February 2013

Valentine’s Day Flowers For The Modern Girl

by Janelle 02.15.2013
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I could hardly contain my excitement yesterday afternoon when I received the most stylish and unique Valentine’s Day flowers from my fiancé. Instead of the usual dozen red roses, Aaron sent me a striking, modern arrangement of exotic purple orchids set in perfect balance to a giant “flower” of succulents and dozens of ribbons of […]

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Fudgy Brownie Bites With Ganache

by Janelle 02.13.2013
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For the ultimate Valentine’s Day indulge this year, I made fudgy brownie bites with dark chocolate ganache.  I decorated them in plenty of shades of pink and red, but this recipe can of course be used any time of year for many different occasions that require a fun, bite-sized dessert. I was inspired to make […]

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Venexiana Presents Fall 2013 Collection

by Janelle 02.11.2013
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Saturday night I was lucky enough to attend the Venexiana runway show at New York’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Best described as rock-n-roll haute couture, the fashion house of Venexiana presented a stunning Fall 2013 collection, featuring dazzling evening gowns in an array of elegant fabrics with impeccable detailing. The designer behind all the madness is Hungarian-born Kati […]

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Scallops Wrapped in Bacon

by Janelle 02.07.2013
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For a simple and classic hot hors d’oeuvre, what’s better than a sizzling scallop wrapped in bacon? I made these crowd favorites around the holidays for an elegant appetizer and decided to serve them recently as a light dinner alongside a salad. The recipe has been around forever, but I wanted to post about it […]

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