Spring is an exciting time in the garden. The change of season signals a fresh beginning, with new growth coming up from the soil and a to-do list of tasks to jump start the gardening year. If the air is warming and the earth has thawed, it’s time to dust off your gardening gloves and dig into the garden.
On Valentine’s Day almost one-fourth of the adult population buys flowers for someone special in their life, primarily roses. Getting your roses and then watching them bloom is always amazing to see over the course of a week, but what to do you do when you want to enjoy your roses longer? In a couple easy steps, you can dry out your roses so that you can continue to enjoy them for even longer. read more
Who doesn’t like cutout cookies at Christmas in all of their favorite shapes and sizes – vanilla, almond, lemon, gingerbread, anise – whatever your dough flavor of choice, cutouts add the beauty to your holiday sugar cookie plates. Here are a few simple tips to make your cookie baking and decorating easy and fun… read more
Every year you hear that the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year. However, most people fail to mention that they are also the busiest time of the year. Between holiday parties, buying your gifts, wrapping your gifts, and everything else during the holiday season, extra time to cook and bake is hard to come by. Here is a quick and easy recipe to make your own peppermint bark. read more
No one needs the magical powers of a snow queen to build a lovable snowman. With an overload of sticky snow, all the classic snowman parts and, most importantly, an infinite and beautiful imagination, you and the kids can create your very own snowman—because every child deserves a frozen best friend who likes to give warm hugs or sing classic tunes. As the weather gets frosty, welcome winter and build a snowman as soon as the first snow hits. read more