The Difference Between Red and White Wine Glasses

Why obsess over red wine and white wine glass shapes? Is there a difference between a paring knife and a chef’s knife? Why not substitute iceberg for arugula? Yes, the differences suggested may sound dramatic, but wine glasses can span such broad differences in spectrums, too. That is because wine…

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Mango Peach Crepes

Make these Mango Peach Crepes for Mother’s Day! They’re simple and delicious! Hello Kendall-Jackson friends it’s, Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life Blog! I’m back to share a scrumptious recipe with you, just in time for Mother’s Day! These Mango Peach Crepes are a delicious way to celebrate your Mom. There’s something about crepes…

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Your Premier Guide to Types of Wine Glasses

How much do wine glasses matter? They matter a lot. That’s why we’re offering this “Premier Guide to Types of Wine Glasses.” Wine glass shapes and sizes absolutely make a difference in how we experience wines. The differences between red and white wine glasses, as well as sweet wine glasses and sparkling…

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How to Host a Stress-Free Housewarming Party

Did you just buy a new home and you want to celebrate but don’t want a ton of fuss? We are sharing four easy tips on how to host a stress-free housewarming party and how to have a blast in the process! Buying a new home is a milestone that absolutely deserves…

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DIY Wood Succulent Planter

Written by Kristin Mansky of Modish & Main This easy-to-make DIY wood succulent planter is the perfect way to bring the outdoors in throughout these beautiful spring and summer months ahead.  With spring underway and summer just around the corner, nothing makes me happier than seeing freshly planted blooms around my home.…

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The Best Easter Wines for Ham, Lamb and Beyond

Easter is upon us. Chances are your “big picture” entertaining ideas are in place. Now, it’s time to finalize the details, from recipes and place settings to egg coloring and your (pastel-colored?) springtime attire. Then, there are the Easter wine pairings. Wondering what wines work with Easter lamb? Or, are…

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Crispy Cheddar Smashed Potatoes

These Crispy Cheddar Smashed Potatoes are a simple and delicious side dish to any meal!  They’re cheesy, buttery and so flavorful! Hello Kendall-Jackson friends it’s me, Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life Blog, here to share a simple and delicious side dish recipe with you! This recipe would be a perfect dish to serve alongside…

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French Oak Versus American Oak: How Do Barrels Affect Wines?

In the complex fusion of elements that are important in winemaking, there are sorting systems, presses and fermentation temperatures – among many other things – to obsess over, but barrels have a special place in winemakers’ hearts. It’s little wonder: wood imparts magical textures, aromas and flavors into wine that…

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DIY Bridal Shower Gift

Written by Kristin Mansky of Modish & Main We’re right on the cusp to the kickoff of wedding season, which means plenty of bridal showers to attend. Whether it’s your best girlfriend, sister, neighbor or cousin, you want to send her off to a blissful marriage with her spouse by giving…

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Red Wine Types and More: The Basics of Red Wines

From the eclectic green pastures of France to the golden hills of Northern California, a diverse range of red wine types – from light to bold – make their way to tables across the world from a wide mix of growing regions. Red wines can vary widely in taste, body,…

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