Don’t put this down the garbage disposal

Don’t put this down the garbage disposal

Don't put this down the garbage disposal Frustrating clogs and costly repairs -- that's what you'll get if you try to put the wrong things down your garbage disposal. Here are some of them: 1. Grease and oil: Fat can solidify and clog your pipes, leading to unpleasant...

February is Chili Month!

February is Chili Month!

Black bean chili, a hearty winter dinner Dispel the myth. Chili is not a native Mexican dish and bears little resemblance to cuisine from the South American country Chile. Most early references referred to "chili con carne" or meat stew. Some legends trace it to a...

New Year’s Day: The world’s oldest celebration

New Year’s Day: The world’s oldest celebration

The new year has begun. It's our chance to start again, to do it right this time and have another shot at success. The idea has prevailed since the dawn of history. New year celebrations date back more than 4,000 years, to the ancient Egyptians and Babylonians. Their...

First time hosting Christmas?

First time hosting Christmas?

First Time Hosting Christmas? Here are tips for planning the day: If you are hosting the family for Christmas for the first time, you might not realize that it is a bit like conducting an orchestra. For a harmonious result, you have to understand all the moving parts....

Crafting Paper Snowflakes

Crafting Paper Snowflakes

Crafting Paper Snowflakes with Young Children: A Step-by-Step Guide Introduction: Creating paper snowflakes is a delightful and educational activity perfect for young children, especially during the festive winter season. It’s not only a fun way to engage their...

Oysters are a delicacy worthy of your holiday table

Oysters are a delicacy worthy of your holiday table

It's holiday time, so why not splurge on a delicacy that is delightful and nutritious, though pretty expensive. Oysters are a holiday tradition in many families and well worth the price tag, whether you opt for oysters on the half shell, scalloped oysters, or oyster...

How to Make Thanksgiving Cards with Young Children

How to Make Thanksgiving Cards with Young Children

Materials Needed: - Blank cards or folded pieces of construction paper (one for each child) - Crayons, markers, or colored pencils - Thanksgiving-themed stickers (optional) - Glue sticks (if using stickers) - Safety scissors - Small, pre-cut pictures or images of...

Popular Halloween  costumes for 2023

Popular Halloween  costumes for 2023

We are going to see a lot of pink Barbies this Halloween, according to Best Products. If you don't want to buy something, Barbie it is fairly easy to DYI. Just assemble a selection of pink clothing. Don't forget accessories, naturally, like a pink purse or even a pink...