Category: Holidays

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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Nov 12

Thanksgiving Isn’t Complete Without a Pumpkin Pie

Thanksgiving is the perfect time of year to bake and serve this Turkey Day staple. If you’re looking for the perfect pumpkin pie to impress family and friends, try this rich and creamy recipe. Pumpkin Pie Recipe after the jump…

Nov 12

5 Tips for Pulling Off the Perfect Thanksgiving Celebration

Entertaining family and friends at Thanksgiving is a beautiful fall tradition, but it shouldn’t become a source of stress for the host. With a bit of preparation, some new fun ideas and a few classics you can host a celebration that’s sure to impress. Follow these five tips for a successful Thanksgiving dinner…

Oct 26

7 Ways To Eat Halloween Candy Without Ruining Your Teeth

Halloween is a sweet time of year for kids, but it can be a nightmare for health-conscious parents concerned about excess sugar leading to cavities.  But Halloween tricking and treating doesn’t have to be scary with these helpful tips from the Ontario Dental Hygienists’ Association: Read the rest of 7 Ways To Eat Halloween Candy …

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Oct 25

The Scarecrows of Halloweentown!

One of my favorite things about living in Halloweentown (AKA St. Helens, OR) are the scarecrows you will see around town.  The month long celebration of Halloween stemmed from the movie “Halloweentown”, which was filmed in the sleepy town of St. Helens, Oregon. Read all about The Scarecrows of Halloweentown! after the jump…

Oct 24

Pumpkin – Its Versatility in Savory Recipes

Pumpkins are not just for making pumpkin pies and carving into scary faces at Halloween. In fact, there are lots of savory pumpkin recipes including classic pumpkin soup, pumpkin stew and you can even use this tasty squash family vegetable in salad recipes. Read more of Pumpkin – Its Versatility in Savory Recipes here…

Oct 23

How to Make Frankenstein Cake Pops

These little fellas are sure to please trick-or-treaters and they make great Halloween party treats! Find out How to Make Frankenstein Cake Pops after the jump!

Oct 22

Haunted Lighthouses of Maine

Ghostly forms, loud voices, ethereal whispers, phantom lights, the cries of drowning men on a cold still night are all part of haunted lighthouse legends. Maine holds the title for the most haunted lighthouses in New England. Read Haunted Lighthouses of Maine after the jump!