Cooking Crawfish Étouffée With Chef Averriel Thomas

Posted: March 7, 2015 at 6:52 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Food, Highlights

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 […]

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Winter Garden

Posted: February 12, 2015 at 10:17 am   /   Garden, Highlights

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 […]

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The Faux Mercury Glass Technique

Posted: January 29, 2015 at 2:18 pm   /   Highlights, TV

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 […]

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A Fall Gathering – Episode 2

Posted: November 20, 2014 at 4:19 am   /   Editor's Choice, Episodes, Highlights, TV

Getting ready for Fall with good food, crafts and decorating. Toni stages her screened-in porch to greet her friends for fall. In this 7 part episode you’ll learn how to make a beautiful centerpiece,  fall relief chargers plates, decorate an outdoor space for fall, learn a recipe for a fun fall drink, cook a light gumbo dish, […]

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Making Decorative Glass Candle Holders

Posted: September 5, 2014 at 5:21 pm   /   Highlights, TV

Making Your Own Decorative Glass Candle Holders – In part 1 of episode 2, Toni Scott-Daniel gets ready for an end of summer outdoor gathering with her friends. Her first step for the event is creating a beautiful centerpiece for her outdoor table; three beautiful glass mosaic candle holders. Here’s what you’ll need to create these […]

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Your House A Home TV – Episode 1

Posted: September 4, 2014 at 11:20 am   /   Editor's Choice, Episodes, Highlights, TV

On each episode of the TV show,  Your House A Home,   we’ll show you space planning, functional organizing and creative solutions for any project. We’ll show you how to turn your house into a home! Full Episode 1 – Kitchen Remodel includes: Show Intro Hightlights, Creating A Vision Board, Using 3D Apps To Design Your Space, Drying […]

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How To Use Mirrors To Bring Life And Light To Dull Spaces

Posted: September 3, 2014 at 9:16 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Highlights, Interior

UPON REFLECTION In August 2013 we bought ourselves a lake house – Hummingbird Cottage – on Lake Sinclair in middle Georgia. The setting was spectacular, overlooking the water, which was alternately busy with pontoon boats, water skiers, tubers and jet skis in the summer, and then quiet and calm during the winter months. The house itself […]

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