Ways to Enjoy Rhubarb This Summer

One of the first edibles we have growing in our Vermont garden is rhubarb. Rhubarb is a perennial that will come back every year.  It is very easy to grow in the colder climates.  It does tend to want some sort of winter to go dormant and return again the next year. It is just […]

June 17, 2013


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Best Strawberry Recipes For Memorial Day

I have been searching for the best strawberry recipes to serve at our Memorial Day cookout this year.  One of the first fruits of spring in Vermont are strawberries.  Somehow, those bright red berries just lend themselves perfectly to the red, white, and blue theme of Memorial Day.  Whether your Memorial Day includes a cookout, […]

May 14, 2013


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Easter Eggs That Last Forever- How to Blow Out Easter Eggs #TBCcrafters

When you have children, your collection of artwork and mementos can fill a museum and there’s no way to display all of the beautiful treasures created just for you. I like to use holidays to decorate using my children’s gifts to decorate. We have been blowing out eggs for Easter for 28 years and we […]

March 21, 2013

DIY/Craft, Food, Parenting, Social Media

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Rustic Crust / American Flatbread #BigGameParty Twitter Party Mon. Jan 28th

  Join Us on Monday January 28th at 9pm ET for our               #BigGameParty on Twitter     Rustic Crust  We hand-toss tradition with whole grain health to make the world’s best organic and all natural pizza crust and sauce. Their Gluten Free pizza crust is cooked perfectly with crispy edges and a moist center […]

January 21, 2013

Entertainment, Food, Giveaways

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The Red Velvet Slipper Martini – Holiday Magic in a Glass at BRIO Tuscan Grille

Nothing could be more festive this holiday season than sipping on a Red Velvet Slipper Martini in a charming Tuscan country villa-like atmosphere.  At BRIO Tuscan Grille guests nationwide are enjoying this unique holiday beverage with a Tuscan flair. From now through New Year’s Eve, BRIO is offering this special drink reminiscent of red velvet cake. This delightful holiday […]

December 13, 2012

Education, Entertainment, Food

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Family Date Night Out Twitter Party RSVP #KidsLiveWell

The holidays  are approaching and you have less time and much more to do. To get the quality time you need, plan a  family date night out.  The Kids LiveWell program lets you relax knowing  you can easily find healthier choices when eating away from home. Join us on Thursday November 15 at 8pm ET with […]

November 7, 2012

Education, Entertainment, Food, Giveaways, Parenting

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Homemade Caramel Cheesecake Recipe- #FoodieFriday

Caramel! One word will make your mouth water. I now have the perfect match for your Caramel Macchiato from Starbucks! This is also a great holiday dessert. Impress your guests.   Homemade Caramel Cheesecake Recipe Ingredients Needed: 1 T. Caramel Flavored Syrup (such as Torani) 2 pkg. Cream Cheese softened (8 0z. each) 1/2 cup […]

November 2, 2012


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Wine and Swarovski Crystal Wine Charms #WinWednesday

Wine! I can probably write that one word and you would be able to fill in the rest. Wine, it goes with everything and there’s a wine for everyone. You can find wine with names to fit any occasion. One of my favorites to give as a gift to mommies is “Mother’s Helper”.  Let’s be […]

October 17, 2012

Entertainment, Food, Giveaways

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Skull Lollipops for Halloween

Looking for a yummy treat this Halloween?  How about these Jolly Rancher Skull Lollipops? What you will need: Skull mold – I used last years Skull and Bones Ice Tray (I will show you below how to modify it) Jolly Rancher candy – grape flavor Small saucepan Lollipop sticks Scissors Metal spoon Lollipop bags Airtight […]

October 5, 2012

Education, Food

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How To Make The Perfect Cup Of Coffee

I am a coffee snob Having worked in the specialty coffee business for some years.  I began as a barista and worked my way up through the ranks. I admit it, there are certain things that I can be a SNOB about, and coffee is VERY high on that list (along with chocolate and good […]

September 21, 2012

Education, Food, Product Reviews

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