June 5, 2014

Brussels Sprouts are Back In!

Photo credit: Julie Clancy/Getty
You may recall a past article “Brussels sprouts are SO out…” Well, guess what? They’re back!  Surprise […]

May 12, 2014

Happy Small Business Week

In honor of Small Business Week we would like to publicly thank all of our amazing customers who have given us, at Off Your Plate the privilege of working with […]

April 18, 2014

Natural Easter Egg Dyes in Mason Jars

We were looking for another way to celebrate Easter in a lovely and natural way.  Here’s what we found.  Enjoy!
From Tim and Mary. A pair of creatives w […]

April 17, 2014

Best Ever Easter Dinner

Here’s what we’re serving and in the same order…. with a few repeats of #1 =)
1. Tanqueray Easter Sour
A refreshing Easter cocktail to keep th […]

April 10, 2014

A Greater Divide – Doors That Do it Beautifully

Do everyone’s spring resolutions involve remodels?! And not just kitchens and bathrooms. We’re also getting creative with our living space.
Clients […]

April 9, 2014

A Better Bathroom

Let’s face it, you can’t avoid the bathroom forever. So whether your goal is to spend less time in the bathroom or better enjoy the time you’r […]

April 8, 2014

Have You Finished Your Taxes?

Just in case you need a few additional deductions, check these out.

Efile Online with TurboTax
Hmmm, but what if my cat, who I moved from New Jersey, quit smok […]

April 3, 2014

The Trifecta of Going Green

These delish’ green salad recipes rack up so many green points!
Green #1. Natural earthy ingredients; green salad, kale and lime
Green #2. Stored in recy […]

April 2, 2014

Going Green without Turning Green

Last month we celebrated this kind of Green:
 
In April, traditionally celebrating our lovely environment we’re looking at earthier versions of every […]

March 30, 2014

Spring Gardening – There’s an App for That

Finally, the rain, the sun, the longer days… that means one thing: time for planting!  Whether you have an acre or a rooftop garden box, you can probabl […]

March 27, 2014

Keeping the Sweet 16 – Sweet!

There really is no end to what we will help you organize! This time, it’s your brackets!
You may have noticed it’s March Madness and at least 1 out […]

March 24, 2014

A Truly Despicable Birthday Party

We had the honor of planning and preparing a super fun,  super Gru’som 3rd Birthday Party for a very important client on a very important day this weeken […]

March 19, 2014

5 Tips for Taming the Junk Drawer

Most of us have at least one junk drawer in the house — where we deposit all of those small miscellaneous things that might or might not be useful. To hel […]

March 17, 2014

Feeling Lucky

Happy St. Pats to all of our clients, vendors and friends! We feel lucky everyday to be surrounded by such creative, successful, talented and organized =) peopl […]

 
March 14, 2014

Pi Day Friday!

This weekend starts off with Pi Day (3.1414) and begins to ramp up for St. Patty’s Day. Check out the fun events happening in San Francisco and have a fab […]

 
March 13, 2014

March is Frozen Food Month

I am not kidding! Surprised us too!  So what are we going to do?  Celebrate of course!  And share the fun by passing on one of our very favorite party dips:
[…]

 
March 10, 2014

Clean Your Room!

Tips for Organizing Your Bedroom Closet
Bedroom closets can be challenging places to keep organized. A rule of thumb is to keep your most-used items in plain si […]

 
March 5, 2014

Spring Cleaning – Au Natural

I’ve been gearing up for spring cleaning… seriously I have been! But this time I’m thinking about going all natural.  I want to know if green […]

 
March 4, 2014

Phatt Tuesday!

Or do we mean Fat Tuesday – Same, Same.
OK…before we reveal some of the Fat Tuesday fun for tonight in San Francisco we’re going to answer for […]

 
March 1, 2014

Decorating for Doggy

This week a client of ours broke the news of their newest, wiggliest, furriest, sometimes sweetest but often destructive addition.
Introducing, their currently […]

 
February 27, 2014

Window Shades For The Room With Out a View

Come look at our latest love! Window treatments with style, personality and just the right amount of modesty.  They are the perfect alternative to the less tha […]

 
February 24, 2014

Camp Registrations are Upon Us!

Spring has sprung and parents are in full gear planning the summer their child will never forget!!
Daunting! How in the world do we fill those empty days so we […]

 
February 23, 2014

No More Paper Piles – Ever!

