Monthly Archives: January 2016

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

            1 pkg semi-sweet chocolate 16 medium strawberries Melt chocolate as directed on package. Dip strawberries in chocolate; let excess chocolate drip off. Place on waxed paper-covered rimmed baking sheet. Refrigerate 30 min. or until chocolate is firm.

Luggage Locks

        Should I lock my luggage?     TSA officers have tools for opening and re-locking baggage with accepted and recognized locks, such asSafe Skies® and Travel Sentry®, reducing the likelihood of damaging the lock or bag if a physical inspection is required.  Protect your luggage from possible damage by locking it… Read More »

Giant Paper Flowers

How to make giant paper flowers for a paper flower backdrop: You can make just a few of these giant paper flowers to use as decorations, or make a whole bunch to fill an entire wall to use as a photo backdrop at an event, shower or wedding.  A  few giant paper flowers or  backdrop… Read More »

Perfect Rice Krispie Treats

Perfect Rice Krispie Treats 10 cups Rice Krispy cereal 1 stick salted butter 2 bags mini marshmallows, 10oz each 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon salt Measure 10 cups of rice cereal into a bowl and set aside. Measure 2 cups of marshmallows and set aside. Line a 13×9 baking pan with aluminum foil, spray… Read More »

Easy DIY Old Window Sign

                  This fabulous old window sign is an easy DIY project with a Cricut Machine!   Electronic cutting machine for DIY crafts and projects Built-in Bluetooth for wireless cutting with your PC, Mac, iPad or iPhone Design here, there, and everywhere with free cloud-based apps for PC,… Read More »

Small Business – Classes

  The Small Business Learning Center provided by the SBA is an online service that offers entrepreneurs access to training videos and information about entrepreneurship, finance, government contracting and marketing. Technical requirements include the use of Adobe Reader and Flash Player, and students are asked to fill out an optional demographic survey before the start… Read More »

Small Business – Checks

  Accepting Checks Although credit and debit card payments are on the rise, the expenses and additional record-keeping involved with card payments are not ideal for all businesses. If you want to expand your customer payment options beyond cash but aren’t ready to make the leap to card payments, accepting checks is another option to consider.… Read More »

Cruise Ship Travel Avoid Sickness

            Don’t risk spoiling your cruise vacation with an unexpected illness. Follow these tips for a safe and healthy cruise vacation. For many people, a cruise is an ideal way to relax and see the world. You are surrounded by the gorgeous blue of the ocean, get waited on hand… Read More »

Luau Salad Recipe

LUAU SALAD Servings: 4 Ingredients 1 lb. – Mesculin Mix 1 lb. – Grilled Chicken Breasts sliced into thin strips oz. – Red Bell Peppers sliced into thin strips oz. – Yellow Bell Peppers sliced into thin strips oz. – Fresh Green Beans (blanched) cut into 3” pieces 8 oz. – Cucumber Slices 4 oz.… Read More »

Candy Buttons Homemade

DIY Candy Buttons Surprise yourself, the kids and your friends by making your own candy buttons! These colorful candies are a fun and easy DIY project! Homemade candy buttons make great, inexpensive party treats and fillers for party bags! This kid friendly project is great for any time of year, it’s fun to tailor the… Read More »

Travel Alert for Pregnant Women

mosquito-borne virus that can cause birth defects has just made the jump to Puerto Rico, causing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a travel warning — one that expectant mothers should pay extra attention to. The Zika virus outbreak began in Brazil this past May, followed by outbreaks in several Central and South… Read More »


Beaches Turks & Caicos PIRATES ISLAND WATERPARK Pirates Island is a fantasy world filled with gigantic waterslides, kid-friendly pools and swim-up soda bars. There are also water cannons, whirlpools and lazy river journeys, as well as the Caribbean’s only surf simulator.   WORLD’S BEST BEACH & RESORT Beaches Turks & Caicos has been awarded #1… Read More »

Healthy Burger Recipe

Healthy Burger Brown Rice and Pork Burgers with Spinach   Healthy burger recipe? How about healthier burger recipe…this Brown Rice and Pork Burger recipe with Spinach is healthier than an all-beef burger.  Small changes add up to a healthier you and weight loss. Try substituting your all-beef burgers with this healthy burger recipe now and then.… Read More »