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    Hello, friends!

    How was your Thanksgiving weekend? Did you get to enjoy the turkey with all of your favorite fixin's? Now that all the leftovers are gone and we are into December, the countdown for Christmas is on. It feels like it's coming early this year because Thanksgiving was so late along with an early Hanukkah.

    Are you ready for Christmas? Silly question, right? Well I know that many of you are well-organized and on top of things with your planning, but if any of you are like me you're feeling a bit rushed and behind the eight ball. I have the family to take care of, the house to decorate, the Christmas Eve dinner to plan, and holiday events to attend – everything from my kids Christmas concert to get-togethers with friends. Where will I find all the time I need to get ready? It's like the to-do list is never empty and there are never enough hours in the day! Do you ever feel like that?

    In hopes of getting a jump-start on things, we put our tree up this past weekend. We chop down our own each year, and, I must say, this year’s tree is a beauty. The kids and I made some very colorful garland and decorations to go with what we usually put up for ornaments. Very festive, don't you think?

    Since every weekend between now and the end of the year is completely booked we needed to get that done. Next up, what to wear to all the holiday parties. This year I am aiming to keep it simple, classic and budget-friendly. How does that sound to you? If you have a black top, black skirt, and black pants, this suggestion will go a long way and look good for every occasion.

    Check out Bob Mackie's Soutache & Sequined 3/4 Sleeve Jacket (A239166). It's only available at QVC, and it comes in the color choices of sapphire, taupe and magenta. The color names refer to the color under the lace. I have it in the sapphire and love it.

    As you can see here, I have my basic black on and the jacket does all the talking. These close up views show off the satin trim at the edge of the body and sleeves along with the hook and eye closure down the front:

    The finish of this jacket is top-notch and the weight is terrific. It won't be too heavy, and all you need underneath is a finished camisole or tank top. One of the nicest things is where it falls on the body. I know it might be shorter than many of you may wear, but it's cut with a flair so it stays roomy at the waist. Take a look here to see where the jacket falls on me:

    Sometimes you just need the perfect topper. This one will insure you have a holly jolly Christmas season for all your festive affairs.

    Watch for Christmas countdown options here and on Bob's Facebook page. I'll be here to offer helpful hints for all your holiday dressing. You can always do more shopping for Bob's Wearable Art fashion at QVC.com.

    Have a lovely day!

    Margaux

     


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    Wintry Scene

    It's a winter wonderland here in Pennsylvania! Here's just one of the shots I grabbed over the last few days, and yes, it's as cold as it looks!

    As soon as I set foot outside this morning I started singing, "Baby, It's Cold Outside" and it made me think of this video Dave King (a former QVC host) and I made together years ago when QVC released a CD of "Holiday Favorites." It was so much fun. If you've never seen the clip, enjoy. :)

    Christmas is just two weeks away...if you still need gift ideas, we've got plenty!

    Stay warm!
    --Lisa


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  • 12/11/13--13:32: A Family of Dogs
  • Dogs have always been a part of our family. When my children were very young, we adopted a young, energetic Yellow Lab named Barney who quickly fit in with our growing family. Next came Sammy, a beautiful English Springer Spaniel, and Jimmy, a strong, robust English Bulldog. Recently, we adopted Pebbles, a Pembroke Welsh Corgi, who has become the love of our lives! Now that my human children are grown, all three of them have adopted dogs of their own, and I'd like to proudly introduce you to my three grand fur babies!

    First, my son David and his wife Christine adopted a very sweet Jack Russell mix named Lexi and recently rescued the cutest little kitten named Loki. Lexi and Loki quickly became great friends, and I love watching them play together!

    Pebbles and Lexi!

    Next, my daughter Jaclyn and her boyfriend Kevin adopted a Labrador Retriever mix named Mack. Mack is a city boy through and through! He's an energetic, happy dog who loves running, playing, and going for long walks in the park.

    Meet Mack!

    Lastly, my son Michael and his fiancé Alli adopted a Pitbull mix named DaVinci. DaVinci is a strong, energetic young boy who adores fetch and tug-of-war. He's very friendly and loves other dogs and cats! He lives with 3 cats and gets along great with Pebbles! It's so cute to watch Pebbles and DaVinci play together.

     

    Owning a dog is a very rewarding experience. Along with their love and companionship, there are also many health benefits too! Dogs have been shown to detect illnesses, and I know from experience that a dog is able to tell if I'm feeling under the weather, physically and/or emotionally. Dogs keep us active and our hearts healthy! Daily walks are a necessary part of owning a dog, which gets us outside and moving. They also get us socializing and interacting with other people. Yes, they can be a lot of work, but seeing their smiling face and wagging tail makes it all worthwhile!

