It’s the holidays again, when I’ll be getting the turkey platter and punch bowl out of storage for the pending hostessing of family and friends. The other thing I usually find myself doing is surfing the net for some cool new recipes (how many times can I subject my relatives to the same string bean casserole?). I’m so happy to have found MyRecipes.com, a user-friendly place for user-friendly recipes—as well as fun entertainment advice. With over 40,000 recipes from the nation’s popular magazines—Sunset, Real Simple and Coastal Living, to name a few of my favorites—this compendium puts easy-gourmet at your fingertips.
From engagement to post-wedding brunch, you’ll be doing your fair share of entertaining, too, and you’ll find that MyRecipes.com will come in handy. Check out these 2 articles we’ve posted for ideas on hosting your Wedding Shower and Bachelorette Parties with good drinks and good eats.
And after the last thank-you card is written, I bet you’ll still find yourself clicking on this useful link, looking for ways to “cook to impress” when you have your in-laws over for dinner!
I recently visited Ca’ del Sole Ristorante for Here Comes The Guide, and I have to say: If you’re looking for a great venue for wedding rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions and bridal showers, this North Hollywood restaurant should be on the list:
The Dresser, a favorite bridal salon in historic downtown Fullerton, isn’t content with just matching you and your gal pals up with great dresses—they also want to take a little financial stress out of planning your honeymoon.
Introducing their Fall Vacation Special: If you order your wedding gown in November or December 2009 or book your bridesmaid party, The Dresser will give you a travel voucher good for your choice of fun freebies.
How about a 3 night/4 day stay at an all-inclusive Jamaican resort? Or a 3 night/4 day Dream Cruise to the Bahamas? Or maybe you prefer to spend 8 days in any one of 3,500 luxe resorts around the world?
Sure, you still have to cover your own airfare and those pesky taxes and fees—but the rest is your gift. Just for ordering your wedding dress. Sounds like Santa’s coming a wee bit early this year, thanks to The Dresser!