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Think Inside the Box

Think Inside the Box

Whether it’s a birthday, Valentine’s Day or other special occasion finding the perfect gift can be frustrating and stressful. For longtime friendships it can be even more difficult at times to come up with something new. Let’s be creative this year and treat your friend, […]

The Power of Scent

The Power of Scent

We are taught growing up that we have five senses: taste, sight, smell, touch and hearing. It was originally believed that we could identify around 10,000 different smells with our nose. However, today scientists believe that we have the capability of smelling, although possibly not […]

Wine & Food Pairing Information

Wine & Food Pairing Information

First look For Flavor Links Check the flavor profile of wine typically relates to specific foods. Create a good match by pairing the ingredients in your food with you wine. Just smell chocolate in your Syrah? Then pair it with your chocolate ganache dessert. Typically, […]

Don’t Be a Flake!

Don’t Be a Flake!

When the weather changes so should your skin care routine. Failing to do so can result in dry, even cracked skin that can become itchy and pronounce your fine lines even more. So what are some of the things that can help you avoid dreaded […]

Take The Stress Out Of Your Beauty Resolutions!

Take The Stress Out Of Your Beauty Resolutions!

We all make them, New Year’s resolutions, but why? The majority of resolutions are broken before you can blink an eye. I pledge to exercise every day, eat healthier, and it goes on and on from there. Stop torturing yourself! This year ditch the pressure and take each day […]

Which Pasta Shape For Which Sauce?

Which Pasta Shape For Which Sauce?

Pasta comes in a tongue-twisting variety of shapes and sizes, from huge to tiny, skinny to fat, curvy to blocky. Why? Because pasta sauces also come in many varieties as well. The key to matching shape to sauce is in the shape itself. The basic […]

Why You Should Enjoy a Glass or Two of Wine Each Day

Why You Should Enjoy a Glass or Two of Wine Each Day

You could say that red wine is the healthiest of all alcoholic beverages (although white wine isn’t far behind) when–and this is VERY important–you drink one or two glasses a day with a meal. Red wine is especially rich in nutrients and chemical compounds, including […]

When & What to Decant

When & What to Decant

Decanting wine does typically two things to your wine: it separates the wine from any sediment that may have formed and also aerates the wine at the same time. While some people feel that extra boost of oxygen can open up a wine and give […]