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Easy Snacks To Keep Kids Happy During Winter Recess

When winter recess rolls around, it can be a challenge to find fun, creative things to do with your kids. Active kids are happy kids and activities that engage all their senses are a great way to keep them learning even during winter recess. One of the most fun ways to engage a variety of senses and entertain kids is with snacks. Kids love eating something they made and with these easy snacks to keep kids happy during winter recess, you can keep kids busy, full and satisfied. Yeti Monster Mouths This is a great snack idea that will give … Continue reading

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Superbowl Party 2014 – Once more with Feeling…

Kicking off your Super Bowl party in 2014 with style will leave your friends and family speechless at your party hosting skills. Easily score a winning touchdown by providing your guests with eye catching decorations, delicious snacks, and a well set up entertainment center for this year’s Super Bowl on February 2, 2014. Here are some simple game day tips that will help you become the neighborhood MVP year after year. Decorations: Filling your home with the teams logos can mean war for some of your guests but making sure you have a little bit of both sports teams throughout … Continue reading

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Stay Warm with these Hot Chocolate Recipes.

Well friends, if you’re on the east coast this week staying warm is definitely on your mind! Maybe you’re the type who likes spending a winter day hitting the mountain slopes with friends. Or maybe you just need to brave the cold to shovel your driveway.  Whatever gets you out into this freezing weather I promise you that one of the hot chocolate recipes below can warm you up from the inside out. Here are some must try hot chocolate recipes! Peppermint Stick Hot Chocolate 1 package of choice hot chocolate 1 oz of peppermint Schnapps Whipped Cream Dutch Chocolate SweetSticks Prepare hot … Continue reading

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A Worthy Cause Provides Food for Thought.

As many of you know, October is national Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We spend a lot of our time here talking about food and entertaining, but in this final week of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we want to address another, more serious issue. While we do pride ourselves on making healthy, all natural snacks, we also are very mindful that not everyone enjoys good health. An estimated 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 64,640 new cases of the earliest form of cancer are predicted to strike women in the U.S. this year. So with that in mind, we … Continue reading

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Selecting and Storing Fruit To Use In Summer Party Food Recipes

One thing we most look forward to in the summer is eating fresh seasonal foods, especially fruit. The colors, textures, and flavors of these juicy sweet goodies can make your summer party food recipes even better. But knowing how to select and store fruits properly can have some people scratching their heads. While summer fruits can be eaten as is, used in salads, or to make smoothies, salsas, pies and tarts, their limited “shelf life” can be tricky. We pulled together a guide on selecting and storing these gems and have included some great party food recipes using fruit. Let’s … Continue reading

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Be Sweet This Valentines Day – Give Something More Special Than Candy Sticks

Love. Who can resist the most incredible, yet indescribable feeling in the world? What about sweets – who can stay away from one of the best taste sensations around? This Valentine’s Day, say yes to both, but say “no” to boring candy boxes and candy sticks. Give your beloved something fun, or unexpected, or decadent. You may wonder how to excite someone with sweets, after all, doesn’t everyone love a box of gooey, caramel-filled chocolates? Well, most people do. But let’s think about other ways to please the palette of a cake lover, or satisfy the sweet tooth of a … Continue reading

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How to Entertain in a Small Space

When you entertain in a small space your options for the grand are limited. You want your party guests to enjoy themselves without feeling cramped. Instead of thinking big, think scale. Photographers use scale to highlight a particular subject. There are 3 specific elements you can use to conquer the challenge of a small space. Color is used to brighten a room, to create an ambiance or to shine light in a specific way. A darkly painted wall feels closed and constrained. A brightly colored wall gives the illusion of space. When you’re entertaining for a party, choose the brightest … Continue reading

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