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What to Make for Dinner This Week

When the week ahead looks especially busy, I find it head clearing to plan dinner for the week — and by week, I mean Monday through Thursday. This week I’m focusing on simple and healthy. Last week was the boys’ birthday, which somehow translated into meatballs and burgers and cake and candy. We need a […]

Put the Phones Down: 25+ Fun Family Games

This holiday, get unplugged! Drop the devices and try one of our staff’s favorite family games on a chilly weekend night. Monopoly Game: Cheaters Edition This is one of our favorite versions of Monopoly: the cheater’s edition where trying to cheat and get away with it is what it’s all about. There is a deck of Cheat cards included. Try […]

Deep-Frying Your Turkey

See All of Our Staff’s Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes. It’s become our family tradition that my husband deep fries our turkey every Thanksgiving. While I’m inside cooking the side dishes, he’s outside with his cocktail and whatever men-folk he can lure away from football. I’m telling you, this is the best turkey you will ever have. We do […]

Am I Drinking Too Much?

A cold beer on a hot beach, a red wine in front of the fire or a margarita at a girls’ night out … all things I really look forward to. I am over 21. I see nothing wrong taking a break from the stress of the every day with an alcoholic beverage … or two … sometimes […]

Thanksgiving Prep: 15 Things You Can Do Ahead of Time

Every year, I make a list of what I can get done in the days before Thanksgiving. If you wrote out notes to yourself like we suggested last year, pull that out and add to it. If not, try making notes as you go this year. You’ll thank yourself later! Also check out Our Complete Thanksgiving Dinner Menu: from Cocktails to Dessert  • […]

Our Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

Get your bellies emptied out so you can fill them back up on Thanksgiving. Here are our staffs’ favorite recipes. Let’s Start with a Cocktail: Here are 10 of our Favorite Festive Cocktails. Or would you prefer a glass of wine… T H E  B I R D Easy & Healthy Lemon Garlic Roast Turkey w/White Wine […]

Thanksgiving Appetizers

Baked Brie & Artichoke Dip or try this Skinny Version of Artichoke Dip Bacon-Wrapped Dates. Hot Carmelized Onion, Bacon & Cheese Dip Sweet and cheesy Cranberry Brie Bites Prosciutto-Wrapped Harts of Palm with Garlic Remoulade Zucchini Bottomed “Pizza” Bites Sweet & Tangy Healthy Hummus   Smooth & Creamy Avocado “Hummus” Brie & Apple Tart Simple […]

Shop ‘Til You Drop Thru Saturday at the Royal Boutique!

Thursday, November 14 to Saturday, November 16 Here’s your chance to get ahead  on your holiday shopping in November! Shop at Oak Knoll’s Annual Royal Boutique, which takes place November 14-16. You’ll be WOWED by over 50 exclusive vendors offering everything from clothing to toys! Shop for men’s, women’s, children’s, and babies’ clothing; popular toys and games, unique and elegant jewelry; […]
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