Archive for the ‘Holidays’ Category

Easy Birthday Party Ideas

Good birthday party ideas and celebrations get harder and harder to dream up.   Home birthday parties can be time consuming to plan.  One must clean the house, put up birthday decorations and prepare the food or hire a caterer.  Then there is the inevitable clean up after the birthday party. Ugh. Other birthday party […]

Pumpkin Pie Cake Recipe

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I love cooking for my family and setting a beautiful table. The planning for our Thanksgiving Day celebration starts in full force this weekend. The list of “to do” items is long.  There is grocery shopping, setting the table, designing creative place cards, meal preparation, cleaning house and […]

Thanksgiving Travel Tips

Many of us will be traveling to visit friends and family this Thanksgiving.  The peak days are Wednesday and Sunday during this very busy holiday week. Thanksgiving travel tips that I would like to share: Print or download your boarding pass the night before your trip and make sure you have your seat assignment. Plan […]

Thanksgiving Day Planning For A Stress Free Holiday

Thanksgiving is a week away!  Can you believe it? It is a busy time of year. If I am to have a sane Thanksgiving “the planning and the doing” must start right now.  Our Thanksgiving menu is full with our traditional favorites and recipes that have been passed down from my mother. That is the […]