Design, Occasions

Al Fresco Eating – Five Tips For A Spectacular Outdoor Dining Space

It’s officially summer everyone!  That means it’s prime grilling and backyard party season.  Everyone probably has fond memories of eating, drinking, and spending time with friends and family in someone’s backyard or on someone’s patio or deck.  While not everyone has access to such a space, those that do should strive to be the yard… Read More Al Fresco Eating – Five Tips For A Spectacular Outdoor Dining Space

Astrid, Occasions

Delicious Decadence: Astrid’s Seven Favorite Chocolate Desserts

It’s Valentine’s Day!  A day to proclaim your love and show affection for that special someone in your life.  It’s also a day that’s heavy on the sweets.  Even those without a significant other likely have chocolate on the mind today.  So to help satisfy your sweet tooth (and impress your sweetie) Astrid rounded up… Read More Delicious Decadence: Astrid’s Seven Favorite Chocolate Desserts

Helpful Hints, Occasions

That’s Entertainment! How to Choose the Right Entertainment Center for Your Space

It’s late January, heading into February which means not only is it cold outside, but there are a lot of big television-watching events happening now.  Whether a sports fan gearing up for the Super Bowl and the Winter Olympics, an awards show fan making your way through the Golden Globes to the Oscars, binge watching… Read More That’s Entertainment! How to Choose the Right Entertainment Center for Your Space

Astrid, Occasions

Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice: Astrid’s Seven Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas is now mere days away and if you’re like me you’re freaking out a little because you haven’t baked enough Christmas cookies yet!  Or you might be freaking out because there’s still that office or friend holiday party this weekend and you don’t know what to bring.  Let’s all take a couple of deep… Read More Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice: Astrid’s Seven Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes