Cheers to an Early spring & a Pomegranate Martini Recipe

 So have you heard? Puxsutawney Phil did NOT see his shadow this morning, which means an early spring!  Hooray!...more

When Does Food Taste THE BEST? Part 4: Party's in the Kitchen

The sea air and sunshine contributed to the tastiness we experienced this weekend but I’ve had everything-tastes-so-good weekends that cannot be attributed solely to the weather. For instance: My husband, toddler and I chilled out in the Georgia Mountains for a few days in October. We took a few basic seasonings and winged it in the small kitchen. Sipping on pinot noir, we sang out loud to bluegrass (like Nickel Creek) ...more

Move Over Men, Las Vegas Is a Woman’s Playground!

Buy Me Something! My Opinion Of Weddings

In 2010 the cost of the average wedding was over $20, 000. The National Divorce Rate was 50%.When I think of marriage, these are the thoughts that go through my head.Though I have been in a long term relationship for many years I do not feel the need to get married, or have children and doubt that will change....more

Cherry Tomato Salad With Fresh Parmesan Cheese

I love cherry tomatoes! When I was little my mom would always plant them in bucket on my back porch and the best part was just walking past, grabbing one and popping it in my mouth - despite my mom yelling at me to make sure I washed it before I ate it. : ) This was a little salad I threw together before dinner, but it also makes a great take-to-work lunch. You can also double the amount of tomatoes and cheese and use it for your next party or to bring with you to a pot luck or picnic. ...more

Cavemen somehow got involved with New Year's Eve

Well as you already know, I was a bit tardy over the Christmas period when it came to posting on my blog. It wasn't my fault though. Because I spent my holiday 'oop' North, I was deprived of all the creature comforts that you take for granted down South. Like warm weather, and being able to understand people's accents, and internet access.  ...more

Dr. Seuss in the House

Haven't you heard?  Didn't you hear?  Its time to celebrate Sydney's 2nd year!!! ******************************** Sunday we celebrated Syd's 2nd birthday with a Seusstastical birthday party.  With the exception of the rain, the party was a success.  I don't know about you, but often towards the en...more

New Year's Eve Spicy Maple Cashews

Sugar and spice and everything nice… But these cashews (like most girls I know!) have a spunky side that packs a real kick....more

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Sparkling Wine, a Brilliant Friend and Groovy Strawberries

This week has been all about our holiday party. There was:...more