A Grand Old Independence Day Cake

A Grand Old Independence Day Cake

The 4th of July is a great time for family fun and picnics. You don’t have to wait until evening for the “fireworks.” Try this great idea for a red, white and blue flag cake to make your event the talk of the summer. 4th of July Cake Impress your friends and family with this tasty “flag cake.” Any white cake recipe will do, but the experts recommend a denser, heavier cake. Some even recommend chilling or freezing the layers to help with the cutting and assembling. What you need…

Sandwich Facts in Honor of Sandwich Day

Sandwich Facts in Honor of Sandwich Day

You have no idea how many crazy “holidays” there are every year, but Sandwich Day is alright by me. Okay, calling Sandwich Day a holiday is probably going a bit too far, but you get the idea. These made up holidays are fun for those who follow them and spice up an otherwise generic day. So in honor of sandwich day, which comes every November 3 (possibly in preparation for Thanksgiving, our biggest food holiday), I thought we would provide some sandwich facts and trivia. And if you are interested…

Gross Candy I Hope My Kids Don’t Bring Home

Gross Candy I Hope My Kids Don’t Bring Home

When I think of candy I think of chocolate bars, fruity flavors and lollipops. But it seems some individuals (not judging) would like their candy to be a bit on the disgusting side. So here are some candy choices I don’t want to see my children bring home on Halloween night. To be more clear, here is a list of gross candy that I wouldn’t eat and I don’t want to see my children eat. (shudders). What are your thoughts? Do you like gross novelty candy or would you prefer…

Simple, Yet Scary Pumpkin Carving Faces

Simple, Yet Scary Pumpkin Carving Faces

While not all of us (including me) are masters of pumpkin carving for Halloween, we may still want to carve something a little scarier than the normal three tooth pumpkin face that stares up at you with a stupid grin on its orange face. Surely, there are some simple and scary pumpkin faces that can be easily carved into our pumpkin. I took a look around and found some that aren’t that heard, at least to my novice eye, yet can certainly ward off any evil spirits as jack-o-lanterns were…

Best Boba Fett Costume for Husband & Son

Best Boba Fett Costume for Husband & Son

As with most men in their late thirties and early forties, my husband loves Star Wars and the bounty hunter Boba Fett. If you don’t know who he is ask your male counterpart and be prepared with shocked looks and eye-rolls. Regardless, he is pretty cool and is the silent type. He hunts for Harrison Ford’ character, Han Solo, and plays a small part in the original movies and a bigger role in the second trilogy of movies. I found this home-made Boba Fett costume that looks like it took…

Halloween Costumes That Makes You Go Hmmm?

Halloween Costumes That Makes You Go Hmmm?

While everyone loves a scary costume and most men love a sexy costume, I like costumes that make you think. Dressing up as metaphor, a pun, or a play on words is difficult and when you pull it off you become legend…until next year when you have to do it again. I love this one. Great, great Halloween costume. I found it here. Anyone one else seen any costumes that really make you think? And just in case you don’t get the Halloween costume pun, scroll down.      …