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 … Continue reading This Weeks Picks; A few of our Favorite Things
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 … Continue reading Barry ‘CB’ Martin presents; America Grills!
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 … Continue reading Thrills and chills with werewolf classics
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 … Continue reading This Weeks Favorites
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, … Continue reading Rejuvenate your spirit with Sherri Dobay’s Daily Decadence
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. … Continue reading Seattle area dining and cocktail apps you don’t want to be without
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 … Continue reading Lulu B’s Fabulous Cocktails have your chocolate craving handled
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. … Continue reading Almondina® Cookies Giveaway
Don’t you just love a secret recipe? Especially those that include Chocolate, Almonds, Cinnamon, Ginger, Sesame, Cherries and Coconut. Those are just a few of the delicious ingredients in Almondina’s all natural and delicious cookies. I love a good cookie and when I received an entire box of Almondina Brand Cookies, I couldn’t wait to … Continue reading An award winning cookie without the guilt ~ Definitely one of our favorite things.
I spend quite a few hours every week looking for the best of the best. I like to find recipes for tantalizing cuisine, tasty cocktails, tips and tricks to make your house your haven and products that are fun, a bit self indulgent and in general to make your life, well, prettier. I guess … Continue reading Our Favorite Things…