In the Wee Hours of Christmas Eve

One of my food ornaments......In the wee hours of Christmas Eve, I have decided that I need to stay u...more

Taking it Lite on a Sunday Night

Just a little red and green to get you in the mood. ...more

Taming the Beast

Holiday Menu

With Thanksgiving only a week or so away, I thought I’d share some of my favorite holiday menu…View Post--Mrs. Akram Taghavi-Burris The mastermind behind Akram's Ideas   ...more

How to Throw a 'Great Gatsby' Party, Menu and Decor Ideas Included

There was music from my neighbor’s house through the summer nights. In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars. At high tide in the afternoon I watched his guests diving from the tower of his raft, or taking the sun on the hot sand of his beach while his two motor-boats slit the waters of the Sound, drawing aquaplanes over cataracts of foam. ...more
@zsuzsahawaii thanks! Saw your party photos. Love the set up and the effort your friends put ...more

Menu Planning in the Digital Age — or, Domestic Nerdiness

So, like everyone else, the question of “What’s for dinner?” comes up a lot. Between homeschooling, domestic nonsense and my general inability to stay organized, I’m often down to the wire and calling up our favorite pizza place. Did I mention we got a Christmas card from them with a personal message inside? Yeah, that’s how you know when you order too much pizza....more

The cost of being Vegan.

  Yesterday I went to stock my pantry for my new Vegan diet. Many people think that being vegan will cost an arm and a leg, this is not the case. You will need to shop around to find the best store. I shop at  Family Fare....more

Weekly Menus of the past...

Okay - I have to be honest...making myself sit down and do this menu is horrible. My girls are constantly interrupting me, and if I try to do it when they are asleep - I lose stamina and fall asleep myself or start reading a new smut book then its all over!...more

A Thanksgiving Menu For The 50+ Diet

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Dinner For Less

With all the media attention on couponing, everyone is pretty familiar with that method of saving on your grocery budget.  Through time and experience, I've learned one sure-fire method for saving money at the dinner table.Stop being a short-order cook! A dinner menu for the typical American family should consist of two choices:  Take it or Leave it!!  The amount of extra expense and time spent in trying to cater to individual tastes is astronomical. ...more