Browsing Category

National Days & Holidays

How To's & Fruit Tricks, Mother's Day, National Days & Holidays

Your Guide to the Perfect Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed

April 30, 2019

Skip the brunch crowds and loud restaurants this year in favor of a quiet, warm breakfast in bed! It might be a little cliché, but there’s a reason why every Mother’s Day movie features breakfast in bed (after all, it combines the two best things — eating and relaxing!). If you’re looking to start Mother’s Day off on the right side of the bed, these are all the ingredients you’ll need for the perfect morning. Continue Reading…

National Days & Holidays, Party Food

5 Different Fruit Cocktails to Help You Celebrate National Cocktail Day

May 10, 2018

Whether you’re getting ready for a big party or are just looking to relax by your pool on an exceptionally hot day, having a few fruity cocktail recipes on hand (or in your hand) is never a bad idea. And while there’s nothing wrong with a glass of wine or a martini, experimenting with new ingredients is a fun way to up your barista game (*insert visions of becoming Tom Cruise in Cocktail*). Take advantage of all the fresh produce spring has to offer by adding some fruity touches to your favorite drinks.

Continue Reading…

Gatherings & Events, Mother's Day, National Days & Holidays

Unique Things to Do to Make Mother’s Day Special

May 1, 2018

While we certainly have nothing against breakfast in bed or a nice candle light dinner, we think it’s time to shake things up for Mother’s Day. First and foremost, all mom really wants this year is to know that you appreciate her. Secondly, she probably just wants one full day of quality family time, so shut down your email and put away your phone, because today it’s all about mom! If you want to make this Mother’s Day as unique and special as your mom is, here are a few out-of-the-box ways to celebrate. Continue Reading…

Lifestyle & Activities, National Days & Holidays

How Easter is Celebrated Around the World

April 12, 2018

If you grew up in America, odds are you woke up Easter morning eager to find your Easter basket and hunt for chocolate eggs. While Easter egg hunts, decorating eggs, and visiting the Easter bunny is the norm in the States, countries around the world have their own unique Easter traditions. From dressing up like witches to country-wide vows of silence, here are just a few ways Easter is celebrated across the globe. Continue Reading…

DIY Fruit Crafts, How To's & Fruit Tricks, National Days & Holidays

How To Make Natural Easter Egg Food Coloring with Fruits & Vegetables

April 11, 2018

The sun is shining, the weather is warming up, and the tulips are blooming — all signs that Easter is just around the corner! And no Easter celebration would be complete without dyed eggs. If you haven’t started thinking about your Easter egg preparation, you better hop to it! While there are plenty of synthetic dying kits to choose from online, we think the very best dyes can be found right in your kitchen. Did you know that certain fruits and vegetables can actually make dye? Here’s how you can get wonderfully colorful and all natural dyed Easter eggs.

Continue Reading…

DIY Fruit Crafts, Gatherings & Events, National Days & Holidays

The Perfect Easter Basket Ideas

April 7, 2018

Easter has always been closely associated with the coming of spring. Each year, near the beginning of April, the world becomes draped in pastels — from home and store decorations to the fields of blooming tulips. But while the adults wait for Easter to bring warm weather, children wait for it to bring something else — Easter baskets! Though the first Easter basket is believed to have appeared over 1,000 years ago, it wasn’t until the 18th century that the modern tradition of Easter baskets began. This year, let the kids, and adults in your life enjoy this two-century-old tradition by giving them these one of a kind Easter baskets. Continue Reading…

National Days & Holidays

25 Ways to Celebrate National Friendship Day

August 2, 2017

We all know that the building blocks of good health are exercise and diet. But are we maybe missing one important element? Humans have always been social creatures. So much so in fact, that having a group of close friends can actually prolong your life. So it seems only necessary that we honor the important bond that is friendship each year on National Friendship Day!

This year, grab your closest friends and celebrate National Friendship Day, which falls on the first Sunday of August, with a few of these fun activities. Continue Reading…

Gatherings & Events, National Days & Holidays, Party Food

How To Make Sure Your Memorial Day BBQ Is a Hit

May 25, 2017

It seems like just last weekend we were all showering mom in flowers and chocolates for Mother’s Day — where did the time go? With only a few days left until Memorial Day, many of us will be kicking off the summer around the barbecue with friends and family. But there’s a lot more to a barbecue than just turning on the grill and dusting off your lawn chairs. If you want to have a truly unforgettable Memorial Day barbecue, here are a few things you should consider before, during, and after the party. Continue Reading…

DIY Fruit Crafts, Gatherings & Events, National Days & Holidays

How to Make Spring Garden Pudding “Dirt” Cups

March 30, 2017

How to Make Spring Garden Pudding “Dirt” Cups

Grow your creativity with these fun and delicious chocolate pudding cups, layered with Oreo cookies, coconut and chocolate covered strawberries that look like carrots! These simple and easy-to-make treats are perfect to make for your “little gardeners”, or to bring to any spring gathering and holiday!

Continue Reading…