Inspiration Boards

Welcome to minted's art launch! Since their inception in 2007, minted has always been innovative in their pursuit of delivering affordable original work to online consumers. In their latest addition, Art Prints, you'll find limited edition work from independent artists with guest curators like Christy Turlington and Marissa Mayer sharing their favorite pieces on inspiration…

Countdown to the 2012 Summer Olympics

Are you as excited as I am about tomorrow's Opening Ceremony in London? I am giddy. I do hope our recorder has enough space for everything we want to watch - swimming, diving, gymnastics, cycling, soccer, tennis... most of it, right? For a spreadsheet of events, NBC has a decent one here. In the meantime,…

Watermelon Lemonade

One of the many comforts of renting a summer house is that you have lots of room to play, and we like to play in the kitchen. For our holiday in Kenwood, we made two pitchers of Aida Mollencamp's Watermelon-Rosemary Lemonade to accompany a Latin-inspired menu which consisted of simple but tasty dishes: Arroz con Pollo,…

Images of Kenwood

It's lovely up here, especially with family (my parents, siblings, and 6 grandchildren). I hope you're enjoying your summer!

Tea with St. Germain

St. Germain in tea? Why not? You'll find the recipe on snippet & ink as well as some gorgeous images. The tea and cocktail recipes look too good not to share. And, I like how the tea can be stored in the fridge for up to 2 weeks... great gift idea! { Image by Willow Soft Studio.…