This weekend has been glorious! Our doors and windows are wide open bringing in all the fresh clean air. To make room for all things fresh I can’t help bu […]

 
February 21, 2014

Decorating: The Same but Different

Change is good, in fact therapeutic.  But what if you already have some really interesting, beautiful and personal pieces that you don’t want to replace? […]

 
February 12, 2014

Valentine’s Day in San Francisco

Whether you’re in the mood for a dance party, a romantic moonlit garden walk, or an elegant dinner with stunning views of the City, San Francisco has it a […]

 
February 7, 2014

The Best Therapy for a Long Week: A Great Weekend!

This weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area, there are free hot dogs and Cheaper Than Therapy, just to name a few fun events. Check out the details below, and ha […]

 
February 4, 2014

Warm Me Up Soup

We have finally been having some weather apropos to winter here in the Bay Area. If you’re looking for a way to warm up, try this easy to make recipe for Warm […]

 
January 23, 2014

Grammy Worthy Party Ideas

The Grammy’s are coming up this Sunday!  If you’re thinking about throwing together a quick party we have a few rockin’ ideas to help make yo […]

 
January 7, 2014

Pomelo and Tangerine with Spiced Honey Yogurt

Despite the beautiful weather we’ve been having here in the San Francisco Bay Area, it is still technically winter time. And that means citrus fruit is in […]

 
January 2, 2014

Smart Resolutions!

Another year and time to set some resolutions (again)!  Here’s the difference, this year you will be resolute and keep them!  And, of course we are here […]

 
December 18, 2013

Santa Worthy Cookies

I don’t know about you, but I love me some cookies at this time of year : )
3 delicious Holiday Cookie recipes.
Make some to send to your loved ones, shar […]

 
December 11, 2013

5 Simple and Fun Wreath Ideas

There’s nothing like a wreath to bring in the holiday spirit! And luckily, there are many ways to wrap a wreath. From lights to fruit, and even hand-writt […]

 
December 5, 2013

Holiday Party Drinks

Are you throwing a Holiday Party? Or attending a Holiday Potluck? Perhaps you would like to share some festive cocktails appropriate for the season! Below we&#8 […]

 
November 19, 2013

Plastic-Bag Turkey Decorations

Turkey recycling and we’re not talking leftovers.
Are you one of those people who have a stash of plastic bags in your kitchen? If you’re looking f […]

 
November 18, 2013

How to Keep Your Fine Dinnerware Looking Fine!

Happy Monday!  Just a quick story about our Off Your Plate Weekend.  Every month one of our clients holds a party for 10 of her best friends and herself.  It […]

 
November 11, 2013

Even Santa Needs Helpers

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and the December Holidays are right around the corner! Between now and January your schedule will become increasingly filled t […]

 
November 8, 2013

Have a Beautiful Weekend!

Here’s what Saturday in San Francisco looks Like:
 Wishing you all an amazingly beautiful fall weekend!
xo~oyp!

 
November 1, 2013

Pumpkin Puree

Halloween’s hollowed hero is so much more than just a pretty scarey face! Too often underrated and underutilized Jack is typically sent straight to the du […]

 
October 24, 2013

Pretty Painted Pumpkins

Party Pumpkins!
A creative alternative to carving the ever popular jack o lantern  …  Painting a Pretty Pumpkin!
So fun and inspiring are the designs w […]

 
October 22, 2013

6 Ways to Help Keep all the Balls in the Air – When You’re Sick

 
Getting a cold or flu will certainly bring you down but it doesn’t need to knock you out. It’s still possible to get things done – albeit with a few […]

 
October 19, 2013

Fabulous Fall Fiesta

Here’s a little of we’ve been up to lately.
Last weekend we threw a Mexican themed party for a Graduate Professor at a prestigious university in the […]

 
October 11, 2013

A Flower “Arrangement” You Will Absolutely Love!

This week we introduced a new service specifically targeted to those who love, not just the idea of always having fresh flowers in their home but actually lov […]

 
October 8, 2013

Fantastic Fall Flowers

This Fall, the selection of flowers is extraordinary!  I hear so many complain that they miss the summer’s fresh, bright blooms.  But, have you seen the […]

 
October 1, 2013

Sneaky Organized

You may have noticed, we at Off Your Plate are slightly obsessed with helping you keep things organized, orderly and looking great!
Through  our experience wor […]

 
September 26, 2013

More Great Slow Cooker Recipes

Mango Chicken Tinga
You simply must try this recipe!
Makes: 6 servings
Prep 30 mins
Slow Cook 4 hrs to 5 hrs  (low)
or
2 to 2 1/2 hours (high)

Ingredients:

[…]

 
September 20, 2013

Pumpkin Football Cakes

Fall and Football~ Whoopie!!
Yes. Summer is my favorite, but who can resist the leaves changing, pretty sunsets, cooler weather and Football.  Even if you don& […]

 
September 12, 2013

What’s Shakin’ Bacon?

