What does a pun, a cocktail, and military personnel have in common?? More than you might imagine.
All about this springtime riddle will be revealed here…
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Memorial Weekend honors our service members and veterans. We salute you all and thank you for your service.
If you’re like me, you love a parade (our hamlet’s little march and ceremony is tomorrow.)
The long Memorial weekend has also come to be the official kick-off to summer.
If your holiday plans include visiting with friends or family, you’ll need to think about bringing a hostess gift.
Miffed about the gift? Here’s some suggestions:
Few things can equal the joy of talking to a group of hard-working, artful professionals about how to live a Garden Lifestyle ~ while enjoying the journey along the garden path.
Recently I had that distinct honor and pleasure; speaking to the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) Manhattan members in the delicious Sub Zero/Wolf/Cove Gotham showroom.
As an “expert” on the NYC food and drink world, I was asked to share my “secrets” about my farm-to-table and garden-to-glass life ~ brimming with plants, pollinators, style and love.
Here’s a snapshot of that “ground-breaking” talk.
Who doesn’t love to celebrate Cinco de Mayo?
Its calendaring is a perfect pin to launch a season of exuberant fun.
I was keen to curate my first table design dedicated to this celebrated holiday not only because of the rich Mayan and Mexican history I experienced while exploring and studying there but also just in time for this happy May Day fiesta, to honor my very special Ladies Who Lunch Conversations guest, Bárbara Sibley: expert on Mexican food and libation ~ author, owner, CEO, and chef at her much beloved La Palapa Cocina Mexicana restaurants.
Bárbara is also a fellow Les Dames E’Escoffier ~ I say with unbridled pride.
So, por supuesto, this table design had to be good.
Here’s how I achieved a look that earned me Bárbara’s two-thumbs up.