Take your senses on a journey
Dec15

Take your senses on a journey

Every once in a while fantastic products, made right in your backyard, miraculously appear.  This is true of my happen stance finding of Touch Body Works skin pampering products. Good Mornings lotion and soap were my first choices.  Since then I’ve grown fond of the Date Night scented products.  Also, the Perfect Gentleman line has been a hit when given as a present! Take your senses on a journey and look into the grand product...

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DIY Spicy Rum!
Dec08

DIY Spicy Rum!

DIY – it’s everywhere in this day and age!  Especially when it comes to eats and drinks.  We’ve entered an age of local fare trumps mass market and chain store goods. Now, you too can put your talents to work by making your own Spicy Rum for the holidays!  It’s simple and tasty: One fifth of dark rum 20 star anise crushed 20 cardamom pods, crushed 1 dried guajillo chile (or another medium heat variety you are...

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Fine food, wine & conversation with Jean Francois Bourdy
Nov02

Fine food, wine & conversation with Jean Francois Bourdy

Just when you feel you have a good handle on a subject, like say wine, an experience comes along that peaks your interest, reminds you the world is bigger than you thought, and there’s so much more to experience.  That’s exactly what happened when I opened my weekly wine newsletter from Elie Boudt at Elie Wine Company.  Now I get many fascinating wine tidbits from Elie, but as I scanned this particular newsletter my attention was...

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Detroit’s African Caribbean Food Scene Alive and Well
Oct12

Detroit’s African Caribbean Food Scene Alive and Well

Global via Detroit! Detroit is a melting pot of many cultures and immigrants.  It’s part of the city and region’s history, dating back to the 1920’s and the rise of the automobile industry. My dear friend, Kate Brennan, has a passion for Jamaican scenery, culture and cuisine.  Read more of her Caribbean eatery finds, right here in Detroit.  Guest post by Kate...

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A little slice of Italy off Michigan & Trumbull
Sep07

A little slice of Italy off Michigan & Trumbull

This post and the idea to share, started as many good ideas do – from conversations with good friends over a glass of wine.   Welcome to the inaugural “Infinitely Hip” blog post focused on that ultimate group of hip people!  Not Gen X, not Gen Y or Gen Z.   No, our group has something these other generations do not.  Our coming of age was molded by: The rise of personal technology – the Atari game console, calculators became as...

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