Posts by: Shira Zwebner

Top 10 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

You can’t really go wrong with chocolates, red roses or a big teddy bear for Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas, but sometimes the tried and true can get stale. We got engaged on Valentine’s Day, so my husband knows that he…

Pantone Color Trends of 2018 and Area Rugs

2018 is going to be a colorful year, at least according to the PANTONE® Fashion Color Trend Report.  When Pantone announced Ultra Violet as their 2018 Color of the Year, interior designers and home décor enthusiasts jumped on this bold, distinctive and…

DIY Super Bowl Party Ideas

In our home, as in many across the United States, the Super Bowl is one of the premier sporting events of the entire year. We’ve made it through pre-season, regular season and playoffs, and Super Bowl Sunday brings all the…

New Year’s Day Brunch Ideas

A decade has passed since my single days where I’d ring in the New Year from my Manhattan apartment, surrounded by friends, copious amounts of food and tons of good cheer. These days, we do a family New Year’s party…

Traditional Thanksgiving Featuring Modern Recipes

Like many Americans, our Thanksgiving traditions include watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in our pajamas while eating pumpkin pancakes, spending hours traveling to family for the Thanksgiving dinner, watching football in between courses, and then planning the countdown to…

Halloween Food Ideas from Mohawk Home

Beyond the costumes and candy, spooky Halloween decorations and scare tactics, Halloween is the one holiday where it’s okay to play with our food. The Internet is full of delicious food recipes that look almost too gross to eat, and…

Top 10 Tailgate Party Ideas

If you’re a football fan like me, every summer, you start counting down the Sundays until September when college and pro-football resume.  In our house, the kids know homework has to be done before kickoff and all game day appetizer…

Creative Back to School Lunch Ideas

The temperature outside says it’s still summer, but for many kids across the United States it’s already back to school. I’m sad to say goodbye to sailing and the beach, lazy late evenings around the grill with the kids and…

Nautical Themed Nurseries

Nautical themed nurseries are in vogue, and for good reason! We adore everything about this theme: from the anchor motifs and oar inspired artwork, to the blue, white and grey palette. Whether it’s for a boy or a girl –…