Wednesday, November 5, 2008

How to Make Your Own Christmas Candy

Several years ago I decided that I would make homemade candy as gifts for my extended family. I purchased pretty jars and tins, and filled them with a variety of different sweets, hoping that they would not only appreciate the gift itself, but the fact that they were made by hand. It was a huge success. Here are some ideas for making your own Christmas candy.

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Medicinal and Household Uses for Tea Tree Oil

Melaleuca Oil, more commonly known as Tea Tree oil is an essential oil that is native to New South Wales Australia. Tee Tree Oil has long been used for its anti fungal and antiseptic properties, but it has many household uses as well.

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Thanksgiving and Christmas Menu Ideas for Small Families

Every Holiday season, families count down the days until they can sit down to a feast of Baked Ham or Roast Turkey with all of the trimmings. But what about households where there are no children or visiting relatives to feed? Is there really a need to prepare a large meal in order to enjoy the tastes and smells of a traditional Thanksgiving or Christmas? Of course not. The following are some small scale menu ideas that are sure to please.