I was raised to believe that proper ladies and gentlemen send thank-you notes, preferably in a timely fashion, after receiving a gift or attending a social event. Of course, in our digital age,… Continue reading →
I recently saw a recipe for star-shaped shortcakes in the Summer 2011 edition of Publix FamilyStyle Magazine. Please see my Resources page for more information on the original recipe. The cakes were topped… Continue reading →
One of mon mari’s favorite pasta dishes to eat in restaurants is The Macaroni Grill’s Pasta Milano, a rich, bold dish with a garlic cream sauce, chicken, button mushrooms, and sun-dried tomatoes.* Shortly… Continue reading →
It’s official – I’m addicted to the home design website, Houzz. Have you heard of Houzz? I was trolling the Internet one day and discovered this gem of home ideas, décor, do-it-yourself projects,… Continue reading →
Have you ever driven by a cafe or restaurant with patio dining and gazed at the tables of patrons conversing and eating into the evening? Have you ever wondered how to re-create the… Continue reading →
Madame Verte began this blog on May 16, 2011 with the lofty goal of posting at least one blog topic a day for an entire year.
On May 16, 2012, Madame Verte completed her goal!
Now, the blog lives on... but a little less frequently! Madame Verte posts new content about three times a week for your reading pleasure.