My Husband’s Other Favorite Christmas Cookie (On Today’s Friday Fashion & Food)

So in reverse order today, I’ll be showcasing a recipe first, and then a stylish fashion look. * * * We had a good laugh about it last night. My husband found it hilarious that I was blogging about his favorite Christmas cookie. But, of course, in typical fashion, he second-guessed me. “Are you sure […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Fashion Friday & Food: 5 Outfits for Thanksgiving and a Holiday Punch Recipe

Fashion: Already wondering what to wear for Thanksgiving? Trying to make the most of what’s in your closet or in search of something new? Here are five outfits fit for everything from a cozy Thanksgiving at home to one at the in-laws or friend’s house. #1 #2 #3 #4 #5   Food: Today’s recipe comes […]

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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 […]

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