Archive for December, 2010

Raise a Glass!

Raise a Glass!

If you’d like a pre-midnight toast cocktail or if you are one of those crazy people that has leftover champagne after the ball drops, try one or both of these champagne cocktails.

What’s on your plate, or not, in 2011?

Everyone’s doing it – making resolutions.  While the Live Pretty team will make personal, and professional resolutions for 2011, we realize it’s a journey.  A journey made of steps – taken one at a time. Resolution: A...

“Sretna Nova Godina” – Croatian Happy New Year Pork & Sauerkraut

In the little corner of western Pennsylvania where I was born pork and sauerkraut is the traditional food to celebrate the first day of the new year.

Morning After Cherry Scones

There are some nights that we know are going to precipitate tough mornings, and New Year’s Eve is one of them. But there is no reason that the next morning has to start with a cold...

Little Chapel in the Woods

I like to define stress with one word ... Christmas. But, for me there is one activity that can take the stress and melt it away -- decorating a little chapel in the woods for Christmas worship...

A Foodie Christmas

Over the years my family has come to know that I love presents that feed my foodie fire.

Sweet Satisfaction Update

Our ‘dollhouse’ version of the gingerbread house was a success. I purchased every pink candy I could find. And, the creativity flowed…..

Garlic Bread

My Garlic Has the Blues….

When I make garlic bread (yes, with fresh garlic), I finish it off with a squeeze of lemon juice. Amazing flavor. Last night, I added the lemon juice prior to baking. A chemical reaction occurred between the...

Merry, Merry Christmas

It has been a very Merry Christmas for the Live Pretty team. The gifts were torn open by happy children, the dogs are happily sleeping off their "stealing cookie coma" and the team is now enjoying...

Live. Prepared.

Live. Prepared.

It’s started – the “December Descend onto RoseddyWorld.“ Whether its friends in from out of town, local friends stopping by or the annual cookie making event, the constant flow of traffic is here.  The collection of events...