St. Patrick’s Day Brings Out the Irish Cooking
Mar02

St. Patrick’s Day Brings Out the Irish Cooking

There is something about St. Patrick’s Day that brings out the Iris cook in all of us. At least it seems to have this effect on the women in my family. If you are not of Irish decent it may not have quite this profound effect upon you. If you are, then I’m quite certain you will understand what I mean by this. There’s something about revisiting traditions that may have been lost in the fog of coming to a new world...

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day Apart
Feb13

Celebrating Valentine’s Day Apart

There are a number of reasons why a couple may find themselves spending Valentine’s Day apart. Couples who are in a long distance relationship, business trips, shifts which prevent couples from being together, sickness and family emergencies are just a few examples of reasons why a couple may find themselves spending Valentine’s Day apart. While you may certainly understand the reasons why you and your loved ones cannot be together on...

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Excellent Menu for a Great Fourth Outdoors
Jun29

Excellent Menu for a Great Fourth Outdoors

The Fourth of July is America’s Independence Day. It is a special day in the minds and hearts of patriotic citizens of this country and there are many ways we celebrate that patriotism. If you are looking for a little something extra to add to your Independence Day menu try some of the ideas below. Remember that the red, white, and blue of the American flag can be excellent color additions to your fabulous fourth menu and make...

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Cinco de Mayo Cuisine du Jour
May01

Cinco de Mayo Cuisine du Jour

Those who live in the American southwest have experienced the fanfare and celebrations of Cinco de Mayo a little longer than perhaps many other states across the U. S. though the exposure is most definitely growing. As a result, more and more people of various ethnicities are joining in the celebration and adding Cinco de Mayo to their list of favorite holidays. Whether it’s the music, the dancing, the drinks, or the food that...

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Affordable Christmas Treats and Decorations
Dec10

Affordable Christmas Treats and Decorations

Affordable Christmas Treats and Decorations When you ask people what their favorite part of the holiday season is, often they answer enthusiastically it’s all the great food and the decorations. Cookies, candies, pies, and other special sweet treats are at the top of most everyone’s list, and everyone loves a festively decorated home to make Christmas even merrier. But you don’t have to be a Christmas grinch worrying about how much...

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