Archive | March, 2009

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining | March 31, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

Two Sweet Treats for Easter that are not Made of Chocolate

Two Sweet Treats for Easter that are not Made of Chocolate

I propose something made and something bought. Either idea makes elegant party favors for your Easter Brunch. You can select whichever suits your lifestyle and your budget. Home Baked Party Favors If you have a free afternoon, Kathleen of Twig and Thistle shows us how to make awesome Easter marshmallows. She used bright colors for [...]

ENTERTAINING, PARTY ideas + decor | March 31, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

DIY Graduation Party Decor Ideas

DIY Graduation Party Decor Ideas

A college graduate contacted me because he was looking for affordable and colorful party decorations and possibly a theme for their graduation party. The graduates are multicultural so it may be a nice touch to add elements of several cultures. Instead of coming out with a party theme, I am sharing awesome DIY craft projects [...]

COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK | March 30, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

Kitchen Storage for my Organizing Monday

Kitchen Storage for my Organizing Monday

I spot four products to keep your kitchen neat. 1. Write and Rub Labels on Jars No more guessing when you bought your food with the white ceramic chalkboard storage jars. That series include a chalk storage cake, probably for the type of cake who eat at the 4 o’clock tea. 2. Expandable Cutlery Tray [...]

FAMILY, KIDS rooms | March 30, 2009 | by Kim Vallee

Flag Banners and I Robot Hooks Invade Kids Space

Flag Banners and I Robot Hooks Invade Kids Space

These pictures illustrate perfectly how richly patterned flag banners bring a festive look to a simple playground. There are a must for kids birthday parties. 24 cotton pennants in 12 designs compose each banner. The banners are hand made in Netherlands. I found those at ROMP, a kid store born in Brooklyn that now resides [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

March 29, 2009 | by Kim

Spring 2009 Color Trends

Spring 2009 Color Trends

I took the pictures of the citrus solid dinnerware set as I came back from dinner last night. It happens that it [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

March 28, 2009 | by Kim

Easter Menu and Table Mood Board

Easter Menu and Table Mood Board

It has been a while since I published a mood board. I do not know why. Here is the first of many [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

March 27, 2009 | by Kim

Giannini Extends its Giannina Coffee Makers...

Giannini Extends its Giannina Coffee Makers Family

I use a French press to make my coffee every morning. The problem is how to keep the coffee warm without redoing [...]

FAMILY, KIDS products, TABLEWARE

March 26, 2009 | by Kim

Cheerful Kids Dining Matches their Regular...

Cheerful Kids Dining Matches their Regular Tableware at notNeutral

Those are sets that your kids will want to use from their first baby food up to their pre-school age. With their [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

March 25, 2009 | by Kim

Eating Vegetables in All Colors for my...

Eating Vegetables in All Colors for my Gastronomic Wednesday

Spring 2009 fashion and home décor trends are filled with colors. On our plates, the rainbow of colors is not only cheerful, [...]

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COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK

March 24, 2009 | by Kim

The Green Guide and Vegetable Garden for my...

The Green Guide and Vegetable Garden for my Eco-Friendly Tuesday

The National Geographic produces a wonderful online resource for green products. It tells you what to look for before buying everyday products. [...]

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FOOD + DRINK, RESTAURANTS

March 24, 2009 | by Kim

Sweetiepie Caters to your Kid Imagination |...

Sweetiepie Caters to your Kid Imagination | NYC restaurant review

New York is a city where you can dare to launch an atypical restaurant. Sweetiepie is an upscale place where the design [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

March 23, 2009 | by Kim

Entertaining and Home Living Essentials for...

Entertaining and Home Living Essentials for my Organizing Monday

I found two storage solutions that will organize your life as well as your house. The first part covers essentials for entertaining. [...]

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