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The Elegant Hostess

One of my favorite summer treats is a great big ice cream cone, topped with hot fudge and whipped cream and sprinkles and, of course, a cherry! To me, there's nothing better than an evening stroll in the Hamptons with a cone from one of my favorite treat shops.
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The Elegant Hostess

Last week, I mentioned bringing food from a farm stand or local winery. I want to add that when you bring wine, you don’t need to feel pressured to bring the world’s best bottle, or to find something that nobody’s ever heard of.
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The Elegant Hostess

Once upon a time, over a summer weekend much like the one we just experienced, in a land not too far away, there were two couples who were friends. One of the couples, we'll call them the Smiths, owned a house in the Hamptons.
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The Elegant Hostess

By now, you've probably been invited out to a clambake or a cocktail party or even to stay with friends at a Hamptons beach house for a weekend.