Green with Envy cocktail

Super bowl 50 is here and this is the perfect little cocktail to serve today. It’s super easy, full of flavor and refreshing. Ingredients for green vodka: 6 cups vodka 20 mint leaves Preparation: Place in vodka and mint in blender. Blend for about 2 minutes. Strain into a pitcher and set aside. Serves 2 … Continue reading

2016 Mazda 6 i Touring

I had a ton of running around this week from meetings, events and taking the kids to school, so I was excited to try out the Mazda 6 i grand touring.  It provided me with everything you would need in a mid size car. This was such a fun vehicle to drive. I was also … Continue reading


Congratulations to the winners of the giveaways. The winners were randomly selected by random picker. Robert Daly- wusthof knives Jennlynn Whitley – anolon set Diane Prokop- microplane Thanks everyone for entering I have another giveaway coming up. Stay tuned!

Anolon Advanced Umber Pots and Pans giveaway

My final giveaway for the holiday season is here.  These pots are perfect for creating all those holiday meals. I love the bronze color of the pots and pans as well. Metal utensil safe Anolon Advanced pots and pans are made of heavy gauge hard anodized aluminum to ensure efficient, even heat distribution for exceptional cooking … Continue reading

Microplane Zester/Grater Giveaway

I love using my microplane in the kitchen.  It’s such a great little gadget. I use it for grating garlic and cheese,  to zesting lemons and oranges.  With razor-sharp edges and comfortable grips, grater creates flakes of hard cheese, chocolate and zest. Top salads and pastas with Parmesan Reggiano or add natural flavors to lemon … Continue reading

Wüsthof Knife set Giveaway

This review and giveaway is a special one just for all of you foodies. One of my favorite tools to use in the kitchen has to be a good knife and Wusthof is by far my favorite brand. If you enjoy the art of cooking and prepping you will love these knives, they are nice … Continue reading

S’Mores Cupcakes

I love making cupcakes. There are so many types that can be created.  The sky is not the limit. I know my kids love smores, so I ran that idea through them about a smores cupcake. I know there are different types of smores cupcakes out there but I wanted mine to stand out. The … Continue reading

Ca Va Brasserie

Headed to NYC and don’t know where to get dinner after the theater or concert? I have the place for you. Ça Va Brasserie located right in the heart of Manhattan its open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. The restaurant’s á la carte dinner menu serves traditional brasserie fare as well … Continue reading

The Elysee Hotel

New York is filled with beautiful hotels. Finding the perfect one can sometimes be difficult. I really feel that I hit the jackpot with The Elysee hotel. Upon arriving we were greeted by the doorman that took out car to valet. Upon entering the hotel it’s like you’re stepping back in time, but it’s a chic … Continue reading

The Hotel Elysee

I am so excited to head to Food Network and cooking channel New york city food and wine festival this weekend. I am actually going to be part of the event on October 18th for the bloody mary brunch which you can find the information here Anyway Im excited to be staying at a fabulous … Continue reading