Travel: In Search of the Christmas Markets

Christmas is around the corner, and the shopping has begun in some places, while in others the planning – first stop a good old fashioned Christmas market: Advertisements

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Christmas Morning Breakfast – Cinnamon Swirled Baked French Toast

Oh the smell of cinnamon on Christmas morning is one I am more than certain everyone around the wold appreciates and since naturally that is the way to go in our household, I plan to make this amazing treat for the family: INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup real maple syrup 1/2 cup brown sugar 6 tablespoons butter, melted 8 large eggs beaten 2 1/2 cups whole […]

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What All The Quiet Is About…

On this 22nd day of December, I woke up particularly early, barely passed midnight, from all the thinking I’ve been doing throughout the week, and apparently well into the night, last night. My subconscious forcing me to open my eyes and continue to ponder over ways to improve, at the very least, the quality of […]

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Creative Holiday Gift Wrapping

I try my best to be creative when wrapping gifts. Meaning to say, I don’t just buy any paper, but find ways to re-purpose, or even use colors and patterns outside holiday red, green and cold colors. Even brown paper bags adorned with festive ribbon, or other embellishments add a more personalized touch. Here’s a […]

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Here’s Making It Easier for You This Holiday Season

So much is going on right about now, mostly you thinking what to bake, what to pack, which dessert should you volunteer for and oh that outfit – everything for a number of holiday events you and your loved ones will partake in less than 10 days. If we’re really counting – it’s 8 days. […]

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Gift Ideas For Him or Them

I know, you are probably sick and tired of every site online sharing their gift ideas, and actually I have thought about not following the trend. But then I seem to always have trouble finding a unique gift or something re-invented for the men in our family. So, this year while I shopped online – […]

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What to See, Eat and Buy Yourself To Cheer Up This Holiday Season

No matter how crazy this year has been for me, I’ve made a conscious effort to get into the spirit of the holiday season. Encouraging everyone around me to do the same – even if it’s simply decorating the Christmas tree or home or work space – just do it. I promise it will make […]

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Holiday Table Decor Or That Fireplace Mantel

I love walking through stores to see their decoration and get ideas, even dabble in buying a few things to create my own Christmas eve dinner table decor. So for this year, I am leaning towards a theme like this:

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Holiday Party At Your House…

Appetizers as we know are a big hit in the U.S. – to be honest not sure where else is the same – but in case it is – here are some ideas for creating the perfect appetizer set up for the holiday party you are hosting: {featured image source and recipe}

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