Caramelized Onion, Apple and Brie Flatbread

Hello Kendall-Jackson friends it’s, Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life Blog! Today, I’m sharing a delicious Caramelized Onion, Apple and Brie Flatbread recipe — perfect for summer! Actually, flatbread recipes are fantastic any time of year but we especially enjoy them during the summer months. They’re perfect grilled on the BBQ, then served up as…

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How To Clean a Wine Decanter

How to clean a wine decanter is more perplexing than how to clean wine glasses, which I covered in depth in my last post. Decanter shapes and sizes come in just as many forms as wine glasses, but their nooks and crannies and narrow necks are harder to downright impossible…

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How to Clean Wine Glasses

Do your wine glasses look as spotted as a leopard in bright light? How do get them to look like they would be ready to grace the table of a Michelin star restaurant without employing a professional dishwasher and a team of sommeliers? There are many possible avenues to getting…

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DIY Cork Star Trivet and Red Wine Blueberry Pie

I feel like I say it every year, and every year it’s true… this summer is flying by! In preparation for 4th of July parties (I can’t believe it’s coming up so soon!) I tested out a recipe for a “red wine and blue” pie made with cherries, blueberries, and a little…

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DIY Two-Tier Wood Produce Stand

Love heading to the farmer’s market? Looking for a fun way to showcase your fruits and vegetables, while saving counter space? Try building this DIY two-tier produce stand to give all your fruits and vegetables a functional, stylish home right in your kitchen.  I look forward to the weekends where…

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How Does Color Get into Rosé Wines & Red Wines?

One of Merriam-Webster’s primary definitions of color is, “A specific combination of hue, saturation and lightness or brightness.” So, how does color get into rosé and red wines – from shade to depth to limpidity? Conjuring Up Color It starts with the grape skins. Ever noticed that your black table…

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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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