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  • Recipes for Holiday Potlucks

    The holidays can be stressful, but we’ve got some easy make-ahead and fuss-free recipes for those gatherings, get together, parties, and events you may be attending. These recipes can be made ahead of time and ready to serve whenever you need them. White Candy Bark This recipe can be made with any dried fruits or nuts you have on hand or prefer. Below is what we personally like to have in ours. Credit: Taste of Home   Ingredients         1 Tbsp butter, melted         2 Packages (10-12 oz each) white chocolate chips    ...

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  • Family Activities for Thanksgiving Day

    Thanksgiving is a time to spend with family and friends whether you are eating delicious food, reminiscing on what you’re most grateful for or partaking in annual holiday traditions. Since we will already be around our loved ones, why not take the time to make the day as memorable as possible? Here are a few fun activities you can enjoy all together as you gear up for the Thanksgiving feast.   Watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Wake up bright and early and cuddle around the TV as you watch your favorite performers, classic cartoon balloons and must-see Broadway performers...

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  • Thanksgiving Recipes

    It’s that time of year when the weather cools down, the leaves change colors, and the conversations of who makes the best stuffing or where to celebrate begins. With everyone having busy schedules, Thanksgiving lunches and dinners with friends and family can sometimes happen as early as the first week of November and we want to make sure you don’t show up empty handed! Below are some of our favorite holiday recipes fit for any Thanksgiving gathering. Roast Vegetable Goat Cheese Vine-Dried Grapes Credit: Reluctant Entertainer Ingredients: 1 pound of beets washed and cut into 1 inch cubes 1 pound...

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  • Family Fall Activities

    With Fall’s crisp weather and beautiful foliage, it’s a great time to enjoy what Mother Nature has to offer! We’ve compiled a list  of our favorite activities this season to enjoy with friends and family. Pumpkin Patch This is a given! Do a quick google search of pumpkin patches nearby and spend half a day there. Most pumpkin patches will include children’s games, hayrides, corn mazes, and more. Pick out the cutest pumpkin in the batch and bring it home to paint or carve! Since this is a long activity, we recommend packing your Life’s Grape snack packs, they’re the...

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  • How To Make The Perfect Charcuterie Board

    There’s no doubt that charcuterie boards are beautiful and delicious! They are easy to make, easy for guests to pick at, and naturally brings people together. We’re here to help guide you in perfecting the art of putting together a board that everyone will love.    Credit: Mom On Time Out   To start… What is Charcuterie?  Charcuterie (pronounced shar-koo-tuh-ree) is the art of preparing meats, often cured or smoked. You can think of it as an elevated version of a cheese board and as such, charcuterie boards consist of cheeses, meats, fruits, nuts, and sometimes spreads.  Often you can...

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  • Fall Recipes

    It’s that time of year when the weather cools down, the leaves start changing colors, and we start to see pumpkin flavors pop up EVERYWHERE. As much as we love summer, we love the coziness of Fall, the warm colors that come with it, and the comforting food we begin to indulge in as we approach the holidays. Below are some of our favorite Fall recipes that can be shared with family and friends.   Maple Pumpkin Trail Mix   Credit: Slim Pickins Kitchen   Ingredients:  ¼ cup pure maple syrup 1 ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice ⅛ teaspoon sea...

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