My Husband’s Favorite Christmas Cookie

Today, I’m breaking the rule that my husband set forth upon me when I started this blog of mine. His stern warning came in the form of this: “Do not blog about me.” Okay, my darling, I won’t blog about you. However, I will blog about your favorite cookie. Cookies are fair game, right? Of…

Add A Little Sparkle to Your Wardrobe This Holiday Season—Fashion Friday

Today’s Fashion: A Little Holiday Sparkle   Elegant Ease Add a bit of holiday sparkle to your wardrobe this season. In the first look, the sophistication of the black turtleneck with a belted black jacket over a skirt with just the right amount of sparkly embellishments, offers the right balance (and warmth) for the holidays….

Cookie Recipes from La Pancia Affamata

If you’re not familiar with La Pancia Affamata, let me acquaint you with it for a moment. In BENEATH THE MIMOSA TREE, my novel, which is set primarily around the holidays, the main character’s mother owns a Pasticerria in Annapolis. The name of the Pasticerria is La Pancia Affamata—translation—The Hungry Tummy. It’s a bakery that…