    Do you have a pet? Post pictures of them on my Facebook Page and tell me about them.. I'd love to hear! J

    Please join me every Thursday 9am ET for great fashion, fun, and pet stories!!

    See you then!

    xoxo,
    Susan

     

     

    Shop my complete collection on QVC.com.

     


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  • 12/11/13--13:46: HOLIDAY TRADITIONS
  • What is your favorite thing to do at Christmas time? Do you have any special traditions or places you visit at this time of year? We take our children to have breakfast with Santa each year. It's something that they look forward to with great joy. To be honest, Ivo and I love it just as much. It starts off with 'Mrs. Claus' singing Christmas carols with all the families. Then Santa makes his big entrance. They have face painting, artists making balloon animals, and a very yummy breakfast. We grabbed a great family photo there this year:

    As you can see, Ian has his face painted as a tiger and Colette chose a butterfly. Tyler feels too old for those activities now, but he still goes along with the photos…I think he does that for me.

    This was our third year having breakfast with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, so we now consider it a tradition. Today we did something that I hope will be a new tradition. My daughter Colette has been taking dance for a year and a half now, and she is really into it. She is also quite good. Ivo and I decided to take her to see the Philadelphia Ballet's "The Nutcracker".  

    Wow! What a show! And Colette loved it. I was a little nervous that she would get bored (she's just about to turn 5), but she was fascinated with the entire show.

    We left the theatre to find that it was the first reputable appearance of snow. A good 8 inches fell in the city. That was a perfect complement to our new Christmas tradition.

    Once we got home, all I wanted to do was get into something cozy…that, of course, was my Bob Mackie fleece lounger. I curled up on the sofa with the Christmas tree lit and a blanket of snow outside. The kids even had a delay for school the next day so we could sleep in a bit. Life is good.

    Oh, and speaking of cozy, I have a terrific suggestion for a holiday fashion must-have. It's Bob Mackie's Printed Vest & Long Sleeve Turtleneck Set (A236488).  

    Yes, it's a two-piece set, which is always nice for mixing and matching with other things. The turtleneck is a mock design, so that gives you warm coverage without the fitted neckline. The vest is yummy, delicious fleece with a zipper front. On a cold day with a pair of jeans or leggings, I love sets like this. It's so wearable and makes so much sense for every day. Check out the pocket detail on the teal/white combo:

    Other color choices are russet/cocoa, brown/caramel, plum/grey, red/black and teal/light teal. What will be your choice? I wish you all a wonderful week enjoying your favorite holiday tradition.  

    Best, 

    Margaux

     

     

     

    Shop the complete Bob Mackie Wearable Art collection on QVC.com.

     

     


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  • 12/12/13--06:58: Dark Chocolate Mint Brownies
  • Here’s an easy and yummy brownie recipe that I brought to our Host party yesterday. Thought I would share it with you since it went pretty quickly at the party! 

    Dark Chocolate Mint Brownies 

    1 cup butter, melted

    1 cup dark chocolate cocoa

    2 cups sugar

    4 eggs

    1 cup flour

    2 teaspoons vanilla extract

    1 teaspoon salt

    1 12 oz. bag mint chocolate chips (yes, mint chocolate chips!)

     

    Add cocoa to butter and mix until just blended.  Add 2 cups of sugar. Mix in eggs one at a time.  Fold in flour. Add vanilla and salt.  Mix in chocolate chips. Pour into lightly greased 13 x 9 pan and bake at 350 for 22-25 minutes. 

    Enjoy!   

    -Jane


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    Hi there,

    Project Runway All Stars (which premiered October 24) airs Thursdays at 9pm ET on Lifetime. If you haven’t checked it out yet, a group of designers compete against each other to create beautiful and artistic clothes in the hopes of becoming the next big name in the industry. But first, they must get past the judges. For his third season, one of our favorite fashion designers, Isaac Mizrahi, is serving as a judge. 

    To add to the excitement, QVC was honored by being asked to supply the Accessory Wall and send Program Host Lisa Robertson as a guest judge for one of the challenges. I spoke with Isaac and Lisa about the show, their experiences, and what it was like working with each other outside of QVC Studio Park.

    To start off, I wanted to know what they enjoyed most about working on Project Runway All Stars. “Honestly, my favorite part is opening up to this new experience of young designers,” Isaac shared. “They really do have their own perspective and it’s great for me to check in with that. I love connecting with them and trying to help them in some real way.” Lisa expressed her excitement about the memorable experience by telling me, “It was so much fun! Those designers are so talented. They’re making these amazing dresses out of nothing! I don’t know how they do it, but it was so educational. To spend time with people who are that good at what they do is inspiring.”

