2012 Cocktail Trends

I am lucky enough to get to work with talented individuals every day…one of them being The Underground’s Ben Newby. This master mixologist and dapper host, has taught me to truly appreciate the art of the cocktail. Here is a recent article by Delve Chicago, which highlights some of this year’s cocktail trends and reveals... Read more »

Color Inspiration

Color Inspiration
I recently spotted this soft aqua and yellow color combination on Apartment Therapy and sort of fell in love. I have been on a hunt for living room wall color ideas for about 2 years (so indecisive!) and this one may have just jumped to the top of the list (for today at least…)

Pantone Tarts

Pantone Tarts
I just had to share these gorgeous pantone-inspired tarts discovered here. The site is all in french so I have no idea what is in them but they look amazing! Perfect spring palette.
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Shopping List Love

Shopping List Love
Why shouldn’t your weekly shopping list be beautifully typeset and chicly designed?    

Holiday Centerpiece

This year I was inspired to use my glassware in a holiday centerpiece for my dining room table. I bought these snow covered evergreen trees (you can find them at most craft stores) and then used various sized wine glasses and a champagne flute to showcase them. I pulled three candle holders from the living... Read more »

Gift Idea: USB Tulip Hub

Gift Idea: USB Tulip Hub
Here is a great holiday gift idea for your coworker or your company’s secret santa or yankee swap. It’s an adorable USB hub that will bring a little Springtime to someone’s desk.
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Coffee Joulies

Coffee Joulies
I recently came across an article about Coffee Joulies, stainless steel “coffee beans”, that keep your coffee warm. I had seen electric mug warmers before, but if your workday is anything like mine, you are rarely at your desk long enough for it to work. These beans (1 per 4oz of coffee), when placed in... Read more »

Save the Wine: VinniBag

Save the Wine: VinniBag
I recently spotted the Vinni Bag in an issue of Food Network Magazine, and I thought I would share it just in time for the holiday season. It provides perfect protection for your finest vintages (or the cheap stuff you just don’t want to risk smashing open) and can even be trusted in your checked... Read more »

Thanksgiving 2011

I hope everyone enjoyed the Thanksgiving holiday! I just wanted to share a few photos from my own celebration. It was a perfect long weekend filled with family time by the fire, amazing food and many many laughs.
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All Tied Up

All Tied Up
Every woman should know how to do this…and that’s all I have to say about that. (If you need practice, YouTube it.)