Monthly Archive: December 2014

Last-Minute Gift Ideas

Last-minute shopping

I am not one of those people. By that I mean the ones who have shopped, wrapped and completed all Christmas shopping before December rolls around. I don’t procrastinate, necessarily, but it’s a busy month!...


Bottle Cutting

Bottle pendant lights

How difficult does it have to be to cut glass bottles? While I am a hands-on, tool-loving kind of woman, I have not had luck with cutting glass. Based on the amount of bottles...


The Holiday Meal, Grilled

Holiday place setting

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, more than likely a part of your celebration will involve a feast. Christmas day my husband and I are usually on the road visiting our families. But Christmas eve...


Roasting on the Grill

Grilling Roasts

The taste of roasted meat and vegetables on the grill can add a smoke or charbroiled flavor you can’t really accomplish in an oven. For those in milder climates or the hard-core winter grillers,...


Winterizing Your Grill

Icy Grill

A primer for novice grill owners I live in the MidAtlantic region of the country, but my roots are from up north (where it gets wicked cold and icy). So it is for those...


2014 Grillers’ Gift Guide

Hot Gifts

Hot gifts for the grillers on your list. I’m not a grilling expert by any means, but I do know how to shop. So I searched for some of the cool things out there that someone might...