Holidays

A Cheesy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us, and while it’s the one day of the year you’re encouraged to go over-board on pampering your significant other, there sure are a lot of pink, flowers, and hearts everywhere. With all of the bouquets of roses being delivered, the heart-shaped boxes of chocolates being torn into, and red and pink overload, it’s easy […]

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Wild Wednesdays: Easter Sunday Fried Turkey

BOOM! Brent’s shotgun fire rang in my ear around 9 am the day before Easter, as we sat side-by-side next to a pine tree at our favorite hunting spot.  He’d picked a fine place to set up, as we’d been surrounded by gobblers and hens most of the morning.  While I, the turkey hunting rookie, looked left for any sign […]

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Spring Forward: Recipes for Daylight Saving Time

The beginning of Daylight Saving Time doesn’t just mean losing an hour, it means losing an hour on a Sunday. Couldn’t we move it back to lose an hour on a Monday, preferably one during that epic meeting we have scheduled? In lieu of that, we suggest making the most of your Sunday by bidding farewell to that lost hour with easy-breezy […]

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Must-Try Sweet Cherry Pie

President’s Day is right around the corner. Do you need a better excuse than that to make this delicious cherry pie?   Classic Cherry Pie We know good old George couldn’t tell a lie and we can’t either– this pie is delicious! Enjoy your holiday weekend and, if you’re off work on Monday, make a second pie to take your […]

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Valentine’s Day Recipes to Win Hearts

Where did the time go? Wasn’t it just Christmas? Well, whether you love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. Many people will tell you that this holiday is unnecessary, commercialized or even depressing. But anytime we see an excuse to enjoy a great meal with someone we love, indulge in WAY too much chocolate and make everything […]

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Skip Valentine’s Day This Year

Are you beyond over the standard store-bought chocolates and forever long waits at even the neighborhood dives? Us, too. So we’re proposing a ban on Valentine’s Day this year. Or, rather, a ban on what Valentine’s Day has become. As bans are a more organized form of a coup, we have a few rules: 1) Do only what you want […]

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Countdown to New Year’s!

Whether you prefer to party with everyone in a 60 mile radius or ring in 2013 in your pjs at home, we can help you have a night worth celebrating. Pajama Party What? A party is more than two people? Ba! Humbug. A party can be you, your remote, and a glass of something bubbly (cider, Champagne… your choice!). Anyone […]

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Don’t Leave Santa Hungry!

If you’ve been on Pinterest lately, you can see a million cute ideas of what to leave for Santa, but we’re here to tell you that we have it on good authority that the big guy in red is still hoping to get a plate of melt-in-your-mouth cookies this year. When we talked to him last week (and, yes, he […]

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Food Gift: White Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites

As if I ever need an excuse to make White Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites from the Birmingham Junior League cookbook, Tables of Content, I have been in full food gift making mode this week to share with friends, family, and the people that help me out from day to day. From my coworkers, daughter’s teachers, security guards at work, our postal delivery […]

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Treasured Family Recipes: Cheese Danish

For as long as I can remember, my mom has made the most exquisite, elegant, and absolutely delicious Christmas brunch. Not only was I excited to wake up to open presents on Christmas morning, but I also was elated and eager to begin devouring the feast that she had worked so hard to prepare starting weeks in advance. Even though […]

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