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Archive for the ‘Holidays and Other Occasions’ Category

  • Cooking with Mom.

    How loud can a whisper be? Pretty loud with young children trying to sneak out of the house on Mother’s Day to let Mom sleep in! Every year my husband would get the kids up early and attempt to let… Read More

  • The Merry Month of May!

    O the month of May, the merry month of May,     So frolic, so gay, and so green, so green, so green! ~Thomas Decker, The Shoemaker’s Holiday I just love saying, the Merry Month of May! Maybe it’s the alliteration or… Read More

  • It Starts At Home

    Did you see the episode from Mad Men where the family is on a picnic in a bucolic setting? At the end of the picnic they throw their trash aside. Just leave it on the green grass. I remember watching… Read More

  • 7 Food-Foolery Fun Ideas

    Every year I wish I was a bit more creative when it comes to planning the perfect April Fools’ Day prank. Some of the best tricks that have gone down in history are the ones we don’t see coming. I’m… Read More

  • Go Green!

    Happy St Patrick’s Day. I’m ready to go all green! Green is good, right? When I think of “green”, I think of good things like making environmentally friendly choices, and how the yard turns green with the warmer spring weather…. Read More

  • Here’s to a Lucky 2021!

    I’m a little bit superstitious. OK, let’s be honest, I’m superstitious about anything that will bring me luck!  If there was ever a year to wish for good luck, it’s 2021. So when it came time to deciding what to… Read More

  • The Laughter Was Loud

    Holiday parties are the best. I look forward to holiday get-togethers of all kinds. Cookie exchanges, gift exchanges, ugly sweater contests, fancy catered parties and more really help me get through the winter. Getting together to spread joy, gratitude and… Read More

  • Leftovers Are The Best!

    Thanksgiving is shaping up a little differently than normal, and yet still the same. I’m still making turkey and our favorite sides. Yum! What we won’t have is a lot of extra people at our table, just four of us…. Read More

  • A Small and Grateful Thanksgiving Celebration

    Thanksgiving is going to look a bit different this year. According to the American Automobile Association, fewer Americans will be traveling than last year. If you plan to gather with friends and family outside your household, the Center for Disease… Read More

  • Tricky and Fun Halloween Ideas

    Halloween will be extra tricky this year. According to the National Confectioners Association, 80% of adults they surveyed believe they can still make Halloween fun. I want to make it scary…in a good way. I’m a bit of a wimp… Read More