Wonky, wimpy, vibrant, handwoven and beautifully crafted describe the West Africa baskets brought to the U.S. by the Alaffia company. I am in awe of the culture and fingers that masterfully formed twisted grass into such useful vessels.
For years my children have played with the woven sculptures, filling them up with picnic items or using the baskets to cart around toys.… Read more
Candy free Easter baskets are usually one of two things: expensive or filled with bubbles and stuffed animals. Most children have enough soap and poorly constructed fluff, so, if you’re looking for some fresh ideas to liven up your gifts this Easter, here are some tips to get the perfect treats for the little person in your life… on a budget.… Read more
Amber & Smoke
Hand poured by Paddywax Apothecary.
A sense that brings pleasure and comfort.
An aroma both masculine and feminine.
This candle… truly divine.
Approved by a dreamer fond of candles, beauty and environment.
The Amber & Smoke Paddywax candle, an appropriately delightful gift for any Easter invitation.… Read more
Easter is just over a week away (Sunday, March 27, 2016). My family and I will be celebrating the holiday with help from some delectable See’s Candies. I love many of the company’s confections, but there are a few I particularly enjoy this time of year!… Read more
Valentine’s Day is typically accompanied by flowers. A floral arrangement may be lovely, but the the gift is fleeting. The classic Valentine’s Day present can now be given on the special day in a different form… a card. A keepsake meant to share your deepest thoughts for the one you love.… Read more
If you or your partner are trying to eat healthier, or your just in the mood for a DIY Valentine’s Day, make AHP Homemade Date Rolls! These little gems are also great for kids. My children are convinced they’re eating a chocolate bar, which I have explained is not the case, but they don’t believe me!… Read more
Insert some whimsy into your Christmas party with food displayed on an adorable tree instead of a “boring dish.” Or maybe just add a bit of fun to your Christmas morning with your guests or kids.
AHP Savory Christmas Food Tree
- deli chicken breast cut into 1 inch slices: 1 pound
- mozzarella cheese: 1 pound
- cheddar cheese: 1 pound
- kosher dill pickles: 1 pound
- cherry tomatoes: 1 pound
If you are wondering where to get your deli meat sliced into 1 inch slices, you can anywhere they have a deli!… Read more