March 25 & 26 is Maple Weekend in New Hampshire. Visit the nearly 100 participating sugar houses and learn how maple sugar is made. Many of the producers offer tastings and children's activities.
Using a crisp white wine like Vignoles to make this cake, creates a delicate custard-like texture. It is a perfect cake to serve with whipped creme and fresh berries.
The telephone museum is home to over 130 years of telecommunications history. With nearly 1000 artifacts, the museum helps visitors appreciate the telephone and its contributions to today's world.
Sometimes you only have a few moments to spare, but you want to make something a bit more special. These 5 crafts are easy, quick and cost very little to make. Perfect for any celebration!
Naan is an Indian flatbread traditionally made in a tandoor; however, you can make homemade naan at home using a skillet. It tastes amazing and takes only a short time to prepare.
Painted plastic animal crafts are everywhere! With so many creative possibilities it's no wonder. Find a bit of inspiration here and discover all the easy and inexpensive ways to turn a few old toys into something special.
How to make a gold tree stump side table .
Chances are you may have a dozen plain glass votive candle holders stuffed in the back of your closet. If not, there are very inexpensive and can be used to serve some fun and delicious foods at your next party. Because of their size, they are perfect for small bites and samplers.
With a single plate and bowl, you can make a one-of-a-kind cake stand for a variety of gift-giving needs. Cake stands can be expensive, but with a bit of know how, you can make a cake stand in no time. Place your homemade dessert on it, fasten a gift tag around it and no one will ever guess that...
Most people use the two terms interchangeably, but is there really a difference between hot chocolate and hot cocoa? The short answer is "YES"! Find out the basic differences between these two unique beverages and discovery a variety of ways to enjoy it, from adding unique ingredients like...
Stenciling is something I had never considered doing before. I was inspired to stencil a small hallway after seeing all the beautiful rooms on Pinterest. I wanted to share my experience with others who may be thinking about stenciling themselves for the first time.
31 Days of Pin-testing: Making, Baking, Scrubbing, Watching, Crafting, Stretching, Drinking and Learning
Every wondered if the stuff folks post to Pinterest work? Is that dessert recipe easy and tasty? How can I craft that for my home? Does that cellulite cream really work? I decide to take a month and try all sorts of projects posted by pinners around the world. With 31 days, I managed to test...
Food should, most certainly, taste delicious, but shouldn't feed also be beautiful? This recipe for bacon-wrapped salmon is a wonderful contrast of color, flavor and texture. Serve it for a special occasion or at your next dinner party.
You don't need to rush to your local baker in order to enjoy warm, chocolate turnovers. All you need is a 4 ingredients and 20 minutes. This recipe for mini chocolate turnovers is ideal for breakfast, dessert, snacks or your next party. Try a combination of chocolate and cheese for a...
A DIY Fall-Inspired Gift: Painted Acorns, Leaf-Shaped Gift Tag and a Box of Autumn Harvest Ginger Cookies
Fall is a great time to go outside and gather acorns and leaves for a variety of different craft projects. This acorn and maple leaf inspired gift is easy and these cookies will last for a month in the freezer. Painted acorns are not only an easy craft to do with children, but this makes for a...
Located in West Chesterfield, New Hampshire are the remains of what once was Madame Sherri's chateau-like castle. It is situated on a 533-acres parcel of beautifully wooded property near the border of Vermont. Although all that remains today is the stone stairs and pillars, it is a site to...
Sure, scrapple was on my list of foods to try while visiting Lancaster, Pennsylvania, but it was the funnel cakes that I had my heart set on. Here in New England, fried dough is sold at local fairs and the puffy, powdered goodness is one of one favorites. So I had to wonder, was there a big...
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Making your own liquid hand soap is an easy afternoon project that will potentially save you hundreds of dollars. Choose your scent or opt for a fragrance-free soap. Make enough for a large family or plenty for gift giving.
Salmon's high fat content can produce an amazing caramelized crust. Finishing it's cook time in the oven can render a moist delicate flesh. Top with an easy relish recipe and you have a quick meal in under an hour.
Biscuit beignets are an easy sweet or savory treat that you can make at home that taste much like the pillowy donuts served in New Orleans. Next time you're at the market grab a can of refrigerator biscuits and by the time your coffee is ready to be poured, your beignets will be done.
