Family Traditions For The Holidays


It's that time of year when we're busy shopping, baking, working, decorating, and partying for the holidays!  It is always challenging to get it all done but somehow we do! One thing I find interesting is that many families have their own traditions, and the holiday season means different things to everyone. If you're spiritual [...]

Family Traditions For The Holidays2020-06-15T14:18:03-04:00

Which Apple Do You Choose For What?


So many apples, so little time!  Who doesn't love a fresh crisp apple in the fall? Or anytime of year for that matter!  Apples are great for a variety of things but it's good to know which ones to buy for what. Apples are a member of the rose family of plants, along with pears, [...]

Which Apple Do You Choose For What?2019-03-02T11:22:48-05:00

How to Host a Cinco de Mayo Party


Cinco de Mayo (the 5th of May) the holiday that commemorates the day the Mexican army defeated France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867) in 1862. Is it a big deal in Mexico?  No, not really. It's more of a way for us to honor Mexican traditions and culture. Or a [...]

How to Host a Cinco de Mayo Party2019-03-02T11:21:56-05:00

Don’t Drown Your Container Garden!


Watering and Drainage in Container Gardens Spring is here and it's time to think about your patio container garden. There's nothing better tasting than the fresh herbs and vegetables that you grow yourself! Here's some ideas on how to get started if you are considering a container garden this year. Choose the right pot Plastic [...]

Don’t Drown Your Container Garden!2019-03-02T11:21:40-05:00

Not Your Mom’s Grilled Cheese!


In celebration of National Grilled Cheese Day on April 12th I thought I'd include some tips on how to make an awesome grilled cheese sandwich! Let's face it, grilled cheese sandwiches are personal. You can make it a 1,000 different ways.  There is no "best" grilled cheese because we all have different tastes. The one thing [...]

Not Your Mom’s Grilled Cheese!2016-11-03T12:54:08-04:00

Grocery Delivery Taken Seriously


Many people like professionals, busy moms, and active seniors, spend a lot of time getting groceries. If you've had an unfortunate injury or illness and are cooped up at home you dread having to get to the store to re-stock or satisfy a craving of chicken soup or ice cream! The new Amazon Dash device [...]

Grocery Delivery Taken Seriously2019-03-02T11:21:32-05:00

Delicious and Guilt Free Artichoke Dip


Prep time: 10  min Ingredients 8 ozs reduced-fat sour cream 1 cup fat-free mayonnaise 1/2 cup artichoke hearts (chopped canned) 1/2 cup spinach (frozen, thawed squeezed and dried) 3 scallions (diced) 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tbsp sun-dried tomatoes (finely chopped) 1 tbsp asiago cheese (shredded) Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine ingredients in an oven-safe casserole dish, sprinkling cheese on top. Bake until heated through and cheese is [...]

Delicious and Guilt Free Artichoke Dip2016-07-25T10:20:34-04:00

Why an Electric Kettle Will Change Your Life


Let's face it: A home-cooked midweek meal isn't happening if it requires an unscheduled trip to the grocery store, learning to use a new gadget or spending an hour chopping and measuring before you even light the stove. Getting dinner on the table in under an hour without fuss or frenzy takes planning, practice, and, [...]

Why an Electric Kettle Will Change Your Life2019-03-02T11:21:13-05:00
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