Down With Comforters! Why the Duvet Should Give Way to the Blanket –

Dear Wall Street Journal, While I enjoyed reading your recent article about Duvets and the latest trends in bedmaking styles I feel the need to disagree with your analysis of the duvet.  I LOVE the duvet!  You bashed it calling it lumpy, too hot and sloppy.   I have to voice my opinion on this as it is near and dear to my heart.  When we were in Australia we discovered and fell in love with the duvet.  While we normally did not need to stuff the cover with anything due to the intense heat and … [Read more...]

Breakfast–China style

After Chris came back from his most recent trip to China of course I wanted to know all about the food he ate.  It is what I want to hear about.  So.....the thing that he liked the most was that they had rice for breakfast.   Chris is all about breakfast.  Just ask him.  So today he suggested we have Chinese breakfast---not sure that the rye toast (delicious, by the way, purchased from HyVee West)  was authentic but he walked me through making this delicious breakfast and even allowed me to … [Read more...]