Sustainable Holiday Gift Wrap

Sustainable Holiday Gift Wrap

This holiday season impress your friends and family with these sustainable wrapping ideas. You won’t believe how easy it can be to use things you already have around the house or can gather from nature to create some gift wrapping magic and add that extra touch this...
Holiday Baking with Kate & June

Holiday Baking with Kate & June

Kate Gorham is the owner of The Golden Button, an arts and crafts studio in Woodbury, CT. The Golden Button celebrated its 10th year in October of 2021 and throughout those ten years Kate has been teaching kids, teens and adults how to sew, paint and express...
DIY Candle Making with Julie Thorpe

DIY Candle Making with Julie Thorpe

Collecting + Gathering: What You’ll Need I absolutely love making candles – from the slow melt of the golden wax, the mixing and matching of essential oils, and the arranging beautiful loose dried herbs on the top at just the right moment – each step...
Grandma’s Latkes

Grandma’s Latkes

Grandma’s Latkes with Carolynn Schwartz & Family I’ve been making latkes (potato pancakes) for Chanukah every year for as long as I can remember, and I turn 51 at the end of December. As in many Reform Jewish households, most holidays for my family centered...
Tips n’ Tricks for the Second Act

Tips n’ Tricks for the Second Act

Whether it’s late Thursday night nibbles or Friday brunch – the star players from your Thanksgiving meal can play many new roles.  Turkey can play the predictable but satisfying lead in Turkey Avo BLT or you can showcase those Mashed Potatoes in a...
Tips n’ Tricks for Special Diets

Tips n’ Tricks for Special Diets

Try to find out any guests’ allergies or dietary restrictions in advance. Making the menu work for everyone is easy with careful planning! When in doubt, keep it simple. Remember, it’s always acceptable to opt for...