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Mad for Monograms!

I must say, I love the look of a monogram. There is something about the beautiful script and the sense of ownership that just says “class.” There was a time when I thought… Continue reading

Atypical and Appetizing … Pie and Cheesecake Crusts

I’m a savory-sweets person.  Perhaps this is why I prefer pies and cheesecakes over any other type of dessert.  I’m all about the CRUST, and I love to experiment! I’m sure we have… Continue reading

Multi-Purpose: Cookie Cutters

One of the things that I love to do is to figure out different uses for everyday objects around my home. I like to re-purpose an item I already own by using it… Continue reading

Gourmet Gifts on the Cheap

Here are a few great gift ideas for the gourmand in your life. These culinary offerings won’t break the bank [most retail for under $20 total], but they will score you major points… Continue reading

Knock-Out Rose Update

I am sure that you all have been waiting on pins and needles to hear an update on how my Sunny Knock-Out Roses are doing since my initial post last month………Well, wait no… Continue reading

Tasty Herb Butter

The summer heat has been taking a toll on my little herb garden, so this week I was looking for a way to use some of my crop and enhance my dinner menus,… Continue reading

C’mon Over! Having House Guests At La Maison

 “Fish and house guests stink after three days.” I must be feeling a bit proverbial today, because that phrase was the first thing to pop into my head when I thought of guests.… Continue reading

Tips and Tricks for La Maison, Vol. III

Custom Cork Boards For those of us with a penchant for organization, a plain old cork board (or bulletin board) can be, well, boring. But you can customize any cork board with a… Continue reading

Over Cabinet Lighting In About An Hour

The kitchen.  La cuisine.  The place of culinary delights.  The social hub of the household.  The number one destination at any house party.  The ambiance in a kitchen is just as important as… Continue reading

Collecting: An Essay

My previous post got me thinking about the items that I collect and why I enjoy collecting them, and so I write the following ~ As human beings, we have a natural desire… Continue reading

Tips and Tricks for La Maison, Vol. II

Buy A Stained Home Accent! If you see the perfect napkin, place mat, tablecloth, or pillow with a seemingly permanent stain on it, don’t walk away. Take a closer look. If the stain… Continue reading