I always end up with leftover candy canes after the holidays. I have lots of kids around during Christmas, and candy canes make a nice sweet treat for them, so I tend to buy more than I actually need. Plus, I like to decorate with candy canes. Here’s what you can do with leftover candy canes.
Over the years, I’ve hosted holiday parties many times and I’d like to share a few stress-free tips that will make your Thanksgiving dinner a smashing success. These are my best tips regarding food prep and cooking for dinner hosts who will be preparing the big meal on Thanksgiving Day…
Whenever someone goes to a lot of trouble to put together a big dinner or party, it’s always nice to take along a hostess gift — food baskets are great! You don’t have to buy a fancy gift basket. There are many affordable hostess gifts that you can make yourself. Here are some food gift baskets that you can make and your hostess will love.
There are so many possibilities when it comes to Thanksgiving table decorations. Following are some centerpieces, placemats, napkins & napkin holders, candle arrangements, place settings, chair covers, and Thanksgiving garland to choose from.
Here are lots of fun things you can do with all that leftover Halloween candy — from leftover candy recipes, to fun pieces of art you can make, ways you can reuse leftover candy, and how you can pass that candy on to soldiers in Iraq.
Your Thanksgiving table decor doesn’t have to be elaborate or expensive. It just has to look nice. Here are some of the fun Thanksgiving table decor ideas that I’ve used…
Last year’s Thanksgiving dinner was my first time cooking for vegetarians. After a little research, I found that I could plan Thanksgiving dinner that would make all of my guests — vegetarians included — feel comfortable and satisfied when they left the table. I just had to do a few things differently…
The following tips will help you get through the day and still give you time to entertain your guests.
The trick is to plan early and do things in stages… In fact, as soon as Halloween is over, you should start thinking about your Thanksgiving dinner plans.
Here are some of my favorite Halloween treat recipes. The best part: they’re easy and fun to make… the kids can even help!
Make some fun football cupcakes! Start with ‘easy vanilla cupcakes’. Then add ‘vanilla buttercream icing’. Finally, top individual cupcakes with one of the following: Edible Footballs — made from caramel candies, with white icing as the stripes on the ball. Pennant Flags — press fruit candies (like Starburst), then cut in the shape of sports flags, attach the flags to pretzel sticks, and pipe some icing messages onto the flags. Tiny Helmets — made from the same fruit candies in different colors, cut in the shape of football helmets, and then pipe some icing onto the helmets for decoration.
Like Kahlua? Wild Turkey Bourbon? What about Chardonnay? Have a special occasion coming up? Now you can order personalized labels to place on your own bottles of liquor!
Did you know that you can create your own custom messages for M&M’s candies? Yep, you can now order bags of personalized M&M’s for gifts or parties!
Maybe it’s just ‘one of those days’… or, maybe you’ve had too much to drink. Here’s how to know for sure and how to remedy the situation. It’s all about the beer!