Rustic Crust / American Flatbread #BigGameParty Twitter Party Mon. Jan 28th

  Join Us on Monday January 28th at 9pm ET for our               #BigGameParty on Twitter     Rustic Crust  We hand-toss tradition with whole grain health to make the world’s best organic and all natural pizza crust and sauce. Their Gluten Free pizza crust is cooked perfectly with crispy edges and a moist center […]

The Red Velvet Slipper Martini – Holiday Magic in a Glass at BRIO Tuscan Grille

Nothing could be more festive this holiday season than sipping on a Red Velvet Slipper Martini in a charming Tuscan country villa-like atmosphere.  At BRIO Tuscan Grille guests nationwide are enjoying this unique holiday beverage with a Tuscan flair. From now through New Year’s Eve, BRIO is offering this special drink reminiscent of red velvet cake. This delightful holiday […]

Family Date Night Out Twitter Party RSVP #KidsLiveWell

The holidays  are approaching and you have less time and much more to do. To get the quality time you need, plan a  family date night out.  The Kids LiveWell program lets you relax knowing  you can easily find healthier choices when eating away from home. Join us on Thursday November 15 at 8pm ET with […]

Homemade Caramel Cheesecake Recipe- #FoodieFriday

Caramel! One word will make your mouth water. I now have the perfect match for your Caramel Macchiato from Starbucks! This is also a great holiday dessert. Impress your guests.   Homemade Caramel Cheesecake Recipe Ingredients Needed: 1 T. Caramel Flavored Syrup (such as Torani) 2 pkg. Cream Cheese softened (8 0z. each) 1/2 cup […]

Wine and Swarovski Crystal Wine Charms #WinWednesday

Wine! I can probably write that one word and you would be able to fill in the rest. Wine, it goes with everything and there’s a wine for everyone. You can find wine with names to fit any occasion. One of my favorites to give as a gift to mommies is “Mother’s Helper”.  Let’s be […]

Skull Lollipops for Halloween

Looking for a yummy treat this Halloween?  How about these Jolly Rancher Skull Lollipops? What you will need: Skull mold – I used last years Skull and Bones Ice Tray (I will show you below how to modify it) Jolly Rancher candy – grape flavor Small saucepan Lollipop sticks Scissors Metal spoon Lollipop bags Airtight […]

How To Make The Perfect Cup Of Coffee

I am a coffee snob Having worked in the specialty coffee business for some years.  I began as a barista and worked my way up through the ranks. I admit it, there are certain things that I can be a SNOB about, and coffee is VERY high on that list (along with chocolate and good […]

Chicken Sicilian & Toy Story 3 Mr Potato Head #Giveaway #WinWednesday

Proceed with caution, this recipe is hot! And by hot I mean it rocks but it also has quite a kick. What you need: Chicken cutlets (6) Onion (sliced thin) Six Potatoes (sliced in wedges) Two green bell peppers (sliced in strips) Six cherry hot peppers (sliced) two eggs 1/4 c. milk 1 c. bread […]

There is no such thing as a bad meal in Italy… Mangia Bene!

Luckily, we live both in the States, as well as Portovenere, Italy. My husband Mario, who is from Parma and we purchased our amazing villa just outside Portovenere in 2001, thus, we manage to explore Liguria, along with our family and friends, over the summer and at Christmas time. Food is central to the Italian […]

Labor Day- How It Started

When I think of Labor Day, I think of picnics, closing the pool, kids getting back to school, and fall being right around the corner. I never researched why we celebrate Labor Day. After researching it, here is what I found: Per  Wikipedia.  Labor Day is an American federal holiday observed on the first Monday […]