Hanukkah Family Fun

Hanukkah Family Fun Ideas

Trying to find ways to get the entire family excited and ready for Hanukkah? Check out these fun crafts that kids of all ages will enjoy! Star-Punched Paper Hurricanes Hurricane vases and votive candle holders are wrapped in star-punched paper – an easy way to spread warmth throughout your home or office spaces. Allow the […]

Hanukkah Savory Snack Recipe

Hanukkah Savory Snack Appetizer Recipe

Fried foods are a highlight of Hanukkah meals, especially foods fried in olive oil. Both are a nod to the holiday, which celebrates a lamp in a destroyed Jerusalem temple that burned for eight days on very little oil. This recipe is based on a preparation that originated in Rome’s Jewish ghetto. Fried Baby Artichokes […]

Hanukkah Sweet Treat Recipe

Hanukkah Sweet Treat Dessert Recipe

Rugelach, doughnuts and cookies – oh, my! There are many delicious recipes that end your Hanukkah meal in the traditional way or with a sweet twist. I for one am obsessed with cupcakes. They are easy to eat, already portioned out so I don’t overindulge…and they are just adorable! Cupcakes have always been popular, but in […]

Thanksgiving Sweet Treat Recipe

Thanksgiving Sweet Treat Recipe

This holiday Pumpkin Fudge recipe brings the taste of the season with pumpkin, white chocolate, and marshmallow. Pumpkin Fudge Prep Time: 10 minutes       Cook Time: 12 minutes       Total Time: 2.5 hours Ingredients 1½ cups of sugar 2/3 cups of evaporated milk ½ cup of pumpkin puree 2 tablespoons of […]

Thanksgiving Savory Snack Recipe

Thanksgiving Savory Snack Recipe

Serve this quick Thanksgiving bite as an appetizer to effortlessly work in some fish before the traditionally meat-focused meal. Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Cucumber Bites Prep/Total Time: 10 minutes                       Yields: 40 Bites Ingredients 2 English Cucumbers, peeled and cut into 1″ rounds 1 pound smoked salmon, cut into bite-sized pieces (1) 8-ounce package cream […]

Thanksgiving Family Fun

Thanksgiving Family Fun Ideas

Thanksgiving is all about spending time with family and those you love. What better way to celebrate than by gathering everyone together for these fun activities and crafts? We are Grateful Message Board As family or guests arrive, have them write what they are thankful for and pin it up. This frame was constructed using a linen-covered […]

Decorating your Home for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas

Looking for some easy ways to spruce up your home for Thanksgiving? Check out this easy decorating idea, as well as a fun way to set the table for kids of all ages. Pumpkin and Gourd Filled Lanterns Here’s a quick and easy way to dress up your outside spaces or even brighten a dining […]

Holiday Safety Around the Home

The holidays truly are the most wonderful time of the year (no pun intended), but don’t let the magic of the season get you off your game when it comes to safety. In fact, with added activities, household decor and events, there is a higher risk of emergencies. Holiday Decorating Safety Small children may think […]

How to Stock Up for the Holidays

How to stock up for the holidays at home

Does the idea of holiday entertaining fill you with anxiety? You’re certainly not alone, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Armed with perseverance and a well-stocked kitchen, you’ll find you can even breeze through those last-minute gatherings. Cheers! Drop-in guests won’t expect that you have a full cocktail menu on hand. Offer wine […]

Guest Bathroom Preparation

How to prepare your bathroom for guests

Who doesn’t appreciate a clean bathroom? Personally, I will drive 15 miles out of my way on a road trip just so I can use the crystal clean bathrooms at Buc-ee’s. I really never thought I would say that about any public place, better yet a convenience station. It also doesn’t hurt that they have a […]