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Our Favorite Fruit-Filled Christmas Desserts

December 5, 2017

Between the time off from work, Christmas music, visiting with family, and mounds of presents (both for and from you), there’s no one thing that makes the holidays season so magical. But one thing that never fails to get us in the Christmas spirit is the food! From sweet to savory, there are some Christmas Dessert treats we only get to enjoy during the last month of the year. Continue Reading…

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How to Make a Holiday Favorite: Fruit Cake

November 24, 2017
Christmas fruit cake decorated with holly and berries

When did Americans fall out of love with the fruitcake? With all that hosts have to prepare before the big day, this easy to make, few ingredient cake should be the talk of the table. With just a few weeks until the biggest holidays of the year kick-off, we’re sharing a fruitcake recipe that’s so unique, your guests will be begging for seconds.

Christmas fruit cake decorated with holly and berries

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Fun Ways to Decorate Your House for Thanksgiving

November 23, 2017

Hosting Thanksgiving is no easy feat. With most hostesses focused heavily on cooking and cleaning, sometimes decorating for the holiday can get left on the backburner. But like they say, “ambiance makes the meal!”

Give thanks in style this year by focusing your decorative eye on these four main areas of the house: Continue Reading…

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Out-of-the-Box Thanksgiving Day Appetizers

November 22, 2017

 

No Thanksgiving meal would be complete without turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce on the table. But should a day dedicated to delicious food (along with giving thanks, of course) be confined to just those favorites? We don’t think so! Gear up for the main course with these out-of-the-box appetizer ideas that will leave your guests hungry for more. Continue Reading…

Lifestyle & Activities

Simple Ways to Up Your Recycling Game at Home

November 7, 2017

It was only about four decades ago that three arrows in the shape of a triangle started appearing on garbage cans across major cities. But today, you’ll be hard-pressed to go more than a day or so without seeing the famous recycle logo or hearing about recycling, and for good reason! Recycling is one of the simplest and most substantial ways we can protect our environment.

recycling bin held by children with empty water bottles

In honor of America Recycles Day, we’re sharing just a few of the many ways you can transform your home into an eco-friendly haven (or at the very least, a home that now recycles!). Continue Reading…

How To's & Fruit Tricks

How to Make Hot Apple Cider

November 1, 2017

hot apple cider

I think we can all agree that hot apple cider wins the award for favorite cold weather drink. But before you head out to your local coffee shop for a $12 cup of apple cider, we’re here to tell you that it’s surprisingly easy and affordable to make at home. So whether you’re preparing for a big holiday party or just sitting by the fire with a good book, put the apples from your most recent apple picking adventure to good use! Continue Reading…

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How to Succeed Your First Time at a Farmers Market

October 26, 2017

For years, you were the one walking around your local farmers market looking for the best deal and the ripest fruits. But now, you’re on the other side of the table! Your first time selling at a farmers market can be a little intimidating. But with a little advice from us, the biggest problem you’ll have is figuring out how to grow more fruit to sell! Continue Reading…

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Winterizing Your Fruit and Vegetable Garden

October 26, 2017

With winter just a few weeks away, most of the United States will soon be covered in a cool blanket of snow. And it doesn’t take a botanist to know that cold temperatures plus little sunlight equals less-than-ideal growing conditions. But since you can’t pick up your garden and store it inside, what’s a gardener to do?

The solution is simple: it’s time to winterize your garden! Winterizing is important because the steps you take this fall will determine how well your fruits and vegetables grow again in the spring. Continue Reading…

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The Many Ways to Prepare Fruit This Fall

October 13, 2017

The best thing about fruit is that it’s always ready to be eaten — no prep work or timers required. But while we all love biting into a fresh piece of fruit, it’s also fun to change things up once in a while, especially with the colder weather fast approaching. So turn on your oven, fire up the stove top, and break out your grill once again because we’re sharing some of the most interesting ways to prepare fruit this fall. Continue Reading…

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Perfect Gifts for the Pumpkin Lover

October 13, 2017

Sure, October is the first full month of fall and the month that Halloween and Columbus Day are in, but all of that pales in comparison to the fact that it’s the first month that pumpkins are in season! From pumpkin spice to pumpkin pie, we all have that one friend (or heck, maybe it’s you) who loves all things pumpkin. In honor of the “pumpkin-mania” we’ve all fallen under recently, we’re sharing the different ways you can get the many flavors and decorations that pumpkin has inspired into your home this season. Continue Reading…