicious March martinis with you on Facebook.  (Have you checked out our active Facebook Page, by the way?) Here are the highlights…   Easter Peep Martini Ingredients: 1-1/2 oz. cherry flavored vodka 1/2 oz. orange flavored liquor 3 oz. half-and-half A dash of grenadine Simple syrup for the rim Sweetened Flaked Coconut died green Rim a chilled martini glass with […]
February 11, 2016
Staging Statistic

What is Home Staging?

What is Home Staging?   Home staging is way more than home decorating or design.  In real estate,  staging takes on a different aspect for each home listed for sale. This service is the STAR in The Jean Gross Team arsenal, and helps to allow the buyer to imagine what lifestyle they could enjoy by buying this home.  Our intent in staging a home is for the buyer to walk into their potential new home and immediately think “This is […]
February 1, 2016

February Martini of the Month + local things to do with 2 or more

This month we are leaping into love with our February Martini of the Month…   The ‘Velvet Kiss’ To make this delectable love potion, you’ll need: 2 oz. ‘Cake’ Vodka 1/2 oz. Crème de Cassis 1 oz. Light Cream 1 oz. Pineapple Juice and a few dashes of Grenadine   Along with this tasty martini, here are a few local activities you can enjoy while in West Chester and the surrounding areas:   Orchid Extravaganza at Longwood Gardens Saturday January 23, […]
January 8, 2016

January Martini of the Month

Well it is a new year and with that comes the first official online publication of Jean’s famous “Martini of the Month”.  Many of you will recognize this is one of the signature spots in Jean’s monthly newsletter. We are so excited to share this with you on our blog, and we’d love you to share this page with other martini lovers if you would be so inclined! Jean was so excited this month to announce this martini that she […]


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