New Year’s Feasting with Kids

Kids can celebrate New Year’s, too! Include your children in the celebrations with these easy and delicious recipes for New Year’s Feasting. New Year’s is the perfect combination of events. New Year’s Eve represents a chance to look back on the past and all that we have to be thankful for. We get to see […]

5 Ways to Save Time in the Kitchen This Holiday Season

Think you have no time to cook this holiday season? Think again. Consider these five tips to help you save time at the holidays and be more efficient in your kitchen. Come the holiday season, your days are pretty full. Gone are the lazy days of summer when we can go wherever the wind blows […]

Re-Solutions: A New Look at Goal Setting and Planning

Resolutions get a bum rap, but if you think about them in a different way, as solutions to problems that you need to address once again, you’ll find that, yes, you do need to make resolutions after all. FishChick11 is very much a mini-me, both in looks and in temperament. This means that the next […]

10 Fun Things to Do on New Year’s Eve with Kids

New Year’s Eve with kids can be a total blast, especially when you plan a few activities to do together. Check out these fun things to do on New Year’s Eve — with kids! The following content is sponsored by Baskin-Robbins. All opinions are my own. This post may contain affiliate links. FishPapa and I […]

New Year’s Eve Meal Plan to Print & Cook

Looking for something special for your New Year’s Eve Celebration? We’ve gotcha covered with several appetizers, beverages, and desserts. One of our family’s favorite New Year’s traditions is to have a snacky dinner, or mocktail party. For years I’ve prepared a variety of finger foods and made that our dinner. Last year the kids took […]

5 Ways to Care for Your Spouse This Season

The holidays can be a stressful time. We have family to see, gifts to buy, and cookies to bake. There’s a fair amount of emotional issues that get stirred up between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, too. Memories of holidays past or family get-togethers can spark controversy and stress. That’s why it’s all the more important […]

How to Have a Happy (New) Year

photo source We say “Happy New Year!” But I wonder if we are really just referring to the night or the day surrounding the change of years. Ya know, “Have a great party!” Rarely on January 1 have I thought about the year as a whole and how to make the next 364 days happy […]

New Year’s Feasting (Ultimate Recipe Swap)

Ring in the new year with some good eats to please the whole family. The ball is dropping in just a few days. We’re on the edge of 2013? How did we get here?! Since hubby and I are homebodies, we’ve never minded staying home on New Year’s Eve. We cook up some fun snacks […]