8 Steps to Honor Roll for Your Children (Special Parenting Post)

My children Joshua and Kayla received their report cards on Friday and they both made honor roll again. As a parent of course this makes me extremely proud. I often post their accomplishments on Social Media and I often get asked advice on the subject of raising Honor Students. Getting on the honor roll is

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Tips for Assembling the Perfect Cheese Platter

The Cheese platter is one of my personal FAVORITE things to eat.  It’s something that can be enjoyed in EVERY season before a meal or even AS a meal… Here’s a few great tips inspired by leading cheese expert Laura Werlin that will help you with your next Cheese Platter! Enjoy! If you’re serving cheese

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5 TIPS FOR MAKING THE PERFECT DISH

Creating a restaurant-quality dish isn’t as complicated as you might think. All you need to do is keep these five basics in mind and you’ll be making crowd-pleasers faster than you can say ‘Masterchef’. 1. Get your kitchen organized Have you ever noticed how TV chefs always have a tidy kitchen, with all the ingredients

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Doughnut Designs

Doughnuts have ALWAYS been an American Pastry Staple as a matter of fact Dunkin’ Donuts and Krispy Kreme are 2 of Americas MOST successful franchises.  But have you ever thought of making a beautiful dozen of fresh doughnuts of your own! You should DEFINATELY try the easy recipe below! Box them in a gorgeous decorative

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Sunday Afternoon Tea

 So excited to be enjoying the SPLENDOR of our first AFTERNOON TEA!!! Tea consumption increased dramatically during the early 19th century and it is around this time that Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford is said to have complained of “having that sinking feeling” during the late afternoon. At the time it was usual for

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Designed Daughter…

 I can’t believe how gorgeous the weather has been in the month of JANUARY on the East Coast!  My family and I have been taking full advantage of it by spending as much time as possible outdoors.  Enjoy these images I captured of my 14 year old last Sunday wearing SPRINGTIME IN WINTER… Kayla’s bright

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