Trick or treating is one of the great American traditions, and we can still enjoy a safe night out trolling for goodies…provided we use some common sense and give our kids a few important guidelines. Maybe you’ll be accompanying your hobgoblins door to door this year, or perhaps you have older children venturing out on their own with friends. Here are some general safety tips … [Read more...] about Keep Your Kids Safe This Halloween!
Planning to throw a Halloween bash this year? If you need a spook-tacular appetizer to serve at your party, look no further. Try these devilish eggs - they look great and taste even better! Creepy Eyeball Eggs Ingredients 6 eggs 2 Tbs. Chopped pimentos Green olives 1 Tsp. Tabasco or any hot sauce you like 2 Tbs. Light mayonnaise 1 Tsp. Dijon mustard … [Read more...] about Halloween Recipes: Deviled Eyeballs (Eggs)
My very inquisitive six-year-old asked me why people dress up on Halloween. I was stumped. I am usually a reasonably informed mom with a quick story about all the cool things in history that have formed our current day celebrations. But not this time – I didn’t have any answers! Where Does Halloween Come From? My son’s question My son’s question got me thinking about the … [Read more...] about Where Does Halloween Come From?
In times of uncertainty, love prevails and that explains why more people than ever are looking forward to celebrating this Valentine’s Day. In fact, a survey from the National Retail Foundation found that nearly 73% of consumers who are planning to do something on this annual holiday dedicated to love feel it is important given the current state of the pandemic. If you’re … [Read more...] about 5 Budget-Friendly Valentine’s Day Ideas at Home
This peppermint bark is a staple at the holidays. It's super easy to make and if you're looking for an inexpensive but pretty gift, you can wrap up the bark and give it away as a gift. Think school teachers, holiday parties. Everyone loves chocolate bark! Ingredients (2) 10 oz bags premium dark chocolate chips (2) 10 oz bags premium white chocolate chips 4 … [Read more...] about Peppermint Bark Recipe