Tips/Tricks

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Can’t Take The Heat?

February 27, 2015

In case things get too hot, a teaspoon of sugar after eating something REALLY spicy will neutralize the heat sensation!

Drinking From Bottles, Cans, And Brown Paper Bags!

February 22, 2015

Drinking From Bottles, Cans, And Brown Paper Bags! For as long as beverages have been available in disposable containers, etiquette books have advised people not to drink out of cartons, bottles, and cans. The only exception to this rule was the consumption of beer and soda at outdoor picnics or...

Romantic Valentine’s Day Date Ideas For Busy Parents

February 12, 2015

Romantic Valentine’s Day Date Ideas For Busy Parents Ohhhh the pressure of Valentine’s Day. Romance doesn’t die when you become a parent. You just have to be creative by using what you have and, above all, appreciating each other. Romance for parents today is a bit different. Make the most...

Perplexing Foodstuffs

Perplexing Foodstuffs

February 10, 2015

Perplexing Foodstuffs There are those foods that can be rather difficult to figure out how to eat without looking like you were born in a cave. Here are some useful tips for properly eating perplexing foodstuffs. Artichokes Pluck off artichoke leaves and scrape the tender part (not the prickly point)...

Table Manners Dos and Don’ts

February 9, 2015

Table Manners Dos and Don’ts I believe it’s always best to start with the positive so let’s start with the “Dos.” Table Dos Do place your napkin in your lap, and use it to blot your lips and wipe your hands. Do wait for your hostess to be seated before...

Table Your Manners

February 8, 2015

Table Your Manners Teaching manners to your children is difficult and sometimes following proper table manners yourself is even more difficult. The dinner table has become a free-for-all these days, and did you just see the “Lord of the Napkin Rings” just stuck his chewing gum on his plate? But...

How To Set A Table

February 8, 2015

Here is the proper way to set a table!

How To Eat More Protein On A Meat-Free Diet

February 3, 2015

How To Eat More Protein On A Meat-Free Diet If you’re new to a meat-free diet or you struggle with ways to get the protein you need here are some important tips that may help you. It really isn’t as hard as you might think. Snack on protein rich munchies...

Super Bowl Sunday

January 30, 2015

Super Bowl Sunday Take a break from your new year’s resolutions and enjoy the game with great food. Most Americans love Super Bowl parties and for many, it’s for the football and for most it’s about the commercials. But no doubt about it everyone loves the Super Bowl food. If...

Get A Head Start

January 25, 2015

Get A Head Start Relax and enjoy festivities by prepping the basics a few days ahead. Vegetables: Cut or chop vegetables such as carrots and onions. Wrap cut or chopped vegetables in plastic wrap or put into plastic containers and refrigerate. Keep bags of baby-cut carrots and frozen vegetables on...

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