The Christmas House is BACK !

The return of the old Christmas House didn’t just happen yesterday, but it did for me. You see, our old home town had, for eons, a place called Rogers Christmas House (Village). Originally, it was a dress shop with a beautifully decorated Christmas tree, and then they sold the tree – decorations and all, and […] Read more…

I like Bailey’s, but…

…this is The South. Here we drink ‘Bourbon Creme’. Same drink, only with bourbon.  Let me back up a bit. First – sorry I’ve been missing in action. This feels a bit like a confessional, “Sorry Father, but it has been 35 days since my last Post,….” I’ve been holed up doing ‘computer work’. I […] Read more…

What to do with all that candy !

Halloween is over – but the residue lingers….all that candy ! The genius sugar spinners at Momofuku’s Milk Bar in NYC have just the thing. I tried it and OMG – what sweet simplicity! Go and get that leftover bag of diet doom and follow me to the kitchen,…we’re going to make an awesome party […] Read more…

So you wanna be an artist…. well, I can hook you up!

Ok, I think we all have those ‘inner-artist’ urges. Some of us just have more time (and talent) on our hands than others. If you’ve thought about taking some lessons, here’s your chance.  You may or may not know, but Mom has been battling a pretty major illness over the last few months – it’s […] Read more…

Good Reads – Expand your literary horizons into the future.

I admit it – I am completely geeking out over The Martian. No, I’ve not seen the movie yet, but I will.  Let’s rewind to a book I read this spring that changed the way I pick books from now on. The Goldfinch is a Pulitzer Prize novel and Best Seller.   http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-goldfinch-donna-tartt/1114308487?ean=9780316055444      […] Read more…

Sanibel Island : day 2

Where were we,…. oh, yes breakfast !  The Island Cow is the spot to make everything in the world go your way starting at sun-up!   How can you go wrong with this menu   I can’t eat all of this,…. oh no maybe I can!   This is officially the coolest Corn Hole board! […] Read more…

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