Our Favorite Things… Spring Stems and Greenery

This polar vortex is really grabbing a good portion of the country. Here is Central New York, we woke up to below zero temperatures with a wind chill factor of -24 degrees! However, I’m focusing on what’s going on inside – a new shipment of beautiful spring stems and succulents! Nothing chases the cold away […]

Easy Entrees – Cherry BBQ Pork Chops with Sauteed Baby Bok Choy

Cherry BBQ Pork Chops are rich in flavor, thanks to Brownwood Farms Cherry BBQ sauce.  This item was a new addition to our store this fall and quickly became a family favorite.  It’s unique flavor is delicous on pork, chicken and salmon – plus it’s all natural, gluten-free and made in the USA.  What’s not […]

Interior Style… Layering with Vintage Art

I’ve been very into using classic artwork in new ways. Using vintage doors, windows and architectural pieces layered with wreaths, greenery and art as wall decor opens so many styling opportunities.   I had a print of a 1920’s Maxfield Parish piece that I loved put onto canvas. Layering it over a pair of antique […]

Easy Entertaining – Oven Roasted Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Horseradish Sauce

Oven Roasted Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Horseradish Sauce Whether you’re looking for an appetizer for a cocktail party or an impressive dinner for guests, these oven roasted bacon wrapped shrimp are delicious, quick and easy! Recipe: 1 lb      Jumbo Shrimp (peeled & deveined) 1 lb      Bacon Horseradish Sauce 1 cup   Sour Cream 2 Tbls  […]

Our Favorite Things… Pottery Inspired by Nature

It’s January in Central New York and I’m already dreaming about spring… Sunshine, fresh green foliage and flowers – I can’t wait! In the meantime, there are so many ways to bring the outdoors in – including freshening up your tablescape.  Fresh flowers, centerpieces and seasonal linens are always an option to bring in natural […]