Easy Entertaining… Turkey Mozzarella Meatballs Sliders with Blaak Tomato Jam

As many of my customers know, one of my favorites new pantry items is Beekman 1802 Blaak Tomato Jam. The unique combination of tomatoes, garlic, ginger, raisins and spices make it the perfect topping for my turkey mozzarella meatball sliders – and a nice change from traditional marinara sauce.  Try them for a easy and […]

Our Favorites Things… Recycled Candleholders

Who wouldn’t love one of the beautiful new Mesa candles from PADDYWAX?  From the great southwestern inspired pottery to the soothing array of scent blends, they make a perfect gift option. However, these pretty little vessels have another purpose and will long outlive the candle within them.  Once the candles are gone, these pottery pieces […]

New Life for Tired Flowers

One of the easiest ways to breath a little life into a fresh cut flower arrangement that’s starting to fade is a fresh water and a snip of the stems. Look over the flowers and discard any that are truly past their prime (limp or browning petals, etc). Working with the flowers that have potential, […]

Easy Entertaining… Blackberry Basil Simple Syrup

When creating the menu for a recent gathering at our shoppe, I wanted a refreshing  non-alcoholic beverage option.  Something special and pretty that would appeal to the guests coming to celebrate the opening of à la Maison’s newly expanded showroom. One of the prettiest cocktail ingredients I count on is Blackberry Basil Simple Syrup.  Easy […]