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National Chocolate Fondue Day – February 5

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National Chocolate Fondue Day – February 5   Quote of the Day: “Fondue isch guet und git e gueti Luune” “fondue is good and creates a good mood” Swiss Cheese   Union Slogan 1981 National Chocolate Fondue Day is celebrated in the United States on February 5. It brings to mind cozy gatherings where everyone gets to enjoy sweet stuff like cookies and cake or fruit dipped into delicious melted chocolate. Cuisinart CFO-3SS Electric Fondue Maker Chocolate Fondue History Chocolate fondue is considered a Swiss creation by many food writers. Fondue was first promoted to Americans at the Swiss Pavilion’s Alpine restaurant at the 1964 New York World’s Fair. The origin of chocolate fondue in the United States is dated to the mid-1960s. Konrad Egli, a Swiss restaurateur, invented chocolate fondue as part of a promotion for Toblerone brand chocolate....

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Shania Twain – Now!

Posted by on Dec 16, 2017 in Amazon, Amazon Gift Ideas, Amazon Gifts, Christmas, Christmas 2017, Christmas Gifts, Christmas Gifts 2017, Christmas Music, Christmas Season, Christmas Shopping, Christmas Shopping 2017, Christmas Shopping Online, Christmas Shopping Online 2017, Corner Gift Shop, ecommerce, Entertainment Blog, Entertainment Feature, Entertainment News, Entertainment Today, Everything Travel-Food-Entertainment, Food & Entertainment Blog, Holiday Gift Ideas, Holiday Gifting, Holiday Online Shopping, Holiday Season, Holiday Season Shopping, Holiday Shopping 2017, Holiday Shopping Online, Holidays Shopping, Lifestyle Blog, Music Blog, Music Events, Music History, Music Lovers, Music News, Music Video, Reader's Choice Award, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, RoadTrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Roadtripsrus.com, RoadtripsRUs.net, Shania Twain – Now!, Shania Twain 2018 Tour, Travel, Travel Blog, Travel-Food-Music Blog | Comments Off on Shania Twain – Now!

Shania Twain – Now! Quote of the Day: Life is short. It can come and go like a feather in the wind. Shania Twain Shania Twain – Entertainment News Now, Shania Twain’s fifth studio album and first in fifteen years was released in 2017. The lead single is titled – “Life’s About To Get Good” and for Twain’s fans that’s especially true. The wait is finally over! It was November 19, 2002, when her last album Up! was released. We were ready for her new songs and she has delivered with this new album – Now! Shania Twain – Now! Now Shania – I’m On My Way! Twain has sold over 100 million records, making her the best-selling female artist in country music history and among the best-selling music artists of all time. Twain has received five Grammy Awards, 27 BMI Songwriter awards, stars on...

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National Fruit Cake Month 2017

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017 in Buying Novels Online, Claxton Fruit Cake, December 2017 National Food Holidays, December National Food Holidays, Everything Travel-Food-Entertainment, Food, Food Blog, Food Celebrations, Food Holidays, Food Holidays USA, Fruit Cake Toss Day, Fruit Cake Toss Day & More Food History, Georgia, Grocery Stores, Jon Ronson Quotes, National Food Hoidays USA, National Fruit Cake Day, National Fruit Cake Month, National Fruit Cake Toss Day, National Fruitcake Month, National Toss A Fruitcake Day, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net | Comments Off on National Fruit Cake Month 2017

National Fruit Cake Month 2017 Quote for Today: Friends are the fruitcake of life – some nutty, some soaked in alcohol, some sweet. Jon Ronson, Screenwriter, documentary filmmaker, and Best-selling Author – The Men Who Stare at Goats and The Psychopath Test When I was growing up you could tell the month of the year by the foods we ate. Living on a farm had its’ perks! What I remember most about the first of December was the smell of fruit cake baking in the oven. It was a clue for the upcoming days before Christmas – cooking of more pies and cakes! National Fruit Cake Month Today we celebrate National Fruit Cake Month as one of our December 2017 National Food Holidays! The days are long gone when I spent the holidays enjoying country living. But, I still want some...

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It’s all about the Sweet Stuff: National Cake Day 2017

Posted by on Nov 26, 2017 in Amazon, Amazon Gift Ideas, Black Forest Cake, Cake Trivia, Carolyn M. Bowen Author, Celebrating National Food Holidays, Christmas Season, Christmas Shopping, Daily National Food Holidays, Destin FL Beaches Holiday Travel, Emerald Coast Holiday Getaway, Emerald Coast of Florida, Everything Travel-Food-Entertainment, FL Christmas Vacation, FL Vacation, Florida Beaches Holiday Getaways, Florida Vacations, Florida's Emerald Coast, Food, Food and Travel Blog, Food Blog, Food Holiday History, Gift Ideas, Holiday Cooking, Holiday Destinations USA, Holiday Gift Ideas, Holiday Online Shopping, Holiday Shopping 2017, Holiday Shopping Online, Holiday Travel, National Cake Day, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Today in Food History, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | Comments Off on It’s all about the Sweet Stuff: National Cake Day 2017

Quote of the Day: A party without cake is really just a meeting. Julia Child It’s all about the Sweet Stuff: National Cake Day 2017 Today is National Cake Day! We especially enjoy Black Forest Cake during the holidays. However, there are so many options for the Christmas season; it’s difficult to settle with just one – so we won’t! Cake Definition The cake is a form of sweet dessert that is typically baked. In its oldest forms, cakes were modifications of loaves of bread, but now cakes cover a wide range of preparations that can be simple or elaborate. The term “cake” has a long history. The word itself is of Viking origin, from the Old Norse word “kaka”. It was baked using flour mixed with eggs, milk, nuts, and honey. Wikipedia In Roman times, eggs and butter were...

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Flying Towards Auto Pilot…

Posted by on Jan 23, 2013 in Artist of the Month, Contest, Everything Travel-Food-Entertainment, Music News, Portland Oregon, Roadtrips R Us, Travel | Comments Off on Flying Towards Auto Pilot…

Quote for Today: The other arts persuade us, but music takes us by surprise. Eduard Hanslick As a part of our daily routine, music sets the pace of our day. Whether planning our next trip to a destination that is sure to offer interesting music venues or live concerts, there are times that music takes us by surprise. And, today is one of them. Blind Pilot, a Portland based band, is soaring with its folksy introspective lyrics. The band appears at many major festivals and recently performed on the Late Show with David Letterman.  According to Wikipedia, their debut album, 3 Rounds and a Sound, reached number 13 on the Billboard Top Digital Albums chart. Their second album “We Are The Tide” has got everyone talking and for good reason. The lead singer, Israel Nebeker, is one of the gifted...

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When Life Gives You Lemons… Make Lemonade!

Posted by on Jul 7, 2012 in Cancer Awareness, Everything Travel-Food-Entertainment, Music, Music Events, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in History, Travel & Food Blog, Turning Thirty Musical | Comments Off on When Life Gives You Lemons… Make Lemonade!

Quote for Today:  There’s nothing you can do that can’t be done.  Lennon/McCartney Today in history (1967), The Beatles released the hit song “All You Need is Love.” The song lyrics remind me of Tom Willner who wrote the musical, “Turning Thirty,” about the ups and downs of battling cancer thirteen years ago. Tom is an accomplished pianist, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and recording artist.  He also excels at film and video scoring plus musical theater.  If you have ever seen him perform in concert or listened to his music, you’d wish to have the same passion and gusto for living that he displays in his productions.  Since his musical “Turning Thirty” debuted in 2008, the audience has grown.  Today, he is raising money for a full scale production for the musical. The goal is to complete funding by next Friday...

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