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La Soeurette Guide: Learning to Play Golf

A beginners guide what to buy and how to get started playing golf During the summer pandemic lock down golf was one of the only sports people could do outside masked and alone. With less competition for outdoor activities, the pandemic has provided golf with an opportunity to attract new participants. In fact, in 2019, […]

Hard Seltzers: Which Ones Are Best?

The popularity of hard seltzers has grown. Check out our taste test for ideas on the best ones. I tried my first hard seltzer a few years ago. I love anything grapefruit flavored and enjoyed a Truly grapefruit hard seltzer at a friend’s house. It was delicious! Since then, I have tried many others including […]

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Things We Love: The Scandinavian Whisk

Smaller, thinner and easier to use, we call this kitchen gadget, the “magic whisk”. On my last visit to Tucson, Arizona to visit my parents, my mother, Betty, had a bag of goodies for my husband Scott and I. Each day she wold hand us a cute little gift. The Scandinavian Whisk was actually given […]

Things We Love: Indian Curry Meatballs

My Indian Curry Meatballs are a fabulous weeknight meal. Who does not love an easy to make weeknight dinner that is savory and easy. Everything does not need to be made from scratch. I am a huge fan of frozen meatballs, frozen chicken breasts and frozen vegetables. Youtube has been a great pandemic resource for […]

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

The margarita is a classic cocktail that never goes out of fashion and is easy to make well. More popularly celebrated in the United States than in Mexico, Cinco de Mayo is associated with the celebration of Mexican-American culture. These celebrations began in California, where they have been observed annually since 1863. The day gained nationwide popularity […]

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The Best Hot Fudge Sundae

Homemade sweet treats, ice cream and hot fudge sundaes are easy desserts & great for backyard gatherings. I needed a quick and easy dessert when Scott’s friend Colin came for dinner. I asked Liz for a suggestion. She dsaid “make my hot fudge sauce, its easy and delicious”. Now, I have to admit I have […]

Things We Love: Mata Traders

I started buying Mata Traders clothing a decade ago. I lived in Madison, Wisconsin for almost two decades. State Street is the main pedestrian and bus street that connects the Wisconsin Capitol to the University of Wisconsin. I walked up and down State Street all through college and law school. I could not help but […]

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Things We Love: Hand Painted Tea Glasses

Special hand painted tea glasses will bring joy to any table. In Morocco and Turkey they serve hot mint tea in the afternoon in these beautiful hand painted glasses. When I saw these on Anthropologie I was transported to Venice, Italy where colorful Murano glass is everywhere. This special set of hand painted tea glasses […]

Things We Love: Tutto Bene Beach Tote

A handmade, natural jute, beach tote that will bring joy all summer long. I know it’s early to be thinking or dreaming about hot weather and the beach. But with the current weather forecast rain or snow every week I need something to look forward to. I am also hopeful that we be able to […]

Getaways: The Berkshires

When you live in NYC and you want to getaway, there are a few areas locals tend to go in the summer and winter. In the winter, the Berkshires makes the most sense as it’s also an easy driving distance for skiing.

Weeknight Dinner: Linguine with Clams

Weeknight Dinners: Linguine with Fresh Clams

Linguine with fresh clams is always impressive, but in fact comes together in less than 30 minutes. Linguine with fresh clams is a meal I made for my husband when we were first dating. I think it was our third date when I made this winner at my apartment. A little wine, fresh bread, fresh […]

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La Soeurette Guides: Window Treatments

Shopping for window treatments like roman shades can be easy if you work with a great company like The Shade Store. If this past year taught me anything it was spend my saved dollars on my home. As we will all admit we are spending more time at home than ever before. Raise you hand […]