Holidays

How to Add a Touch of Elegance to Your Traditional Holiday Meal

If you are hosting a holiday dinner, you may be wondering how to make the meal unforgettable this year, as the food and drink is undoubtedly the centerpiece of the holiday. “While staples like turkey and stuffing will always have a place at the table, don’t be shy about taking a cue from classic French dishes and dining style to …

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Burgers are a Favorite for Fourth of July

This Fourth of July holiday, families across the country will be gathering around the grill and at the picnic table to enjoy burgers, steaks and other cookout favorites in celebration of America’s independence. According to a Beef Checkoff survey, nearly two-thirds of consumers plan to grill or eat beef during the Independence Day weekend. Beef is the top pick for …

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Fireworks Safety

The safety of using fireworks has been the subject of debates over the years. Annually, more than hundreds are injured because of fireworks, with some victims needing to have parts of their body amputated due to the power of the blast. More than 3,000 children under the age of 15 are sent to the emergency room each year in the United States because …

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Star-Studded Crafts for July Fourth

Celebrate your independence from another ho-hum summer gathering. Grab your family and friends for an evening of fireworks and a brilliant display of stylish crafts that give pops of red, white and blue. Patriotic gatherings are a great way to get in some extra bonding time with those closest to you. Whether you opt for a traditional picnic, backyard barbecue …

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Father’s Day Deals in SWFL

Father’s Day Dining Deals: Here’s a look at some of the special dining deals happening around town:http://newspr.es/1Gg76SC by News-Press.com Applebee’s: Is offering a FREE $10 gift card when you buy $50 worth of gift cards. Baskin Robbins: To celebrate all things dad, Baskin Robbins has designed some special cakes, including “The Cold One”, which is one as a frothy beer …

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10 Great Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day

Here are a few great gift ideas for that special mother in your life on Mother’s Day. 10. Weekend Getaway. A weekend retreat to a ski lodge could be great for the mom who needs a weekend to unwind. 9. Digital Camera. For the new mom, this makes a great gift. Children grow up so fast, catching those fleeting moments …

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How to Make the Most Out of Your Thanksgiving Party

  Are you hosting a Thanksgiving party this year? If so, have you thought about making sure that you enjoy yourself? Unfortunately, when it comes to hosting a party, such as a Thanksgiving party, there are many party hosts who tend to worry more about their guests than themselves. While it is always important to make sure that your guests …

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