Taking the temperature of turkey during cooking is crucial in preparing a juicy, delicious turkey. The difference between a well-prepared turkey and a dry disappointing mess is just a few degrees. One of the keys to having a perfectly cooked turkey is knowing where to put the thermometer in a turkey.Continue Reading
Bring your holiday spirit and be the life of the party by wearing one of these ugly Christmas sweaters while doing the party circuit this year.
It’s been a tough year for most of us, and many offices and people are not hosting holiday parties, but if you may be going to a few, these sweaters will bring a laughContinue Reading
What I’m seeing more and more of are seasonal and specialty garden flags. They are a great way to express your personality or celebrate the holiday in front (or back) of your home.Continue Reading
Old-Fashion Mistletoe Bunched with a Red Bow, Perfect for Gift Giving Trader Joe’s is offering again this year their old-fashion cardboard boxes of mistletoe, bunched with a small red bow. My local store had this item last year and it appeared to be a great hit. I seem to remember that it sold out pretty early in the season. This year my local store appears to have a large inventory of the mistletoe, but whoContinue Reading
I was in my local Trader Joe’s the other day, and sitting out on the sidewalk they had these great live pine Christmas trees.Continue Reading
Grilling Out for the Fourth On the 4th of July, most of us are off of work. I know some of us still have to go in, and some of us take the day to catch up on tasks around the house, but some of us actually are lucky enough to not have to work. Well, in my case it was only half a day, but that is better than none. My mother celebrates herContinue Reading
Enjoying the Party While Sticking to Your Diet This video offers tips on how to avoid overeating at parties, especially holiday parties, and the weight gain that comes with it. With the holidays being just around the corner, I thought this would be useful to publish. Plus for me it’s always good to be reminded. I found the video pretty helpful, because even though some of the tips already knew, there were others that IContinue Reading