Having vegans over for Christmas dinner? No worries! These dishes will please everyone!

So….a family member has become vegan, or is bringing a vegan guest…and is coming to your Christmas dinner gathering.  Don’t panic!  Having been vegan over 15 years, I have seen that worried look on friends’ faces.  But there are so many delicious dishes, from Sheppard’s pie to casseroles to delicious fruit crumbles or muffins…that will make everyone’s mouth water! Vegan …

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Flying out of town for the holidays? Check out these tips!

Let’s face it.  Winter holiday travel can be stressful.  But check out this link that offers great tips from packing…to a to-do list before leaving the house…. to navigating the airport…. Hopefully these ideas will help get your holiday travel off to a relaxed start! holiday travel tips  

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Feeling crafty this holiday season?

So every year for the holiday season, my son makes gifts for his teachers at school.  Our favorite is to glue tissue paper strips onto a glass vase from a dollar store, and put a final glaze of glue on top…dries clear!  And you don’t have to be a kid to be crafty and creative!  For co-workers to close friends …

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Christmas Cookies!

What would the holidays be without fabulous Christmas cookies!  Whether it’s a hostess gift, or treats for your children’s teachers…. here are some ideas that include the classic gingerbread men and cookies that look like Christmas ornaments! Christmas Cookies!    

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Creative dishes with Thanksgiving leftovers!

Ok, so your fridge is probably ‘stuffed’ with containers of leftovers from yesterday’s Thanksgiving meal.  Want some creative ways to ‘dish’ up some cool recipes? Leftovers  

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“But what do vegans eat for Thanksgiving?”

…a lot!  At Thanksgiving time, my family and I are always asked this question.  The truth is… we stuff ourselves! So many recipes can be vegan-modified.  And even though there are plenty of faux-turkey products, there are also some amazing from-scratch recipes that will delight non-vegans as well! Vegan Thanksgiving recipes  

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Tips for online holiday shopping!

More and more of us are doing our holiday shopping online….. here are some tips on timing to get the best deals! #1069christmas On-line holiday shopping tips  

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Pregnant P!nk!

Pink just posted on her Instagram page that she’s pregnant with baby #2!  And by the looks of the ‘bump’, she’s had this news for awhile! P!nk

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