Managing a large household like Downton must have been quite trying for Mrs. Hughes. The Lord and Lady have invited the neighborhood over for a fox hunt or shoot. Whatever to serve to quench the palate? Fast forward. Your girlfriends have discovered you have the largest TV in the … [Read more...] about Serve Punch at Your Next Downton Viewing Party
The moment that so many PBS viewers have been waiting for is coming this Sunday: the Christmas Episode. If you still haven't taken down your Christmas decorations, this is your one last chance (seriously, take them down) to be in fashion.I was in my kitchen yesterday working on … [Read more...] about Hosting a Downton Abbey Viewing Party? What About the (Eton) Mess?
April 14th marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. On Sunday, April 14, 1912 at 11:40 pm, Titanic struck a giant iceberg and by 2:20 am on April 15, the “unsinkable ship” was gone. Canadians have a special connection to Titanic: the great ship sank in the … [Read more...] about 30 Day Count Down to Titanic 100th Anniversary
It is finally February and a busy TV Sunday in many households as Downton Abbey competed once again with Super Bowl. While we could never hope to outshine football, in 2014 PBS reported that for the third year in a row, Downton Abbey "was the #2 rated 9pm show to the Super Bowl … [Read more...] about Cocktails at Downton? Perhaps the End is Near