Monthly Archives: May 2016

The Great Plate

Clever Find: Great Plate for Great Outdoors Entertaining

Memorial Day is coming up. It’s the official opening of the summer season and the signal to take our socializing outdoors. Picnics, backyard, beach, pool and block parties. It’s all so …

Our latest finds for sizzling outdoor entertaining

Memorial Day Finds for Outdoor Entertaining

Just as we do every year when the warm weather comes about, we like to present our latest finds for outdoor entertaining. Here are some items we have gathered that …

Cheers! Holiday Cocktail

A 60 second holiday cocktail

The best things in life are the simplest ones. That’s a cliché for a good reason: because it’s true! With age, I’m appreciating that notion more and more every day. …

Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Ugly Christmas Sweaters & Where to Get Them

I definitely remember when the Christmas sweater made it big in the 80’s and 90’s. My mom had one. Or two? I’m trying to remember if these sweaters were already deemed ugly …

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 …