Soup on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ “–  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, 1957. One of life’s purposes for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was to help others.  On #MLKJr Day we are reminded of his achievements which have influenced the lives we live today.  With so…

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Snow Day Marshmallow Snowman Pops

As schools open up after the holidays, they may be closing just as fast thanks to Snow Days due to massive snow storms, bomb cyclones, and frigid temperatures.  It’s time to bundle up and stay inside! Frosty is definitely not ready to leave yet!  And he may be lingering for a while.  Which means we…

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Marshmallow Snowman with Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Just because the holidays are over doesn’t mean that winter is over.  The snow is coming down in some parts of the world and some of us are snowed in with not much to do now that gift wrapping season is over. Take some time to give yourself some TLC.  Cuddle up by the fireplace…

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New Year’s Eve & Hand Rolled Chocolate Truffles

On the last day of 2017, I may have chosen a cliché of a film to feature, but I thought it would fit the spirit regardless.  “New Year’s Eve” was a 2011 film that we can watch, and look back on that year as well.  I had not realized the exclusive ensemble cast this film…

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Nine Christmas Movies To Cuddle Up With on Winter Solstice

The cold long night on the Winter Solstice is the perfect evening to cuddle up with a few good movies.  Since this month is forever recognized by the spirit of the holidays and Christmas, nostalgic Christmas movies are ideal for late nights.  What better time to watch your favorite Christmas movies than the longest night…

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Winter Solstice Brew

The holiday rush has taken over, but let’s not forget that means the Winter Solstice is upon us as well.  It’s the phenomenon when we will have the shortest day and longest night of the year in the Northern hemisphere.  The Winter Solstice with its long dark night is actually a celebration of light.  Here…

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Love Actually Movie Chocolate Biscuits

“Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world, I think about the arrivals gate at Heathrow Airport. General opinion’s starting to make out that we live in a world of hatred and greed, but I don’t see that. It seems to me that love is everywhere. Often, it’s not particularly dignified or newsworthy,…

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#GivingTuesday – Little Women & Orange Muffins

It’s #GivingTuesday.  Americans spent the last few days shopping and looking for deals.  Now as most of us return to work with “visions of sugar plums” and presents dancing in our heads, its also a moment for us to stop and give with great-fullness for all that we have enjoyed and is yet to come. …

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