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 PEAR MONTH

All December long, National Pear Month recognizes the flavor and versatility of this delicious fruit. Whether they are enjoyed fresh off the tree or as a preserve, pears add significant nutritional benefits to any diet. In the United States, there are ten varieties of pears. They range in color, texture, and sweetness making them useful …
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Balloons Around the World Day

Balloons Around The World is a made-up holiday that aims to spread cheer around the world. It is celebrated annually on October 1. The unofficial holiday was created by Jeff Brown in 2000. The holiday encourages people to use balloons and the art of balloon twisting and decorating to bring smiles to the faces of …
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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 CHAMPAGNE DAY – December 31

National Champagne Day recognizes the wine that puts the pop in every New Year’s Eve celebration.  Genuine champagne only comes from France’s Champagne region. French law protects where and how it’s made. With some exceptions, only Champagne made according to set specifications and within the French region may label their wines using the term “Champagne.” Other …
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Dec 31 New Year’s Eve

As today is also Make Up Your Mind Day, I have some fun and delicious ways to ring in the New Year! I took the initiative and made up this awesome menu to enjoy in style. Pensacola, Florida drops a Pelican every year. So while I am no longer able to join the downtown crowds …
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My Blue Cheese, Spinach stuffed Beef Wellingtons

While these do take a bit of work, you will be rewarded with each bite of these delicious Wellingtons. I usually do these as a labor of love on special occasions like New Year’s Eve or an Anniversary. They also work well for a special dinner for 2. Just add candlelight, and a salad. A …
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November 9, Chaos Never Dies

Feel like your life sometimes spirals into a chaotic mess? Then Chaos Never Dies Day on November 9 is the holiday for you. This made-up holiday encourages people to realize that chaos is part of life and that it will never die. So instead of getting hassled by it, just take a deep breath and …
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