10 Steps to an Easier Holiday Dinner

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We believe everyone should enjoy the holidays, even the hostess, and these 10 steps will help that dream come true! Do you remember in school when your name was called you would call out, “present”?  In other words, you were there, you were attending the class; you were available to participate in the activities of…

Try These Four Steps to Have a Perfect 4th

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Holidays can be a lot of work but if you concentrate on these four simple steps, you’ll be ready for a perfect 4th in no time! Remembering…playing…and eating…all while looking good!  It’s an easy four steps that you already do but this year let’s co-ordinate it a little bit.  You all know I love the…

Easy Recipes for a Simple Thanksgiving Dinner

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Why not make this year’s Thanksgiving dinner a little easier with a simple but tasty meal using simple ingredients that don’t cost an arm and a leg. Turkey leg that is! I’m sure I’ve mentioned before that Thanksgiving skipped a generation in our family.  “What does that mean?” I can hear you asking.  Well, my mother’s…

Use a Flag Theme for a 4th of July Table

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This is the fastest 4th of July centerpiece idea around. Just grab a white vase, red tissue paper, a dozen flags and you’re done! A great centerpiece is a good start to a pretty holiday table.  For 4th of July, one of our more casual holidays, I like to keep things inexpensive, simple and quick.  Here’s a…

Your 4th of July Table Needs Red, White and Blue

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Don’t go out and buy all sorts of decor when you have everything you need right in your own cupboards and closets. Interesting centerpieces can be inspiring, and this table setting gets most of its interest from the items sitting in the middle.  Tall things are always noticed, colorful items bring attention and regular household items…