Entirely roasted in the oven, this Christmas Eve dinner is easy to put together, quick to prep and delicious to eat.Read More
This is not a place to find super trendy styles or a huge amount of of DIY projects that never get done. This is a modern guide for Home Economics with every day applications so that we can all live better lives: Preservation, Collections, Cooking, Housekeeping, Home Styling, Gardening, Entertaining, Gifting and Etiquette.
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I’ve always heard about how wonderful Christmas in Florida is. I never thought it could be true, with not having cold weather or snow and all, but I’m pretty much liking it, a lot!Read More
Growing up in an italian family, my grandmother Iris made cookies all the time. She had her staple recipes that she made with regularity. As a kid, everyday was a cookie day in her house. December was not a dedicated month for cookies. She made cookies all the time. That’s probably why i’ve never met a cookie I didn’t like.Read More
It’s the season of gift-giving. Being a good guest is just as important as being a good host/hostess, especially during the holidays. Here are my go to gifts for a host or hostess this holiday season.Read More
As a kid, setting the table was sort of a right of passage for me. With about 25 guests to feed on Thanksgiving, it was an annual ritual to set the table the night before. Linens were ironed one by one, china was arranged around the table, serving pieces were counted and earmarked for each dish being served. Glassware and cutlery were stacked side by side, and last, but not least, the flowers were gingerly placed in the middle like putting the cherry on an ice cream sundae: we were ready.Read More