    I next asked them what they find most challenging about judging. Lisa didn’t hesitate as she said, “The hardest part was the judging itself. I was looking at the designs as a regular person, not as a designer with a professional point-of-view.” Isaac agreed that judging can be difficult. “The most challenging thing is breaking it to someone that I’m not necessarily mad about what they’ve done. Personally, I know how devastating it is after weeks of preparation for a fashion show to get a bad review. So when I’m talking with the designers, it’s important that I make it clear what caused me to give them more criticism than praise—and that’s never easy. But the hardest part is eliminating someone. That’s horrible every week.”

    Isaac and Lisa have worked together countless times at QVC, but I was curious about how they worked together on the set of Project Runway All Stars. According to Isaac, “It was incredible! At first, I was nervous because I feel like Lisa is part of my family—like a sister. But I think she was one of the best guest judges we’ve had. Her perspective is multi-level. It comes from her heart, which is like the heart of a consumer, but she also has a professional perspective that caused the designers to appreciate everything she said. She came across as extremely smart, caring, and savvy.”

    Lisa jumped in, “It was so much fun! And it made me feel more comfortable having Isaac there. If I had been in that situation and Isaac hadn’t been there, it would have seemed much more intimidating.”

    What else is there about the show that fans may not already know? According to Lisa, “It was interesting to see how large the crew is that works on Project Runway All Stars. The people at QVC have to multi-task more because that’s how this industry has grown up, but a crew for traditional television is usually going to be more people. It really takes quite a large village.”

    “As far as the drama that goes on in the design room, the judges don’t get to see that,” Isaac added. “We’re just judging from our own perspective of what clothes look like, but a lot of times our take on what gets eliminated or what wins a prize tends to correlate with the story line. It’s a weird energy and you can almost feel the drama that happened behind the scenes. It’s a funny thing! But in all honesty, the drama of Project Runway All Stars lies in the creative process. The judges aren’t the stars of the show. The talent is the star of the show.”

    Project Runway All Stars concludes January 9. The season winner will appear on QVC’s Red Carpet Style – Live from LA (February 28) and will create a collection to be sold on QVC. For more behind-the-scenes stories, check out Lisa’s Facebook page.  And to see the latest challenge, shop items seen on the QVC Accessory Wall, and more, visit QVC.com/ProjectRunwayAllStars

    Happy trails!

    Troy

    Editor, InsideQ magazine

     

     


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    With less than 2 weeks until Christmas - You can check out everything we have in our QVC Toy Shop here -> Toy Shop - AND see all the great things my daughter Theresa has picked for your gift ideas in this weeks "Theresa's Toy Shop"!

    Let's go!!!!


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    Theresa's Toy Shop - Pick #1
    Zylie The Bear -> click here to find it! (Also her friend - Shen The Panda -> find here. )



    ***I found out today that there are not many remaining for this season - they may be gone by the end of the weekend!***

    As soon as Theresa saw Zylie she was beyond excited.  Theresa prefers stuffed animals over fashion dolls.  The concept behind Zylie - she's a great quality stuffed bear - who can wear doll clothes!  She comes with a very stylish outfit, purse, pajama set and story book about Zylie & her friends!  Her friend Shen The Panda - He loves to play the drums and travel - is available too -> Buy Shen

     



    Theresa: Oh mommy, she's adorable!  She's so tall.

    Me: Yes sweetie - she's made like a teddy bear, but she's the perfect size for doll clothes.  I know how you love doll clothes - but you also love stuffed animals!

    Theresa: Ooooh yes!  What's this?  She has an orange purse!  I love it.  It matches the inside of her jacket.

    Me:  Look at her pajama set!  It even comes with a sleep mask!

    Theresa:  Can I change her?  It's almost bedtime.

    Me:  Sure!  Do you think other kids would like Zylie as a gift?  Or her friend Shen the Panda?

    Theresa:  Yea, kids would like how soft she is and cuddly.  Her paws are very soft too.  Now she's ready for bed.  Look!  A book too!  Can we read it together?

    Me: Of course we can sweetie!  


    Theresa then tucked Zylie in next to some of her favorite toys for the night!  So cute!  See the sleep mask that's included?  Adorable!

     



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    Theresa's Toy Shop - Pick #2
    Set of 2 Light Up Electronic Gaming Spheres with Light & Sound

    Click here to find them!


