Christmas Movie Party

"Merry Christmas, movie house! Merry Christmas, Emporium! Merry Christmas, you wonderful old Building and Loan!" — George Bailey (James Stewart) It's a Wonderful Life, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, Home Alone, Elf and A Christmas Story are just a few of the most iconic Christmas Movies.  Some of my best memories of the holidays revolve around spending time…

Building a Wardrobe: Fall Colors

It's that time of year again, when the school buses round the corner, leaves start falling from the trees, your social media feed is full of PSL pics (that's Pumpkin Spiced Lattes for those of you who actually have a life) and my favorite: sweater weather! Infuse your wardrobe with the hues of the season…

Favorite Summer Meal

Have I told you lately how much I love my garden?  Well, I do! A few years ago, we did a complete renovation of our backyard (see backyard in Key Elements to Outdoor Entertaining and S’mores posts).  When we compiled all of our 'must have' elements for the new space, we didn't have sufficient space for a vegetable garden.  Fortunately,…