Nov
17

Downton Abbey Inspired Plate Covers

Downton Abbey’s 4th season  premieres in the U.S. on January 5, 2014. We are looking forward to another exciting season. To prepare for the season, we are hosting a garden party in our back yard complete […]

Nov
15

Button Rings

The inaugural meeting of the Carafe Club was a success. There was wine, dessert, crafts and old high school photos. The idea for a Carafe Club came from a weekend road trip with my running […]

Nov
10

Red Velvet Snowflake Cookies

My daughter Sophie is fairly certain she has a special “in” with the The Clauses. She is not wrong. For the past few years her big Christmas wish is for Mrs. Claus to make her […]

Nov
3

Halloween Candy

A reporter stopped me the day before Halloween to ask how I moderated my children’s Halloween Candy. I blundered through the interview with an incomplete answer.  The interview ended. My first thought was, ‘why didn’t I […]