Our Easter traditions are very special to Joy and me. We truly treasure the family recipes and enjoy teaching and sharing them with the next generation. Most of our family recipes are over 100 years old now and each recipe brings a great story. We love sharing the stories of our Nana and her five sisters who made these wonderful recipes... oh how we wish we could sit at the … [Read more...] about Traditional Easter Recipes: Italian Ricotta Pie
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I love January. The holidays are behind us, and it’s all fresh starts and empty calendars and, of course, resolutions. And if there’s anything I love more than January, it’s a good resolution. I have to say, I just don’t understand people who don’t make New Year’s Resolutions. I think it’s really important to sit back and take stock of where you are in your life and how you … [Read more...] about Why Don’t We Have Any Family Traditions?
Traditions come in all shapes and sizes. And while some cost money, others are fun and free. Since we celebrate Christmas, below are a few of our favorite creative Christmas time activities: The Holiday Walk You might think this one is unoriginal, but nothing gets the kids (or us) in the spirit like a casual walk, exploring the tacky and wonderful world of outdoor … [Read more...] about The Gnome Invasion And Other Quirky Christmas Traditions
Having just returned from New England with my family, I have a new-found love for frosty weather, bare trees and chaos. It was a meaningful week watching my children and my little brother navigate the loving traditions of my Burke roots. Getting the seven of us to the east coast on a red eye flight was ambitious, especially at this time of year, but oh-so-worth … [Read more...] about Brooke Burke: Burke Family Traditions
Turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce - Thanksgiving is one of the few holidays that, for the most part, has a very established list of standard menu items. But this year, why not switch it up? Shake up your dinner table with some of these creative alternatives to traditional Turkey Day dishes!1. Instead of boring dinner rolls or biscuits, give your guests a sweet … [Read more...] about 10 Creative Swaps For Traditional Turkey Day Recipes