Anyone who follows me on Instagram will know that I’ve been on a pretty heavy lavender kick this week. It all started on Monday when I ventured over to The Drake and tried their delicious lavender lemonade cocktail. The next day, I was on a mission to find some culinary lavender to infuse in a simple syrup. I… Read More »
Summer entertaining provides endless opportunities to be creative-there’s a more laid-back vibe, and guests expect a hint of whimsy in everything from decor to tablesettings. Translation? IT’S TIME TO MAKE SOME CRAFTS! Below, a round up of some of our favourite elegant options for a summer dinner party: creative place settings, tablecloths, garlands, favours, bouquets,… Read More »
If you were to contrast me with a cultural icon, to pick a character in mainstream dialogue with whom I have close to nothing in common, the first woman on the list would be Martha Stewart. I can think of absolutely no point where our personalities, personal histories, or day to day existence would intersect.… Read More »
Having already experienced a domestic dispute this holiday season over baking lemon squares (hubby and I got into a fight over the art of zesting) – I’m gonna give you some first class advice: Stop pretending to be Martha Stewart and instead – leave the baking to those who know it best – Baker Street!
I’m pretty sure that one of my official duties as ‘mom’ is to bake cupcakes. Preferably in a rainbow of colours and decorated with cool -yet painstakingly difficult and time-consuming – decorations. Like marzipan pumpkins with hand-shaped stems and leafs to match. I think cutting sandwiches in the shapes of stormtroopers and making cute faces… Read More »