I am so excited! I just started a new series on my YouTube channel where I combine my two favorite loves in this life: art history and mocktails! And what better artwork to start with than Van Gogh’s masterpiece, The Starry Night?!
With Christmas around the corner, you’re probably scrambling to clean your house, finalize your Christmas menu, and of course put your decorations up. On top of all that, you have to worry about all the yucky ingredients that are in traditional gingerbread house kits!
Well, not any more! I’ve got you covered…at least in the gingerbread house department! 🙂
This page includes a brief history of gingerbread, templates, a recipe for both the gingerbread and royal icing which will be used to build your structure, and a how-to video so you can make your gingerbread house alongside me! 🙂
While often associated with Mexican culture, the Margarita might actually descend from these three popular 19th and 20 century cocktails in America.
I remember it so vividly.
It was the most perfect sunny day. I was on my way to go meet up with some friends at the park. Even though it was a relatively short drive, I still wanted to jam out to some feel-good tunes.
When I put on a random Spotify playlist of contemporary dancehall music, I heard that beautiful, familiar bassline from Nora Dean’s “Barbwire” blast through my speakers.
But then I realized that it wasn’t Dean’s song. It only sounded like it.
Everybody on the planet knows about the leather motorcycle jacket. It’s easily one of the most iconic fashion items and it has been for over a century. (You read that right: a century!) But just why and how the leather motorcycle jacket has remained popular may surprise you.
When you think of a piñata, you may envision Mexico, the birthplace of the piñata. But Mexico may not actually be the birthplace of the piñata. And the original piñata? It wasn’t made of paper. It was made of clay.
Is your pantry looking a little empty? Are you finding it impossible to order more groceries? I can help you stretch the contents of your fridge and pantry…Depression-era style.
While most people have had a brownie, it seems like few people have ever had the brownie’s less popular albino cousin, the blondie. Little does anyone know, though, that the blondie and brownie are caught up in a strange case of stolen identity. The blondie was backstabbed by the brownie in it’s infancy. What do I mean?
Welcome to my new history of fashion series! In this series, I’ll dive into the history of some of our favorite fashion items. I’ll explore where they came from and how they eventually got to where they are now!
This week’s featured piece is the olive green utility/field jacket.
This isn’t the sickeningly sweet, fluorescent pink daiquiri that you think you know and love. This is the real deal. No artificial sweeteners. No Red40. No blended ice.