Domestic splendor encompasses everything about gracious living. From homemaking and housekeeping to cooking and hosting to home décor, domestic splendor is something everyone can enjoy.

Learn how to set the table for dinner parties. Start or expand your collection of silver, china and porcelain, linens and other table setting pieces. And learn how to clean and polish silver, how to care for fine china and more.

Find out how to start collecting art on any budget, and where to source pretty things for your home.  See how to make cooking and cleaning less tedious so you can focus on the enjoyable aspects.

Gracious living and domestic splendor are simply ways of making the experience of your home life lovely and meaningful. There’s no right or wrong way to do living graciously. It’s about adding joy to your life and elevating the ordinary.

Classic Cocktail Recipe – Vesper Martini and the Big Splendor Vesper

Quick Background on the Vesper Martini If you google "vesper martini" most of the results will involve James Bond, since the recipe for this sturdy cocktail first appeared in the novel "Casino Royal". The ...READ MORE