Easy Entertaining… Panko Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Mustard & Horseradish

Here’s an easy and impressive pork tenderloin recipe that is simple enough for weeknight entertaining… or a lovely dinner with the hubby and kids.  The combination of the Garlic Mustard and Horseradish in this pork dish adds nice punch of flavor.  I like to serve it with a horseradish cream sauce for extra zip. Panko CrustedContinue reading “Easy Entertaining… Panko Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Mustard & Horseradish”

Our Favorite Things… Blends by Orly Gluten Free Flour Blends

Gluten free baking is a breeze with Blends by Orly… 4 different artisan gluten free flour blends (London, Manhattan, Tuscany, and Sydney) which have become a staple in the Graham home. What makes Blends by Orly unique is that it’s comprised of multiple different blends of gluten free grains  custom created to give bakers theContinue reading “Our Favorite Things… Blends by Orly Gluten Free Flour Blends”

Living Beautifully… La Cadeaux Tableware

I have a weakness for pottery… all kids of pottery and dinnerware.  Although, I carry a variety of patterns in my store,  I always find a pattern or piece that catches my eye on vacation.  I have been known to carry large pottery platters and bowls  through the airport and in my carry-on bags to protectContinue reading “Living Beautifully… La Cadeaux Tableware”

Giving Beautifully… Nora Fleming Servware

Oh how I love beautiful white pottery!  It mixes and matches with any style on any tablescape. Nora Fleming takes it one step farther with their pottery – making it a snap to change to your tablescape for any occasion. As they say, one platter… every occasion! It is easy with a simple switch ofContinue reading “Giving Beautifully… Nora Fleming Servware”

Easy Entertaining… Balsamic & Bacon Braised Pork Chops

Crema Balsamica plays a starring role in this impressive braised pork chop dish. Paired with delicious bacon, this sauce reduces to a luscious glaze that’s elegant, but easy to prepare. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner, but also worthy of serving to guests. This was a big hit at my house – especially for myContinue reading “Easy Entertaining… Balsamic & Bacon Braised Pork Chops”

Living Beautifully… Your Home’s Signature Scent

When decorating our homes, we always have our sense of sight and touch in mind.  We create a room that is visually beautiful, and fill it with a variety of textures in our furnishings, accessories and textiles. One other important element to considering when designing your home is your home’s scent.  A beautiful room layeredContinue reading “Living Beautifully… Your Home’s Signature Scent”

Easy and Natural Holiday Decor… Wreaths that keep it simple

I find that I’m favoring wreaths filled with simple greenery and natural accents this season. Angel vine and simple ribbon make a lovely accent on this wood slant tray. You can’t go wrong with evergreen, pine cones and magnolia leaves for relaxed, classic style. Silver ornaments and bits of hydrangea dress up an evergreen wreath.Continue reading “Easy and Natural Holiday Decor… Wreaths that keep it simple”

Easy and Natural Holiday Decor… Twigs and Branches

Twigs and branches bring a great organic touch to holiday decor. We use a variety of evergreen, cotton and floral branches, along with bottles and stone, to create natural looking vignettes in our store and at home too!

Easy Entertaining… Spicy Mexican Spinach Dip

Everyone needs a couple of quick and easy dip recipes in their culinary arsenal.  This Spicy Mexican Spinach dip is super quick – just 20 minutes in the oven; if you are in a big hurry, microwave it for 3-5 minutes for a warm, creamy and crowd pleasing dip. Spicy Mexican Spinach and Cheese DipContinue reading “Easy Entertaining… Spicy Mexican Spinach Dip”