Bacon continues to sizzle in the hearts (seriously) of our public and especially on our palates!

We choose to deny the fat facts and grease splatter in favor o […]

 
September 9, 2013

Take it Slow!

Dinner Tip for a Busy Week ~ Include the Slow Cooker
Here’s 3 of our favorite slow cooker recipes:
We heard from a client this morning who with a mixture […]

 
August 31, 2013

Grilled With a Twist of Lemon

For the last official BBQ of the 2013 summer season why not grill up something unexpected… like:
A Pitcher of Grilled Lemonade. Yes, g r i l l e d lemonad […]

 
August 23, 2013

Back to School ~ Back to Reality

It’s 5:05 on Friday afternoon and while a nice full glass of wine is beckoning, you can’t help but be distracted by the thought that in just a few s […]

 
July 24, 2013

The Scoop on Ice Cream Week!

Where to go to get your just desserts.  This, as mandated by the office of the President of the United States circa 1984 by none other than our movie star Pre […]

 
July 19, 2013

Crazy for Coconut Water

When did we get so nutty about this stuff?   In case you’re curious, but cautious about this miracle drink dubbed “Mother Nature’s sports drink&# […]

 
July 17, 2013

Boasting Basil

It’s summertime and the growing is easy. This July our favorite flavor boasting big, broad leaves and unmistakable aroma is Basil. Chopped, sprinkled, torn, w […]

 
June 27, 2013

Keeping Stainless Steel Shiny

There’s almost nothing I love more than shiny things!  Yes, that includes stainless steel.  Not as exciting as jewelry, but it excites me nonetheless.  […]

 
June 24, 2013

Goodbye Cupcake ~ Hello Cronut

Bad news, gourmet-cupcake lovers: the market for stylishly embellished, frosting-slathered, cup-shaped, ganache enveloped sweet treats may be crashing. It seems […]

 
June 21, 2013

Finally Friday: Spontaneous Summer BBQ Survival

You’ve been talked you into throwing a barbecue this weekend. It sounds great after the week you’ve had but how are you going to pull it off in such […]

 
June 19, 2013

Happy Small Business Week

In honor of Small Business Week we would like to publicly thank all of our amazing customers who have given us, at Off Your Plate the privilege of working with […]

 
June 18, 2013

Moving On ~

Summer Time for many means moving.  This huge project can either be super exciting or incredibly stressful.
To help keep the scales weighing on the side of exc […]

 
June 15, 2013

Celebrate Dad With An Awesome Experience

7 Activities For Fathers Day:

Whether dad is an outdoorsy kind of guy, a thrill seeker, foodie, or just likes to get his aaarrgh on we found a bunch […]

 
June 13, 2013

Artichoke Flatbread

A Farmer’s Market Feast
~ I absolutely LOVE June! And many of my favorite reasons can be found on Saturday morning strolling by the stands of our Farmers […]

 
June 7, 2013

Finally Friday ~ Watermelon Jello ~ Yumm-EE

See, we told you on Monday that Friday would be here before you knew it! Well, we didn’t really, but it’s here isn’t it! =)
This little ditty […]

 
June 6, 2013

A+ Graduation Celebrations

 – Graduation Party – Cliffs Notes Version
Last minute cramming. Feels like finals.
In case you’ve planned a party for this weekend but need […]

 
June 3, 2013

Easy Like Monday Morning

Tell me again why Monday is so close to Friday and Friday so far from Today?
 
6 Tips to Make This Monday (a little more) Easy:

Adjust to the workweek ro […]

 
May 28, 2013

Back to the Grind

More Coffee Please!
We hope you enjoyed a truly wonderful Memorial Day weekend!  Celebrating the incredible dedication of our service men and women and all th […]

 
May 24, 2013

Finally Friday

Not Quite Ready for the Party
You have the menu, drinks & decorations. You’ve shopped, assembled, sliced, chopped and mixed.  You’re ready but… your […]

 
May 23, 2013

Haute Dog Melts

There is nothing more American then Hot Dogs.  There’s also nothing more.. done.. at the tradition summer kickoff  bbq than Dogs. But…not these barkers.
T […]

 
May 21, 2013

So close we can taste it!

