Happy Boxing Day

By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey But what is Boxing Day? –A ‘Christmas Box’ in the United Kingdom is a name for a Christmas present. Boxing Day was traditionally a day off for servants and the day when they received a ‘Christmas Box’ from the master. The servants would also go home on Boxing Day to give Christmas Boxes/presents to their... Read More »

5 Christmas Trees To Inspire

By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey My holiday decorating is always inspired by something…usually a food or memory from my youth. Here are a few of my recent trees and the inspiration that made them a reality! 1. Gumballs Photography by Chia Chong This was truly a candy colored christmas! Get the DIY... Read More »

Sweet and Vicious Hot Chocolate

By Libbie Summers for Terra’s Kitchen With Dr. Lisa Davis for Terra’s Kitchen Photography by Teresa Earnest Photography Who says hot chocolate can’t be good for you? Not Dr. Lisa Davis that’s who!! I’m so lucky that I get to work with Dr. Davis on the reg with my job as Creative Culinary Director... Read More »

6 Fun Gift Wrapping Ideas

by Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Photography by Teresa Earnest If you have a roll of butcher paper or kraft paper on hand, you’ll never run out of handmade gift wrapping paper! Here are a few of my go to gift wrap favorites!  1. Leopard Print Gift Wrap A colorful leopard print painted... Read More »

DIY: Handmade Leopard Print Gift Wrapping Paper (VIDEO)

By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Inspiration comes from many places…this time from a sweater! My holiday gift wrap this year is officially colored leopard! Leopard Print Wrapping Paper What you need:  Butcher Paper Craft Paint (I used purple, pink, green, turquoise, gold and black) 1/2-inch flat paint brush What to do:  Watch... Read More »