Delightful December

December Holidays and History – December ushers in winter holidays such as Christmas, Kwanza, and Chanukah. It is also a time when families gather in the warmth of their homes. Throughout the month, our thoughts and actions turn toward charity and peace. During the twelfth and final month of the year, December inspires a flurry of …
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NATIONAL CHERRY CHEESECAKE DAY – April 23

April 23rd recognizes the food holiday National Cherry Cheesecake Day. Cookbooks and bakers offer a large variety of recipes for cherry cheesecake. Some cherry cheesecake recipes call for the cherries to be mixed into the batter and others place the cherries on top. This smooth dessert hits the spot when the end of the meal …
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NATIONAL JELLY BEAN DAY – April 22

Who can resist a handful of sweet jelly beans on National Jelly Bean Day? Well on April 22nd each year, you really don’t have to resist at all. As a celebration, enjoying them is a must!    While candies made in a similar manner existed before the jelly bean, Boston confectioner William Schrafft made them …
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NATIONAL JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH

All April long, National Jazz Month celebrates the heritage and history of jazz. The roots of jazz can be found in the blues. The exciting history of jazz takes us through the deep south along back roads and into the big cities all across the United States and then the world. The thrum of the bass …
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NATIONAL JEWEL DAY – March 13

National Jewel Day on March 13th recognizes the makers, the jewelers and the special pieces that take our breath away. Each year, the day reminds us to wear those pieces and to appreciate the artisans who make them shine!  Jewelers offer a wide variety of gemstones. They provide their customers with custom designs and often …
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Nestle Into November

November often blows in like a hurricane. Other times it lingers like the warmth of the sun. For many, the month fills us with gratitude. It represents family holidays, too. As warm and cozy as November seems to many, others consider the 11th month of the year to be somewhat bleary. But if you look …
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NATIONAL PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE DAY – October 21

Each year on October 21st, National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day ushers in the flavors of fall. Cheesecake is one of America’s favorite desserts and by adding pumpkin, we celebrate the essential flavoring of the season.  This sweet dessert mixes fresh soft cheese, cream cheese or cottage cheese, eggs, and sugar to create a base. The crust …
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Jewel days

Jewels and jewelry are not just for special occasions.   A little sparkle and glam add the right touch to your look.  It’s the perfect finish to your look.  Most of us wear our wedding rings no matter what, but adding a splash of color completes a look.  Jeans or cocktail dress there is a perfect …
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Unconditional Love the Whole Year Through

Adopt a deserving pet and get loved the whole year through!

Perfect Prime Rib Roast

Christmas this year will be different. While there may be less people around the table this year. We decided after pandemics, hurricanes, unemployment and various other challenges we needed a treat. So our big Christmas splurge was to make a Prime Rib Roast for Christmas dinner. We’ve had it at nice restaurants and love the …
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