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  • Thanksgiving: Desserts

    Prep Time Cook Time Serves 20 mins 35 mins plus chilling (3 hours min) 4 Ingredients One and a half cups of heavy cream Half a cup of whole milk Three ounces bittersweet chocolate,…

    November 22, 2020
  • Thanksgiving: Favorite Sides

    Prep Time Cook Time Serves 5 mins 45 mins 6 Ingredients One Package of frozen puff pastry – thawed One Pound of multi-colored carrots, quartered length-wise to make ‘spears’ One tablespoon oil for roasting,…

    November 22, 2020
  • Thanksgiving BAR BASICS

    Lets face it, the year that we have had, we all deserve a stiff drink (or at least a delicious, refreshing mocktail if that’s our preferred route). We never drink booze (save for the…

    November 22, 2020
  • Thanksgiving: Servingware

    After you identify your menu, it’s great to walk through and allocate a dish for each item: a larger platter for the turkey, a bowl for mashed potatoes, a gravy boat, etc.   My…

    November 22, 2020
  • Pantry Essentials (Goals)

    You know that Nancy Meyers feeling of abundance? Well she knows all too well the power of a stocked fridge and an organized life — an almost universal appeal. The holidays are the time…

    November 22, 2020
  • Thanksgiving: Cookware

    There’s nothing worse than a long backstory when you’re trying to cut to the meat of an article (the useful bits) but!! I want to offer a quick personal anecdote and I will explain…

    November 22, 2020
  • Silly Dinner Party Games!

    Center: wearing one of my favorite new dinner party dresses, see here! Fits like a glove. xx  I love spending time with my extended family because it’s always a riot.   We stay up late,…

    November 20, 2020

    Transforming a large space into a "haunted Halloween barn" was surprisingly easy with a few items from Amazon! …

    October 31, 2020

    It is very important to us to infuse magic wherever we can this year. We know we are so lucky to be able to do this, to even think this way. Rory was pulled…

    October 15, 2020