A Thank You and A Toast; Cheers Friends!

Here at Your Home with Karie Engels we work hard to bring you the best content there is. What makes us so successful in this endeavor is the stellar team members that make up our community. I appreciate the unique and valuable talents that each contributor brings to the site.  I appreciate you ~ Thank you all and Cheers Friends!   Raise a Glass with … Continue reading A Thank You and A Toast; Cheers Friends!

This Weeks Picks; A few of our Favorite Things

Here at Your Home with Karie Engels, we are not stepping lightly, but diving head first in to Spring.  The days are lengthening, temps are warming and plants are going in the ground.  The desire to play outdoors is growing, and here in the Northwest, we are braving the elements.  That doesn’t mean we don’t have time for shopping, there is always time for shopping. … Continue reading This Weeks Picks; A few of our Favorite Things

Barry ‘CB’ Martin presents; America Grills!

America Grills! is for everyone who loves cooking and eating outdoors, from the beginner to the seasoned barbecue enthusiast. This stunning book was developed for Char-Broil, one of North America’s leading grill manufacturers, with primary recipes, cooking guidelines and tips sections by Barry CB Martin. America Grills! was edited by Lisa Kahn and published by Creative Homeowner. America Grills! will help you grill, barbecue, and cook appetizers, main courses, salads, vegetables and desserts … Continue reading Barry ‘CB’ Martin presents; America Grills!

Thrills and chills with werewolf classics

October is the month for thrills and chills and with the misty mornings, cooler days and chilly evenings, come the tales of spooks, specters, witches, vampires and werewolves. As time marched on and literature evolved our outlook on vampires seems to have changed.   In old literature they were thirsty, mysterious, sexual creatures who were older than dirt and had the power to transfix, hypnotize and … Continue reading Thrills and chills with werewolf classics

This Weeks Favorites

Watching the new trends for fall and the holidays is inspiring and this years retailers did not disappoint.  I have found so many festive and beautiful items that I may have to give “This Week’s Favorite’s” a new name and publish twice a week. My first love this week is from Pottery Barn.  Their Fall and holiday line this year is a bit spooky with … Continue reading This Weeks Favorites

This weeks favorites

I had waited so patiently ( impatiently) for the sweet summer days to arrive and all I can think about are the autumn months.  I love the cool, crisp mornings tinted with the deep glow of afternoon sun as late summer wanes.  The berry farms’ fields have been transformed, as the pumpkin vines grow and flower with the promise of pies and bright orange jack-o-lanterns … Continue reading This weeks favorites

Rejuvenate your spirit with Sherri Dobay’s Daily Decadence

I received an email not too long ago, asking if I would take a look at a book and write a review.  I readily accepted simply on the title alone, “Daily Decadence The Art of Sensual Living”, by Sherri Dobay.  The title most certainly did not disappoint.  Can you fall in love with a book?  Yes, you can and yes, I did. Like breaking the lock … Continue reading Rejuvenate your spirit with Sherri Dobay’s Daily Decadence

Seattle area dining and cocktail apps you don’t want to be without

Spending a night out on the town is a great way to relax and decompress.  Eating great food, drinking a couple of cocktails and having amazing conversation with friends help weekday stress melt away.   When I was younger we grabbed the yellow pages and scrolled through print to find what we were looking for.  As things inevitably evolved, we began hopping online to search … Continue reading Seattle area dining and cocktail apps you don’t want to be without

Lulu B’s Fabulous Cocktails have your chocolate craving handled

Longer days and warmer evenings mean grilling season.  It also means evenings with friends, family and chilled cocktails on the back deck.  This time of year the dinner party moves outdoors and thankfully Lulu B. has the most Fabulous Cocktails to serve at your next gathering. Spending time with the girlfriends catching up and having a few drinks is great down time and I love … Continue reading Lulu B’s Fabulous Cocktails have your chocolate craving handled

Almondina® Cookies Giveaway

Almondina® would like to send one lucky reader an assortment of their incredible delectable cookies.  To be entered in the drawing to receive these tasty treats please comment below ~ or you can pop on over to Facebook and give the post a “like” as well.  Drawing will be held on the 30th of April.  Good Luck!! Don’t you just love a secret recipe?   Especially … Continue reading Almondina® Cookies Giveaway