TIP OF THE DAY: Make Pitcher Art With An Ice Ball mold

Goodness gracious, great balls of ice! These ice ball molds from Prepara beg you to unleash your inner ice artist. The individual plastic ice molds create jumbo, three-inch-diameter ice balls for pitchers and punch bowls, letting you add flavors and visuals. Fill the molds with lemonade, iced tea, juice or whatever’s in the pitcher, so…
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PRODUCT: Grab & Go Healthy Vegetable Snacks

Make ‘em or buy ‘em. Photo courtesy MannPacking.com.   Like many people we know, we’re a bad-choice snacker. When we’re out of the house, we buy cookies, muffins, pizza, candy—high-calorie empty carbs. During periods of focus, we buy bags of baby carrots and throw them into our backpack along with a water bottle. But we…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

July is National Ice Cream Month, and we’re devoting ourselves to one huge celebration. We love chocolate chip ice cream, so we’re fortunate that it’s so easy to find vanilla chip, mint chip and chocolate chocolate chip flavors. But what if you want coffee chocolate chip ice cream? Strawberry chocolate chip? Cherry chocolate chip? Peanut…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Alternative Uses For Vodka

A friend who recently visited Russia brought us back a bottle of vodka. While he chose it as a novelty, it turned out not to be very good Russian vodka. But a vodka bottle with all-cyrillic lettering was gift enough. We decided to fill the Russian bottle with better vodka, and were wondering if we…
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