Delicious Holiday Cocktails

If you haven’t hosted your Holiday Party yet and are looking for drinks in addition to the typical beer and wine options, here are some great delicious cocktail recipes. Not only will they taste great, they’re really pretty and sure … Continue reading

Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas

I’m always looking for ways to personalize gifts, right down to the wrapping. Here are some creative gift wrapping ideas you’re sure to love. Using Yarn  – The Shady Acre Santa Suit – eHow DIY Christmas Light Wrapping Paper – Boxwood … Continue reading

Homemade Dinner Rolls

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so here is one of my favorite recipes for dinner rolls. I came across this recipe from Alex Guarnaschelli 6 years ago in Food Network Magazine . I loved that it gave a step by step … Continue reading

Celebrating Dia de los Muertos – Day of the Dead

  Growing up in El Paso, Texas,  I was surrounded by rich Mexican culture. One of the celebrations that was prevalent in my childhood was Dia de Los Muertos. It wasn’t just a holiday celebrated by my grandparents, it was … Continue reading

Mickey Mouse Halloween Wreath

  I’ve received a couple of questions about a wreath I made a few years ago. We are a Disney family so it made sense to make a Disney themed wreath. My daughter was starting to recognize Mickey Mouse which … Continue reading

Make Great Moments Happen with NESCAFÉ Clásico and Ricky Martin

As busy as people tend to be these days it’s really important to take a step back, take a chance and make great moments happen. We have 3 kids in 3 different age categories so life is busy for us … Continue reading

Brown-Butter Apricots with Pound Cake & Ice Cream

Here is a  simple delicious dessert perfect for a hot summer evening. I’ve made this several times and it’s always a hit. Here’s what you’ll need: 5-7 apricots 1/2 stick of butter 1/4 cup of brown sugar Pound cake Vanilla … Continue reading

Renew the look of your home with GLIDDEN VINYL RENEW™

Lately I’ve been on a home project kick.  It seems like we have to get most home projects done during the summer before kids go back to school. Once school starts, there isn’t much time for anything else. So for those of … Continue reading

Little Debbie Casting

  Here is a great opportunity for “real people”! The Real People Company is currently casting for a new project. ************************************************************* Genuine: The Real People Company is a NYC based casting company that specializes in finding “real people” for commercials, … Continue reading