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CELEBRATIONS / HOLIDAY

Masterfully Formed Twisted Grass for Easter

CELEBRATIONS / HOLIDAY, ENTERTAINMENT

Wonky, wimpy, vibrant, handwoven and beautifully crafted describe the West Africa baskets brought to the U.S. by the Alaffia company. I am in awe of the culture and fingers that masterfully formed twisted grass into such useful vessels.

For years my children have played with the woven sculptures, filling them up with picnic items or using the baskets to cart around toys.… Read more

Smart Candy Free Easter Baskets on a Budget

CELEBRATIONS / HOLIDAY, ENTERTAINMENT

Candy free Easter baskets are usually one of two things: expensive or filled with bubbles and stuffed animals. Most children have enough soap and poorly constructed fluff, so, if you’re looking for some fresh ideas to liven up your gifts this Easter, here are some tips to get the perfect treats for the little person in your life… on a budget.Read more

Christmas Party Food Displays

CELEBRATIONS / HOLIDAY, DESSERTS, ENTERTAINMENT, MAKE, OTHER FOOD STUFF, SNACKS

Insert some whimsy into your Christmas party with food displayed on an adorable tree instead of a “boring dish.” Or maybe just add a bit of fun to your Christmas morning with your guests or kids.

AHP Savory Christmas Food Tree

ingredients

  • deli chicken breast cut into 1 inch slices: 1 pound
  • mozzarella cheese: 1 pound
  • cheddar cheese: 1 pound
  • kosher dill pickles: 1 pound
  • cherry tomatoes: 1 pound

If you are wondering where to get your deli meat sliced into 1 inch slices, you can anywhere they have a deli!… Read more

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