A Fondue How-To.
Ah, fondue. This mouth-watering mid-century throwback can instantly class up a dinner party. Here's a bit of history to impress your guests and some recipes and party tips to make your fondue night a success. Originally conceived in a 1699 Swiss cookbook, fondue was popularized in America in the 1950s and made an appearance at the 1964 World's Fair, held in Flushing Meadows, New York City. Since that time, fondue has become pervasive enough in American culture that there are
Valentine's Day Cupcake Decorations.
It's that time of year again. For those of us who love love, Valentine's Day is a wonderful excuse to celebrate the special people in our lives. We all have someone to care about, even if in a non-romantic way. I think it's important to a) take every possible opportunity to celebrate life and b) make other people feel special whenever feasible. And, perhaps most importantly of all, it is critical to eat dessert whenever you can. With all of that in mind, today I bring you som
Super Bowl Sunday and Taco Dip.
February is a pretty interesting month, when you stop to consider it. The first two weeks alone contain some of the strangest and/or polarizing cultural celebrations out there. Take, for instance, Groundhog Day, celebrated right off the bat on February 2. Why a rodent should be trusted as a meteorologist is beyond my comprehension, not to mention the oft-ignored fact that, regardless of his prognostication, spring will come at exactly the same time. Unless you live in the no
Find inspiration in the everyday.
Happy Saturday, friends! I hope you're having a good one so far. For me, the day is going REALLY well. I finally have my website up and running! Sweet Frivolity has been a concrete dream of mine for a little over a year, but the idea of being an entrepreneur and exploring my creativity to its fullest extent has been with me for most of my life. Until more recently, though, I hadn't known just how to make my dream a reality. First, a little background. My name is Danielle, and