Guotie Pot Stickers Recipe

I love potstickers.  I’ve made them a few times, but I always felt they weren’t quite right – like something was missing.  This recipe looks so easy that I’m gonna give it another go! The word for “pot stickers” in Chinese is guotie, literally “pot-stick,” a name they have earned from their cooking method. Chinese […]

Holiday Gift Guide & Blog Hop Sponsor Opportunities

How Was Your Day (aka ME!!) is looking for sponsors for some upcoming events.   Holiday Gift Guide: Great gifts for her, for him, and for kids.  Limited space available Holiday Entertaining Guide: Parties, decorations, food.   Evening and party looks/outfits.  Limited space available.   Holiday DIY Guide: HWYD is running a ton of fantastic how-tos […]

Conair Xtreme Instant Heat Hot Rollers Reviews

Recently I had the opportunity to test out Conair’s new Xtreme Instant Heat Multisized Hot Rollers. I had some mixed feelings about this. Even though my hair’s natural texture is somewhat curly/wavy, I still use curling irons from time to time to control the wave. Hot rollers, though…those weren’t for me. I hadn’t used rollers […]

Feeding The Dragon Cookbook – Review

Title: Feeding the Dragon Author: Mary Kate Tate & Nate Tate Publisher: Andrews McMeel Price: $24.99 US/$28.99 Canada Feeding the Dragon is an amazing book. The tagline states “A culinary travelogue through China with Recipes.” I’ve never seen something designed to sell a product that was more fitting. Originating from the blog Feeding the Dragon, […]

Fantastic Cocktail Dresses to Consider

Formal season has started.  Our local university is having their homecoming this weekend.  In most places, homecoming has, well, come and gone.  But not to fret – there are still a ton of opportunities for a fancy-schmancy frilly dress. How about a cocktail party?  There’s a huge selection of cocktail dresses that are really quite […]

DIY Halloween Costumes

Where did October go? CRIPES!! No decorating yet. No jack o lantern so far. I haven’t gotten candy yet – not that it would last until halloween here. Heck, I haven’t even gotten wee one a costume! EEK!! Here are a few fantastic DIY Halloween costumes that look pretty quick to do. Meatballs and Spaghetti […]