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!
Are you looking for a fun and festive Halloween dessert idea? We've got just the thing! These creative "slimy" cake pops from our friends over at Stick&Pop is perfect for a holiday bash. "We think this one is really fun for families and for moms who don't want to wrap pops but want to present something fun on a platter. Plus, it's very forgiving in terms of how "pretty" … [Read more...] about Halloween “Slimer” Cake Pop Recipe
After glancing through an old issue of Southern Living, we were inspired by their caramel apples. We decided to let our kids loose in the backyard in search of twigs and this recipe is what we conjured up with some caramel and our imaginations. While your little ones don their costumes, try dressing up some fruit to make these delicious sweet treats for the … [Read more...] about Halloween Twiggy Treats: Caramel Apples
When serving Thanksgiving dinner there are tons of ways to make classic Thanksgiving recipes. You can multi-task during the cooking process, with this alternative way to make a green bean casserole. While using the oven to cook, use the stove top to make this delicious side dish! Stove Top Style This recipe allows most of the cooking to be done on the stove top. The … [Read more...] about Green Bean Casserole Recipe
Few things spark that sense of awe like a well-done fireworks show. But capturing those special moments on film - especially at night - can be tricky. Here are some tips to help you get the perfect shots this Independence Day. 1. DO have the right equipment. A camera with manual controls and a tripod is crucial, and a remote shutter release is highly reccomended. … [Read more...] about The Do’s and Don’ts of Firework Photography