Certain guests are less welcome than others. They include: the Night Owl, the Nonstop Talker, the Complainer, the Lingerer, the Do-It Yourselfer and the Slob. Each have certain foibles which work well for them in their own homes, but tend to rankle even the most easy-going host.
A girlfriend recently asked me for some guidance on how to decorate her tiny San Francisco apartment patio. She wanted something simple that felt like an escape from the city, and had a relaxing ambiance.
With Memorial Day marking the unofficial start of summer season, it's also grilling season, bikini season and my all-time favorite -- no-cook summer recipes! These way-beyond-easy tips will help you spend more time having fun and less time cooking.
Want to throw the party of the season, but feel fresh out of ideas? With Memorial Day this weekend and many more reasons to celebrate this summer, try my "perfectly imperfect" approach to entertaining and your guests will remember your celebration for years to come.
Summer is almost here! Now that the days and nights are much warmer, having an outdoor ceiling fan can help keep you cool. There are many different factors to consider when selecting the right outdoor ceiling fan for your home.
I was brainstorming some ideas for no-mess summer desserts, and my sister suggested one of her favorite treats -- meringues. They're light enough that you can eat a few and not worry about how you look in your pretty new dress!