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 grew up in a family of practical stockings. We got toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, lotion, conditioner a bag Hershey kisses, a bag of Reese cups.   The occasional surprise was always a delight.  Hoping THIS shows up in mine… Let’s take it up a notch with these stocking stuffer ideas.  (email subscribers open in a.. read more →

How is Christmas just 2 weeks away? I am en route home from India and the panic is starting to set in. I have to do quite a bit more before I can relax and enjoy the season. I have been shopping hard in India and this will certainly be an Indian Christmas for my.. read more →

We could always use the latest gadget, a highly recommended coffee maker or a fun game. Our home is where we spend most of our time so shouldn’t we consider gifts that focus on this too? I am also always a fan of original art so be sure to consider that by visiting your local gallery.. read more →

Most of us will be doing our holiday decorations next weekend immediately following Thanksgiving. I cannot wait for this most festive season. I am adding a different look for my second tree this year and I have been gathering new ideas and decor.  I adore the holiday decor from Terrain this year.  (email subscribers open in.. read more →

If these slippers are good enough for Oprah they are good enough for me too. Are you in the spirit? I am trying to slow down and enjoy this precious time together as a family which is hard. Thoughts to ponder…    And a laugh… I am still Christmas shopping and finding fabulous items to.. read more →

One of my favorite things about making gift guides are sharing products that I love, brands that I love and people that I love. Today, I want to share those but choosing is hard.  Here is a start that will continue throughout the month. Naturally my collaboration with Leighdeux is at the top of the.. read more →