Entertaining

Appletini cake

"Cakes Under The Influence" Baking Kits for Boozy Treats

With the party season already under way (seriously, my husband is attending a holiday party this week!), I thought it would be a good time to mention this specialized bakeware line …

Thanksgiving Tabletop

Thanksgiving Tabletop: Harvest Hues & Textures

By Anne-Marie Kovacs, Chief Wife My kids insisted. Though it will just be the four of us this year on Thanksgiving day, they want the show to go on and …

Thanksgiving Cooking Essentials

Essential Cooking Tools for Thanksgiving Dinner Prep

The leaves have turned. The days just got shorter (why do we still do the daylight savings thing? Ugh). Sure signs that Thanksgiving is right around the corner and that …

Insulated Entertaining Kit

New gear for outdoor entertaining - Just in time for Memorial Day

It’s time to take our celebration to the great outdoors. We’ve written about our favorites for outdoor concerts  (and about Glamping) and we still love using all those items (especially …

Keeping-Cool

Outdoor Entertaining - Keeping It Cool

July 4th weekend is the official sign of backyard BBQs, picnics in the park and “glamping” (We Succulent Wives are all about glamorized camping). It is not easy staying cool …

Altar-Bliss-Cocktail-Mixer

Has "Mad Men" Brought Back the Romance of the Cocktail?

By Audrey van Petegem, Senior Editor If you are a fan of the Mad  Men show, then you know that the era’s drink of choice was the cocktail – and not just …