Terlato Wines & Camille Styles

Alcohol, Brands, Cocktails, Party Themes, Product Reviews, Recipes

Are you looking to spoil your girlfriends for your upcoming bachelorette weekend? Or send newlyweds a special treat to welcome them home from their honeymoon?  Then you’re going to want to pay close attention to today’s post.  Terlato Wines has teamed up with published entertaining author, Camille Styles, to create the dreamy wedding inspiration kits. …

Woodland Brandy Cocktail with Libbey Glass

Alcohol, Brands, Cocktails, Drinks, Holidays, Party Themes, Product Reviews, Recipes

    Baby it’s cold outside… so why not cozy up to the fire with loved ones and a unique cocktail in hand?!  With all the family get-togethers, secret Santas, and rendez-vous under the mistletoe, it’s a great season to show off your mixology skills.  As a frequent party hostess, I make sure that every …

Sara Lee & The Cranberry Cheesecake Shake

Brands, Creams, Dessert, Drinks, Holidays, Party Themes, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sweets, Tutorial

  If you’re anything like me, then you take pride in throwing an amazing party. But as joyous as the holiday season can be, it is often paired with a smidgen of stress.  From surviving the mall crowds to hours of wrapping gifts, it’s not all fun and games.  So how do you avoid being …

Curtis Stone & the Ocean Spray Bog

Alcohol, Brands, Celebrity Chefs, Chef Spotlight, Cocktails, Condiments, Drinks, Entertaining, Fruit, Guest Chefs, Holidays, Party Themes, Pies, Product Reviews, Recipes, Salads, Sweets

The bucket list… most people’s list include things like skydiving and swimming with sharks.  Mine?  Well, mine has more food-centric goals like diving into a tub of jello and eating a full size chocolate sculpture of Marie Antoinette.  So you can imagine my squeals when I received an invite to eat lunch with Curtis Stone …

Big Apple Cheesecake

Brands, Dessert, Fruit, Pies, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sauces, Sweets, Tutorial

Are you the type of person that associates food with wonderful memories?  You know, how every time you bite into a creamsicle you’re transported to the childhood summer you learned to swim?  Well, today I’m teaming up with Stella cheeses to bring you a yummy recipe that conjures up a night out, enjoying dinner and a show.  Living in Manhattan, some …

Bella + Chef Jason Roberts

Appetizers, Brands, Celebrity Chefs, Chef Spotlight, Coffee, Dessert, Gluten Free, Guest Chefs, Home, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sweets

Autumn is right around the corner and with it comes a season of new and improved products.  Fashion houses aren’t the only ones holding Fall previews, appliance companies are as well… and we couldn’t be more thrilled.  Personally, I prefer the sexiness of a streamlined toaster over the sultry strut of a supermodel any day!  That’s why …

Dinner with Giada & Frangelico

Alcohol, Appetizers, Brands, Cake, Celebrity Chefs, Chef Spotlight, Cocktails, Dessert, Drinks, Fish, Guest Chefs, Meat, Mixologist Spotlight, Product Reviews, Recipes, Salads, Sweets

There are magical milestones in a person’s life… falling in love, eating a croissant in Paris, having a baby, binging wantonly during the holiday season and not gaining weight.  You know, the basics every self-respecting dreamer fantasizes about.  Well, I just had one of these moment.  As if the spatula gods looked down on me with …

Gevalia + Rosewater Whipped Cream

Coffee, Creams, Dessert, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sweets, Tutorial

Do you remember the sheer exhilaration that pulsed through your veins the first time your crush acknowledged your existence?  You know, that moment that he actually made eye-contact with you, gave you a half-smile, and sent your heart into cardiac arrest?  Well, I just had one of those moments… with Gevalia Coffee. For the past decade, …