Global Champagne Day

Oops, I missed greeting you happy Global Champagne Day! It was yesterday, but there is no reason we cannot celebrate this weekend... and all year round! Below are Bottlenotes' top 3 Champagne recipes {perfect for the holidays} but, before theirs, here's my absolute favorite. Cheers! 1/2 part St~Germain Top with Brut Champagne Pour ingredients into a chilled fluted…

Cool Calendars

Who wouldn't love looking at hand-lettered watercolors everyday? The various contrast of brushstrokes found in Terrain's watercolor calendar creates 12 unique pages of art that you can enjoy all year. Here's a beautifully designed calendar by Silhouette Blue. Each illustration is fresh, simple, and so precise. There's something about the tandem bike and bird cage that's got me hooked.…

Happy Food Day!

Celebrate Food Day and get a limited edition tasting box by Food, Inc. and Michael Pollan. 100% of the net proceeds are donated to local Food Day projects. Shipping is included. Michael's picks : "Whole Grain Italian Heritage Organic Polenta (1.5 lbs) and June Taylor - Plum & Fig Conserve (8 oz)." Food, Inc. picks…

Glazed Teriyaki Pork Belly

In honor of Food Day (October 24), we went to our local farmers market to show our support. Apple cider pressing by The Sprouts Cooking Club and a wool spinning demo with Spindles & Flyers Spinning Guild were just some of the Food Day events that caught our attention. After a Farmers Burger from Prather…

Chocolate Inspiration

My son wants to make Halloween sugar cookies for his old pre-school, but I saw this gooey goodness on A Cup of Jo and am wondering if his teachers would prefer chocolate instead. It's a  Jacques Torres recipe, and I'm certain the cookies will be heavenly. Sticks of butter are softening as I write, so perhaps our…

Holiday Organizer

I wish I had everything as organized as AmberLee of giver's log. I love this action-oriented Handmade Holiday Organizer. She has two printable versions, one filled in with projects like when to make photo books in time for a gift exchange and finding a fresh garland. The other version is left blank for your own…

Colorblock Roller Skates

This is the perfect pair for a dancing queen! Don't you just love them? These super cool roller skates can be pre-ordered at Fred Flare and just in time for holiday delivery.