Close your eyes, well open for now so you can read, but then close and imagine ~ white sandy beaches, long warm days with just the right amount of breeze, late […]

 
May 17, 2013

Spring Cleaning: Should You Include Your Cosmetics?

 

We’re loving Spring’s infusion of all things fresh! Mad with spring sprucing we’re furiously wiping away our winter worn ways.  Check closets, […]

 
May 9, 2013

May…it’s all about the flowers!

10 Easy & Stylish Flower Arranging Tips

Buying
1. When it comes to color stick to a consistent color palette that is in fashion. As in clothes, think what […]

DIY
 
May 3, 2013

The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

Are you racking your brain, trying to figure out how to give something fun, helpful and creative to your mom, wife or daughter for Mother’s Day (next week […]

 
May 3, 2013

Derby Day Delights for You… but a Little too Racy for Your 3 Year Old!

Saturday marks the 139th Kentucky Derby-
Also known as The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports.

How does one celebrate such an elegant tradition with just a hi […]

 
April 23, 2013

Crafting it up!

With the upcoming nuptials of a client on the horizon, we started our work on the event design and to got to crafting!  Often times, we typically see flower ar […]

DIY
 
January 23, 2012

Brussell sprouts are SO out…

And watermelon radishes are in!
Over the last year, I’m sure you’ve noticed that practically every restaurant is serving their perfected plate of br […]

 
January 23, 2012

Visit Sephora & pick this up ASAP…

You won’t be sorry!
During the holidays, I felt tired…rundown…and stressed.  I needed a little pick-me-up that would make me feel refreshed a […]

 
January 23, 2012

You’re Moving…Now What?! 3 Tips for a Less Stressful Relocation

Start Early: It’s never too early to start preparation for your move. Begin to put things in boxes that you never use, or will not be using before your move. […]

 
January 12, 2012

Wine Wipes

Love the vino, but hate the purple tint on your teeth and lips? Using all-natural hydrogen peroxide and baking soda to erases stains in seconds, these cloths in […]

 
January 12, 2012

Heather & French Painting Inc.

Heather & French Painting provides the highest quality workmanship when it comes to throwing new hue on the walls of your home in the Bay Area.  They are p […]

 
January 12, 2012

The Best Closet I Ever Had

Attacking a closet can be overwhelming, so proceed with caution. It’s hard to find the time to clean and more importantly keep your closet clean and organized […]

 
January 2, 2012

New Year, New You!

The New Year is all about re-invention. New haircut? Do it! New raw food cleanse? Go for it! I am an advocate for anything that produces positivity within yours […]

 
December 19, 2011

Holiday Décor: 5 Crafty, Cool Ideas

Wrap it up: Too many gifts to wrap and too much ugly cheesy wrapping paper out there to do it. Don’t fret alternate options for wrapping is all the rage this […]

DIY
 
December 14, 2011

The best Acupuncturist in SF!

Have you ever thought about maybe trying Acupuncture, but you’re a little gun shy?  Have you tried all sorts of possible remedies to cure an ache or pain […]

 
December 14, 2011

Can’t go wrong with a bundt.

Nothing Bundt Cakes serves up THEE best bundt cakes on the planet.  This Thanksgiving I prepared my own and the fam fell over, yearning for more.  The Coconut […]

 
December 14, 2011

Appel and Frank: Shopping Event

The ladies of Off Your Plate were lucky enough to get VIP access to Appel and Frank’s seasonal shopping event at the Regency Center in SF last week and we […]

 
October 26, 2011

Pumpkin gingersnap ice cream

YUM!
1 pt. whipping cream
.5 cups milk
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1 cup pumpkin puree
1 stp. each ground ginger, cinnamon, and vanilla extract.25 tsp salt
. […]

 
October 26, 2011

Hey Hey, it’s Halloween!

Sooo, I must admit that this year I went a little decorator-crazy for Halloween.  I have historically always loved this holiday – it’s fun, silly a […]

DIY
 
August 19, 2011

Tarragon Chicken Salad

A great summer picnic dish, this chicken salad will have your friends and family saying, ‘ooooyeeee, yum!’
Tarragon Chicken Salad

Rub 3 6 ounce bon […]

 
August 19, 2011

Who has 30 pairs of shoes and nowhere to put them?

