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Things I'm no good at - Part 6 - Being ambisextrous...

Sorry, what? Don’t you mean ambidextrous? Losing your spelling skills there Carl?

No, not in the slightest. Apparently (according to my dinner guests) it’s a thing. 246 more words


Homemade Chicken Potpie Recipe

There is something about the colder weather that always has us craving comfort foods. I like to think it is our stomachs reminiscing our Grandmother’s cooking with the holidays, but we joke that cooler weather brings layered clothing aka our focus on eating healthy is is let loose. 450 more words

Cooking Advice

10 Simply Chic Gifts Your Friendsgiving Host Will Actually Get Excited About

‘Tis the week of Thanksgiving, and before heading out to spend QT with family, you may find yourself squeezing in every ounce of time for those other special ones in your life… your friends. 103 more words


No Guests for Dinner

I’m currently on an airplane on my way to Chicago without internet access and decided to use auto fill on my phone to create a prompt for today’s blog post. 525 more words

Daily Prompt

Directions for Setting Refreshment Tables ~1866

Directions for Setting a Victorian Refreshment Table

Now that the holiday season is upon us, hosts and hostesses should take note of how to properly arrange refreshments for your guests’ gustatory pleasure! 36 more words

Victorian Cooking

Preparing The Kitchen For the Holiday Season

The holiday season is right around the corner and for most people, this means there will be an increased amount of traffic through their home. Navigating holiday parties, baking, cooking, and hosting guests means the kitchen is going to be heavily utilized. 330 more words

Happy halloween!

Welcome to our first Halloween party! Yep, it has taken that many years for us to succumb to the Halloween madness, always finding an excuse: French people don’t celebrate it, our generation didn’t grow up with it, treat or tricking makes no sense on a boat, don’t like scary things anyway…then we had kids, we spent some time in the USA during fall season, and lately social media is swamped with Halloween references! 1,713 more words