Start your Christmas planning with this recipe for ridiculously delicious apple cider & white zinfandel glazed ham

Is there anything more festive and welcoming than a perfectly glazed ham proudly displayed on a wooden board, ready to carve? Here’s a recipe for ridiculously delicious apple cider & white zinfandel glazed ham. A nice glazed ham is just perfect for Christmas and New Years. It taste’s like heaven, most…

For the last minute gifter: FREE PRINTABLE mother’s day COLORING gift tags

Mother’s day is approaching but fast. Don’t have a gift yet? Not to worry. Make the simplest gift special for Mommy Dearest with these FREE printable coloring gift tags. What’re coloring gift tags, you ask?  Inspired by Mandalas, coloring gift tags are gift tags you color in. Of course, there’s…

Happy Easter!

Hello my sweet friend, Just a quick Happy Easter to you! If it’s your thing…if not, happy Sunday! Love always, Jess

Add cuteness to your Easter table with FREE bunny ears printable!

Add extra cuteness to your Easter table with these adorable bunny ears. Just download, print, cut and stick them all over your table space. Use them to make bunny shaped cakes, super cute! Here’s the recipe for my raspberry coconut bunny cake. Doing anything special this Easter? Let me know…

Welcome 2017…

Hello my sweet friend, This new year,  I wish you lots of laughter, great food, great wine, infinite love, health, and wealth. Hello 2017, we’re ready for you. Love always, Jess

Peace out 2016

It’s official, we made it to the last day of 2016. We had our own versions of ups and downs, and made it.  Please take a bow. Have an amazingly beautiful day. See you on the flip side. Love always, Jess  

You need this song for NYE…it’s called Dande, and it’s awesome

Holidays / Aruba’s Dande Every year around midnight families stand outside together and watch the dark sky light up in multi colors. Fireworks are a big deal. The whole island comes to life in celebration of the new year. Then, at the stroke of twelve the Champagne is popped and poured in…

The best New Year’s Eve decoration ideas for an unforgettable night…

Say hello to the New Year AND wow your friends. These are the BEST New Year’s Eve decoration ideas for an unforgettable night. On the island we believe that how you welcome the New Year sets the tone for the whole year to come.  Is this true? Maybe, maybe not….

The Ultimate Christmas Dinner Planner and Guide

Holidays can get a little bit crazy, especially if you,  like me, are in charge of the family dinner. Once a year I make this crazy fancy 3 hours sit down dinner, and I love it. What I am not a fan of is the stress and last minute panic…

Just a few more nights…

Holidays / Count down to Christmas 2016 Let the lights twinkle, let the carolers carol,  let Google put on it’s super-cute-I’m-sure Christmas doodle… cause we’re ready. Ready to celebrate with family, friends that became family, forgive and forget, drink some punch and enjoy each others’ company with absolutely nowhere else to…