Spring is here and it’s time for deep cleaning and organizing! This video series gives you the recipe for an inexpensive cleaner and shows you great organizing tips for the kitchen refrigerator, freezer, pantry, cabinets and drawers. Watch this valuable playlist.
This week Toni prepares for a big event by making mercury glass vases, antique silver charger plates and silver beaded napkin rings, all to match the Old Hollywood theme of the event. Video playlist includes: How to make Mercury Glass pieces Antique Silver Charger Plates, Silver Beaded Napkin Rings, Cooking Crawfish Etouffee with Chef Thomas, How […]
When we moved into our new house I wanted to live in the space for a while to see how it functioned for my family. You know…let my creative juices flow instead of jumping straight into designing the space. But after a few months of looking at builder grade beige walls (which started to drive me […]
While getting ready for my event, I wanted the table I was dressing to look very rich, glamourous and elegant, like old Hollywood of the 1920s. So I made my own napkin rings of diamonds, pearls and silver beads. Watch this video to see how to make your own napkin rings to look like a lovely vintage bracelet for your napkins!
Since I have a big cooking surface in the middle of my range, it’s important to keep it looking clean. My stove is the centerpiece of my kitchen and the first thing people notice when they come into my home, so I want every part of it to look shiny and new. Shortly after cooking on […]
Chef Averriel Thomas of The Fat Creole Tomato catering in New Orleans, joins me in my kitchen to cook up a quick and easy crawfish étouffée! Recipe below. SERVINGS: 4 Calories: 555 Fat Grams: 14 INGREDIENTS 1 lb crawfish tails 1/2 medium onion 1/2 cup diced red and green peppers. 3 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour […]
Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean your garden has to be blue! There are many winter flowers and plants that will make your outdoors feel like a sunny day. Plant different shades and textures of miniature evergreens and shrubs in pots. Plants like Jean’s Dilly, Juniper, Sicilian Sunshine and Lysmachia will give a bold […]
Nothing says rich, beautiful, and elegant like big shiny silver pieces in your home. These pieces are commonly called Mercury Glass. Mercury Glass is popping up everywhere! You can’t go to a home, craft or department store without these reflective, silver gems catching your eye. Real Mercury glass (or silvered glass) is blown glass with double walls. A silvering solution […]