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 PLAY MONOPOLY DAY – November 19

National Play Monopoly Day on November 19th recognizes the iconic board game that lands us on Park Place, Boardwalk or even in jail. Known as one of the most popular board games in the world, Monopoly was originally based on a board game designed by Elizabeth Magie in 1902. Since then, the game has been …
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BETTER BREAKFAST MONTH – September

There is no better time to celebrate breakfast than during the entire month of September. It’s Better Breakfast Month! Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day. Eating breakfast has many health benefits. Eating a regular morning meal helps control weight and can guide us towards eating healthier meals regularly throughout the day. …
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NATIONAL HAPPINESS HAPPENS DAY – August 8

Smile on August 8th to share in National Happiness Happens Day. On this day each year just let it happen. You know.  Happiness.  Because happiness happens.  The day encourages happiness all day. Recognize every moment of glee, joy, delight, and pleasure. Don’t let it pass. Most importantly, a flicker of a giggle should be given …
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NATIONAL DAIQUIRI DAY – July 19

Each year on July 19th, people across the United States fill their glasses with a rum-based cocktail and toast to National Daiquiri Day. So, raise your glass and join all of the others in this celebration! Daiquiri is a family of cocktails whose main ingredients are rum, citrus juice (typically lime), and sugar. Tasting of …
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NATIONAL SUGAR COOKIE DAY – July 9

Observed each year on July 9th, National Sugar Cookie Day honors the ever-popular and delicious sugar cookie. A holiday favorite and very easy to make, sugar cookies disappear quickly once they come out of the oven. Most sugar cookies include sugar, flour, butter, eggs, vanilla, and either baking powder or baking soda. While most people …
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NATIONAL ROSÉ DAY – Second Saturday in June

National Rosé Day is observed annually on the second Saturday in June.  Rosé is probably the oldest known type of wine, dating back as far as 600 BC.  Rosé wines are generally made from red grapes and are very versatile wines that complement many types of food. Rosé is lighter than red wine and deeper than white …
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New Years Menu

A lot of us are ringing in 2021 in a lot smaller groups.  While we may miss the parties, we dont have to miss out on the food.  As 2020 finally ends take some time to enjoy that we made it.  As we know only to well not everyone did. Say hello to a new …
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National Brandy Alexander Day January 31

The last day of January is National Brandy Alexander Day. If you haven’t tried this incredibly tasty cocktail, do it today on January 31. Brandy Alexander became popular in 1922, when it was introduced during the wedding of Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles in London. This cocktail has a predecessor, Alexander, that is made with gin. …
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Super Soft Sugar Cookies

These soft pillowy cookies melt in your mouth and taste great decorated or not. If taking these to a party or event I really reccomend a double batch. My family is always disappointed if I give them all away. They make excellent Christmas gifts too. Ingredients 1 cup granulated sugar1/2 cup butter (we like unsalted)2 …
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