Tatjana and I putting on lipstick

Model Make-Up Tips & Tricks: Lipstick

I’ve done a couple heavy posts lately, so I thought I’d lighten the blog up a bit this weekend with a make-up tips I learned as a model post. A nice idea since I will be drawing the winner of the Joy the Baker cookbook… Keep Reading »

Bet You Can’t Eat Just One of These Recipes

Warning: the following post is entirely biased. I am not being compensated in any way, but if I’m nice – Joy Wilson, a.k.a. Joy the Baker, might share the crumbs from her recipes for the next cookbook. I am in the neighborhood, and always an eager… Keep Reading »

Banana Rum Cake with Salty Caramel Ice Cream

Let Them Eat Cake: The Birthday Menu

After a whirlwind week in the kitchen, first for clients, then for my own party, I thought  “let them eat cake (and a few more courses)” when I had some friends over for dinner last Friday. I did contemplate an entire menu of desserts –… Keep Reading »