Tips For Putting Together The Perfect Summer Picnic

Picnics are the perfect way to take advantage of the warm weather and blue skies the summer season brings. And really – is there anything more luxurious and indulgent than lounging on a soft blanket while enjoying delicious food and drink? With picnics, a little preparation goes a long way. By planning the menu ahead of time and packing your basket with all the essentials, you can savor an outdoor meal with style and no Continue reading Tips For Putting Together The Perfect Summer Picnic

5 Tips For Summer Entertaining

There’s something so wonderful about summer entertaining – spirits are high and stress levels are low as you savor time spent with your loved ones and friends. Soirees during the season should reflect all the best qualities of summer, such as that relaxing feeling that comes with living on vacation time and the pure bliss of laying in a hammock. Above all, summer parties should be unfussy and simply elegant. To help you throw the Continue reading 5 Tips For Summer Entertaining

10 Tips For Organizing Your Refrigerator

The school year is about to begin, and it’s the perfect time to give your refrigerator an organizational overhaul. If you’re dealing with a crowded fridge on a daily basis – do you even know what’s lurking at the back of the shelves? – you’re not alone. With the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy for your fridge to become a little chaotic-looking. It’s time to get your fridge in order! But have no fear – Continue reading 10 Tips For Organizing Your Refrigerator

Wine: The Good, The Bad, And The Delicious

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Summer usually means a slew of parties. A trendy way to impress guests is to use wine as the base of a refreshing drink. What type of wine do you usually reach for? Many recipes take advantage of the popularity of rosé wine – which typically doesn’t linger long past fall. Other partygoers know that the only way to enjoy summer is with a chilled glass of pinot grigio or chardonnay in hand. One of the great aspects of wine Continue reading Wine: The Good, The Bad, And The Delicious

Super Bowl Snacks That Won’t Ruin Your Diet

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Who’s ready for a great game this Super Bowl Sunday? We’ll let the pros handle the football, but we’ve got the snacks covered! According Association for Psychological Science, Americans can consume as many as 2,400 calories during the four-hour game by snacking on pizza, hot wings, and other game day favorites. Yikes! We’ve found some awesome snack ideas that will give you the delicious flavors you’re looking for without hurting your health. We would love Continue reading Super Bowl Snacks That Won’t Ruin Your Diet

4 Spring Decorating Trends To Try

Spring has officially sprung. Even if your region hasn’t seen the warmth quite yet, set your sights on sunny days by giving your home decor a splash of spring style. It’s the season of new beginnings, so why not get started off on the right foot by incorporating some on-trend decor to your nest. Try out these top decorating trends for spring 2016: A touch of matte Metallic was very in last year, but the Continue reading 4 Spring Decorating Trends To Try

Healthy Appetizer Ideas For Your Super Bowl Party

Hosting a Super Bowl party can be a lot of fun, but you know that guests will likely show up with traditional unhealthy game day appetizers. Healthy eating can be just as creative and tasty as traditional stadium fare. This year, save yourself from those fried chicken wings and greasy sliders by letting everyone know that you’ll be taking care of all of the cooking. These healthy appetizer recipes are so delicious, your football fans Continue reading Healthy Appetizer Ideas For Your Super Bowl Party

How To Host A Summer Barbecue When You’re On A Diet

Just because you’re throwing a summer soiree to remember doesn’t mean you have to compromise on your weight loss goals. There are a bevy of treats to serve guests to keep them satiated and entertained.  Before you head to the grocery store, make a list of items that you want to purchase or avoid on your journey. A physical note can serve as reinforcement when you’re tempted to fill your cart with carbs and desserts.  Skinny kebabs Continue reading How To Host A Summer Barbecue When You’re On A Diet

Healthy Grilled Alternatives for Hamburgers and Hot Dogs

With Labor Day on the horizon and plenty of end-of-summer barbecue invitations in the mail, you’re probably looking forward to at least one delicious grilled meal in the next few weeks. Many barbecues feature American staples like hamburgers and hot dogs, but those aren’t the only options you have, especially if you’re focused on healthy eating. Skip the burgers and dogs and grill up some of these tasty alternatives instead. Grilled vegetable platter Veggies always Continue reading Healthy Grilled Alternatives for Hamburgers and Hot Dogs

3 Healthy Recipes for Super Bowl Sunday

With the Super Bowl around the corner, people are preparing themselves for the premier mid-winter social event of the year. They’re buying jerseys, hats, scarves and other sports swag to show their team spirit. Football enthusiasts are reading up on the contenders to make their predictions on the winner. Gossip fans are taking bets as to whether the halftime show will be a glorious show or a disastrous train-wreck. And then there’s you. You’ve decided Continue reading 3 Healthy Recipes for Super Bowl Sunday

3 Guacamole-Free Recipes For Avocados

Every year during the Super Bowl, Americans eat gallons upon gallons of guacamole with chips. This is a shame, considering that chips are so fatty and avocado is so healthy. But did you know there are many more ways to enjoy avocados besides making guacamole? “In the United States avocados are not a mainstream food yet, and they can be expensive, especially at certain times of the year,” Penny Kris-Etherton, Ph.D., R.D., of the American Heart Continue reading 3 Guacamole-Free Recipes For Avocados

3 Ways To Entertain The Kids On Snow Days

Large portions of the U.S. often deal with massive snowstorms during the winter. A lot of children anticipate these events with hopes of school closures. Ideally, the storms will be bad enough that school is canceled, but not so bad that kids can’t build snowmen, make snow angels, sled, skate or create impromptu hockey rinks. But what happens when the weather is so bad that they can’t go out and you have to stay home to supervise them? It Continue reading 3 Ways To Entertain The Kids On Snow Days

Celebrate The New Year With Fun Kids Games

There are several reasons why you and your family have yet to figure out how to celebrate 2015. Restaurants are booked. The weather is terrible. Even if you wanted to go to a more mature party, your babysitter already has plans. So what can you do when you need to entertain a bunch of hyper rugrats for a few extra hours? The answer is quite simple: Have fun with them! If you’ve never rung in the Continue reading Celebrate The New Year With Fun Kids Games