Send a Card as Special as They Are #SendMoreLove

card feature

This post brought to you by All opinions are 100% mine. Have you gotten the same card before?  It may not be precisely the same, but basically the same joke, sentiment, or just a different version of the image… and yes, I have gotten the same exact card before.  Talk about lame. A couple […]

Enter the Loacker USA Photo Contest #LoackerLove

loacker waffers #loackerlove contest

This article is brought to you by Italy’s #1 cookie Loacker Wafers. There is a new cookie in town, and it is an exotic Italian.  Though they are #1 in Italy, I must admit, I’ve not yet had Loacker Wafers.  I will remedy that soon I am sure.  They look quite tasty. #LoackerLove Photo Contest […]

My Latest Addiction… Luvocracy #GiftsOfLuv


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Luvocracy I have a new addiction, and it’s called Luvocracy.  As a Luvocracy member, you can make collections of products you recommend or simply think are wonderful.  The collections are assembled on image boards, with links to source, as a convenient way to purchase. […]

Foodie Shopping at West Elm

west elm order

This article is brought to you by West Elm and Linquia.  All opinions and experiences are my own. As some of you know, I am converting to induction cooking in the relatively near future.  While this new fangled techno cooking is an exciting change (well, for a food geek like myself it is), I was […]

10 Tips to Set Your Table Like Prince on a Pauper’s Budget

budget table settings

It may seem daunting at first to set a table on a budget. One that will both impress your guests, and be practical for entertaining. A nicely set table on a budget is very doable though. As a food blogger, “cheap Yankee” and former part time antiques dealer, I’ve sniffed out a lot of deals and tricks to put together attractive tablescapes…

Even I’m Keuriging It Now #BrewOverIce

keurig brew over ice

For years now, I’ve been listening to fellow bloggers and local friends espouse the virtues of their beloved Keurig machines, almost as if they were the holy grail of coffeedom. For years, I said, that’s nice and all, but I’m an ice coffee drinker & only grab a cup of hot, when I don’t have […]

Don’t Make My Mistake #springsavings

Here is the dire deed being done.

It all started on a slushy winter morning. We had gotten a few inches of wet snow and school was delayed an hour. My daughter and I put on our snow boots, trudged out to the SUV and I strapped her in, only to walk over to the passenger side and see the rear tire was stone flat…