    Two gifts - each boxed individually!  YES!  You get one black & one white game sphere!

     

     

    Theresa:  Mommy, how do I play with this?

     

    Me:  Press this button and then find and press each light that turns on!

     

    Theresa:  This is fun!  Oh, I missed that one.  Can I try again?

     

    Me:  Yes!  You can play over and over - and you'll get better every time!  There are more games on here for us to learn!

     

    Theresa:  Can we play with the lights off?

     

    Me:  Yes!  Let's play at the same time!  Ready, set, go!

     

     

    We had fun playing for a long time!  As a parent - I love that you get 2 of them - so another child (or adult) can play!  It's fun!

     


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    Theresa's Toy Shop - Pick #3
    25 Count SNOWTIME Anytime Indoor Snowballs -> click here.

     

    CUSTOMER TOP RATED!!!

     

     

    Yes, we know we already reviewed the Indoor Snowballs - but we can't stop playing with them --- and we're down the last order of the season!  

     

    Get your order in before they're gone!  Read the AMAZING reviews!!!

     

     

    Theresa: Mommy we need more snowballs because Daddy is hiding them to throw at us!

     

    Me:  Shhhhh...I'll order another set!

     

    Theresa:  Ha Ha Ha!  Yea!

     

    ***FYI - They're machine wash / tumble dry - and super soft!  One of the BEST gifts for FUN we have!!!

     

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    After a fun time playing with fantastic toys and she went to sleep - I snuck upstairs and tucked Zylie in with Theresa!  How cute!  She grabbed onto Zylie and hugged her!

     

     

    Meanwhile - Polka Dots (The Elf On the Shelf) - was just hanging around tonight!  Don't have an Elf yet???  Click here -> Elf

     

     

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    We have only ONE MORE "Theresa's Toy Shop" before Christmas!!!  

     

    Until then you can check out our QVC Toy Shop here -> QVC Toys

     

    :) Jacque & Theresa

     

    If your shopping for adults - please check out my QVC Favorites here -> Jacque's Favorites Page

     

    You can always find me on Facebook at:  www.facebook.com/jacqueqvc 


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  • 12/12/13--10:31: Kat's Candy Cane Cookies
  • Happy Holidays, Foodie Friends! I hope you all are enjoying the “most wonderful time of the year!”  Like many of you, I absolutely LOVE Christmas! I wait all year to decorate the tree, listen to Christmas carols, find the perfect funny gift to bring to our annual White Elephant party, and spend quality time celebrating with family and friends. 

    And of course, while enjoying the season’s cheer, I am also a big fan of enjoying all of the great foods that go along with it!  It’s my love of all flavors Christmas that actually inspired this recipe for Candy Cane Cookies.  They’re filled with sugar, spice, and everything nice that we all love this time of year!

    Ingredients:

    1 cup butter, melted

    1 cup granulated sugar

    1 egg

    1 tsp vanilla

    3 cups all-purpose flour

    2 tsp baking powder

    1/4 tsp salt

    4-6 candy canes, finely crushed

    48 candy cane kisses of miniature chocolate covered peppermint patties, unwrapped

    Instructions:

    1.)   Melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring frequently to prevent burning

    2.)   Cream the melted butter with the sugar in a large bowl until they’re light and fluffy.  Follow by beating in the egg and vanilla.

    3.)   Mix the flour, baking powder, and salt in another large bowl.  Gradually add the dry mixture to the creamed mixture until they’re fully incorporated and the dough is formed.

     

     

    4.)   Place the unwrapped candy canes in a plastic Ziploc bag, remove the air from the bag, zip it closed, and crush candy canes using a kitchen mallet or a rolling pin.

    5.) Shape dough into 1” balls and roll them each in the crushed candy canes.  Place each ball 2” apart from one another on an ungreased baking sheet. Heat oven to 350°F and bake for 10–12 minutes, or until cookies are golden brown on the bottom.

     

     

    6.)   As soon as the cookies come out of oven, press the chocolate candy pieces into the center of each cookie. Remove the cookies from the pans and place on wire racks until cool.

     

    Now it’s time to enjoy! I hope you all have the happiest of holidays and I can’t wait to share more fun recipes with you all in the New Year!

     

     

     

     


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  • 12/12/13--10:45: Get Gorgeous TBD
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  • 12/12/13--11:48: Perricone MD OVM FAQs
  • OVM, one of Dr. Perricone’s greatest inventions, is scientifically formulated with bio-matrix technology harnessed from the eggshell membrane. The eggshell membrane, the thin layer between the egg white and the eggshell, was designed by nature with a matrix of compounds to nourish and protect the precious egg components. With consistent use, OVM delivers extraordinary results, increasing the youthful look of skin and reducing the appearance of pores, fine lines, and wrinkles. OVM is the ultimate luxury in the science of beautiful skin.

