The Well-stocked Pantry

7 “Must-Have” items for a well-stocked pantry

You’ll be ready for just about anything if you keep these items in stock at home at all times. I…

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Frozen grapes marinated in wine

Enjoy frozen grapes marinated in wine

If you love frozen grapes, you’re going to absolutely swoon when you try this idea. One of my favorite summer…

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Negroni is a great summer drink

Summer Cocktail idea for you and your friends

La Dolce Vita with a Negroni cocktail recipe: gin, Campari, Vermouth and a twist of Orange peel. Even if you’ve…

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Hydrangea and Fran Berger

Flowers for Home Décor – How to keep Hydrangeas fresher longer

A popular ornamental plant is our favorite home flower decoration - hydrangea! The name “hydrangea” may or may not ring…

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Fran Berger speed-chill wine

Home Entertaining Tip – How to speed-chill a bottle of white wine

Guests on the way? Forgot to chill the wine? Here’s an old restaurant trick that will get you chilled wine…

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You love green avocados

We love our Avocados GREEN

An easy to remember trick to keep your cut avocados from turning that unappetizing brown. If you have been following…

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Dining room rug

How to get the perfect rug size for your dining room.

Tips for Home Décor – creating the right “balance” between look and function. When I buy rugs for my home,…

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Fran Berger, Home Decor

Enjoy Al Fresco Dining – Even in Winter!

What a great opportunity – to cozy up with warm drinks, hot food, and close friends. The Italians love dining…

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Fran Berger Sparkling Punch

A Sparkling ‘Welcome’ Drink for Your Guests

A great recipe for a truly fruity drink: Freixenet, Cointreau, Cranberries, and Oranges! When entertaining at home planning is everything.…

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Fran Berger home decor ideas

Upgrade your Coffee Table or Dining Room Table

Make a statement with cool accents and fabulous conversation starters. A lesson I learned from my mother: if it has…

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Happy Valentine's Day - from Russia with Love

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Adult Beverage

Celebrate love and friendships with this favorite cocktail recipe. There’s more to a mixed drink than a chunk of fruit,…

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Fran's Super Bowl Tips

How to host an EASY and fun Super Bowl Party

Two big tips and one great recipe idea for #Superbowl #SB52 – Good Food, Good Friends, Great Times. I have…

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