Spirits from Hardy Cognac  + Niemeroff Vodka = Cocktails that  Help You Wind Up Your Weekend!
Dec10

Spirits from Hardy Cognac + Niemeroff Vodka = Cocktails that Help You Wind Up Your Weekend!

Winding up the weekend can be so stressful- and even more so if you are dealing with holiday shopping, cooking, and other related tasks! Take a deep breath, mix yourself up one well-crafted cocktail and slowly sip it for the rest of the evening. Below are 2 great cocktails from 2 different brands of spirits– and both cocktails are exquisite. If you whip either – or both- of them up, you should use your mobile, tablet or...

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Hot New Restaurant Pop-Up  SHUK Launches in Santa Monica -LIMITED TIME!!  Book Now!
Dec10

Hot New Restaurant Pop-Up SHUK Launches in Santa Monica -LIMITED TIME!! Book Now!

Want to try some food with a different vibe or presentation? Check out SHUK pop-up in Santa Monica!!     WHAT: Baba Ghanoush & Tahini     In Jerusalem, the “Shuk” is a buzzing, open-air marketing that is the quintessential center of Middle Eastern cuisine and culture. It’s a gathering place overflowing with people, vibrant textiles, traditional foods, dancing and celebrating. After traveling...

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Great Gifts that  Deliver Great Taste: GourmetGiftBaskets.com!
Dec09

Great Gifts that Deliver Great Taste: GourmetGiftBaskets.com!

Looking for the perfect gift for someone hard to buy for? GourmetGiftBaskets.com has everything you would want to give – and more! I got lost in checking out all the great gift ideas so I am featuring just a few that would be a great gift for anyone– at any time of the year. Make sure you bookmark the site because you can find great gifts for as little as $29 and you can go the super-deluxe route and give an amazing gift...

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Bravo’s Top Chef Winner Kristen Kish Launches Cookbook, “Kristen Kish Cooking”!
Dec07

Bravo’s Top Chef Winner Kristen Kish Launches Cookbook, “Kristen Kish Cooking”!

Kristen Kish, acclaimed chef has released her first book, Kristen Kish Cooking! Kish is formerly of Barbara Lynch’s restaurant Menton and is a winner of Bravo’s Top Chef.     Bio of Kristen Kish: Born in South Korea and adopted into a family in Kentwood, MI, Kristen Kish showed an affinity for cooking at a young age. Her mother suggested she go to culinary school and since attending Le Cordon Bleu in Chicago, Kristen has...

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Give the Gift of Sparkle ! 12 Days Of Sparkle With Michael O’Connor, Guest Expert!
Dec06

Give the Gift of Sparkle ! 12 Days Of Sparkle With Michael O’Connor, Guest Expert!

Michael O’Connor is well-known on this blog as I have interviewed him many times. O’Connor is a jewelry designer and stylist with a huge knowledge of jewelry and jewelry trends.     He works with the most innovative brands in fashion in general and jewelry specifically. Michael is a wizard when helping celebrities select the best jewelry for red carpet events. He has also created his own line for J-TV, the online...

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Looking for a Warming Drink for Cold Winter Evenings? Try Callie Collection Mulled Wine Recipe!
Dec05

Looking for a Warming Drink for Cold Winter Evenings? Try Callie Collection Mulled Wine Recipe!

Lately, I have found that I am drinking a lot more warm drinks: coffee, tea and other things. If there is a way to heat something up, I am doing it.  I love warm cocktails but taking a serious spirit like rum, whiskey or even tequila is a bit much for something that I might want to drink every couple of days. I  don’t drink a lot and that’s a lot of alcohol. Instead of something that packs a good punch (like spirits), you...

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