The Hot Cocoa That Nearly Shut Down My Christmas Party

Whew, it has been a cold start to winter here in Atlanta! So, what better time to share my hot cocoa recipe? But, first, let me tell you about the near riot this caused when I debuted it at my Christmas party a few years ago. I was standing at the slow cooker stirring the next batch (yes – this is one of those easy slow cooker recipes!) When a group of children and adults came charging in with cups in hands and chocolate on faces (I’ll let you decide whether it was the children or adults with chocolate on […]

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4 Ways to Design a Holiday Hutch

This week was a busy one. I live in Atlanta and work in D.C., so you can imagine I spend a lot of time on planes. On the flight home Friday night, my mind began to drift to the hutch in my kitchen. There is a lot of decorating real estate on that hutch that I have yet to take full advantage of for the holidays, so I decided (somewhere over North Carolina) that I simply couldn’t get two full days into December without switching over to a holiday hutch. After stripping my hutch of its usual decor, I layered […]

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