Category Archive: Holidays

Jan 01

A Healthy & Delicious Recipe for the New Year: Mushroom Miso Soup

The key to delicious DIY soup is as simple as getting the base right, according to chef Antonio Park, a judge on Chopped Canada and owner of two successful restaurants. Starting with a flavourful broth made with natural ingredients is essential to creating a sensational pot of soup. “Quality recipes start with quality ingredients,” explains …

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Jan 01

Quotes for the New Year

Here are some of our favorite New Year quotes to welcome 2017 and to help get you started in the new year!   And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been. -Rainer Maria Rilke For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another …

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Jan 01

Welcome, 2017!

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re Doing Something. So that’s my wish for you, and …

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Dec 25

Use Those Leftover Candy Canes In This Peppermint Dessert!

Wondering what to do with all of those candy canes?  Make a candy cane pavlova with them! Peppermint candy cane could be the official taste of Christmas. For added whimsy, add a sprig of holly and a bow to make this dessert look like a festive wreath. Find the recipe for Candy Cane Pavlova here…

Dec 11

Christmas in Dairyville!

Last weekend my family and I had the pleasure of visiting Alpenrose Dairy in Portland, Oregon.  We were looking for something fun and Christmas-y to do and Christmas in Dairyville fit the bill! This year marks the 100 year anniversary of Alpenrose Dairy farm.  They’re truly considered a mandatory staple in the Pacific Northwest with delicious …

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Nov 28

Christmas Waves a Magic Wand

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. -Norman Vincent Peale

Nov 25

Leftover Turkey Ideas That Will Make You Want To Come Back For More!

If you’re dreading leftover turkey sandwiches, then fear not, you’ll want to come back for more turkey when you take a look at these yummy ideas for using those leftovers! Find unique ideas ranging from Zesty Soups to Turkey Pop Tarts after the jump…

Nov 24

Happy Thanksgiving

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust

Nov 23

Thanksgiving Cardboard Craft Project

This cute craft project is fun to make and only requires a few inexpensive supplies.  The kids will love making these adorable decorations for Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving Cardboard Craft Project – Native American and Pilgrim Decorations

Nov 19

Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade – Charter To NYC’s Biggest Event

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade has been a staple each year since 1924. Although it started as a way to get people excited about the store and the first parade was actually at Christmas rather than Thanksgiving, whatever they did worked as today over 3.5 million attend annually and another 50 million watch from the comfort …

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