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Halloween – My Kitty Litter Cake

It’s almost Halloween, so let’s go camping… I mean CAMPy. For your Halloween displeasure and for grossing out your friends, Lizz Winstead and I whipped up for Howdini.com one of my personal favorite things to take to dinner parties: My infamous Kitty Litter Cake. Yep, I know what you’re thinking right now… that Rachael […]

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Gardening — Secret to Happy Living

Audrey Hepburn once said, “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” I couldn’t agree more. One of the things that got me through the hard winter was knowing the tulips I’d planted were working below ground to spring forth. One of my secrets to creating a fabulously happy life is to put […]

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Aunt Jean – Not to be Outdone!

Here comes Peter Cottontail… and Aunt Jean’s caught him. Join Aunt Jean (and her two unsuspecting foils) as she raids a henhouse, fights the crowds at Wal-Mart, dyes her eggs with shaving cream, and flirts with Mr. Electricity. Yep, she’s hopped up with ideas that might make you crack up in Aunt Jean’s Eggstra […]

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Happy Easter EGGstravaganza

It’s Easter and it’s time to think outside the basket! I had a great time with the gorgeous Rebecca Budig on The Better Show finding clever ways to hop into Easter. Watch here. We show you some unusual ways to decorate eggs (including my shaving cream dye), fun ways to create theme baskets, […]

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Spring – Home Sweet Home

I love Robin Williams quote, “Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s Party!’” And there’s nothing like a little spring crafting on The Better Show with host JD Roberto and co-host Sandra Lee. I dropped by with some fun tips on how to become friends with your home this spring. Watch the segment and […]

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My new column – Country Manners

NPR may call me the “modern day Erma Bombeck,” but Erma never wrote about, um, well, THIS. I’m thrilled to announce my partnership with Green Door Magazine for a new column about us city people trying to fixer-upper in the country. Sort of City Mouse, Country House. I think you’ll enjoy the laugh… and […]

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Better Show – St. Patrick’s FUN

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! How many leaves does a Shamrock have? What’s a sursy? Why did I pull out a gun? Will we eat Green Eggs & Ham? Who will dress like a leprechaun? Join me for the answer to these questions and a whole lot of FUNtastic ideas with hosts JD Roberto […]

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Better Show – St. Pat’s Surprises

Catch me on The Better Show St. Patrick’s Day with hosts JD Roberto and Rebecca Budig. (Watch here… or check local listings, on Hallmark Channel in NYC) We’ll be talking all things FUN for St. Patrick’s Day… and you’ll never guess WHO will wear the fabulous crocheted bowler and beard my friend Rose Wisneski […]

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Life 101 – Behind the Scenes

Enjoyed meeting Jenni Pulos, star of Bravo’s Flipping Out with Jeff Lewis on set of the Better Show (Airs: 3/17-Check listings. NYC on Hallmark.) Jenni has a new book, Grin and Bear It: How to Be Happy No Matter What Reality Throws Your Way on how to survive (and thrive) any situation. Jenni’s been […]

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Gossip! – Bruce in NY Post

Thanks Richard Johnson! By the way, Estelle likes cappuccino, and I hereby declare I’ll bring her one everyday on set when this movie gets made! Estelle deserves another Academy Award! Catch her starring opposite two-time Tony winner Stephen Spinella in The Velocity of Autumn, coming to the Boothe Theatre in April. It’s gotten raves […]

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