This girl.
Check out this funky device, that allows you to store 30 pair of shoes in a functional, compact modern design.  The Rakku Shoe Wheel is innovative a […]

 
August 19, 2011

SF Street Food Festival This Weekend!

Looking for something fun and FREE to do this weekend?  Well my friends, you must check out the 3rd Annual SF Street Food Festival this weekend!  From 11am-7p […]

 
July 25, 2011

Cork Monograms

Like many people I know I have been saving wine corks for a while now looking for that special project where I can showcase my lovely talent of consuming wine. […]

DIY
 
July 25, 2011

PERFECT Party Gift

So…do you ever feel like showing up to a party with a regular, old bottle of wine is a little boring?  Of course, the guests or the hosts will enjoy drin […]

 
July 12, 2011

Fav new blog!

FogBay Blog
So I may be late on this bandwagon but if you are like me you tend to swoon for all things SF related which I why I am in love with FogBay blog. Alt […]

 
July 12, 2011

Best. Chocolate. Chip. Recipe. Ever.

This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe IS the Real Deal

I have always had a dream of someday being the mom that makes the best chocolate chips cookies on the block. […]

 
July 12, 2011

Start collecting frames…now!

Inspiration for Wall Display
If you are need of some inspiration for those bare walls in your home check out these templates from hubpages.com. If you are like […]

DIY
 
June 21, 2011

CB2 Funky 15 minute-glass

I recently had a birthday, and one of my most favorite gifts was this fun little 15 minute-glass. It’s cute, different, and a fresh twist on the classic […]

 
June 21, 2011

My apartment’s NOT too small for a garden…

So…many of us city-dwellers often admire the beautiful gardens of our neighbors, the uber-fresh veggies served while eating lunch at a friend’s home […]

 
June 21, 2011

Lemonade-Inspired Creative Cocktails

No more venturing to street festivals with a thermos full of lemonade crytstal lite & vodka! Here are a few great ideas to spruce up your tasty & ref […]

 
March 24, 2011

Easter Candy Just Gets Better…

Peeps now come dipped in chocolate.  Yep, you heard that correctly.  They are dipped. in. chocolate.  I am a sucker for holiday goodies.  I truly think that […]

 
March 24, 2011

Reuben Eggrolls

Do you miss St. Patrick’s Day already?  Well let me tell you about this little ditty…. I tried this one out, borrowed from simplecomfortfood.com, a […]

 
March 24, 2011

When Modern Was

I spent the last week and a half, on-call for a client as she made a full-scale move from the peninsula to the perfect flat in Noe Valley.   She wanted to have […]

 
March 9, 2011

Mac n’ Cheese for Adults

Big Girl Mac n’ Cheese
(Serves 6 – 30 minutes)
12 oz. ziti pasta
4 oz. thick-cut bacon – cut into tiny pieces
2 tbsp. flour
2 cups milk
4 oz. […]

 
March 9, 2011

Glass Beauties!

Have you ever made a terrarium?  I’m sure you’ve seen them around…essentially a terrarium is a glass object filled with a mini landscape of s […]

DIY
 
March 9, 2011

The Shade Store

I have walked past The Shade Store a handful of times, while strolling down Fillmore Street.  I always liked the facade and was charmed by the helpful, but not […]

 
March 2, 2011

This gal is funny…

Need a good laugh?
I have a friend, Ariel.  She’s damn funny. The bio on her blog goes something like this…
My name is Ariel. I live in a curiously […]

 
March 2, 2011

Oh no-holey wall!

I live in a city full of renters, who dread hanging a cool piece of art in their apartments for fear that their landlord will dock their security deposit extens […]

 
March 2, 2011

Souped up!

Italian Chicken Sausage & Artichoke Soup

Courtesy of Sunset Magazine… Enjoy!
(Serves 4-6/40 minutes)
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 lb. Italian chicken sausage […]

 
February 24, 2011

Pumps, flats, loafers…oh my!

A dream come true…craft your own shoe!
Have you ever tried on a pair of shoes and wished they were a little shinier or had a heel that was ½” taller?  […]

 
February 24, 2011

Fun Fab Blog!

Okay, so I have to admit that I have been a part of a “Bachelor/Bachelorette Pool” for a few years now.  Yes, as in the TV show, The Bachelor.  It’s ter […]

 
February 24, 2011

Juicin’ it up!

