In Honor of National Coffee Day, I searched to find the magic behind the perfect espresso shot. Prima Coffee posted a great step by step guide as to how to make the perfect espresso to go in the coffee inspired drink of your choice. It’s not as easy as I thought and now have a new found gratitude for the baristas that fill my cup up every morning to get me through the day. If you’d like to know how to brew the perfect espresso shot,
Fall season is upon us and the crock pot is calling for easier Autumn meals. As the family schedules begin to become more dynamic and hectic we like to use a fail proof after school snack as the gateway to our bellies and hearts. With the season of pumpkin everything surrounding us, we like to keep the apples as our forefront (for now). Nothing reminds us of home like the smell of delicious apple sauce from scratch simmering on the stove. I found my favorite applesauce recipe to share with everyone, as this snack is great to eat for the kids it can also be a healthy topping to drizzle over ice cream as a little applesauce a la mode.
Ever wonder whatever happened to that one band whose only song made it to the radio but were then never heard of again? Well the ultimate list of one hit wonders from 1960 to current have been compiled together to create this mega list. Now you can find out whatever happened to the bands or singers from your childhood, or go ahead and search that song one more time and dance around. Today celebrates National One Hit Wonder Day.
September marks the beginning of autumn and the changes of the seasons to go with it. This is your chance to make those small changes for a healthy lifestyle. Today marks the Healthy Family and Fitness Journey for everyone across the nation. Below is a link to give you some great tips to start the journey to healthy.
Warm days with cool evenings are the beginning of the cool winter months ahead. California has one of the greatest fall attractions and that’s, Apple Hill. For over 50 years Autumn Harvests of their Apples has long been a fun family experience to enjoy while living in Northern California. This time allows for family fun or a great day trip to go and breathe in the fresh scented air and enjoy the different ways apples can fill your belly and heart. To Visit Apple Hill
We all love the dairy filled treat as a stand alone dessert to indulge in. Today celebrates the accessory to the treat! The history of the cone goes back to the World Fair in St. Louis of 1904 where the ice cream dessert was served atop a waffle cone. This cone would go on and be transformed and expanded upon as the years continued. The cone we have today is not quite the same as what its origin began as.
The Central Valley of California had two distinct Native American Tribes. The Yokut tribe is most famously known for their involvement within the San Joaquin Valley and expanded south for up to 250 miles. Although the tribe itself was under Yokut name, there were 40 to 50 individual families that spread throughout the area and shared similar languages and ways of living. READ MORE
Did you know that California has 109 Native American tribes that are recognized Federally in this state. California became a part of the United States in September of 1848 as the 31st State. This new found treaty and the occupants of this state being of Native American Heritage, created much turmoil for decades after the treaty was signed. To learn more about the tribes in California READ MORE
We all love the infamous Jack Sparrow, as the troublesome Pirate from “Pirates of the Caribbean”. Now you too can talk like a Pirate since today is National Talk Like a Pirate Day. Click through the link in order to swag your way into Monday and maybe find that lost treasure of Atlantis. ARGH MATEY
Two separate guide dogs, who despite all the chaos, calmly led their blind owners to safety after the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Read this powerfully moving account of how each dog led their owners from the 71st and 78th floors of Tower 1 that fateful day.