     

    FAQs

    Q: How do you pronounce OVM?

    A: The "V" in OVM is silent. It’s pronounced "OM."

     

    Q: Why did Dr. Perricone gravitate towards this part of the egg?

    A: In nature, the eggshell membrane is a gatekeeper that nourishes and protects the egg.

     

    Q: How is the eggshell membrane sourced?

    A: First, it’s harnessed with scientific precision from a non-fertilized egg. Then, it's transformed into a water-soluble ingredient.

     

    Q: What color & scent is OVM?

    A: The color of OVM is derived from its ingredients and the scent is a rich buttercream.

     

    Q: What does OVM mean?

    A: OVM is derived from the Latin word for egg.

     

    —The Perricone MD Team


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    Hello, foodies…

    In Tuesday’s blog I shared my top 10 stocking stuffer ideas for the holiday season and here are my favorite holiday dessert recipes. We've compiled quite a collection after five holiday seasons of In the Kitchen with David. You can find all 10 on my recipe page on QVC.com. And, you can find this handy list on my Pinterest page in a sharable, oh-so-accessible board. Here’s the pin to look for!

     And now, a little about each decadent treat:

    Pizzelles

    Pizzelles
    This was the first recipe we made this month to celebrate Italy and “Christmas Around the World” on In the Kitchen with David. They’re crispy, almond-flavored, and are one of the prettiest cookies I’ve ever seen. Put these on a plain white plate and they’ll steal the spotlight at any dessert table.

     

    Crunchy Buckeyes

    Crunchy Buckeyes
    I’m pretty sure Santa’s not picky…I mean cookies are cookies! They’re all delicious. But, if you want to land a permanent spot on Santa’s good list, make him these Buckeyes. They’re a chocolate peanut-butter-lovers dream…a bite-size piece of heaven.

     

    Plum Cake

    Plum Cake
    This elegant and simple cake transforms plums into candied bites of holiday joy. You can use fresh plums, canned plums, or even peaches if you can’t find either! With fresh fruit, be sure to add 1 tsp cinnamon and 3 Tbsp sugar to the halved, pitted pieces. And, increase the baking time to 60-70 minutes.

     

    Pumpkin Roll with Spiced Cream Cheese Filling

    Pumpkin Roll with Spiced Cream Cheese Filling
    This is a classic recipe, but the spiced cream cheese filling is totally original and absolutely divine. If you don’t have a kitchen towel big enough for rolling the cake, a cotton pillowcase is the perfect size!

     

    Sticky Toffee Pudding

    Sticky Toffee Pudding
    This British Classic is a Christmastime staple across the pond and no two recipes are the same. It’s kind of like an American version of trifle—there’s no wrong way to make one! This is the version we came up with for ITKWD and I think you’ll love it. But, feel free to experiment by adding vanilla extract or orange zest.

     

    Candy Cane Cannolis

    Candy Cane Cannolis
    Making homemade cannoli is an all-day affair, so we simplified this recipe by using pre-made shells. If you’re in the spirit to bake, however, use my Pizzelle recipe to make the cannoli shells. You can roll them into shape when they’re still warm.

     

    Frosted Mint Chocolate Chip Brownies

    Frosted Mint Chocolate Chip Brownies
    If you need a dessert in a hurry for tomorrow’s pot luck or Saturday’s Christmas party, these brownies can be ready in an hour and you probably have all the ingredients right in your pantry. If you don’t have Andes or peppermints, you can always crush up candy canes and sprinkle them over the frosting. It’ll look beautiful!

     

    Dark Chocolate Coconut Macaroons
    We created this recipe last December and it quickly came an ITKWDteam favorite. After dipping them in chocolate, be sure to let them sit and harden for at least several hours. That way, when you store them, the chocolate won’t make your other cookies—not to mention your pretty decorative plate—get messy.

     

    Spice Cake with Rum-Flavored Whipped Cream

    Spice Cake with Rum-Flavored Whipped Cream
    Spice cake is one of those desserts that is perfect for the entire holiday season…it’s not specifically fall and not specifically winter. It’s robust, warm, and comforting and the rum-flavored frosting makes it extra special, not to mention extra festive.