I am a newly hooked “juicer”.  I’ve heard so much and read a lot about the benefits of juicing – including improved health, stronger fingernails, prett […]

 
February 16, 2011

Mom’s Mexican Lasagna

Super easy, super delish…with the rain falling like crazy this week, I thought I would post something that is perfect for this kind of weather!
Ingredient […]

 
February 16, 2011

Step Up for Underserved Youth!

A good friend of mine is coordinating this event, The Stadium Stampede, and you all should participate!
Founded in 1995, Good Tidings Foundation, is a chil […]

 
February 16, 2011

Oh, honey!

I came across this delightful little treat today at a local market.  I love candy, and have never had these before.  They are tasty, small and virtually calor […]

 
February 9, 2011

Positively Fabulous Photographer

Photo Designs by Odessa
A dear friend of mine, Odessa Shekar, takes off-the-charts photographs.  She’s immensely talented, and similarly modest.  She loves […]

 
February 9, 2011

Kale Chips!

Potato chips are amazing, yes.  However, they’re also terribly bad for us.  Soooo, this tasty, healthy alternative will have you leaving those old chips in […]

 
February 9, 2011

Valentine’s Day

Some people hate V-Day…but how can you hate L-O-V-E?  Sure it’s probably a bit blown out of proportion, thanks to Hallmark, but in the end what’s so bad […]

 
February 2, 2011

All hail the MIGHTYminnow…

Almost everyone now-a-days has a website, right?  Whether you’re a small business owner, corporate head honcho, or someone who just wants a fun creative outl […]

 
February 2, 2011

Lilah Belle’s

This delightful shop offers up freshly prepared & locally sourced meals for the taking.  Everyday they start of scratch and prepare meals that nourish your […]

 
February 2, 2011

The High-rise Pancake!

This dish is shockingly easy to prepare…as in after you had a really late night and are suffering from a slight hangover, you can still make it! It tastes phe […]

 
January 26, 2011

Bloomingayles – Mill Valley, CA

Bloomingayles – Mill Valley, CA

Fleuriste Decorateur, Gayle Nicoletti, creates off-the-charts floral arrangements.  Her designs are unique, and they und […]

 
January 26, 2011

Pretty Produce Calendar – from Krank Press

Krank Press Produce Calendars
I was perusing Sunset magazine(which is a new found fav!)a few weeks ago, when I spotted something I had never seen before, and HA […]

 
January 26, 2011

Tasty Thai Chicken Soup!

Tasty Thai Chicken Soup
1 qt reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
1 cup cooked rice
½ tsp kosher salt
2 tbsp minced fresh ginger
1/ […]

 
January 19, 2011

Mini Flourless Chocolate Cakes with Buttercream Frosting

These little treats will make you happy when the sun is hiding out for days or the rain seems like it’s never gonna end.  These aren’t cupcakes, rather min […]

 
January 19, 2011

Curbside Pick-up in SF…genius!

Most of us locals know of the delightfully delectable Kara’s Cupcakes (http://www.karascupcakes.com/index2.html) .  If you don’t have the time to whip up t […]

 
January 19, 2011

Get your shop on here

My good friend, Carole, runs La Boutique, l’Art et la Mode – an all-in-one boutique, gallery and showroom in San Francisco. They bring some of the best […]

 
January 6, 2011

Wandering Airstream Blog

So this here adorable couple decided to sell their house, get an airstream, and hit the road. They share stories of them living together in tight quarters (in t […]

 
January 6, 2011

Chinese Chicken Salad

Sure the holidays are over, but that doesn’t mean that we stop eating and drinking all together! I wanted to share this fabulous (and healthy!) recipe with […]

 
December 24, 2010

Pot-o-Thanks

With the new year quickly approaching and so much holiday shopping to be done, I realized that we often lose sight of all the things we have to be grateful for. […]

DIY
 
December 3, 2010

Cheap and Easy Holiday Gift Giving

Well, noting the date of our last blog post, it is clear that we at OYP have not been taking our own advice. Our sincerest apologies…life even gets busy f […]

 
July 30, 2010

Multi-tasking Your Social Life

One of my best friends recently had a baby. Thus, we are both a bit busy. In an effort to still see each other on a regular basis, we have developed a routine. […]

 
July 15, 2010

Organizational & Time Saving Summer Tips!

No matter where your summer vacation—or stay-cation—takes you, it’s important to plan ahead so you can use your vacation time to the max and enjoy all tha […]