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Desserts, Gatherings & Events, Thanksgiving

Delicious Desserts to Serve on Thanksgiving

November 5, 2018

Aside from being a day to give thanks, Thanksgiving day is also all about the food – from the turkey to the stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and so much more, you would probably agree that Thanksgiving is the one day a year that you eat the most! And we didn’t even mention dessert yet…

Woman passing piece of pie to her child

Speaking of dessert, since so much of the focus is on what you’ll eat for your main meal, we know that sometimes the sweets and treats are pushed to the side until everything else is all sorted out. But, if you ask us, the dessert is the best part! That’s why today, we’ve compiled a list of delicious dessert ideas to help make the planning easier on you this year – keep reading to see what they are.

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Fruit Facts, Halloween

Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy

October 18, 2018

Aside from getting to dress up and watch scary movies, we know that the one thing most children (and probably some adults too) look forward to most about Halloween is the candy. But even though we love chocolates, sour candies and other sweets too, we also know that they aren’t ideal for our bodies when consumed in large quantities.

halloween-boy

With that said, we’d like to share some healthier alternatives that you can have in the house as Halloween approaches this year. Take a look below:

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Gatherings & Events, Halloween

Your Guide to Throwing the Best Halloween Party

October 16, 2018

No matter how old we get, there’s always a reason to celebrate…especially when the holidays roll around! With Halloween just around the corner, are you finalizing plans for how you’ll celebrate and have a spooktacular day this year? If so, you’ve made your way to the right place, as below we’re sharing a few of our favorite tips and tricks for how to throw the best Halloween party…ever!

halloween-party

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Fruit Facts

Healthy Snacks to Pack for School

August 14, 2018

Summer may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean that we don’t have a ton to look forward to – there’s apple picking, pumpkin picking, sweater weather and so much more in our futures. But before we can get to enjoying all that, there’s one other thing we have to get through first – the beginning of the back-to-school season.

For children, this entails tasks such as preparing school supplies and finishing summer reading reports, and for parents, this includes organizing drop-off and pick-up schedules, as well as finding lunch and snack ideas for their kids to utilize throughout the week.

Today, we’re here to help with the latter – keep reading for some of our favorite healthy snacks for school.

A multi-ehthnic group of elementary age children are sitting together at a table eating their healthy snacks full of apples, carrots, and celery.

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Gatherings & Events, Lifestyle & Activities

Your Guide to Throwing a Winter Baby Shower

December 8, 2016

There’s nothing quite like welcoming a new baby to the world – it’s one of the most exciting and happiest times in a parent’s life! And since this is such a special occasion, it’s clear to us why friends and family would throw a pre-baby celebration for the mom-to-be, most commonly known as a baby shower.

Now, while planning a party in the spring, summer and even fall is relatively easy, with harsher weather conditions possibly getting in the way during the winter, we know some party planners might feel stumped with where to start during this time of year. The good news is…we’re here to help! Keep reading for our tips on how to throw the perfect winter baby shower.

Pregnant woman laughing with her friend sitting on the sofa at baby shower
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Advice & Life Tips, Gatherings & Events, How To's & Fruit Tricks

How to Perform the Perfect Winter Proposal

December 6, 2016

Winter is magical for so many reasons, especially thanks to the holidays, and that said it seems rather fitting that many choose this time of year to propose to their special someone. But just like any other proposal, we know that making things just right takes a lot of preparation, and we want to help!

man putting wedding ring on woman hand. Christmas and New Year decoration - tree, gifts and wedding bouquet

Below, check out some of our favorite winter proposal ideas: Continue Reading…

Advice & Life Tips, Gifting

Gifts That All Winter Babies Would Enjoy

December 1, 2016

While many of us are just starting to really enjoy the fall weather (who doesn’t love sweaters, scarves and boots?), we can’t escape the reality that winter is right around the corner. So with that said, we’d like to ask: do you know someone who will be celebrating a birthday during the winter season? If so, we want to help you find the perfect gift for them! Here are a few gift ideas that we recommend:

Happy young woman receiving present from beloved man

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FruitBouquets, Gifting

7 Gifts You Can Send to EVERYONE on Your List This Year

November 25, 2016

The holiday season comes just once a year, so wouldn’t you agree that it’s important to make it super special for everyone you celebrate with? From immediate family to extended family, friends, coworkers, and maybe even just some acquaintances, one of the best things you can do to spread a smile during the holiday season is give a gift that means something.

giving-holiday-gifts

If you’re not sure where to start (we know finding just the right gift can be difficult sometimes), we’ve put together a list of gifts that would work well for EVERYONE on your list this year! Continue Reading…

Gatherings & Events, Party Food, Thanksgiving

Mistakes to Avoid With Your Thanksgiving Turkey

November 9, 2016

thanksgiving-turkey

Whether you’re hosting a large Thanksgiving gathering or just spending the day with your immediate family, we bet we can think of your biggest fear – ruining the turkey. With the turkey being the focal point of many Thanksgiving feasts, it is so important for all dinner hosts to make sure it comes out just right! But since we know this can be challenging, we want to help – here are some common mistakes that should be avoided in order to get the best results: Continue Reading…

FruitBouquets, Gatherings & Events, Party Food, Thanksgiving

7 Awesome Foods to Bring to Your Friendsgiving Celebration

November 4, 2016

Who says Thanksgiving has to end after you sit down to a turkey dinner with mom, dad and the rest of the family? Not us, and not many other people either! To keep the celebration going, many friend groups celebrate a second Thanksgiving – a “Friendsgiving.”

Group of young friends praying at Thanksgiving table

If you and your friends have plans to celebrate together this year and have decided that you’ll celebrate potluck style, here are a few different food ideas to help you as you decide on what you’ll bring:

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