Five Brilliant Kitchen Remodelling Tips

Five Brilliant Kitchen Remodelling Tips

The kitchen is the powerhouse of a home, where the foot traffic is always high, and guests are sure to drop by often. In fact, most experienced Realtors believe that this is the most important section of a house which most homebuyers are highly concerned about. Remodeling this all-important room is a big deal and must be done with proper planning and loads of care. Having a proper idea as to how you want your kitchenette to look and feel like after the remodeling project will make the process a lot simpler and…continue reading →
Qualities of a Good Wine

Qualities of a Good Wine

The art of tasting wine is a very subjective one. There are different varietals of wine that appeals to different tasters for many different reasons. For example, if you like sweet and white vino something that is not very expensive but meets the characteristics will appeal to you than something that is really high quality and expensive but does not have what you are looking for. But, that said, there are some general characteristics of a good vino that you should know about so that you can make your selection carefully and wisely.…continue reading →
4 Simple Ways to Detox Your Body

4 Simple Ways to Detox Your Body

Detoxifying your body is the process in which you remove toxic substances from your body. While it is important to maintain a healthy diet and exercise and have good lifestyle habits in general, there are also methods such as a detox diet that can help you achieve any toxins from the body. Most people have claimed feeling more energetic and focused after and during the detox diet. This usually involves consuming fruits, vegetables and avoiding any processed foods. Find below some of the ways in which you can get started. Fruit Detox Fruits…continue reading →
Jingle Bell Fudge Reipes & Hot Cinnamon Candy

Jingle Bell Fudge Reipes & Hot Cinnamon Candy

Horehound Candy - For Colds 2 c Best new orleans sugar 1/2 c Horehound tea; strong 1/2 ts Cream of tartar Boil until crisp in cold water. Pour into buttered plates and when almost cold cut in squares. If white or light brown sugar is used, recipe makes a very good candy and not so strong. Hot Cinnamon Candy 3 1/2 c Sugar 1 c White Karo Syrup 1 c Boiling Water Powdered Sugar(how ever much it takes) 1 ts Red Food Coloring(can also use other colors) 1 + Tsp Cinnamin Oil(not extract)if…continue reading →
4 Easy Chocolate Recipes

4 Easy Chocolate Recipes

Chocolate-covered Cherries 60 Marachino cherries,w/stem 3 tb Butter or margarine,softened 3 tb Light corn syrup 1/4 ts Salt 2 c Confectioner's sugar, sifted 1 1/2 lb Dipping chocolate or white chocolate ( for coating) Drain marachino cherries thoroughly, Place on paper toweling. Combine butter or margarine, corn syrup and salt. Stir in sifted confectioner's sugar. Knead sugar mixture until smooth ( chill if mixture is too soft.) Shape 1 teaspoon of the sugar mixture around each cherry. Place on a waxed-paper-lined baking sheet, chill. In a small, heavy saucepan, melt chocolate, stirring constantly.…continue reading →
5 More Almond Recipes

5 More Almond Recipes

Almond Praline Bell 1 c Blanched almonds 1 1/3 c Granulated sugar 2/3 c Light-brown sugar; packed 1/3 c Honey 1/3 c -cold water 6 tb Butter 1 Lemon; cut in half Preheat oven to 300F. Butter inside of 9", 10-cup decorative mold; or use a 10-cup bowl. Grease a large cookie sheet. On another cookie sheet, toast almonds until golden brown - about 20 minutes. In blender or food processor, grind almonds (makes 1 1/2 cups). In a heavy, 3-quart saucepan, combine granulated sugar, brown sugar, honey and water. Cook, stirring with…continue reading →
5 Easy Almond Recipes for You

5 Easy Almond Recipes for You

Almond Butter Crunch 1 1/2 c Whole blanched almonds; chopped (12 oz) 1 c Butter or margarine 1 1/2 c Sugar 3 tb Light corn syrup 3 tb Water 8 oz Semisweet chocolate squares 1. Place chopped almonds on a cooky sheet; toast in moderate oven (375F) 10 minutes, or until lightly golden. 2. Combine butter or margarine, sugar, corn syrup and water in a medium-size heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, to 300F on candy thermometer. (A teaspoonful of syrup will separate into brittle threads when dropped in cold water.)…continue reading →
Ways to keep your children entertained and relaxed

Ways to keep your children entertained and relaxed

Regardless of the age of your children, they will always be on the search for some fun, relaxation and entertainment. Also, when you are parenting, it is not only the children that you have to take care of but also the house chores and other responsibilities. If you are to manage of all of these tasks and take good care of the children, you should come up with somethingextraordinary that will keep your children safe and company. Most of the time, when the parents are given the chance to leave their babies, they…continue reading →
How to Throw the Perfect Dinner Party for Any Occasion

How to Throw the Perfect Dinner Party for Any Occasion

If you are like me you enjoy spending a lot of your free time with your friends and family. I have found that one of the best ways to gather everyone together is to throw a dinner party. What a lovely time, everyone sitting down, relaxing, while enjoying great food and maybe a few drinks. Nothing sounds better than an evening spent surrounded by some of my best friends, eating my favorite recipes, catching up and sharing stories. Hosting a dinner party can be fun and exciting but it can also be stressful…continue reading →
Arugula and Radish Salad (a New Year to #eatnaturally)

Arugula and Radish Salad (a New Year to #eatnaturally)

Here we are, yet another start to a new year. It’s the time where I stop thinking about what has happened and focus on the potentials of the new year. For the most part, it can be an ever optimistic time but I think it’s easy to over promise and under deliver. There is so much hype for “now is the time” and words like “diet” are thrown around frivolously. Instead of of talking about the extremes, I wanted to present you with another option this year. An option that while it may…continue reading →