TIP OF THE DAY: Christmas Strawberries

If you typically bake a cake or cookies to bring along as a house gift, how about a better-for-you alternative: chocolate dipped strawberries? We were inspired by these festive Holiday Chocolate Dipped Strawberries from Harry and David ($39.95 + shipping) to make our own. And all you need to do is melt chocolate and dip!…
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GIFT: Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire

Charming and nostalgic, a lovely family gift. Photo courtesy Melissas.com.   How would you like to roast your own chestnuts at home? Just the fragrant aroma of them is enough to make mouths water and fingers itch to peel them for snacking. You don’t need a working fireplace to roast the chestnuts. Back in the…
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