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  • Decorating Chairs book by Sammie Crawford
    Decorating Chairs is a fine craft, fun decoration
    What a great surprise for us when we found out the book we were reviewing happened to be authored by someone in our community. Author Sammie Crawford is a resident of Hot Springs, Arkansas, just a 30-minute car trip from our Village. We’re...
  • Feisty Spirits Apple Brandy: T.G.I.F. cocktail recipes: September 26th
    Feisty Spirits Apple Brandy: T.G.I.F. cocktail recipes: September 26th
    Feisty Spirits began with the desire from co-founders Jamie Gulden and David Monahan to do something different. They wanted what a lot of us want. They wanted to create a quality product of mutual enjoyment, to run a business in their own manner...
  • Colorado's Best Craft Beers 2014
    Colorado's Best Craft Beers 2014
    Some time back in July, we notified certain craft beer distilleries and breweries in Colorado that we were writing an editorial in July. We stated that we would be letting our readers know which Colorado craft beers were the best. We also stated...
  • National Bourbon Heritage Month via Feisty Spirits
    National Bourbon Heritage Month via Feisty Spirits
    In celebration of National Bourbon Heritage Month, we highlight the corporate endeavors of Feisty Spirits of Fort Collins, Colorado. Feisty currently creates six different bourbons and two seasonal bourbons (O'Feisty McBourbon and Summer: Red...
  • the art of reasoning
    Business Sense; the art of reasoning
    Where do you suppose most people go for answers to topics they're unfamiliar with? Most likely Google or other internet-based searches. But how much of the information on the internet can you trust? Like any source, you have to wade through...
  • The craft ale and honey Braised Duroc Pork Belly is the signature dish at the Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen
    Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen in Oceanside: fresh, local Slow-Food excellence
    Oceanside is a nice place to stop for a meal, either when driving from Orange County to San Diego or as a destination in itself. An excellent choice to grab a dinner in Oceanside is the Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen. Close to the agricultural areas...
  • craft foam sun magnet
    Summer crafts for children: Craft foam sun magnet
    Summer is here and many Bangor area children are spending a lot of time at home. Crafting is a good way to keep children busy while they are on vacation from school. The following sun magnet is a fun craft for children to make.Materials:Children...
  • The Exquisite Book of Paper Flowers by Livia Cetti
    The Cetti book on making paper flowers is breathtaking
    A new book from Livia Cetti called: the exquisite book of paper flowers, teaches you how to make paper flowers that look really real. This is an extraordinary craft. You can decorate your home, use these for holidays, and they would make great...
  • DIY
    Feeling Crafty? DIY Details to Make Your Day Unique
    I suppose it’s the same for any bride – once the excitement of the wedding day is over, you can’t help but look back and consider how you might have done things differently. If only we could relive the big day several times and...
  • Silver chalk board tray
    How to create a silver chalk board tray
    Are you dreaming of making something elegant yet functional? Something that screams sophistication but whose heart is just folk? How about creating a silver tray that has the power to expose your deepest secret, declare your love or just tell your...
  • Tissue Paper Crafts
    Tissue Paper Crafts
    Tissue paper has long been a staple of elementary school art projects, but few people think about all of the things it can be used for. This cheap, eco-friendly art material has a variety of uses for both kids and adults. Try out these creative...
  • Abita Beer
    Abita Beer: Review
    Abita Beer is a privately owned company and was founded in 1986. It is located in piney woods, just a scant 30 miles north of New Orleans. The company has grown tremendously since then.Abita Beer has graciously sent over three flavors for our...
  • Allagash
    Allagash: Review
    Perhaps, smooth is not an adjective used to describe beer. True or not, Allagash Curieux Ale Aged in Oak Bourbon Barrels is smooth, just like the vocal stylings of R&B songstress Anita Baker. It's bottled like a hard core spirit. So, we...
  • Shock Top
    Shock Top: Review
    Introduced March 3, 2014, there is a unique aspect to Shock Top's, Honey Bourbon Cask Wheat. We like that. However, there is also a strong wheat, then honey taste that we do not care for. Should you wish to try it for yourself, it is available...
  • Rabbitskin bag
    How to make a rabbitskin bag
    What would you put in a rabbitskin bag? How would you use the powerful fertility magick of the rabbit? Rabbitskin can be used for luck (as in carrying a rabbit’s foot), sexual/reproductive fertility, or creativity in other areas of your life...