Archive | July, 2008

CAKES + desserts, FOOD + DRINK

July 23, 2008 | by Kim

Craving for Baked’s Sweet and Salty...

Craving for Baked’s Sweet and Salty Cupcake

I marked down this hipster bakery and coffee shop on my itinerary for my next visit to New York. Baked NYC is [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

July 22, 2008 | by Kim

Latest Napkins and Plates by Skinnylaminx |...

Latest Napkins and Plates by Skinnylaminx | Etsy Finds

Brighten your kitchen with a dash of yellow. You can start with a few accessories. You can grab and nicely display the [...]

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FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

July 22, 2008 | by Kim

Jerome and Kim’s Parisian Burger | Our...

Jerome and Kim’s Parisian Burger | Our Version of the Café Salle Pleyel Burger

On Sunday, I talked about the upscale burgers prepared by French Chefs. We tried a recipe that same night. I referred to [...]

ENTERTAINING, PARTY ideas + decor

July 21, 2008 | by Kim

Flameless Wax Candle, Votives and Tealights...

Flameless Wax Candle, Votives and Tealights by President’s Choice

Look at the previous post as the Splurge and this one as the Steal. If you are looking for a cheap and [...]

ENTERTAINING, OUTDOOR entertaining

July 21, 2008 | by Kim

Oxo Makes and Guarantees the Vessel Candela...

Oxo Makes and Guarantees the Vessel Candela Lights

This is old news but I dug it today. So I thought of sharing it with you in case you missed that [...]

COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK

July 21, 2008 | by Kim

At Last, Crate and Barrel in Canada!

At Last, Crate and Barrel in Canada!

Every time we go to the States, I must take a peek at Crate & Barrel. I typically need a ruse because [...]

FOOD + DRINK, FOOD presentation

July 20, 2008 | by Kim

The Burger Goes Stylish

The Burger Goes Stylish

Serving burgers is so common that the stylish hostess is always on the lookout to elevate the basic recipe. Using a better [...]

LIVING, TRAVEL

July 20, 2008 | by Kim

Relaxing Day at Balnea Spa. Or Is It?

Relaxing Day at Balnea Spa. Or Is It?

Last Friday, I indulged in a Finnish meets modern meets hammam water spa experience. I wanted to try it since Balnea opened [...]

ENTERTAINING, EVERYDAY entertaining, PAPER goods

July 19, 2008 | by Kim

More Time Saving Ideas with Cecily...

More Time Saving Ideas with Cecily Ink’s Fresh Style Card

I am going to a BBQ this afternoon. I was invited a few weeks ago and I forgot this is a housewarming [...]

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ENTERTAINING, PAPER goods

July 19, 2008 | by Kim

Introducing The New Paper Table Settings By...

Introducing The New Paper Table Settings By Cecily Ink

Kits saved us a lot of time; something that we all welcome. But I am picky when it comes to using kits [...]

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COOKBOOKS, FOOD + DRINK

July 18, 2008 | by Kim

What’s Cooking with Jamie Oliver soon...

What’s Cooking with Jamie Oliver soon on Nintendo DS

Last May, I talked about how the Nintendo DS handheld could be a cool tool in the kitchen. Basically, I explained why [...]

FOOD + DRINK, FOOD presentation

July 18, 2008 | by Kim

Updating the Classic Fraisier

Updating the Classic Fraisier

This French dessert is apparently the first fresh fruit cake. Fraisier is delicious and is a favorite during the first summer months. [...]

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