     

    Sugar Cookie Cutouts

    Sugar Cookie Cutouts
    These cookies have all the flavor of classic sugar cookies, but they’re softer, have a smoother texture, and are easier to make. Decorate, as usual, just before baking. If your cookies lose their shape after baking, re-cut them with your cookie cutter.

    Happy baking, foodies...as always, keep it flavorful!
    --David


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    Ready for the runway?! In celebration of Lisa's guest judge appearance on Project Runway All Stars 12/12 at 9 pm ET we're giving away an assortment of amazing QVC Accessory Wall items picked by Lisa to one lucky winner—the value is over $600!

    To enter share your story below: What's your can't-leave-the-house-without accessory?

    No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Must be 18 years or older to enter.

    ** Click here for official rules **

     


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    I had my little Christmas party for my Jewelry Buyers and some others that help me all year at the Q.  As always, we had a great time….we laughed a lot and ate a lot and drank a little too! 

    This year, instead of my Lasagna (recipe here)– I made 3 different types of pastas with three different types of homemade sauces; a big salad and of course sausage (sweet and hot), peppers, onions and potatoes.

    Just a little bite to eat.  {#emotions_dlg.biggrin}

    If you want to try two of these sauces, the one on the left is my Red Sauce:

    Antonella's Red Sauce 

    Ingredients:

    1 can crushed tomatoes
    1/4 cup olive oil
    1/2 stick butter
    3 dashes of balsamic vinegar
    1/4 cup red wine

    2 cloves fresh garlic
    1 full plant of fresh basil
    Dash of oregano
    1/4 cup freshly chopped chives
    Salt and pepper

    Directions: Warm everything in a pot, except for the fresh herbs. Add them about 5 minutes before you take the sauce off the heat. They'll wilt and burn out if you add them too early. Pour over pasta. Add freshly grated cheese, if desired, and serve.

     

    And the one in the right foreground is my Summer Sauce: 

    Antonella's Summer Sauce

    Ingredients:

    6 farm/garden fresh tomatoes
    1/2 ball of mozzarella
    1 garlic clove
    1/2 tsp. oregano
    4 Tbsp. olive oil
    1/2 stick butter
    1 Tbsp. fresh chopped parsley
    1/2 cup fresh chopped basil
    Salt and pepper

    Directions:

    In a bowl, combine peeled, cubed tomatoes, softened butter, and olive oil. Cube the mozzarella and add to the mixture. Crush garlic clove and add, then chop the parsley and basil and add them as well. Use salt and pepper to taste.

    Place sauce in a Lock & Lock container and shake vigorously. Let it sit at room temperature for several hours. Pour over one pound of fettuccine and sprinkle with Romano cheese. 

    The ziti was just a mushroom sauce I put together with some ingredients around my kitchen…don’t know if I could even duplicate it!   

       

    My dog, Finn weighs more than that cute little Jackie!

     


    Thought you might want to see a shot of how I use my Bliss Lights indoors to decorate.

     

    A shot of my tree…. Look at all those QVC boxes!!!!  LOL {#emotions_dlg.blush}  


    And finally,  the whole crazy gang! {#emotions_dlg.thumbup} 

     

    From our hearts and homes to yours, here is our wish for a Merry Christmas and a Healthy,

    Happy New Year! 

    XOXOXO,

    A   

     


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  • 12/13/13--06:12: Quacking In The UK!!!!
  • Cheerio Ladies!  I am so excited to tell you all about my wonderful trip to London!!

    We had the most amazing time!  I went over there to help Patrick celebrate Quacker Factory’s 10th Anniversary show on QVC UK – and what a wonderful celebration it was!  What made the trip even more special for me was that Glen got to go with me.  It was his first time in Europe, so I just knew that it was going to be an extra-special time.  We arrived in London several hours before I needed to be at QVC for the anniversary show – so I did what any woman would do – SHOPPING and sightseeing!  Our first stop was Harrods- London’s stunning and famous department store.   I wanted to see it all decorated for Christmas, especially their holiday window displays – and let me tell you, they were gorgeous – and so was the building!  Here’s a picture of Glen and me in front of it.  What a wonderful way to start the trip!

    After walking around and getting ourselves acclimated to our ‘new’ neighborhood, we went back to the hotel to freshen up before Patrick picked us up to head to the Quacker festivities at QVC UK.   Everyone there was so nice – they even had my name on my dressing room door!  The studios are smaller than they are here in the US, but they are beautiful.  Our Presenter was Jill and she had so much energy and was great fun to work with – and I especially loved her accent!  Here’s a picture of the 3 of us on set that was taken from one of the studio monitors - and yes, they LOVE their DreamJeannes in England as much as you do!!! 

