create your own couture

December 14, 2017

From Coco Chanel to Carrie Bradshaw, fashion has worked its way into our minds, our hearts, and our closets. We’ve all been influenced by what’s in style whenever we go shopping, regardless of what our individual looks say. And of course, we’ve all learned to dress ourselves, to figure out…

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warming up with a wood fire

December 11, 2017

Even though winter doesn’t officially start until December 21, the snow and cold is still here! And we’re ready to celebrate this chilly season with some indoor coziness- namely, holiday treats by a crackling fire. After all, nothing beats a fire in your own fireplace, especially after a cold walk…

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holler for some challah

December 11, 2017

Tomorrow is the first day of Hanukkah! Even if you don’t celebrate the holiday, there’s no denying the deliciousness of the food made and shared for these eight days. One of our favorite kosher delights is challah, a sweet risen bread that goes with pretty much anything. Challah is simple…

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gluten-free goodies

December 8, 2017

Chances are you know someone who’s diet is gluten-free. Baking can be especially tricky because recipes usually rely on the proteins in wheat flour to retain their structure. But don’t fret – there are plenty of workarounds and alternative flours you can use to bake with; this recipe for Raspberry…

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Come Alive: Check out The Art and Making of The Greatest Showman!

December 7, 2017

How do you bring magic to life? How do you create a world that allows you to be completely, totally immersed? How do you tell a story that grabs hold of your imagination and lets your audience get lost in wonder and amazement? You make a movie, of course. You…

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sew a snack mat for santa!

December 5, 2017

By now the kiddos have probably written out their holiday wishlists and mailed them out to Santa! But have you prepared the house for Santa’s arrival in a few weeks? Make sure Old Saint Nick feels warm and welcome at your home when he slides down your chimney and snacks…

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cuckoo for cocoa (and peppermint!)

December 4, 2017

Once the temperature drops and the twinkle lights are out, it’s hard to resist the urge to bake dozens and dozens and dozens of cookies for the holidays. You really can’t go wrong with any cookie recipe for the holidays, but the combination of cocoa and peppermint is absolutely irresistible…

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fritter friday

December 1, 2017

Wow, what a doozie of a week, right? It’s time to forget the office drama and embrace the doughnuts! December 2nd marks National Fritters Day, but you can get a start early and fry up some fritters tonight. While fritters can come in all varieties – sweet, savory, a little…

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dream on!

November 30, 2017

When resting your weary head, it’s likely you’ll have a few dreams throughout your slumber. While we still don’t know why we dream, there’s no denying that our dreams can sometimes carry important messages to us as we sleep. It’s easy enough to wake and start your day and think…

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mvp: mousse valuable player

November 29, 2017

Not to overwhelm you with joyous occasions this holiday season, but it’s our belief that more is more. And, in the spirit of wintery sugar overloads, we thought we’d let you know that Thursday, November 30th marks this year’s celebration of National Mousse Day, a whole 24 hours devoted to…

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