Do Not Be Overwhelmed with Bridal Show Paraphernalia

When planning a wedding one of the most common places to start is at bridal shows.  While these events offer a vast variety of services and information, they can also leave you with a surplus of written materials.  Don’t let the free tote bags and mounds of literature make wedding planning any more exhausting than […]

Just Start Somewhere

Years ago, I worked in a bookstore and the manager asked me to create a large display.  He said I could be as creative as I wanted to be, just make sure it reflected the season (which happened to be Spring).  At first, I was excited.  I consider myself to be fairly creative and was […]

Mise en Place

Translated as “everything in place”, this French phrase is most commonly heard in kitchens.   Reason being, your work space, ingredients and tools need to be ready and organized before starting the cooking process.  Last weekend, my husband and I attended a cooking class for couples.  With two instructors and six couples, we spent a lot […]