Posts Tagged: holiday

MyFunnyValentine EveryDay.

diy doily valentine pink pain

“Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine!”  -Thomas Hood I don’t understand the intense loathing some people feel towards Valentine’s Day.  Never have.  How can you hate LOVE?  Calling it a “Hallmark” holiday is a load of hooey.  Listen up people!  It’s not about red… Read more »

Luxuriate EveryDay.

champagne meyer lemon lobster tails

“The best things in life are free.  The second best are very expensive.” – Coco Chanel New Year’s is such a thought provoking holiday.  Looking back in remembrance and looking forward with vigor and hope.  Celebrating the high moments of a year, while acknowledging and honoring the lows. I happen to think that it doesn’t… Read more »

SmelltheRoses EveryDay.

rosewater champagne cocktail

“A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose.” – Gertrude Stein Roses are the quintessential flower.  They are classic and timeless.  Messengers of adoration, infatuation, friendship and LOVE.  What often takes a backseat to their visual beauty is their soft, romantic bouquet.   Rosewater Champagne Cocktail Ingredients- -organic rosewater (make sure suitable… Read more »

BigHeart Every Day.

DIY Watercolor Hearts Sea Salt

“What do girls do who haven’t any mothers to help them through their troubles?” -Louisa May Alcott With Mother’s Day fast approaching I wanted to make something to show my Mama how much I appreciate and admire her.  There have been many occasions over the years I have given my Mother a present, yet I… Read more »

Gather Every Day.

Lamb Ragu Ricotta Mint Papardelle

“Dining with one’s friends and beloved family is certainly one of life’s primal and most innocent delights, one that is both soul-satisfying and eternal……..we must never lose sight of a beautifully-conceived meal.” -Julia Child As the spring holidays are upon us it is my favourite thing to gather at the table and share a long… Read more »

Luck Every Day.

diy lucky clover flats

“I’ve been lucky.  I’ll be lucky again.” – Bette Davis There are countless adages and proverbs from every corner of the world regarding luck. “Luck follows the hopeful, ill luck the fearful.” “Luck stops at the door and inquires whether prudence is within.” “There is no one luckier than he who thinks himself so.” “A… Read more »