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Archive for 2013

American Made: Red & Brown

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Happy New Year’s Eve! If you’re like me, you’ve been indulging in lots of treats during the holidays and, come summer, Red & Brown‘s cocktail cherries are next on my list. Made with fresh New York State cherries, these flavored garnishes taste delicious in your favorite drink, but they also shine on top of milkshakes, ice [...]

Our Finds: Red Hot Roasters

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Always on the search for the perfect cup of coffee, writer Alex Sanidad was excited to hear about Red Hot Roasters, a small-batch, drive-thru coffee shop in Louisville, Kentucky. Alex recently caught up with owner Sondra Powell to learn more about her retro roasting business… How did Red Hot Roasters come to be? I spent a lot [...]

Links We Loved This Week

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Happy Holidays! We’ve been spending some quality time with family and friends this week—what have you been up to? Here are a few of our favorite links lately, in case you’re in need of a weekend project… The perfect gift for a stressed out party hostess: New Year’s Eve in a box! Knit a cozy [...]

New Year’s Eve Champagne Cocktails

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New Year’s Eve is next week, so it’s time to stock up on bubbly for the midnight toast! While I love the tradition of a glass of champagne, I want to try something new to ring in 2014. Below are a few holiday cocktails from around the web that include my favorite sparkling beverage, but with [...]

Must-Read: Keepers

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How many times have we pondered that age-old question, “What should I make for dinner tonight?” Caroline Campion and Kathy Brennan hope to take the guesswork out of that daily conundrum. Their new cookbook, Keepers, features 125 reliable, no-stress and, most importantly, delicious recipes (think sausage and white bean gratin or kale salad with pumpkin seeds and [...]

Gorumando’s Gift Guide

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Christmas is only a few days away! In case you’re in the market for a few last-minute goodies, check out this food-centric gift guide by Gorumando. You can buy most of these exotic finds at your local specialty grocery store. Last week we shared a selection of our favorite gifts of cookware and cutlery, but [...]

Links We Loved This Week

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Living staffers are getting ready to make the long trek home to see family or cozying up in the city for a relaxing break. Here are a few links to peruse during your time off. We hope you have a wonderful holiday season with family and friends! Put a little extra flair into your holiday [...]

Christmas Scavenger Hunt

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Christmas scavenger hunts are typically a way to keep the kids from ripping through their presents in a flash. But in my family, the scavenger hunts began when we were much older, in high school. My brother, sister, and I kept asking for cash and gift cards for Christmas, so my mom and dad devised [...]

The Martha Stewart CraftStudio App is Free on iTunes!

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Have you tried out our Martha Stewart CrafStudio app? With the holidays in full swing, it’s the perfect time to take this paper crafting app for a test-drive—themed packs of stickers, glitter, stamps, punches, papers, and other supplies make it so easy to create personalized greeting cards, which you can share digitally with family and friends. The best [...]

The Best Holiday Scents

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The sugary scent of grandma’s cookies, the brisk pine needles of evergreens, the toasty scent of crackling wood in the fire—they all make up our favorites. Nothing says Christmas quite like those iconic holiday smells. Being in the city this holiday season has presented some olfactory problems for me. My apartment doesn’t have a fireplace, [...]