Posts Categorized: Our Favorite Things

What’s In Your Water?

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It is offi­cially sum­mer and the sea­son for enter­tain­ing. Whether you are host­ing a sit down meal or a casual BBQ, we sug­gest adding herb infused water to the menu. Herb infused water not only adds a bit of sophis­ti­ca­tion, it also tastes deli­cious! Check out this link for some great ideas. Water with herbs like mint and rose­mary along… Read more »

Beach Hats

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Hats are not only styl­ish, but they are also a great way to block the sun from your eyes and face. Fedora type hats are the “thing” this sum­mer. This look is time­less and clas­sic, and there are so many vari­a­tions. J Crew has some nice options to check out.

An Easy Summer Drink

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I hope you do not think that I am a lush by now, but I wanted to share another favorite and indul­gent drink recipe… If you are look­ing for a really sim­ple cock­tail, try this - Elderflower cor­dial on ice with a splash of vodka. Elderflower bev­er­ages are very com­mon in the U.K., and the flower grows on bushes in the wild.… Read more »

New Discoveries at the Beach

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Summer has offi­cially begun, and we kicked off the sea­son with a few days in Bay Head over the Memorial Day week­end. We have not been in town for 8 months and each sum­mer there seems to be some­thing new. This year was no excep­tion. Source and tra­di­tion has opened in the old Applegate Hardware store and offers hand­crafted,… Read more »

Yummy Kebabs

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I am not crazy about bar­be­cued chicken, but dis­cov­ered this recipe for chicken kebabs that will be my ‘go-​to’ for the sum­mer. I found it on Jamie Oliver’s web­site — which I love. The smell of the cilantro and mint encap­su­lates sum­mer for me.

BYOBB — Baby Bottle, That Is …

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Give Peas a Chance is a local, mom-​owned busi­ness with the goal of help­ing you feed your child healthy and organic meals from their first purée, through tod­dler­hood and beyond. They are host­ing a night that is per­fect for par­ents who are con­cerned about food choices for their chil­dren. Talk about a guilt-​free night out! Their BYOB (that’s bot­tle, not baby)… Read more »