Today's HAUTE HOSTESS Guilty Pleasure
5 Pretty Pancake

By Bianca Logrono Breakfast is undoubtedly one of the best meals of the day. It’s also been called the most important meal of the day. So what better way to start your day than with pancakes? We’ve got some pretty pancake recipes so good that you’ll want to have for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, and your midnight snack. Bon appétit. Fluffy Champagne Pancakes The bubbles of champagne makes for some really fluffy, puffy, and perfect pancakes. Topped with a smashed strawberry syrups these pancakes aren't just pretty - they're pretty tasty. What You’ll Need Pancakes 2 large eggs 1 cup lowfat buttermilk 2 tablespoon canola oil 1½ cups... CONTINUE READING 16



Thanksgiving is rather late this year, but it doesn't mean that we won't be sampling all of our favorite staples! And while some of our guests run off to do their Black Friday shopping, those of us who are hosting are always faced with the same dilemma, year after year. We're pretty sick of re-heating our Thanksgiving leftovers, and turkey is... CONTINUE READING 7


by Mekishana Pierre It's a Vegan Thanksgiving! It's that time of year again: the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving in which you're measuring your loosest sweat pants, calculating the distance from your seat at the table to the nearest couch perfect for a post-dinner nap, and waging your bets for who is going to get the first concussion in Turkey Bowl. It's... CONTINUE READING 8


by Courtney A. Leiva If you're not the traditional turkey and stuffing kind of gal, not to fear, as each of these 14 scrumptious Thanksgiving alternatives bring you that allergy-friendly and guiltless option without sacrificing taste or flavor. From low-fat snacks to some serious gluten-free grub, prepare to sink your teeth into these yummy holiday must-haves. 1. Gardein Holiday Roast If you’re... CONTINUE READING 16


by Dominique Fernandez At some point in our lives, we'll all most likely be hosting our very first Thanksgiving. Scary, huh? It's the ultimate family-gathering and food-loving feast of the year, that we all practically crave once November comes around, but the process that leads up to the feast is a whole other story. Whether you’re... CONTINUE READING 15


by Dominique Fernandez Working out… some of us love it so much that we crave it, but most of us might actually dread it, right? No shame in admitting that, ladies! Getting sweaty while giving it your all at the gym or outdoors is obviously hard, but definitely worth it. We understand that sometimes you may get... CONTINUE READING 0


by Dominique Fernandez What are two things that will instantly make you feel better when the temperature starts to decline, and you start feeling the cold? A warmth inducing drink and something sweet, of course! Well, here at Shecky’s, we know the perfect remedy for these craves. A 2-1 remedy, to be exact. Dessert cocktails! It’s a known fact that alcohol... CONTINUE READING 12


While liquor, wine, and champagne are wonderful boozy alternatives to beer, we’ve got to admit that beer is making a comeback. A huge one. There’s a beer for every taste palate and seasonal flavors certainly reel us in, so what’s not to love? And with the holidays around the corner, loved ones are sure to ask about gift-exchanges. So, we’ve... CONTINUE READING 3


Got a chocolate fix? Sometimes we just have to stop buying those candy bars (is it just us, or are they getting more and more expensive?) and start making them ourselves. If you’re worried they won’t be the same, try these incredibly similar recipes to test it out yourself. Who knows, maybe you’ll even like them better than the original! 1.... CONTINUE READING 9


Spending money so close to the holidays can be daunting, especially if we've got lots of gifts to buy. In fact, not even Black Friday and Cyber Monday can help us save some cash. But no worries – we've got you covered. Decorating for winter is still totally doable. Here's some budget-friendly and cost effective deco tips for us girls... CONTINUE READING 7


Are you a sucker? That is, do you fall for all those seasonal flavors that hits markets every single year? Whether you're buying a peppermint latte or splurging on pumpkin-flavored- anything for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, then you know you want to try these fall pie recipes. They're our favorite. And who knows, maybe they'll be staples for your dinner... CONTINUE READING 2