Hints and Tips on Planning The Thanksgiving Meal

Need help trying to decide what to make this Thanksgiving, and during the holiday season? This free menu planning ecourse and the Thanksgiving spotlight can help.

5 Ideas for Sharing New Year’s Resolutions Part II

A resolution is a goal you want to accomplish in your life. It has become a tradition to create these expectations for you before the stroke of twelve on December 31st. some resolutions are silly, […]

5 Ideas for Sharing New Year’s Resolutions Part I

What is it that they say about resolutions? After a month or two, they seem to fade into the woodwork. This doesn’t have to be the case. Break that cycle with these family ideas.   […]

Family Worship on New Year’s Eve Part II

In most religions, worship is a time to celebrate their blessings. This is done through music, vesper services, liturgical dance presentations and candle ceremonies. The worship leader leads the group in their form of worship. […]

Family Worship on New Year’s Eve Part I

Traditionally the last night of the year is a time to reflect on the past and also to look forward to the coming year. You can opt to use this time to spend with family […]

5 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Home Part II

Holidays are about making memories. On the last day of a year you’ll never see again think of ways that you can share it with those who mean the most to you. 1.      Reminisce with […]

5 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Home Part I

Who says that you have to go out to have fun on New Year’s Eve? If it is just the immediate family this year, that’s alright. Here are five ways that you can welcome the […]

Savory Peach Ham

What You Need:   1/4 C ketchup 1 T brown sugar 1 T cider vinegar 2 t Worcestershire sauce 1 t + 2 T canola oil 1/4 t pepper 4 (4 oz ea) ham slices, […]

Steamed Christmas Pudding with Fruit Sauce

What You Need:   1 3/4 C flour 1 1/2 t baking powder 1 t ground ginger 1/2 t ground nutmeg 1/2 t cinnamon 1/4 C butter, softened 1 C sugar 2 eggs 2 egg […]

Alternative Christmas Dinners Part 2

Seafood works well as an alternate Christmas dinner dish. A pot of clam or seafood chowder (New England style) will warm the cockles during the holiday meal. After a hearty bowl of that, no one […]

Alternative Christmas Dinners Part 1

We all have a picture of Christmas dinner in our minds. It involves turkey, stuffing, gravy, and a host of other dishes. If you want to break with tradition, here are some alternative Christmas dinner […]

Potluck Christmas Dinners Part 2

The main course of turkey or ham or what have you can be cooked at the host home. It proves easier to have the turkey already on site as opposed to transporting him all around […]

Potluck Christmas Dinners Part 1

Christmas dinner is a tradition in many countries. Families and friends get together to share a meal and have some fun. This year, if you are hosting the Christmas dinner, try a new approach to […]

Best Holiday Relish

What You Need:   8 (12 oz) pkgs. fresh cranberries 6 large navel oranges, unpeeled and cut into wedges 4 C sugar   How to Make It:   Place 1/3 of the cranberries and 1/3 […]

Christmas Day Fruit Punch

What You Need:   3 C warm water 2 C sugar 3 bananas, sliced 1 (46 oz) can unsweetened pineapple juice 1 1/2 C orange juice 1/4 C lemon juice 2 (2 liter) bottles ginger […]