    Speaking of DreamJeannes, you just know that I couldn’t go all the way to London and not show your British Quacker Sisters my world famous Quacker Karate Kick!  Here I am on set with the models about to kick away!

    The show was great and the UK Quackers were shopping away – so much so that we actually ran out of stock 45 minutes into the show!!!  It’s an experience that I will never forget – Patrick and I know that Jeanne was smiling down from heaven that night!

    The next few days Glen and I decided to check out some of London’s finest establishments- which of course included going to some traditional English pubs.  I was so surprised that a lot of them have funny names.  Here’s an example:

     We also took a bus tour around the city to see the famous landmarks in London.  Tw of my favorite places to see in person were Tower Bridge and Big Ben.  As you can tell, it was a typically foggy London day but that didn’t stop us from having fun.

     I also loved the many winter carnivals all around town.  We would be walking and then all of a sudden stumble upon a Christmas carnival with a carousel, food vendors and games!!

     Friday and Saturday nights were filled with fun, food and friendship as Glen, Patrick, SJ and I enjoyed dinners together!  Here’s a picture of Patrick and me on Friday night when we went to a YUMMY Italian restaurant.  Glen said it was the BEST Fettuccini Alfredo he had ever eaten in his life!

    And on Saturday night we went to an amazing restaurant that specialized in steaks – all I can say is WOW!!!  Here’s a picture of me and Patrick in the restaurant:

    And here’s a picture of Glen and I.  I think it’s quite obvious how much fun we were having!

     We even got to celebrate Patrick’s birthday a week early.  This is my most favorite photo of him, ever – he was so excited that we were all together!

     On our last day, we took a fantastic bus tour that took us to Windsor Castle, Stonehenge & the town of Bath.  This was an exciting day full of sites we’d never seen before and places filled with thousands of years of history.

    This is Winsor Castle where the Queen lives part of the year. She was actually there while we were visiting, but unfortunately we did not get to meet her.  The castle was beautifully decorated for the Christmas season.  We weren’t allowed to take any photos inside the castle, but take my word for it, the decorations were stunning!!

     While we were there, we even got to witness the changing of the guard ceremony.   I’m thinking that Jeanne Bice would want to add some bling to their outfits – what do you think?!

     

     

     After seeing the castle, we headed to Stonehenge for more history – but I STILL don’t know why it was erected – I guess that just means I’ll have to come back to England again!  J  Here I am in front of the stones – it really was amazing to see this up close.

    The final stop on our bus tour was the town of Bath.  Wow!  What a quaint little town with an incredible history.  First, we toured the Roman Bath house.  The first picture is of Glen outside the entrance – and the 2nd one is of the two of us in the room with the actual deep-water baths:

    After visiting the baths, we just had to explore more of this beautiful town – so we walked along the cobble stone streets – and guess what, we found another outdoor Christmas market!  The smell of the mulled wine was so warming and inviting – and seeing all of the incredible food stalls made me wish I had brought another suitcase so that I could take it all home with me!!

    What a fabulous trip it was – I’m so grateful that I was able to explore new parts of this amazing world we live in – and that I was able to be there with Patrick to celebrate Quacker Factory’s 10th anniversary on QVC UK!

    Ta-Ta for now friends – I hope you’re all having as much fun as I am preparing for the holiday season!!

    Angel


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  • 12/13/13--07:38: Who's Home for the Holidays?
  • Pre-Isabella, plans for the holidays were a no-brainer.  We either spent Christmas with my family in Indiana or my husbands in Rhode Island.  Easy breezy!  I love the hustle and bustle of family tradition:  church on Christmas Eve (my favorite service of the year), opening presents with all the kiddos, eating the yummy dinners, and playing games on Christmas Day.  Enter Izzy.

    I honestly thought we would continue doing things as we always had.  But after Isabella’s second Christmas, I realized I wanted to us to have Christmas at home.  I wanted her to put out food for the reindeer and cookies for Santa.  I wanted her to wake up in her own bed Christmas morning and run down the stairs to see if Santa had filled her stocking and left a present under the tree.  I know, a purely “romantic” thought, especially when you’re close to your extended family.  When my husband and I began discussing the possibility of building our own Christmas, we thought: “We’ll disappoint our families”;  “It’s just the three of us”; “ She won’t be with her cousins”; “Christmas won’t be the same”, “We’re being selfish.”…on and on.  It took us about 6 months to decide that we were going to stay home for the holiday.  Yikes!

