Happy bonfire night! The fifth of November is one of my favorite holidays. Celebrated in Commonwealth countries (The UK, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, etc.), bonfire night commemorates Guy Fawkes and his compatriots who tried to blow up Parliament in London in 1605. Celebrating that King James escaped the “Gunpowder Plot,” the country lit bonfires… Click to keep reading!
Halloween and I haven’t gotten along in a long time. There are the years as a child I went as a princess. There’s that year I decided to go as Jane Austen’s favorite aristocrat Emma. When I looked for a pattern for my mom to sew my costume, I found a great silhouette in Rose’s… Click to keep reading!
On Saturday after our river tubing adventure we hosted our first dinner party. Nine of us circled our dining room table to share fresh seafood and some amazing corn on the cob put together by grill master Hardy while Adam supervised. Kate and I focused on all the nibbles: cheeses, prosciutto, grilled veggies, and drinks.… Click to keep reading!
Happy fifth of July! Adam and I had an absolute blast at our friend Allison + Tyler’s barbecue yesterday. And oh boy did Daphne have fun too. She was dragging all morning! Remember how I recommended to pick one easy recipe and one hard recipe if you were bringing something to a barbecue? Well I… Click to keep reading!