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Archive for the ‘Holidays and Other Occasions’ Category

  • Happy St Patricks’s Day!

    Sure and begorrah, Saint Paddy’s day is upon us again. What began as a religious feast day to commemorate the death of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, has become a globally recognized celebration of all things Irish. May… Read More

  • Leapin’ Good Time!

    Leap on over for an extra special day! It’s not every day that we get to commemorate Leap Year Day. Which leads me to wonder just how should we celebrate? Why do we even have an extra day on the… Read More

  • Game on! Your Guide To Throw the Best Big Game Party!

    Yes, it’s that time of year again when two football teams battle it out for the championship. For those cheering for their home teams, it’s an extra special event. Serious bragging rights are on the line! For the rest of… Read More

  • 2024 Could Be Your Lucky Year!

    I’m a little bit superstitious. OK, let’s be honest, I’m superstitious about anything that will bring me luck!  And like most of us, I’m wishing for good luck in 2024. So when it came time to deciding what to make… Read More

  • The Hap-Happiest Time of the Year

    Sure, I’m happy even though I’m crazy busy…but I’m keeping good cheer. I want to enjoy the most wonderful time of the year. Decorating, cookie making, shopping, wrapping, party planning….whew! I get a lot accomplished during the holiday season. And… Read More

  • Shine the Light!

    Let your light shine…what a wonderful and empowering message. This year, the eight days of Hanukkah starts at sundown on December 7th. My friend, Mira, has invited me to join her family for the first night. I’ve attended this special… Read More

  • The Best…Leftovers!

    Last week my friend, Mike, and I were talking about how much we love Thanksgiving. We exchanged stories about past holidays, our own personal traditions and of course our favorite recipes. He’s excited that he’ll be roasting not just one… Read More

  • 9 Fun Thanksgiving Day Activities

    I tease my family a lot about how meals just appear by magic. And Thanksgiving must be the most magical of all meals. It’s a feat that only people with super powers can accomplish with ease. My sister-in-law hosts Thanksgiving… Read More

  • Ghosts, Goblins and Ghouls, Oh My!

    Halloween is a scary holiday but not many people actually think about what the scariest part of Oct. 31st is… The amount of sugar consumed! We all know too much sugar isn’t good for us but even as adults it’s hard to resist… Read More

  • National Family Meals Month™

    When I was a child, I  thought the calendar year started with September. It was all about the beginning of the school year, the changing season and the faster pace. Regardless of whether you have children at home, schedules become full… Read More