Love, cupcakes, and other indoor sports.

Love, cupcakes, and other indoor sports.

For some reason my daughter has been obsessed with the idea of make your own cupcakes lately. Oh wait…I remember why. Because cupcakes are good. Or at least they’re supposed to be. We’ve tried a few DIY kits recently have been hardly worth the...
Honey for the hostess

Honey for the hostess

While Christmas is drawing ever so close, I know the hostess invitations and house visits will extend well into the new year. I can’t stop browsing hostess gifts, looking for something more interesting than candles or flower bouquets. I think these handmade...
The joy of women cooking

The joy of women cooking

We often think of the art of food, and the art of cooking, but we don’t necessarily think about the artfulness of the cooks themselves, and their own environments. Now a new quarterly magazine from the minds behind art magazine Where Women Create celebrates the...
Customized champagne has holidays written all over it

Customized champagne has holidays written all over it

A lot of us are probably more used to popping bottles of milk and apple juice than champagne these days. But the holidays call for sparkle–and I’m talking fancy shoes, party dresses, and champagne, not Elmer’s glue and glitter (as much as I am...
Gourmet lollipops ain’t no Dum-Dums.

Gourmet lollipops ain’t no Dum-Dums.

Perhaps you’ve poked around our holiday gift guide this year and come across the category called Gifts Under $15 That Don’t Seem Cheap at All. If so, you very likely spotted the gourmet lollipops. You know the ones. The ones that call to you in your sleep...
Maia – Not your average yogurt

Maia – Not your average yogurt

I’d like to think of myself as somewhat of a yogurt connoisseur. I grew up on Dannon and over the years have tried everything from the healthy and organic to the junky and gimmicky. And apparently I’ve passed on the yogurt gene to my son because the first...