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Entertainment makes life richer. Read reviews on the latest best sellers, plays, TV and movies. You’ll also find great recipes and learn about interesting wines.

winter wines
Food and Wine

10 Best Wines to Complement Winter Dishes

Chefs look to the season for inspiration as do sommeliers. Traditionally, in winter, menus tend towards heartier dishes and the wines follow suit. If ... Read More
homeowner's insurance after a tornado
House & Home

Can You Prepare for When Disaster Strikes?

It is happening more and more — weather events that leave you with a damaged home (or in my case a totaled home). But can you prepare for a natural ... Read More
expectations vs. reality
Books and TV

Are Some Things Better Left to the Imagination?

I read a rather wonderful book back in the balmy long days of summer, that was not only written by a local Author but based on a local tourist spot. T... Read More
aging in place
House & Home

13 Home Improvement Tips for Aging in Place

I have vowed to live to be 130. Crazy, I know. And I want to do so and continue to live in my own home, often called aging in place. So I’m always o... Read More
House & Home

8 Indoor Gardening Herbs for Better Food & Health

Why should you consider indoor herb gardening as a new resolution for 2020? Herbs not only enrich the taste of all the food we eat, but they are also ... Read More
new years cocktails
Food and Wine

4 New Year’s Cocktails With a Twist

Go classic with a twist this new year season by adding a unique spirit to the mix. Here are a few ideas to check out: the American Godfather, a Smoky ... Read More
Books and TV

I Read 60 Books in 2019: Here’s How You Can Too in 2020

Several years ago, I was introduced to a yearly reading challenge by a couple of millennials. The idea was that you challenge yourself to read a certa... Read More
best champagne for new years
Food and Wine

The Best Champagne for New Year’s Eve? These 4 Sommelier Picks!

There are more stories and rumors about Champagne than about any other wine in history. Why does this drink evoke so much lore? Why have important fig... Read More
seasonal cocktails
Food and Wine

Easy Seasonal Cocktails for Holiday Cheer

Every party seems to have its own hostess selected specialty cocktail. But who says you have to fill your house with 30+ guests before you can have a ... Read More
Scalloped Potatoes Recipe
Food and Wine

A Perfect Dish to Serve at Your Christmas Dinner

Scalloped potatoes are a rich and wonderfully decadent dish that is the perfect accompaniment to a roast, ham or turkey. The normal scalloped potatoes... Read More
Books and TV

Best Books of 2019 – and Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2020

As 2019 wraps up you'll see a lot of "best of" lists, especially for books. Publishers, authors, stores and more will all tell you what books you shou... Read More
stuffed jalapenos
Food and Wine

Spice Up Your Appetizers With Pimento Cheese Stuffed Jalapeños

This is a famous old Texas dish. It’s not as nearly as hot as it sounds because the old adage is true: ¾ dairy products calm the fire of hot foods.... Read More
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