Memories of Father Figures

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give a person. He believed in me.” — Jim Valvano “My father used to say it’s never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, ‘You never know what you can accomplish until you try.'” — Michael Jordan These two quotes from…read more

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is this coming Sunday. Let us help you put together a Father’s Day gift for the Father Figure(s) in your life. HELP DAD ENTERTAIN IN STYLE THIS FATHER’S DAY   WITH A   “SMOKE, SPIRIT & SAVOR” FATHER’S DAY GIFT BOX   CUSTOMIZED WITH ANY COMBO OF THE FOLLOWING:   * BARBECUE RUB * *…read more

Blackberry Lemonade

The blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice… Whoever first said this was really onto something. It’s true that the deeper colored foods tend to have more flavor and nutritional value. Think of sweet potatoes versus white potatoes, brown rice versus white rice and dark leafy greens like collards and kale, compared to iceberg lettuce.…read more

Groovy Gazpacho

It’s warming up outside and everyone is starting to think about summer. When the temperature goes up, we have to be careful to stay hydrated. One of my favorite summer snacks to hydrate and provide sustenance, without slowing me down is Gazpacho. I sometimes like to have a bowl before a workout. It gives me…read more

It’s Spring! Think Pink!

It’s spring, and that means everything is coming up Rosés. When the weather warms up I tend to want to lighten up in the wine department, but don’t always want to drink white wine. Here’s a to-the-point video on how to appreciate pink wine, a great middle-of-the road option..Click here to purchase great rosé…read more

Celebrate this Mother’s Day in Joy and Style

“Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.” What does Mother’s Day mean to you? One doesn’t have to be a Mother or even have a living mother to appreciate Mother’s Day. Sure, having a biological mother to celebrate this day with is indeed a privilege. I am eternally grateful to my mother…read more

Components of a Great Gift Basket

If you have ever struggled to give someone a present that perfectly captured the essence of their personality, you know how hard it can be to find a gift that strikes the right balance between personalization, affordability, and practicality. Gift cards can seem so impersonal, but gifts like perfume, clothing, and jewelry can be ill-received…read more

A Mardi Gras Meal in under 60 Minutes

Mardi Gras food is notoriously rich and calorie-laden. On top of that, many of the dishes require lots of prep and long simmering times. That’s a shame, since Fat Tuesday falls in the middle of the week, and most of us have to work during the day. By the time you go to the grocery…read more