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Don’t Stress Over Holiday Meals – Prep Ahead of Time!

By Amy Haggerty on December 20, 2013 0 Comment

It’s noon on Christmas day and your kitchen has transformed into an insane asylum; your mother-in-law Judy is trying to take over preparation of every dish, your sister Anne who finds it difficult to prepare canned soup needs all available counter-space to put together her tasty nutritious gelatin “salad”, dad is rummaging around the fridge […]Read More »

Cheese for Hearth and Hospitality

By Amy Haggerty on December 17, 2013 2 Comments
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The visitors and the holidays are almost here. The doorbell will soon ring as guests and relatives arrive for food and cheer. A cheese selection can serve as a welcoming centerpiece as your family, friends and neighbors proceed to the table, be it buffet, dinner or dessert.   Merry Christmas A cheerful table of informal […]Read More »

Home Made Bath Salts

By Amy Haggerty on December 10, 2013 0 Comment
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Between the months of October and April, you’ll get a cold.  Your kids will get more than one.  It is a fact of life in northern climates! It’s hard to watch your children sniffle and sneeze and cough and generally get through their days with red eyes and noses.  It’s even harder to send them […]Read More »

Spicy-Soothing Tea

By Amy Haggerty on December 3, 2013 1 Comment
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Need a quick inexpensive, homemade tea, made easily from ingredients in your own kitchen? Full of spicy aromatic ingredients, it revs up the internal furnace of the body to fight off sickness, soothe sore throats, ease coughs, and of course hydrates. The three main ingredients are pictured above.  Make sure you have a jar of […]Read More »