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DIY Holiday Gift – A Custom Playlist!

The Perfect DIY Holiday Gift As we enter into the Holiday Season I wanted to remind everyone of one of the greatest handmade gifts one can give, a personalized music playlist. The first mixed cd I received was from my Grandpa (a young adapter). He had glued an embarrassing picture of myself and my siblings […]


Thanksgiving Timeline

I don’t know about you, but I start to get anxiety when I think about all that has to be done for Thanksgiving.  And I’m not even hosting!!  But let’s face it – the meal is the main focus on Thanksgiving day.  You don’t want to be stuck running around, unorganized and frantic, trying to […]


Loaded Pretzel Crisps Candy

Do-it-yourself gifts are all the rage lately. Why burn holes in your wallet, when you can easily put it together for less.  You can whip up some candy covered Pretzel Crisps for Halloween, or make great use of the piles of leftover candy after October 31. These sweet loaded Pretzel Crisps are created with a […]


Candy Corn Crisps

There is one way that I always know fall has arrived, or I at least know that it’s shortly around the corner – candy corn. Love it or hate it, fall is not fall without candy corn.  I can’t say that I love it, but I cannot go throughout the season without buying a bag […]


Pretzel Crisps® PB & J Cheesecake Sandwiches

By Paige, Chicago Area Marketing Team I LOVE PB & J so when I came across the Saltines Peanut Butter & Jelly Cheesecake Sandwiches on diethood.com I couldn’t resist trying them out using Pretzel Crisps®. The original recipe has been cut in half, however to make more just double the quantities you see below. Enjoy! […]


Cheesy Quinoa Tomato Casserole

I became a vegetarian about six years ago, after I graduated college. Growing up, I never loved meat… I just ate it because I felt like it was what I was supposed to do. I was always considered a “picky eater” and my friends and family were concerned that if I became a vegetarian, I […]


DIY Football Party

Football tailgating and parties have evolved into an art over the last several years. From team-themed accessories, to the cutest party tables, the partying has become as competitive as the players themselves. Here is a feature of three very simple DIY ideas for your football party. Just grab the supplies and customize with your favorite […]


Rethink Your Doughnut!

By Jaime Sterne Fall time is my favorite season, trees changing colors, the fashion, apple picking, and pumpkin farms. Speaking of pumpkin, Fall is most know for all of the pumpkin flavored foods. Pumpkin is the flavor of the season and by far my favorite flavor ever! I think I’ve tired it all when it […]


Homemade Apple Cider Recipe

September marks the start of apple picking season! Whether you take a trip to your local orchard and pick your own, stop at the farmer’s market downtown, or buy fresh produce from your grocer you are guaranteed to get the freshest apples in September. I personally love walking through the farmers market on Saturday mornings […]