The holidays call for a good cocktail. Eggnog is good but Milk Punch is better. Here is my fave recipe… Brandy Milk Punch Brandy Milk Punch is sure to pick you up! During Colonial times on the East Coast, concoctions of brandy were thought to have powerful medicinal properties. Healing or not, few things will.. read more →

I hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving day.  I spent the afternoon curled up with my puppy sleeping on the sofa after way too much Turkey. When I regained consciousness I started my Holiday shopping.  My children had to turn in their lists before lunch. It is insane that all the sales seem to have.. read more →

Thanksgiving arrived in a flash this year. I am looking forward to family and fellowship with my people. I have gotten most of the cooking done today so Turkey Day can be more low key. I am grateful for my readers and friends. Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving! This is always a family favorite. This.. read more →

Everyone knows bubbly or vino make a great gift but if you want to get creative or up your game for Thanksgiving at the in-laws or all the upcoming holiday parties. Homemade treats also show extra love.  I always welcome cheese straws or toffee.  I have you covered with loads of creative choices for anyone.. read more →

The Teen / Tween set is also easy yet hard to buy for. They are picky beyond compare but generally you are safe with any Apple product or just venmo them $.  I love trying to please this opinionated and spirited age…I have 3 of them. Here is my strongly critiqued list. My advice is to.. read more →

It is so hard to narrow down the items for the ladies.  There are just too many wonderful things from which to choose. I believe I have hit most of the categories and will have even more to come with my upcoming personal list and stocking stuffers too.  (email subscribers open in a browser to.. read more →

Men are particularly easy to buy for I think.   Pick their hobby and build upon it.   I also think everyone needs great luggage so be sure to add AWAY luggage to your shopping list.  They are the best. Cashmere socks are another treat that my husband loves.  Here are my favorite finds for.. read more →