Fabric Gift Wrapping

I love a nicely wrapped present.  I also love wrapping presents.  I take after my mother, the original fashion stylist for gifts.  Her adornments turn them into presents wrapped in presents.  I become giddy when I receive one of her works of art.  I want others to feel the same way, so I've adopted her … Continue reading Fabric Gift Wrapping

Butternut Squash Mash

If you've ever tried to peel and cut up hard winter squash, you'll appreciate how little effort this recipe requires.  There are so many variations and adjustments you can make to suit your needs.  I listed some ideas below to get you started.  I tried the recipe as both sweet and savory versions, which were … Continue reading Butternut Squash Mash

Friends With Benefits…Why I Can’t Live Without My Morning Cup of Joe

I thought this might be appropriate for the holiday season.  A time when we add to our already hectic schedules the responsibilities of Bargain-Hunting Santa, Cheery Decorating Elf, Baker Extraordinaire, Generous Host(ess) and Entertainer, Tireless Traveler, and Party Planning Expert...all while the daylight hours are shrinking and the temperatures are dropping.  I have a feeling … Continue reading Friends With Benefits…Why I Can’t Live Without My Morning Cup of Joe