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Jill Stone

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Gobble Gobble

Get out your Thanksgiving Pants, for in one week and one day, we Americans will be eating, and thanking!, a ton. If you are at a lost for what to make for your holiday guests, be lost no more.  Many amazing ideas and recipes are just waiting to be found at Pinterest.  Here are a[...]

Goblin’ Goodies

Next week is Halloween!  Ghosts, goblins, super heroes, fairy princesses and more are soon to come knocking at your door hoping to “trick” you into handing over some treats.  While I am all for candy bars, gummy worms and bubble gum, it is not a bad idea to also offer some healthier alternatives to your[...]

Get Out and Celebrate July 4th!

Regardless of how you feel about the current state of our union, our nation’s beginning deserves celebration!  Independence Day brings out the patriot, and sometimes the pyro, in us all. With that in mind, have a fun day, enjoy the company, food and fireworks and be safe. Unfortunately, thousands of folks end up in the[...]

The Hunt for (Fabulously Decorated) Eggs

Easter is this weekend! If the Easter Bunny plans on stopping by your place, surprise him with some baskets full of  Fabulously (but Easy) Decorated Eggs. Then make sure to hide them for your kids and grandkids fun Easter Egg Hunt! I know Martha Stewart tends to lean toward making things that take 27 steps[...]

12 Days of Meeting Planning

On the 1st day of the meeting, my boss came to me.  “We need coffee for entire board room!” On the 2nd day of the meeting, my boss came to me.  “Where are my notes? and coffee for entire board room!” On the 3rd day of the meeting, my boss came to me.  “I need 3 dozen[...]

On Being Thankful

I love the food, I love the day off, I love the parade, but my most favorite part of Thanksgiving is the opportunity to be with my family and the opportunity to pause and say “Thank You!” I am thankful for so much in my life. I am thankful for my husband, Rick. We have[...]

Hey Turkey!

Next week we will wake up to parades, move onto football, and take part in an amazing meal with friends and family. Thanksgiving 2012 is here! The centerpiece of the day is the turkey, so with that in mind I thought I would share some pro tips on baking the best bird your guests have[...]

Super Quick Holiday Goodies

holiday goodies

Hello my ever-busy meeting planner friends! I am not a fan of harried holiday goings-on; the simpler the better as far as I am concerned. That being said, there are times when we are caught off-guard and need to whip up some holiday goodies ASAP. Have some of these items on hand and be ready[...]