As winter approaches, most of us retreat to the cozy confines of our warm, toasty living rooms. We're content watching football, reading a good book, or pouring over the Christmas to-do list. However, have you thought about how your trees are coping with the winter weather?
Preparing food ahead of time and freezing it can save time, energy and money. Proper storage of baked goods allows you to get a head-start on holiday food preparations. Foods stored at 0 degrees F longer than the storage times listed here should be safe but may be of less acceptable quality.
There was a man I knew once who lived for a good time. Work, he believed and ardently practiced, was only good for providing a means to an end, the end result being that of his vigorous pursuit of wine, women and song.
It's holiday time, with Christmas just a little over three weeks away. If you're still trying to come up with a nifty and useful gift for the wino in your life, read on. In addition to actual gifts, I'm suggesting some wine-related events you could attend.
On a recent cloudy day Chloe asked me, "Where's the sun?" I told her it was behind the clouds. "No it's not," she replied. Apparently, Chloe is having a hard time believing something is there if she can't see it.
Part of the pleasure of a Thanksgiving meal is the aroma of a turkey baking in your oven. Continue that great feeling by safely storing and also planning a variety of pleasing post-holiday meals with leftover turkey.
You've invited the guests, decorated the table and prepared the food. Then the guests are delayed, call to cancel or don't show at all. Holiday meals and other celebrations require careful planning to ensure that everything goes "just right."
It is possible that I could say that I didn't believe my eyes. The truth is, though, that when it comes to the bizarre, the absurd, the downright unnatural, my eyes pretty much believe whatever they see.