New Years Brunch via Martha Stewart just posted a great Martha Stewart New Years brunch menu (see end of post). It’s not too late, kids! Go to the store now! I’ll be making a couple of the items below, as well as Paula Deen’s fried okra. I’ll be serving a champagne punch made with the most delicious Cranberry Nip wine … Continue reading

Faking Good Breeding: The Quagmire of Flowers

Your choice of flowers is like your choice of stationery – a fingerprint, a signature; it should remind people immediately of you before they open the card. Likewise, the flowers you use in entertaining in your own home should also be given careful attention. I’ve outlined all these in categories below: Developing a Relationship with … Continue reading

Making Your Closet into a Fashion Plate for $50, $100, $250

clos·et  (klzt, klôzt) n. A cabinet or enclosed recess for linens, household supplies, or clothing. First thing’s first: without your clothes, your closet loses its purpose. The clothes always come before the apparatus, and the best and easiest way to take care of your clothes is two fold: