Top Women Chefs for International Women’s Day

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International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8th every year and was originally called International Working Women’s Day. It’s celebrated in different regions with the focus being on respect, appreciation, and love towards women for their economic, political, and social achievements. Today in honor of International Women’s Day, I’m celebrating brilliant women who have made a name for themselves in Read More …

Honoring Our Veterans & Free Meals for 2015 Veteran’s Day

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The date for Veteran’s Day is rooted in World War I when fighting ceased with an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, between the Allied nations and Germany, and went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. For that reason, November 11, 1918, is generally regarded as the end of “the war to Read More …

National Chocolate Day & Why It’s Ok To Eat Chocolate

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It’s National Chocolate Day. What would we do without these wonderfully designated days giving us permission to indulge? By now most of us know that this particular indulgence is actually good for you. So, don’t reprove me for loving my chocolate. I admit to getting a daily dose of it. Chocolate is one of my life’s treasures and so is Read More …

Sweet Memories at Old School Confectionary Shops

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One of life’s treasures is the sweet memories we can reminisce about. I was hanging out in a little hidden pocket of Long Beach, CA called Belmont Shore where sits a nostalgic candy store that will let you be a kid again. Powell’s Sweet Shoppe isn’t exactly a candy store from the past that still stands, but in a youthful Read More …