Got SodaStream?

We don't buy soda much in this house, and over the past few weeks we've been able to cross it off our list entirely. It's not because we've given up soda, but because a SodaStream has come to live at … [Read more...]

Did someone say chocolate?

Thanks to Duncan Hines for sponsoring my writing. There's no limit to the baking possibilities, so grab your favorite Duncan Hines mix and Comstock or Wilderness fruit fillings and Bake On! … [Read more...]

Tis the season for wine!

Over the past few months, my husband and I have been the lucky recipients of the Premier Wine Club Membership from California Wine Club.It's been nothing but delightful. Opening each box was … [Read more...]

Celebrations with Hickory Farms…

Holiday Gift Guide Picks - Easy Gifts for Everyone I have memories of the Hickory Farms gift boxes since my early childhood. Summer sausages and cheeses, little jars of mustard and foil wrapped candy … [Read more...]

Delicious lunches, made easy…

Life can be hectic, and sometimes what I throw together for myself as a lunch really isn't a lunch. At least by nutritional standards, so when I was offered the chance new Healthy Choice Top Chef … [Read more...]

There are shortbread cookies and then there are SHORTBREAD cookies.

Holiday Gift Guide Picks - For the Stocking! Short from making them from scratch, there isn't a more perfect shortbread cookie than Walkers. I'm talking BUTTERY goodness here. Melt in your mouth. Who … [Read more...]

Rainy winter evenings call for wine…

Holiday Gift Guide Picks – For Him and Her! After a long day at work, and a cold and rainy evening, it's nice to sit down and have a nice glass of wine. To me, a good wine is enjoyed at home and also … [Read more...]

What I am handing out to the Trick or Treaters tonight…

This year, I'm that house. The one that doesn't give out candy on Halloween.But I'm not handing out boxes of stale raisins.Or the forbidden handmade popcorn balls and other treats of … [Read more...]

While I’m recovering from my chocolate comatose #3MSeattle

Tonight I cohosted a small, fun, intimate event at the W Hotel in Seattle sponsored by 3 Musketeers.I'll sum up:*awesome bloggers *yummy food *open bar *CHOCOLATE!If you haven't had … [Read more...]

Easy Cocktails to Celebrate the First Days of Autumn

A cool Seattle evening calls for a cocktail. Lucky for me I had some recipes arrive in my inbox shortly before heading out of town last week, and when I returned, a box containing several bottles of … [Read more...]

Need help choosing a wine? Check out the CWC food and wine pairing wheel!

I'm not much of a wine connoisseur. I'm not even much of a wine dabbler. Okay, so I need all the help I can get. So when I was offered the chance to check out the The California Wine Club food and … [Read more...]

Bistro Boxes from @Starbucks – MMM Delicious {Review}

Before heading to the zoo this morning we stopped by our local Starbucks for lunch. More specifically, their Bistro Boxes. We wanted lunches that were both convenient and nutritious.These … [Read more...]