I’m crazy about gadgets—everything from quirky can openers to smartphones. Hand me a Swiss Army knife and I’m in heaven—the
Over the years I have been uniquely privileged to sit under the personal tutelage of world-famous gourmet cooks the likes
Who among us hasn’t at some time during the hectic days of December said those old familiar words, “Next year
When I packed up my kitchen for our big move a few years ago, I was embarrassed to discover what
I just asked Siri*, “How do most people relax?” She rattled off a list of activities including, “nosh on chocolate,”
Brrrrr … ! It’s getting chilly at night around here. And you know what that means—heating bills. They can get
When Gordon Gekko, the main antagonist in the 1987 film, Wall Street declared in no uncertain terms that “Greed is
Do you know what I love? Learning insider secrets. I’m not talking tabloid headlines or conspiracy theories, which I work
If you’re a little put off by the mention of Christmas this early in the year, hear me out. I’ve
I, along with so many fans, mourned the recent death of Aretha Franklin, such a giant in the world of
Have a messy outdoor job you need to tackle? Need a surefire way to keep mice out of your outdoor storage?
Did you happen to catch the episode of The Dr. Phil Show on weddings? One couple was having a major
At least a couple of times a week, someone will ask me what I miss most about living in California.
Germs—bacteria and viruses—are pretty much everywhere. Most of them are harmless, but one percent of all those germs can actually
I have something really fun to share with you today about fragrance, but first a story. About my friend, Herta.
Why bother? Why go to the trouble of making your own cleaning products when buying commercial products is so much
Is money a little tight? Hoping a raise will come through soon? I hate to burst your bubble, but even
If today’s topic seems a bit premature, let me remind you (trust me, I’m reminding myself) of the first time
Back when Martha Stewart was peaking and famous for her ability to do everything perfectly—from hosting dinner parties to plowing fields—I decided
Everyone, it seems, is talking about Instant Pot—the revolutionary electric pressure cooker that for all the hype, promises to turn
It’s been at least 20 years since I learned an important lesson about—one I have never forgotten. This was a
Have you heard? Later this month, Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel will reunite for an NBC tribute to “Wicked” for
If you assume the inside of your washing machine is the cleanest place in your home because you put detergent