The Loose Women panellist, 31, hinted that she was hosting an evening at her £1.2million sprawling Essex home as she filmed Rex helping her to bake a gorgeous lemon cheesecake.
Mum-of-three Stacey positioned her wooden picnic bench underneath the roof by her kitchen window for Sophie Hinchliffe, husband Jamie and their son Ronnie, one, to shelter from the rain.
Sharing a sweet snap with Stacey, Mrs Hinch penned: “It’s been far too long and we’ve missed you far too much. Genuine friends are such a blessing. No negativity, just love and good vibes… can’t wait to sit inside , sand floors and shine sinks.”
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Sharing a glimpse of the preparations to her the 4.4million, Stacey penned: “We have some friends for tea later in the garden so I thought I’d make a lemon cheesecake.
Stacey decked the gorgeous table with a lemon and floral theme in a nod to her latest clothing range with In The Style which launched on Thursday.
The red-headed beauty placed a beautiful cream flower arrangement on the bench along with yellow candles in an assortment of metallic jars.
The former X Factor star placed vibrant yellow and white cushions on the bench and hung a grey blanket on her Tudor-style door for Mrs Hinch and her husband Jamie to keep warm.
In true Stacey style, she magically clicked her fingers to reveal the traditional wooden bench lovingly decorated for the arrival of Mrs Hinch, captioned: “Haven’t seen this special girl in so long.
“Had to set the scene for her. Wish I had time to jet wash but I know she won’t judge me.”
Taking a look at the spread, Stacey pushed bunches of eucalyptus in between the slats of the bench and dressed the other side with plush cushions.
The lemon cheesecake, decked with citrus segments, took pride of place on the table alongside three bunches of daffodils and white flowers in sweet vases.
Stacey also added a glass water dispenser filled with lemons to keep her guests hydrated.
The focal point of the table was a huge metallic candle holder to create a warm glow for her special evening.
Meanwhile Mrs Hinch, who is mum to Ronnie, one, and is expecting her second little boy, took a snap in the car as she sat in the passenger seat on the way to Stacey’s new pad.
Sophie gave a thumb’s up and revealed her lemon-printed sleeve from Stacey’s In The Style collection, captioned: “On my way…I love a garden night.”
After arriving at the stunning house, Stacey shared an adorable clip of Mrs Hinch on her wooden swing in her 2.5acre country garden.
Mum-to-be Sophie looked radiant in her lemon-printed buttoned top paired with black leggings as she clutched onto cushions while swinging from the traditional garden feature.
Stacey penned: “She made it @mrshinchhome. She brought extra pillows and didn’t even put them down on the bench before getting straight on the swing. I love you Soph.”
Mrs Hinch also shared a glimpse of Stacey’s stunning garden as Ronnie toddled across the lawn followed by Stacey’s one-year-old son Rex, who she shares with fiancé Joe Swash.
The Tap to Tidy author also shared a gorgeous snap with Mrs Hinch in the garden with the stunning friends wearing complementary outfits from Stacey’s In The Style range.
Sophie looked glowing as she perched on the traditional wooden swing while Stacey held a mug and sat on a grey picnic blanket.
In a similar post to Mrs Hinch, Stacey penned: “It’s been far too long and we’ve missed you far too much. Genuine friends are such a blessing.
“No negativity, just love and good vibes… can’t wait to sit inside with you and squeeze that bump on the sofa. But for now this is perfect.”
Speaking to Rex, Mrs Hinch said: “Where’s Ronnie? Ah guys! I need this house I need this life!”
Stacey also shared a heart-warming picture of Ronnie and Rex sitting on the lawnmower, captioned: “Ronnie X Rex forever. The concentration.”