    So, on Christmas Eve Isabella put food out for the reindeer and left cookies, milk and a note for Santa.  Oh my, she was so excited she could hardly sleep. 

    Reindeer food!

    Getting Santa's cookies ready!

    Christmas morning she awoke and went right to the window to see if the reindeer had eaten their snack…and they had.  She ran down the stairs and saw the stockings full, the cookies and milk gobbled up and a note from Santa thanking her for the goodies.

    Big smile when Iz discovered Santa ate his cookies & brought her Pooh Bear! 

    What joy it brought to our hearts to see her surprise and delight!  It was everything I had dreamed and more!  Can’t wait to see what this Christmas brings!

    Wishing you a happy, healthy, blessed and joyful Holiday Season!

    -Nancy


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    Every year the AM Style team participates in a Christmas Craft of my choosing. It’s a fun way for us to be creative and celebrate the holiday season as a team.

    In the past we’ve baked cookies, decorated stockings, made ornaments -- last year we made wreaths. So when I was coming up with something that we could decorate this year, I decided on the obvious -- a Christmas tree!

    Everyone received a “plain” little mini tree. It will be so much fun to see how our ladies (and of few of the behind-the-scenes guys too) transformed their “Charlie Brown” style trees into something terrific.

    For my tree, I decided to go with a “fashion” inspired decorating theme. It is AM Style after all... :-) I made origami dresses from wrapping paper, and I crafted mini hangers from paper clips. I was even able to find teeny-tiny clothes pins in green and red.

    I’ll see you tomorrow morning at 7am for a fun AM Style and a look at all of our decorated Christmas Trees!

    What do you think of mine? What would your "theme" be?

    Leah


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    Emjoi eRase

    I have been a buyer in the beauty business for more than 20 years. In that time, as you can imagine, I have seen a lot—and it's hard to surprise me! But, it does happen from time to time. This year, I made a personal discovery that had been under my nose for years: epilation—hair removal that works by mass-plucking hair.

    I had always dismissed this as a way to remove unwanted hair. Over the years, I have waxed, shaved, and plucked. It's a non-stop chore. Earlier this year when we were reviewing product with Emjoi, they convinced me to try their epilator. I was skeptical as I heard it was painful. I took it home and attacked my legs. OK, it was a little painful at first until I got used to it, but no worse than waxing. It took longer than usual for the hair to start growing back. When my hair grew back, it was more sparse and not as stubbly. The second time I epilated my legs I was attacking less hair. Bravely I then used it on my underarms and again loved the result. This product has literally changed my life. Before I used to shave my legs and underarms nearly every day in the shower. The hair would grow back thick and stubbly. Now I epilate once every two weeks.

    Why am I telling you this? Because we have a Today's Special Value® Emjoi eRase 60-Disc 2-in-1 Epilator available on Friday, December 20th. This is the launch of Emjoi's latest epilator technology—the 60-disc epilator with angled discs for temporary precision hair removal. I can't praise this item enough! For me, it was my greatest beauty discovery of the year.

    Please tune in, watch the demonstrations—and why not give it a try? Also, I'd love to hear from other "epiladies." Let me know if you are an epilator and how you discovered it.

     

    —Claudia Lucas


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  • 12/13/13--10:30: PERFECT TIMING!
  • Hi, my darling girls!

    I am so excited about my BIG day at QVC today, December 16th. I have THE most gorgeous watch in the whole world for you girls…for yourself and seriously EVERY woman in your life. It’s the Today’s Special Value: my Ceramic Watch with Floral Printed Bezel (J284216). You need it! I know how much you love my ceramic watches. They've become a collectible in my collection, and that is thrilling to me. This is another must-have to add to your collection! It has a divine floral bezel done in this incredible process called "water transfer" and then it is fired in a kiln at extreme temperatures to bake the color into the ceramic. It comes in MAJOR colors, and I really can't even begin to tell you which one I'd order first – black, chocolate, green tea, sunflower, white, and cobalt blue.

    HEAVEN, my girls, HEAVEN! There is nothing else in the world like this watch, seriously. It comes in 4 different sizes, but the links can easily be removed to make it just right for you. With a sleek stainless steel deployment closure, this watch is luxury, luxury, luxury. 

    This watch has all the slick sophistication of ceramic, plus the fantasy and fun of the floral print. You cannot go wrong! This is the perfect gift for every woman on your list – it will ship just in time for the holidays. MAJOR!

    I hope you'll tune in throughout the day today! My show times are Midnight, 3a.m., 9a.m. & 9p.m. ET.

    See you then!

    -Isaac 

     

     

    Shop my complete collection on QVC.com.


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