Beyond pulling a room together with great fabrics and furniture pieces, Kathryn M. Ireland has an extraordinary talent for pulling together stunning tabletops and delicious meals. Here she celebrates good friends and great food in the French countryside and in southern California. In an elegant scrapbook style, she shares her notes and advice on entertaining, particularly outdoors. Join Kathryn and her talented friend Ithaka for a breakfast, lunchtime picnics, a candlelight dinner, afternoon tea, a barbecue, and a wedding--all interlaced with signature Kathryn M. Ireland fabrics. Kathryn M. Ireland is an interior designer, textiles designer, and consummate entertainer. She has published five previous books with Gibbs Smith, including "Summers in France" and "Inspired By . . ." She was a star on Bravo TV's "Million Dollar Decorator." Her work has been seen in "Elle Decor, House Beautiful, Luxe, Coastal Living" and "California Homes, " among others. Ithaka Roddam is a photographer living in London.