Thanks to U by Kotex for sponsoring this Summer Essentials discussion. We just discussed the top trends for Summer 2014. We’re less than a week away from the official kickoff of summer! Let’s face it, though – summer is already upon us. Now, these are some of my absolute summer essentials!
January 6th was National Shortbread Day. I love shortbread cookies, and it's one of my favorite things about the holidays. I had planned to make a fantastic recipe of shortbread cookies and share it. As so often happens, life got in the way. I will just have to save them for another day. Hopefully soon. […]
Spring and Autumn are my two favorite seasons. I think Autumn edges Spring out, but just slightly. Five reasons I love Spring 1. Birds singing. I love hearing the birds singing, tweeting, and peeping after a long winter. 2. Everything coming back to life. Grass starts to grow, trees begin leafing out, and flowers […]
I like all things preppy. Plaid, stripes, argyle, cardigans. mmmhhhmmm. I always have, I’m not sure why, as my parents are total free-spirits. Perhaps it’s my form of rebellion. Plaid Laptop Squee!! I saw this while surfing the interwebs last week and it immediately went on my Want list. It’s a lid, so it’s reasonably […]
As I was standing in the local patisserie, trying desperately to make a decision, I realized that I should add caramel treats to my list of Fab Five topics. Salted Caramel Truffles I adore the sweet-savory flavors combined. Salted caramel does this so well. Photo of my local patisserie’s case.
Autumn is my favorite season – by far! Apples, leaves changing, crisp air, kids going back to school, the list goes on and on. Here are a few of my favorite autumn delights. Pumpkin Spice Latte YES! It was last weekend that I saw it was available again. That is always one of my key […]