Archive | March, 2007

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining | March 30, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Family oriented tabletop – Easter’s Inspiration Board Part 1

Family oriented tabletop – Easter’s Inspiration Board Part 1

Pastel color schemes are often used to set up the Easter brunch table. But this year, bold patterns are all the rage in fashion and home décor. This trend was my inspiration. I started by seeking out a bold pattern tablecloth. I used the colors from the textile to bring the rest together. This scheme [...]

ENTERTAINING, PAPER goods | March 29, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Vancouver-based Haute Note brings a fresh sense of style to cards

Vancouver-based Haute Note brings a fresh sense of style to cards

In this age of Internet, the art of printed invitations seems to lose ground when we are dealing with inviting a few guests for dinner or to make an announcement. Sending social stationery relays the message that you really looking for the presence of the invitees. Your guests will feel that you put time and [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | March 23, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

A Podcast with Deborah Madison, author of Vegetables Soups

A Podcast with Deborah Madison, author of Vegetables Soups

I should have proclaimed March my Soup Month. I just found another great post about soups on Pinch My Salt blog. This post has something that none of my posts had before. It is the podcast of an engaging interview with Deborah Madison about her cookbook on vegetable soups. The podcast was also a premiere for [...]

MEDIA buzz, REVIEWS | March 22, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Support for the Stop the Net campaign by WWF Canada

Support for the Stop the Net campaign by WWF Canada

Everybody has a cause; mine is the wildlife and nature. I am taking about it on my blog because what I have to say concern food. I am against some green organizations that only want to make headlines but do not have a coherent track record. That is why I opt to support the WWF [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

March 22, 2007 | by Kim

More soup recipes from a Swedish blogger

More soup recipes from a Swedish blogger

When I saw this picture of spring tulips with a mushroom soup, I was hooked. Two of my favorite things put together in [...]

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MEDIA buzz, REVIEWS

March 22, 2007 | by Kim

Welcome to My World, O My Beloved....

Welcome to My World, O My Beloved. Don’t Bring Your Stuff

The illustration by the award-winning gouache painter Juliette Borda captures the feeling. The title says it all. Henry Alford publishes today on [...]

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FOOD + DRINK, FOOD presentation

March 22, 2007 | by Kim

How to dish up a sandwich

How to dish up a sandwich

Sandwiches are the most basic comfort food. It takes little effort to dress them up. Out of ordinary sandwiches start with an [...]

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FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

March 20, 2007 | by Kim

Layer your table with Rosanna

Layer your table with Rosanna

Some party events call for special dinnerware, something out of the ordinary. Most of the time they are not milestone events but [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

March 19, 2007 | by Kim

Bunny shaped napkins at your Easter brunch

Bunny shaped napkins at your Easter brunch

I just discovered a new blog with a fun suggestion to dress up your table for Easter. Based on the project from [...]

HOME + GARDEN, OUTDOOR space

March 15, 2007 | by Kim

Getting ready for summer with stylish pool...

Getting ready for summer with stylish pool and patio party zones

Having a pool, a large cooking area and dining area is the ideal setting for having a party. People love outdoor parties. [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

March 14, 2007 | by Kim

Egg hatched plants make a cute take-home...

Egg hatched plants make a cute take-home present for your Easter Brunch

Chocolate is a delicious treat. I feel in heaven when I eat fine dark chocolate. But let’s face it; we often eat [...]

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ALL occasions, GIFT IDEAS

March 13, 2007 | by Kim

Simply clever Reisenthel shopping bags brings...

Simply clever Reisenthel shopping bags brings colors to my world

Even if I wasn’t there, I have to agree with the Chicago branch of Apartment Therapy the best of the 2007 International [...]

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