Wow. Can you believe it? It seems like summer just began, then bam! The 4th of July holiday weekend is upon us. July 4th is synonymous with relaxing around a favorite swimming hole, warm summer evenings watching festive fireworks, and of course, backyard barbecues. Where will this holiday weekend find you? Along with festive fireworks, does your 4th of July weekend also include grilling on the barby? What
Well, another year is rapidly coming to a close. Where will this New Year find you? Will you be out partying past midnight, or will you ring in the New Year from the comforts of home with family and friends? No matter where in the world you may be on December 31st, January 1st, 2015 is just around the corner. Nothing will stop it’s arrival.
On this eve of Christmas, as Santa does his final preparations to deliver gifts and good will all across the world, so are many of us preparing a Christmas feast for family and friends. What one serves for their Christmas feast is as diverse as is the world. Some dinners are based on newer traditions, on foods recently introduced into society, while others are steeped in
Thanksgiving is one of my most favorite holidays of the year. Yummy foods. Fine wines. Scrumptious desserts. And best of all, time spent around the dinner table with family and friends. And like many families, we will be serving our own version of the traditional Thanksgiving meal, including tried and true recipes from long-ago family Thankgsivings. It’s a Thanksgiving menu we are now passing along
Have you ever been in the same room as nearly 8,000 other women? I hadn’t, until one very special Thursday in October. That’s when I arrived at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women, all pumped up for an incredibly powerful, one-day event on issues important to women. It was a day chock full of enlightenment, empowerment and engagement. Was it everything I expected it to be? Perhaps even more?
Did you know that Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week was last week? So why am I writing about Random Acts of Kindness this week? Because random acts of kindness are great all year round, that’s why! Just think how much kinder and gentler this world could be if everyone performed one random act of kindness every week of the year, and not just during
Whether he’s called Santa Claus, Jolly Old St. Nick or Kris Kringle – children the world over thrill over his pending arrival on Christmas Eve. Why not make it even more special with a one-of-a-kind message from Santa himself? One created just for your child? What child wouldn’t love to hear from Santa! I know my kids would! With a touch of Christmas magic, you
The weekend is almost here. Doesn’t a fun day out on the town sound like a great way to spend your Saturday? Sounds a bit pricey, huh! Well, it doesn’t have to be, if you know where to look. So go on, get out and enjoy your neighborhood this weekend. And to help you do that, here’s five favorite Local Deals websites that will have
Have someone special you want to surprise this Valentine’s Day? Don’t want to give the “standard” gift of flowers and chocolate? Here’s 5 gift ideas for all budgets to add pizzazz and sparks to your gift giving plans! 1. Cozy Wine and Dine: Who doesn’t love a fabulous home cooked meal with their loved ones? Channel your “inner-gourmet” with a glam new recipe and a bottle
Did you make a New Year’s Resolution for 2012? According to many polls, these five resolutions top the charts this year: Lose weight Stay fit; Be healthier Save money; Spend less money Enjoy life to the fullest Spend more time with family It’s not always easy to keep your New Years Resolutions; perhaps these following five top consumer and shopping trends for 2012 will help!