For the holidays, ‘home’ is where you make it so
Whether in a hospital room, in borrowed lodging or at a friend's gravesite, being home for the holidays is being present to those we love. Column by Eileen Benthal.
Eggnog actually once had a purpose — back in the Middle Ages
Eggnog is like armpit hair — though it has completely outgrown its necessity, evolution has yet to catch up. So why are we still drinking it?
Zuppe di Pesce, a twist on the Italian traditional Christmas Eve seafood feast
Zuppa di Pesce is a fish ‘soup’ or stew with tomato base and served over or alongside thick crusty bread.
Christmas is eight days away?
Back in the day, I was that person who was totally done with all my holiday shopping by October 1. This year I I grazed through Target the other day in the three hours I managed to wrestle from my schedule.
Believe, because God has a plan
Believing is a choice to persevere in the struggle and look beyond the dark clouds, searching for the silver lining and the starry night beyond.
Warm up on a dark, cold winter night with easy slow-cooker beef brisket
Warm up with this tasty brisket recipe for the short cold days of winter. It’s easy to prepare and so tasty your tastebuds will thank you.
PBMC to host Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support group
Over the next seven months, the Alzheimer's Association will sponsor a free caregiver support group at Peconic Bay Medical Center.
Don’t judge me, momma — ‘self care’ means different things to different people
I most certainly don't need anyone to remind me that I should make an appointment with my stylist. Because frankly, I don't have a stylist. I have color-in-a-box, courtesy of the discount store and the 26 minutes I give myself to scrub the entire bathroom while the color sets.
Could the ‘love challenge’ make your holidays happier?
Who hasn't seen some new challenge appear on a social media platform nearly every week? I'm proposing a new one — the 'love challenge". I challenge you to put a little love in your heart this Christmas season. And who knows? It may go viral!
Yule love these holiday hors d’oeuvres
There are two simple ways to make cheese ball hors d'oeuvres, both consisting of some hand work, but your finished product will be something party goers will “Ooo and Ahh” over.