Father's Day is right around the corner and I'm sure you're trying to find the perfect gift that Dad will appreciate. No, he doesn't need a tie or another Greatest Dad t-shirt. You've heard the old saying: The way to any man's heart is through his stomach? Well, Dad's stomach will definitely appreciate these Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes when you make them for him on Father's Day. This recipe makes exactly three Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes. If you want some for the whole family or if Dad ... Continue Reading
A delicious breakfast recipe for Father’s Day.
A Memorial Day side-dish that can even be a main course!
Memorial Day is coming up soon. Are you hosting a party or heading out to a family event? Memorial Day is a time for cookouts and barbecues with friends. To some, Memorial Day is all about the meat on the grill. For me, when I hear Memorial Day, I think of pasta salads. My best Memorial Day recipe is my BLT (Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato) Club Pasta Salad. This is a quick and easy recipe that will let you spend your Memorial Day relaxing with friends instead of slaving away in the ... Continue Reading
A delicious way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.
Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on May 5th. The holiday commemorates the Mexican army's 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. If you are looking for a fun and easy dish to get your family in the mood for Cinco de Mayo, definitely try these Easy Chicken Quesadillas. This recipe can be made in 30 minutes flat - perfect for the busy family. It's kid friendly, filling, and definitely delicious. A quesadilla is a savory Mexican turnover that is generally ... Continue Reading
A delicious candy concoction for a fraction of the cost.
I love those expensive candy bars that have pieces of dried fruits and nuts in them. I seriously have to restrain myself from buying one or three when I'm grocery shopping each week. Many of them are fairly expensive and I started to think ... I could make one just as delicious at home for a fraction of the cost. The best thing about this bark recipe is that it can be customized based on what you have on hand. If you change the flavor of the chips and what add ins you use, you can have a ... Continue Reading
A delicious Valentine’s Day dessert perfect for the chocolate-lover in your life.
Strawberries and chocolate. What a perfect combination for Valentine's Day! This Strawberry Pie in a Chocolate Crust is sure to impress everyone (including your sweetheart) this February. I first had a variation of this delicious dessert several years ago at a girlfriend's house. She served the pie in a baked pie crust and used fresh strawberries from her garden. When I saw the way the sliced strawberries resembled hearts in the pie plate, I immediately thought the recipe would make a ... Continue Reading
Learn how to stay healthy this holiday season!
It’s almost winter, and you know what that means! Holidays and presents … germs. Nobody wants to be sick during this time of year, so it’s time to stock up on PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer. Throw it in your child’s backpack, gym bag, or lunchbox. Keep it in the car for after you leave the holiday parties or the mall. And with four new holiday scents, it’s the perfect stocking stuffer or present topper for everyone on your list! The four holiday scents include: Wintergreen ... Continue Reading
High holidays are upon us. Here are a few tips and tricks to help save you time, money, and your mani when dealing with preps and clean-ups.
With Passover (April 6 & 7th) and Easter (April 8th) just around the corner, so are egg hunts, Seder dinners, and holiday entertaining. Here are a few tips and tricks to help save you time, money, and your mani when dealing with holiday preps and clean-ups. Easter Egg Dye: Lemon-Aid You've dyed the eggs, but what about your hands? If you find your skin is now a nice violet color, don't despair - it's not that difficult to remove. Place sugar in a small bowl and scrub/massage it all over ... Continue Reading
Start Valentine’s Day right with chocolate chip pancakes and homemade whipped cream.
A lovely way to start your family’s Valentine’s Day off is with homemade chocolate whipped cream and mini-chocolate pancakes. They will be thanking you all day. This recipe is very easy and fun to make, and you may find your kids wanting to help with the cooking - or at the very least “helping” to lick the whipped cream off the whisk. Whipped Cream Ingredients: A mixer bowl (chill it in refrigerator for 10 minutes) 1 pint of organic heavy cream Ghirardelli Sweetened Cocoa ... Continue Reading