Whiskey Cinnamon Infused Cranberry Sauce

This treat for Thanksgiving will need 2 days of space in your refrigerator to infuse before serving. We prefer the jellied style for our Thanksgiving. You can use the whole berry or any recipe you prefer. I used a shallow glass dish big enough to keep the jelly whole. Using a lidded container also gave …
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Happy Halloween

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Chocolate Cupcake Day

National Chocolate Cupcake Day on October 18th annually celebrates the sweetness of small chocolate cakes. With a dollop of frosting, one sweet serving satisfying chocolate and dessert lovers! Cupcakes have also been known to be called: Fairy Cakes Patty Cakes Cup Cakes (different from Cupcakes (one-word)) Cupcakes can be traced back to 1796 when a …
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NATIONAL PIEROGI DAY – October 8

National Pierogi Day is observed annually on October 8. This is a day to enjoy this delicious side dish. Pierogi is the plural form of the rarely used Polish word pierog. The word Pierogi can be found spelled several ways including perogi and pierogy. However you choose to spell it, pierogi are dumplings made up of unleavened dough that are …
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National Day of Encouragement

September 12th recognizes the National Day of Encouragement each year. This day is dedicated to uplifting people around us and making a positive impact. Offering encouragement to someone is free. It never costs us anything to say a few words to inspire a student, coworker, or friend. Even a reassuring word to a stranger may …
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BEST FRIENDS DAY

On June 8, honor your closest and dearest friend on Best Friends Day.   The relationship between best friends is often fierce and can withstand distance, storms and silence.  Whether we’ve known them all our lives or they are more recently acquired, best friends make tough times bearable, fun times memorable and memorable times priceless. …
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NATIONAL K9 VETERANS DAY

March 13th recognizes National K9 Veterans Day and the dedicated K9 units who’ve served since World War II.  A lot of things changed after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. We rationed oil, leather, and rubber. The military draft men into service. Women rolled up their sleeves and built war supplies. And dogs were …
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NATIONAL BE HEARD DAY – March 7

Each year on the 7th day of March, National Be Heard Day encourages small businesses across the country to make their presence known. The day recognizes the over 145 million small businesses in the United States striving to be heard over the big-business-dominated noise.  As small businesses ourselves, it definitely about making ourselves heard. My …
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No Fail Fresca Sangria

This simple recipe is not only a super hit, it’s so easy to make. Tip: Freeze your grapes and use instead of ice. Your drinks will be cold without being watered down. Ingredients 6 cans Fresca original2 bottles wine (red like a merlot or white like pinot grigio)Fresh fruit 2 peaches, strawberries and grapes.  (See …
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October 4th, World Smile Day & Taco Day

World Smile Day The first Friday of October every year is celebrated around the globe as World Smile Day. The unofficial holiday encourages people to do acts of kindness to spread good will and cheer. First started in 1999 by the creator of the smiley, Harvey Ball, the holiday celebrates the intent behind the now …
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