Recipes, Videos

Coconut Milk Cinnamon Rolls

For my Instagram followers, you saw this coming! For two weeks I have been putting up pictures of the gooiest, most cinnamon and brown sugar studded buns you’ve ever seen. And here is the reason why, I was taste testing a variety of recipes and ingredients until I settled on the BEST rolls ever. The BEST! These Coconut Milk Cinnamon…

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Holiday Gift Guide for Wine Lovers

Winos rejoice! I’ve got you all covered with this Holiday Gift Guide focused on wine and the essentials you need to enjoy it in all it’s glory! From a variety of tools to glasses to decanters in different price ranges, all of these ideas will make fabulous gifts for yourself and any wine lover you know. Cheers to that! And…

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browned butter pumpkin bar with cream cheese
Recipes

Brown Butter Pumpkin Pie Cake Bars & Cream Cheese Frosting

We spend our Thanksgiving holiday hopping from one meal to the next. So the weekend after Thanksgiving in our home is always the time when we put on our own feast. And let’s face it, the one food group I never get tired of is dessert! So we use our usual weekend baking to create a festive Thanksgiving treat. This…

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Food & Wine

The Holiday Baking Spices

The Holiday season is in full swing. Pies, cakes, cookies, and all the rest of the sweet treats you will be baking and enjoying during the Holidays are going to have special flavors that come from unique and necessary baking spices. Being from Sri Lankan Heritage, spices such as whole cloves and cardamom pods were a part of my everyday meals,…

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Recipes, Videos

How to Make Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice (Video)

As you begin to look for recipes on pumpkin pies and other holiday desserts for your Thanksgiving table this year, you will notice that Pumpkin Pie Spice is called for a lot. Pumpkin pie spice is readily available at your local supermarket, however, this mixture of warm, aromatic spices is even better homemade. And so simple to create! All it…

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Food & Wine

Cozy & Comforting Cold Weather Cocktails For All 12 Days of Christmas

‘Tis the time for cardigans, holiday cheer, and cozy cocktails! There is nothing like coming in from the bitter cold to the inviting warmth of your home and a hot drink to wrap your frozen fingers around. Even better when that comforting concoction is spiked! Here’s a list of the 12 coziest and most cheerful cocktails of them all to get you through all 12…

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men's gift guide
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Holiday Gift Guide For the Guys

I got all of my inspiration for this Guy’s Gift Guide from my favorite guy. Grant is an active, handsome, humorous, and GQ-esque man, who loves beer, bourbon, and rugged style. And don’t forget to check out my other gift guides as well- Holiday Gift Guide for Wine Lovers & Holiday Gift Guide for Wine Loving Women! Tegra-Lite® Max Carry-On 4 Wheeled Briefcase in…

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Ritzy Picks

Holiday Gift Guide for Wine Loving Women

It’s here! The ritziest wine centered picks for all types of wine loving women in your life are in this holiday gift guide! Wine goes with all of life’s greatest pleasures from girl time to gardening to those relaxing moments of centering and soothing “me” time. Now is your time to shine and show any woman who has a passion for wine and more that you’ve listened…

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5 Kitchen Essentials For Fall

So much preparation, detail, and love will go into your scrumptious Fall dishes. Here are the essential kitchen tools to assist and showcase your epicurean artistry! All-In-One Box Grater – $9.99 A natural and innovative way to kick up the flavor and look of your dishes is by using shredded fruits, vegetables, cheeses and freshly grated spices. Be inspired!  Local…

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parsley, sage, oregano, marjoram, thyme, rosemary,
Food & Wine

The 6 Essential Herbs of Fall

As our holiday feasts are only weeks away, it is time to move our attention to the most herbaceous upcoming months. Herbs will play such an important role in all of your dishes that they are your secret MVP’s! Vibrant, festive, decorative, and pungent in flavor and smell, certain herbs shine during the holidays. Herbs will enhance your dishes, cocktails,…

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