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Modern English with cinnamon stick in coup glass with gin

Entertaining Ideas: Holiday cocktails

Whether you’re hosting a holiday bash or just snuggling with your sweetie, these flavor-filled cocktails are the ideal way to warm your winter evenings.   The Modern English…

Condiments and sauces on butch block with assorted crackers

Entertaining Ideas: Top-Tier Toppings

Add color and flavor to your holiday charcuterie or cheese board with these tasty spreads and toppings. Bonus: many of these recipes are large enough to share. They…

Antipasto with crackers, cheese and olives on wooden cheese board

Entertaining Ideas: Top Shelf Salsas

Salsas are always a hit on an appetizer buffet or antipasto tray. This holiday season, try a fresh alternative to the jarred stuff that’s loaded with sodium and…

Gift Ideas: Commuting and Lazy Sundays

For every Yin there’s a Yang. In this gift ideas round-up we bring you presents for Commuters: here are some ideas that might make getting to and from…

Gift Ideas: For the Hostess and Food Lover

It’s that time of year and, if you’re like me, you’re scrambling to try and figure out the perfect gift for every love in your life. Today, we’ll…

Easy DIY Ideas: Entertaining for Easter

Create a lighthearted ambiance for Easter entertaining with inexpensive supplies and an eye for color. A watercolor tablecloth brings a spring-like palette to your dining table. Gather your…

Decorate a Lovable Mug for Valentine’s Day

Looking for a cute and quick, but useful Valentine’s Day gift? Decorating a ceramic mug for a friend or lover is doable for even the most craft-challenged artist….

5 ideas for a Happy New Year!

  If you’re like us, resolutions never really pan out well—generally they’re fizzled and forgotten within a few days or weeks at most. So instead, we’re looking for…

Thoughts on Christmas Past

While I was growing up, it seemed to me that our Christmas celebrations were invariable from one year to the next. The itinerary was always the same: gathering…

Easy Holiday Nibbles

Entertaining during the holidays should be a joy for the host or hostess as well as guests. Whether you’re accommodating a crowd for several days or throwing one…

Set a Sensational Christmas Table

After you’ve attended holiday services, exchanged gifts, and watched umpteen holiday movies, Christmas dinner can seem almost anticlimactic. Give this special feast its due with a table setting…

Gracious Hosting: A Holiday-Ready Guest Room

When guests arrive for an overnight stay, provide a welcoming and comfortable room that anticipates their needs. The holidays are a busy time for everyone, so thoughtfully stocking…