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Archive for the ‘Holidays and Other Occasions’ Category

  • 10 Tips and Tricks to Help Navigate Holiday Parties

    Ahhhh, cookies, holiday parties and eggnog! What a joyous time of year! Well, maybe not? It can be a really tough time of year if you’re trying to watch your weight. Enjoying the holidays doesn’t need to include gaining the… Read More

  • 12 Tips For The Best Cookies!

      Cookies! Cookies! Cookies! They’re everywhere this time of year. I admit it — I’m human. I love cookies! Since most people love homemade cookies, they make a great gift to give any time of the year. I’ve tried to teach… Read More

  • 9 Tips For A Healthy Holiday Season

    It’s the Crazy Season, aka the Holiday Season! There are so many distractions and interruptions that I feel like I’m having trouble moving in a straight line. I need to finish a deadline at work but I see these constant… Read More

  • Don’t forget the leftovers!

    Turkey day may be over but that doesn’t mean the party has to end! Get creative with your leftovers. Some folks (my family included!) love the leftovers even more than the original meal. Why don’t we make turkey sandwiches all… Read More

  • Make Room For the Turkey!

    Thanksgiving is around the corner, and it’s time to make room for the turkey! I mean this literally and figuratively. As I make room in my refrigerator for the turkey and all the fixings, I also have to make the… Read More

  • 9 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

  • Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler!

    Let the good times roll! October 12th is National Gumbo Day. There are festivals all over Louisiana this month to celebrate their state dish. Lucky for those who are close enough to attend! I’m going to celebrate in my own way by… Read More

  • Nourish Your Family, One Meal At a Time.

    In the whole world, with whom would you most like to have dinner ? Watch this video to the end and be pleasantly surprised! This is a great video that shows how much family meals shared together matter. As a… Read More

  • September is 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