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Christmas Black Forest Cake Recipe Courtesy of New LG Ovens

Disclosure: Sponsored post. Great baking requires great ingredients – and great appliances Quality appliances matter. Just ask the woman who has lived in 20 addresses, and used everything from the bottom of the line old…

North Carolina: Your Holiday Cookie Headquarters (Make these Moravian cookies at home)

Holidays are often times synonymous with cookies and in Winston-Salem, North Carolina there’s no exception. A longtime holiday tradition, the Moravian cookie is considered to be the holiday staple of this North Carolina town. Rightfully…

12 Last Minute Thanksgiving Ideas

Ready for Thanksgiving? I don’t know if I am… I have most of the foods purchased, my menu pretty much set, but I admit, I haven’t even given a thought for the table setting or…

Take the Party with You with Stanley Brand Tailgating products (Bonus: My Autumn Pork Roast with Maple Syrup Recipe)

Take the party outdoors this autumn Don’t you just LOVE this time of the year?? In all honesty, I like to spend more time outdoors in the fall-time, when the weather is cooler, and the…

Taste the Goodness of the Moravian Cookie Trail in Winston-Salem, N.C.

With more than a million pounds baked each year, Winston-Salem, N.C. is famous for its production of the world’s thinnest cookie. It’s called a Moravian cookie. Known for its simple, but rich flavor, the Moravian…

Culinary Postcard: Leigh’s Shrimp and Feta Pasta Salad from Topsail Island

Topsail Island Summer Vacations For nine years, I’ve vacationed with my husband’s family on Topsail Island, North Carolina.  This simple island calls for lazy beach days, Gin & Tonic drinks on the porch, and home-cooked…

Christmas Black Forest Cake Recipe Courtesy of New LG Ovens

black forest cake recipe

Disclosure: Sponsored post. Great baking requires great ingredients – and great appliances Quality appliances matter. Just ask the woman who has lived in 20 addresses, and used everything from the bottom of the line old…

North Carolina: Your Holiday Cookie Headquarters (Make these Moravian cookies at home)

Christmas cookies

Holidays are often times synonymous with cookies and in Winston-Salem, North Carolina there’s no exception. A longtime holiday tradition, the Moravian cookie is considered to be the holiday staple of this North Carolina town. Rightfully…

12 Last Minute Thanksgiving Ideas

12 last minute Thanksgiving ideas

Ready for Thanksgiving? I don’t know if I am… I have most of the foods purchased, my menu pretty much set, but I admit, I haven’t even given a thought for the table setting or…

Take the Party with You with Stanley Brand Tailgating products (Bonus: My Autumn Pork Roast with Maple Syrup Recipe)

Take the Party with You with Stanley Brand Tailgating products (Bonus: My Autumn Pork Roast with Maple Syrup Recipe) via @skimbaco

Take the party outdoors this autumn Don’t you just LOVE this time of the year?? In all honesty, I like to spend more time outdoors in the fall-time, when the weather is cooler, and the…

Taste the Goodness of the Moravian Cookie Trail in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Moravian cookie one

With more than a million pounds baked each year, Winston-Salem, N.C. is famous for its production of the world’s thinnest cookie. It’s called a Moravian cookie. Known for its simple, but rich flavor, the Moravian…

Culinary Postcard: Leigh’s Shrimp and Feta Pasta Salad from Topsail Island

Grover's  Feta and Shrimp Pasta Salad

Topsail Island Summer Vacations For nine years, I’ve vacationed with my husband’s family on Topsail Island, North Carolina.  This simple island calls for lazy beach days, Gin & Tonic drinks on the porch, and home-cooked…

Fresh & Chic Summer BBQ Party Ideas

Everything you need for a perfect 4th of July Party! Fresh new ideas!

Bringing Diversity to the Ultimate 4th of July Backyard Party We celebrated the past three Independence Days in Europe, and hosted 4th of July parties with a BBQ menu that included all of our favorites…

Summer BBQ Recipe: Smoked Salmon with Avocados

Salmon with Avocados

Grilling Salmon Salmon is probably the most grilled item in our home, and we love to grill it for our summer parties as well. With our tricks, you will learn how easy it is to…

Crispy Oven Baked Fries with Two Green Peruvian Style Dipping Sauces

Crispy oven baked fries with two Peruvian style dipping sauces via @skimbaco

Summer party favorite recipe: crispy oven baked fries with “green dipping sauces” We love potatoes! I am a Finn, and I grew up eating potatoes probably five out of seven days every week. Sometimes probably…

Wellness Tea for Spring (or anytime) to Boost Immunity

Stay healthy with Thieves essential oils wellness tea!

Welcome spring! Well, not so fast. Spring isn’t coming fast at least here in New York, where our yard is still snow covered. At least the temperature reaches over 32F/0C on many days now. To…