Twinkly lights, candles, holiday trees, and other decorations are a big part of the holiday season. They are fun, festive, and a great way to bring out family traditions year after year. While the fun and festivities are over, the time for putting away all of those decorations is just beginning. To help keep you and your family safe, here are a few tips for safely removing your holiday decorations.
There might be a nip in the air but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy the savory goodness of a grilled meal! Don’t let the winter weather keep you from cooking up some of your grilled favorites. Fortunately, it is possible to make delicious grilled dishes indoors. Just follow these tips for using the right equipment, utensils, and methods to grill without a grill, and get ready to invite friends over for a winter barbeque.
On a cold day there is nothing better than relaxing by the warmth and crackling of a cozy fireplace. For many of us, the experience is even cozier when we have our furry companions nestled by our side. Just like people, dogs and cats enjoy the warmth on a chilly night. While it’s perfectly acceptable to snuggle with our pets by the fire, owners should be mindful and take extra safety precautions when lighting the fire. Depending on your pet’s temperament and curiosity level, fireplaces can pose a significant threat for pets that are tempted to get a closer look. This winter, be proactive about your pet’s safety by following these important safety tips.
This is the time of year for gatherings and what better way to enjoy each other’s company than cooking together! Grab your fondue forks and a few friends and get ready to enjoy the fun and flavorful taste of fondue. It’s the perfect potluck for holiday parties or just cozying up around the house. Invite family and friends to bring their favorite dippers, like crunchy bread, raw vegetables, or cooked potatoes and delight in the communal feeling of gathering around a yummy pot of fondue. Here are 4 delicious fondue recipes to include in your next gathering.
Getting ready for the holidays is fun and exciting but it can oftentimes feel like quite a chore. The exhaustion and frustration of hanging all of those outdoor decorations can bring out the “Scrooge” in all of us. This year, don’t let outdoor decorating steal your holiday spirit. Try these clever and time saving hacks to simplify your holiday decorating.
While it might seem like time to quit working in your garden, you can actually get your soil in prime condition for spring by performing a few routine tasks in the winter. Whether you just have a few pots and plants or a huge outdoor garden, it is never too early to start preparing your garden for a fruitful spring. Here are 5 important things every gardener should do in the winter to ensure their garden is in tip top shape for spring.
Decorating your fireplace mantel can be challenging, but if done correctly, can make for a beautiful focal point in a room. During the holidays, mantel décor seems to be at an all-time high but what about the rest of the year? Here are a few fantastic mantel décor ideas that will cozy up your room all year long.
Just because the cold weather is upon us doesn’t mean you have to forgo firing up your grill. In fact, grilling in the winter is a great way to enjoy some warm and hearty meals. With these yummy recipes, you can bundle up and enjoy some delicious grilled foods.
Want to impress guests at your next holiday gathering but don’t want to spend all day in the kitchen? No problem! These appetizers are easy, elegant, and absolutely delicious! They are so good your guests will think you spent hours slaving over the stove. (But don’t worry…we won’t tell!)
Looking for a great appetizer that is sure to be a crowd pleaser? Start your holiday celebrations off right with these delightful dips. Perfect for parties, office potlucks, or family gatherings, these recipes will keep your guests dipping for more!