You can enjoy fresh salad greens all summer with a lettuce bench.
Whether you are an avid gardener with a passion for perfection or you simply want to maintain your own lawn, this tool guide with offer straightforward advice on which to own and their basic purpose. Also included; handy advice on keeping your tools in proper working condition, easy methods for...
Attracting Birds to Your Home by Making a Nesting Ball: An Inexpensive, Family-Friendly Craft That Makes a Great Gift
Many people have bird feeders and bird baths that they hope will attract fine feathered friends to their yard. Learn how to make a nesting ball using various natural fibers to welcome birds to your home while helping them build theirs.
With so many ways to market a business these days it can be confusing which way is best. Having a company blog is still a great way to add value to what you already offer your customer.
For many people, vodka is enjoyed in a mixed cocktail, but it has a faceted flavor all it's own. Traditionally drunk neat in Eastern Europe, vodka's subtle flavors can be detected and savored. It's history is riddled with rivalry and fascinating tales of Kings and one infamous tsar named...
How to host a wine tasting party can be as elaborate or as simple as you choose to plan it. If the idea of sampling a variety of wines appeals to you, why not try hosting a Flight party. What is a wine flight? Grab a glass and learn more here.
Sure, Pinterest is loaded with virtual eye candy and can suck you into an endless time vacuum, but it can also be used effectively as a social marketing tool. The first step is understanding what Pinterest is and then decided how you can use it to boost your company's visibility.
A step-by-step method to create a stunning wall display of your family. Using inexpensive picture frames, a little paint and a photocopier, you can create a pictorial family tree.
Fruit tress are a splendid addition to any landscape. Bartlett Pear trees produce a lovely fruit that can be eaten directly from the tree or turned into a savory pear chutney; a perfect accompaniment to cheese or to your main meal. Follow this easy recipe for canning or freezing.
Sure, there are those times when all you crave is a pepperoni pizza with lots of gooey cheese, but for those other times, here is a list of 25 delicious toppings that pack a whollop of flavor. Whether you are making your own pizza or simply want to top off a ready-made store crust, here is a list...
Using Over-The-Range Stainless Steel Shelves To Store Your Spices And Make The Most Of A Small Kitchen.
Keep spices in easy reach by constructing over-the-stove shelving. Save counter and cabinet space by keeping spices in attractive, easy-to-clean tins displayed on shelves above your stove.
Perhaps it was once the velvety cheese or that wonderfully crisp toast that made me fall in love with french onion soup, but since that first time, I have tweaked my recipe and discovered how to make a lush, rich broth that really makes my taste buds yearn. This soup recipe is quick and can be...
The paper resume is perhaps a thing of the past. More and more employers and potential clients are turning to the internet to find qualified workers and strong networking partners. Here are several ways that you can build a better online resume and get noticed.
Making your own vanilla extract is super easy and makes for superior tasting vanilla. If you enjoy baking, making your own is a must! Follow this 3 step process and taste the difference yourself!
Canning ketchup at home is easy, cost-effective, more nutritious and much more flavorful: So why not try it?
Making your own ketchup may seem a bit nonsensical, but there is so much more flavor and so much less sugar than store bought, once you taste it, you'll wonder why you didn't make it sooner. Follow this recipe for a wonderfully thick and spicy version of this popular condiment.
If dogsledding isn't yet on your bucket list, I suggest you add it-now. Dogsledding is an exciting adventure for everyone. Here is an account of what to expect on a trek through the trails in Lake Elmore, Vermont with experienced owner/guide Ken and his amazing Peacepups' dogs.
If you want to garner more of a web presence and wish to increase your LinkedIn exposure, then your aim might be to gather 500 plus connections and post a few recommendations. People show up 75% more often if you have 500+ connections and your profile is complete. That was my intention and this...
Buttons, buttons everywhere! Once considered embellishment for the wealthiest of nobles, the button is now a popular accessary to be fashioned into countless adornments. Making jewelry from buttons can be an easy afternoon craft. Follow this simple method-glue-stick-wear and let the compliments...
You don't have to attend culinary school to be a chef, but there are a few things you should know.