Pamper your pets with an at-home spa
Our pets are an important part of our families and we try to treat our families to the best we can provide. You want to pamper your pets with the best food, treats and toys, and that can become costly very quickly! Luckily, there are affordable ways to spoil them right at home! Most pets [...]
Brussels sprouts
Have you noticed that Brussels sprouts are sprouting up everywhere? We’re amid a Brussels sprouts renaissance as they make their way onto the menus of the finest restaurants in the country. These are not the Brussels sprouts of our childhood – overcooked beyond recognition, canned and mushy. Nowadays, they are usually pan sautéed, fried, roasted [...]
Lunar New Year Celebration Lanterns
If you enjoy exploring different cultures, or just embrace any opportunity to throw a celebration, February is your chance! The Lunar New Year, an international holiday celebrated by Asian countries throughout the globe, falls on February 16 in 2018. The Lunar New Year has now become a popular tradition in many North American communities as [...]
While most of you aren't going to make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, you can always celebrate in the comfort of your own home. All you need are beads and doubloons, a few choice beverages and some authentic foods to get the party started! Take the celebration community-wide to get everyone in on the [...]
Easy weeknight chicken dinners
“What’s for dinner?” It’s the last thing most of us want to think about after a long day at work. Naturally, we want to make something that is delicious but doesn't take a lot of time. Boneless, skinless chicken breasts have become a staple for weeknight chicken dinners; they’re protein-packed but lean, cook quickly and [...]
Ah, the gray days of winter...There’s no better time to bring some fresh, new color into your home. So why not get your inspiration from the Pantone® 2018 Color of the Year, ultra violet? A bluer shade of purple, ultra violet “communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us towards the future,” according to [...]
“Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” – Ernestine Ulmer, American writer Sometimes, you just need DESSERT: something rich and decadent, bursting with chocolate or vanilla or coffee or fruit and full of flavors that linger delightfully on the palette. When this occasion dawns, “healthy” is not an option. It’s admirable to make baked goods and [...]
Whole 30 Slow Cooker Recipes
It is easy to get lost in your day-to-day routine and leave a nutritious diet on the back burner. This is often the cause of dullness, fatigue and feeling unfit. While maintaining a healthy diet can be a lot of time and work, especially when it comes to meal prep, there are programs that make [...]