All Fresh flowers: tulips, baby’s breaths, and a dogwood branch. I used small glass vases with water to keep all the flowers fresh. Placed all the alabaster eggs and hard boiled eggs, in a pedestal cake stand, in the center. Eggs were boiled with red onion skin.
Hot cocoa, also known as hot chocolate is an international drink. It isn’t a beverage for just winter season or cold climates, since this delicious drink made with coco powder, and hot whole milk, and sugar to sweeten it, is very soothing and fun to drink for little ones and grown ups.
I grew up drinking hot coco with my breakfast, and never ever dreamt of adding anything else to my chocolaty milk, till now. More chocolate with added flavors.
Marshmallows, salted caramel, mint chocolate, even for fun jelly beans. It is super easy to make with your entire family, and a step by step video will give you some more ideas on how to make these flavor boosters for hot drinks, and even for dressing up vanilla ice cream for a jaw dropping presentation. I hope you enjoy making them, and if you come up with more ideas please share it with me.👍😋
Cranberry sauce is delicious, super easy to make, and so good for us. these small red berries loaded with vitamins, add more flavor, and amazing color to our holiday table.
Please click on my video link to see step by step directions on how to make a delicious, simple cranberry sauce for your thanksgiving meal.
These little guys are so good for us, and with a little help can become everyone’s favorite vegetable. It is not a age thing, it just how you take the smell and the texture of these cute round cabbage looking vegetables.
A fall vegetable, Brussels sprouts are from the cabbage family and packed with nutrients. As I have learned from years of preparing them, I believe fresh ones taste much better than frozen ones. I use salt and cheese to sautéed them and serve them immediately or sautéed them with glazed balsamic vinegar.
Rich in antioxidants High in fiber Packed with vitamin C & K Reduce inflammation Regulates blood sugar
Please watch my video on how to prepare and cook a delicious side dish with Brussels sprouts 💕
Before school is out, and before you take a break from work, to enjoy the holiday break, follow our list to lessen the stress of the season .
1- To beat the crowd in the next few days, wrap up shopping, and mail all gifts to relatives out of town.
2- If you are traveling, make a list of heavy bulky items that need to be mailed a head of time. Heavy jackets, skis..
3- Arrangements for house sitter, and pet sitter.
4- Leave a few minutes aside to write Christmas Cards, if you prefer hand written ones as we do.
5- Make cookies.
6- Review, and add to the list of gifts to friends that make life easier for us on daily bases. Mail delivery person, Trash collectors…
7- Teachers’ gifts, especially the crossing guards, and school nurses.
8- Hostess gifts
9- Figure out what everyone is wearing to the Holiday parties, and the office parties.
10- Check Santa’s list. Make sure there are no changes.