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Did you know candy canes were originally created in order to keep children quiet in church? According to the folklore story, the choirmaster at the Cologne Cathedral in Germany wanted to keep children quiet during a long performance at the...
You know how you sometimes just get cravings for something minty and indulgent? Other people get these right? Especially around St. Patrick’s Day when you know minty, green food is around every corner? It’s literally around every corner when...
With Easter just around the corner, and my house being the designated “host” house this year, I have been thinking up ways to add extra, special touches to the holiday celebration. We rarely get to stay home for a...
My daughter has become a little obsessed with the color pink. The only color she loves more is "rainbow", which obviously isn't one color at all. When it came time to decide which treat we were going to bring to...
Don’t lose your head over finding the perfect food and novelty items for your Halloween party. This Cheese for Brains Halloween Dip is a killer. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); It’s creepy and kooky, mysterious and spooky. It’s all...
I know people have a love/hate relationship with cranberries. I personally dislike them. I find them bitter and tart and basically not at all sweet. That said, I’m in love with this Cranberry Upside Down Cake!   (adsbygoogle =...
During this time of the year, I know pumpkins and apples are king. However, I always start getting tired of those flavors by the time the end of November rolls around and start dreaming of new dessert combinations. Enter...
Get your green out this week and add some of it to your foods too.  Just adding a bit of green food to the mix can help make St. Patrick’s Day a wee bit more fun for the important...
With Halloween fast approaching everyone at my daughter’s school is talking about parties with friends and dreaming about all the treats they’re going to get to eat. However, if you feel like the kids in your life are going to...
As much as I try to make sure my family eats a balanced diet and eats well during the week, but I also believe in treats. Valentine’s Day, birthdays or anniversaries are all the perfect time for treats. But,...
What do you think about when you think of mashed potatoes? Home, comfort, deliciousness…YUM! If you picked all of the above then you’ve come to the right place because this recipe is for mashed potato connoisseurs. These Sour Cream &...
I try to make holidays special for us, each one. You never know when kids will stop enjoying them, or stop believing in the magic of each holiday. And of course, special days mean special food. These are a...
In March it will be five years since my Grandmother passed away and as the holidays pass year year I am reminded how much she loved to celebrate them. She loved spending time with the family, taking in the...
Fall to me is a time for comfort, joy and warm flavors in delicious foods that make me feel good in my belly. I love the scents, the flavors and the colors that dress up mantles, doorsteps and tables. And...
New Year’s Eve is synonymous with parties, celebrations, good food and having a good time. As parents of young children, you might not have any grand plans for the evening because bedtimes come early – no matter what day...
With all the parties and gathering this season, I’m always looking for a fun dessert to entertain kids of all ages. Cookies are the obvious choice for the holiday season and you can easily take them to the next...
When I was younger, I was never really into St. Patrick’s Day. Unless a shamrock shake was involved, I could take it or leave it. However, since having kids I try to make each holiday, big or small, a little...

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