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2016 Gift Guide: Home & Electronics

2016 Gift Guide: Home & Electronics

Over the past couple weeks our holiday gift guides have mostly provided toy and game gift ideas for kids of all ages. Today’s gift guide highlights some home and electronics items, including personal care, jewelry, beauty and home dec ...
Iced and Cold Brew Coffee Are Different

Iced and Cold Brew Coffee Are Different

Maybe it’s because I’m a mom or possibly because I’m getting old and forgetful, but I often find myself drinking cold coffee. Considering my love for frappes, this isn’t that big of deal. Half the time I drink it col ...
7 Tools for Making Sushi at Home

7 Tools for Making Sushi at Home

Just the other day Scott and I were discussing how much we learned during our years of living in Los Angeles. We learned about other cultures, traditions and foods that we would never been able to appreciate if we had never left the area wh ...
Make a Cup or a Carafe With One Brewer

Make a Cup or a Carafe With One Brewer

Don’t laugh, but I have a confession to make. While our family room is loaded with board games (thanks to the obsession Scott and I share for wanting one of every game ever), our kitchen plays host to more than one coffee pot. I wish ...
2015 Gift Guide: Home and Electronics

2015 Gift Guide: Home and Electronics

Is the reality of the season starting to set in yet? Are you noticing the holiday music playing in every store you enter, streets lined with lights and decorations and news about weather changing across the country? By now you have hopefull ...
Skip the Pot. Make a Cup of Coffee

Skip the Pot. Make a Cup of Coffee

Quite often we have friends over to play board games.  As each sits down, I politely ask if anyone wants coffee. Not because I feel the need to be hospitable. I’m not all Miss Manners like that and our friends certainly don’t ex ...
The Right Tools for the Job

The Right Tools for the Job

One thing I can never have enough of in the kitchen is cutting boards. I have tried all types. Traditional wooden, bamboo, various types of plastic (thick and thin) as well as ones custom made from Corian. Each have their benefits and drawb ...
Getting Ready for Cooler Temps

Getting Ready for Cooler Temps

If there such a thing as nature being bipolar and Mother Nature has it nailed. Just over a week ago we were able to wear shorts and enjoy 70 and 80° weather. This past week however has been much different including frost warnings. There wer ...
A Knife That Makes the Cut

A Knife That Makes the Cut

Back in my college years I had a part time job at a local fast food chain. Part of our menu was a salad bar that required regular restocking of all its fruits and vegetables. As part of our training we were shown the proper way of handling, ...
Mix Things Up: KitchenAid Giveaway

Mix Things Up: KitchenAid Giveaway

It’s so funny listening to people joke about how it just isn’t right for men to give the women in their lives kitchen or cleaning products. For as long as I can remember, I had wanted a KitchenAid mixer and was thrilled when DH ...