Tips and Tricks for Tasty Sips

In the spirit of Labor Day weekend, I wanted to share my quick tricks to serving up tasty drinks. I’m all about ease when it comes to entertaining. Often times, making a guest feel special is as simple as adding garnishes to traditional drinks. Trust me, it works wonders. Below are five of my personal favorites, from flavorful water to a fun spin on serving a glass of bubbly. ORANGE &…. Read more

Mind Ready Monday: Family and Food Comas

It’s Monday morning. I’m still full from Sunday brunch. Holidays will do that to you. I indulged pre-church. Post-church. Pre-brunch. Post-brunch. The day ended with a midnight cupcake shaped like a bunny. My mom left it on our counter. Really, mom? Food coma aside, I’m feeling energized today. It could be the sugar. Or maybe it’s the weekend indulgence of family. I’m part of a big brood (think My Big,…. Read more

Sip Away, It’s Friday!

You’ve worked really hard this week, so celebrate with a festive cocktail! I appreciate drinks that are tasty and light. Too often, the best cocktails are loaded with sugar and artificial sweeteners. I’d rather waste the calories on a cupcake. In anticipation of the weekend, I’m whipping up three of my favorite cocktails. The prep work is simple, and you don’t have to feel too bad about the calories. Oh— and…. Read more

Pillows Chopped, Mimosas Served

It’s FRIDAY!  I’m particularly excited about this weekend for two reasons: my “cleanse” is officially over, and my girlfriends are in town. Which means mimosas, movies and… more mimosas. This marks the first time I’m having house guests. House guests! The excitement drove me to stay up far too late chopping pillows, rearranging vases and stocking guest rooms with extra toiletries. Was it really necessary to buy an additional 10…. Read more