In the Kitchen | Sweet Treats

Irish Cream Cheesecake

December 20, 2012

This Irish Cream Cheesecake was my first attempt at making real cheesecake, not something from a box or a too easy no-bake cheese cake.  I made it for my husband’s birthday and of course his folks were coming for dinner,  so the pressure to impress the in-laws was on.  Miraculously, I manged to pull it […]

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Etiquette

A Guide to Holiday Tipping

December 9, 2012

Throughout the year there are many service people who make our lives a bit easier, whether it’s the paper boy, the lawn guy or the babysitter they deserve a little appreciation.  Customarily these people are tipped at the holidays, but what’s appropriate?  Tipping can be awkward, and more often than not it is ignored. It’s just […]

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Features | Friday Finds

Friday Finds- Emerald Green

December 7, 2012

Yesterday Pantone announced their Color of The Year for 2013. I’m excited to say it’s Emerald Green.  Expect to see this luxe color everywhere.  It will pop up in home furnishings, accessories, and clothing throughout 2013. It’s already popping up. From vintage 60’s party dresses, to painted bar cabinets and murano glass the trend is […]

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