Every year, I think the holidays get just a tiny bit crazier. Of course, some days are better than others – the days when it feels like the world heaves a collective sigh, because they’re just content with what’s now. It doesn’t happen often, but when it does, man! What a relief! I like to spread […]
Have you ever been stumped about what to bring to a dinner party, especially if the host tells you to bring nothing? This handy guide to host/ess gifts will help you out.
I am challenged every year to decorate for a holiday in the least-expensive way possible. This year’s challenge was extended by Sarah over at Geeks Who Eat. She asked that I show how to transform dollar items into chic and stylish Halloween decorations. I went a little farther, and because cheap is the operative word […]
It is with great sadness that I inform you that my beloved Denver Broncos won’t be playing in the Super Bowl this Sunday. Despite that, I am sharing with you all of the ways you can still tune in and cheer (Go Falcons!), even if you don’t know anything about football. Every year, I share […]
This post contains affiliate links that support my home and blog, at no additional cost to you. See my Disclosure page for more information. Every year, I make a list of the parties I am attending, and then try to come up with the best gifts to bring the host or hostess. Until this year, the […]
By Tony Pontecorvo One of the most integral parts of the wine experience is pairing it with food. While most people have heard, “white with fish, red with meat”, those aren’t steadfast rules and there are other creative, simple ways to pair food with wine. There are also extensive, intricate ways to pair what’s on […]
I set out to write the perfect recipes for a holiday dinner party. Then, as it normally does, life happened, and holidays set in, and I found myself planted firmly in the kitchen (my happy place), creating. Few things make me happier than creating in the kitchen, and I won’t get into those now. All of […]