Let me share my adventures and stories in hopes to inspire you.

I can’t believe I did it Ok. I know this makes me sound old, but I am not a fan of TikTok or its “food trends”. Some things, like the fake coke, burn my biscuits. I feel like it makes cooking real food with real methods and ingredients irrelevant, but honestly a lot of it […]

May 31, 2023

Zucchini with Jammy Cherry Tomatoes

Do you want to throw a party but you don’t want to be responsible for all of the food and drink? No problem! I have a few tips and tricks to help you organize your neighborhood block party, or a Potluck in your backyard. Set expectations  There’s a saying, “if you don’t set an expectation, […]

May 29, 2023

Throwing a PotLuck

If you’ve been following me for any time, you know, I love a good theme! I am all in from matching paper goods, hats, naming drinks to fit the theme, all the things you can imagine that are themeable, if that is even a word. I am going to share with you some movie nights […]

May 9, 2023

Throwing a Themed Movie Night Party

The perfect gift Trying to find the perfect gift for someone you love can be a challenge. You want it to special and have thought behind it but what if they don’t need anything? Honestly, that is my favorite kind of gift to purchase! Below you will find some of my favorite gifts to share. […]

May 1, 2023

Springtime Gift Finds

Olive Oil is in My Top 5 Olive oil is probably one of my top 5 used products in my kitchen. I don’t have just one variety either. Currently, I have 5 out in my counter. I use it for cake, pizza dough, pasta dishes, finishing a steak, basically if I made it, there is […]

April 18, 2023

Olive Oil, Shrimp Scampi and The Bright Angle

Afraid I couldn’t do Ina Garten justice A few months ago, Ina Garten shared a photo of her reading a book on a rainy Saturday. She asked everyone to comment on what they were doing. I answered that I was organizing my cookbooks. In reality, I had been trying to write a blog post about […]

April 11, 2023

My Homage to the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten

One of my favorite things to put out when entertaining is a board. Some people call them grazing boards, or Nibble boards, some are both cheese and charcuterie boards. I even love a breakfast board.  One reason I really like putting all these things together on one board is to help your guest see how […]

April 4, 2023

Boards for Entertaining

Building blocks to being an entrepreneur Have you ever been up at a point in your life where you feel stuck or don’t know the next move? That was me in the spring of 2022. I will share with you how I got myself unstuck with the help of the PINK Creatives.  Let me back […]

February 28, 2023

P.I.N.K. Creatives

Where to begin As people begin to travel again, without the restrictions that we’ve had the past few years, a lot of folks have asked me a lot of questions. “How do you decide where you want to go”? “How do you figure out where to stay and what to do”? So I thought I […]

February 15, 2023

So you want to plan a trip…

Why choose Modena? Italy has wide variety of towns, villages, and cities to suit your needs. When Scot and I decided to visit the region of Emelia-Romagna, we narrowed down the cities that we wanted to spend most of our time Bologna, Modena and Rimini where our top three choices. (You can read about Bologna […]

February 7, 2023

Visiting Modena, Italy