Thursday, November 17, 2005

A Holiday Favorite

Cranberry Melange (My husband named this!)

1 (6 oz) pkg. of cranberry Jell-O
3/4 cups of boiling water
1 cup cold water
1 can of whole cranberries
1 lg. apple, peeled and diced
1 can of drained mandarin oranges
1 cup chopped walnuts

Dissolve Jell-O in 3/4 cup of boiling water. Stir in cold water, whole cranberry, apple, mandarin oranges and walnuts. Chill at least 3 hours.

You can serve it as a true Jell-O mold or from a pretty bowl.

Whats your Thanksgiving favorite family requested dish?

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Holiday Events

NY Botanical Gardens Holiday Train Show

The Bronx Zoo Holiday Zoo Lights

"The Nutcracker" Eglevsky Ballet at the Tilles Center

American Musuem of Natural History, Dinosaurs: Ancient Fossils, New Discoveries!

Monday, November 14, 2005

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Wednesday, November 09, 2005

Spot AToy Bargin?

Tis' the season to go broke buying toys.......

I spotted my first bargin at
Barbie's Happy Family Sounds Like Home Smart House.....Toys-R-Us has it on sale for $59.99 but KB online is selling it for $39.99 shipping and no tax......

Trains, Trains, Trains!
Do you have a little train lover too?
Check out the "XTS Mini Train System" at
They have an entire set of this snap together train system including carring case for $59.99 plus shipping.........if purchased seperately at
it costs over $100....but you can get add on pieces and trains at Toys-R-Us online!

$5 off any $25 purchase at Toys-R-Us (coupon)
expires 12/25/05.

%15 off (coupon) on any one item at Borders book store-expires 12/31/05.

If you spot a bargin this season post it!

Petri Irish Dance School

Irish Dance School Opens in Franklin Square
Petri Dance Studio
137 New Hyde Park Road
Check out their Celtic Christmas Spectacular!

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Applesauce and Cinnamon Cookie Ornaments

Check out this fun and simple craft to do with the kids by McCormick.
They make great gifts for Christmas
and they smell wonderful too!