Goat Cheese, craisins, and pistachios, oh my!

This is one of the easiest and most elegant appetizers you can serve. Especially around this time of year when you may either find yourself visiting friends and family, or having them stop by you, this recipe is nothing more than having a few goat cheese logs in the fridge and a container of the […]


Christmas Decorations!!

I absolutely love decorating for Christmas. Each year we put up a fake tree with some non-traditional colors in our dining room and get a real tree with traditional Norwegian decorations in our living room.   I put up our fake tree on Black Friday.  It’s a small white tree with white lights.  I used to […]


Glam Pumpkins

I saw these in Hoboken a few days ago – super cool!  I’ve already tossed my pumpkins and gourds for this season but I’m definitely going to pick up some spray paint next year!

All Correct!

Saw this blurb on BoingBoing and thought it was interesting.  Use this tidbit to amaze your friends at your next dinner party. Aaaaand, you’re welcome. “Today, “OK” is probably one of the most universally known English words. But it originated in 1839 as a joke, mocking the semi-literate, who supposedly spelled “all correct” as “oll […]

The Ultimate Lawn Chair

This one needs to be added to my “Someday” files since my current backyard is all cement. Clearly not for the bug squeamish, but I think this could be so comfortable! I’ll definitely try to talk my parents into doing this at their place.  Find all the deets here.