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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Collecting: Classic Martha Stewart Books

Martha Stewart is making a huge comeback, and we are having a renaissance with her classic, really the original, how to and DIY books Sometimes I stop and think about how I learned how to do what I think of as really basic things, but have friends who are intimidated to try themselves. Maybe they […]

Things We Love: SkinMedica Skin Care

Looking for some serious skin care products to prevent signs of agin and improve your glow? These products are outstanding. Members of my family were blessed with great skin. My Grandma Schmidlkofer had the most beautiful skin, soft, smooth, flawless. Fortunately, I inherited most of her genes and her great skin. I have had to […]

Sips: Deep Eddy’s Ruby Red Grapefruit Vodka

Looking for a refreshing cocktail? Try Deep Eddy’s flavors! Years ago, Liz and her husband Shawn were in Key West enjoying spring break. A lifelong Fresca lover, Liz ordered a Deep Eddy’s Ruby Red Grapefruit vodka with soda. It was delicious. Since that vacation, Liz has tried several other Deep Eddy’s flavors, including orange, peach, […]

Things We Love: Zyia Active

Looking for a new activewear alternative? Look no further! I have long been a sucker for any kind of home shopping party. I loved Stella and Dot when it came out (both Melissa and I sold it). Remember India Hicks’ amazing line? Beautycounter has the best concealer, lip glosses and bronzer. And now I have […]