Posts Tagged ‘ Housewarming ’

Time Will Tell

March 16, 2011    |    By +
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Time Will Tell

Time flies when you’re disorganized. Now that we “sprang forward” and started spring cleaning, it’s time to get organized! Get your household in order with this unique blackboard clock from Black+Blum. Part entryway organizer, clock, and memo board, it’s got everything you need to keep track of who’s doing what and where in your... Read more »


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A Culinary Passport to New Orleans

March 8, 2011    |    By +
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A Culinary Passport to New Orleans

You may have outgrown your bead-throwing days, but there are still plenty of ways to celebrate Mardi Gras aka Fat Tuesday, this year. Spice up your dinner routine with these cool cooking kits from Destination Dinners. The name says it all, each kit features all the ingredients you need to prepare a complete dish... Read more »


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Hot! Hot! Hot!

January 21, 2011    |    By +
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Hot! Hot! Hot!

It might be 24 degrees outside. And it seems like there has been a foot of snow on the ground for a month, but here’s one to make you feel a little bit more toasty. The just-released “The Sriracha Cookbook: 50 “Rooster Sauce” Recipes that Pack a Punch” turns up the heat with dozens... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Why the Brits Love Tea

January 18, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Why the Brits Love Tea

As a typical Brit, I am a huge tea fan. 165 million cups of tea are drunk every day in Britain, working out at over 60 billion cups a year! Many Brits stand by the idea that ‘a cup of tea solves everything’. There are even books, blogs, Facebook sites and tees dedicated it.... Read more »


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On the Rocks

January 13, 2011    |    By +
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On the Rocks

There are those who love to entertain and those who aspire to entertain, luckily this cocktail guide is for both types.  Both a helpful guide and a beautiful coffee table book, Vintage Cocktails is sure to inspire the mixologist within you.  It’s time to retire the cosmos and vodka tonics and embrace the Singapore... Read more »


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My Must-Have Cookbook Compendium

December 20, 2010    |    By +
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My Must-Have Cookbook Compendium

Over the last few years I have become slightly obsessed with cooking, baking and eating. It’s a miracle that I haven’t had to replace my wardrobe, but I have had to replace my pots, knives and a few other odds and ends to get my kitchen in shape for serious preparations. One of the... Read more »


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Sample Wine Before You Buy with Tasting Room

November 17, 2010    |    By +
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Sample Wine Before You Buy with Tasting Room

Finding a wine you like can be an overwhelming and not to mention, expensive endeavor. You never really know if you’re going to enjoy it until after you’ve invested in a whole bottle. Take the guessing game out of the process with exclusive wine samplers from the Tasting Room. Each kit comes with a... Read more »


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An Instant Cold Treat

August 24, 2010    |    By +
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An Instant Cold Treat

There’s nothing more satisfying on a hot summer day than an ice cold popsicle. It’s one of those things I loved as a kid and never grew out of. But now that my palette is a little more sophisticated, that fake cherry flavor isn’t going to cut it anymore. That’s why I’m taking things... Read more »


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Light My Fire

August 20, 2010    |    By +
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Light My Fire

Love is in the air. It has to be with so many people I know getting engaged. While engagement gifts are not a requirement, they do make a thoughtful gesture, especially if you’re close to the couple or can’t make the ceremony itself. This is a great opportunity to surprise them with something unique... Read more »


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Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

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