Pages Navigation Menu

Travel, Food, Music

National Maple Syrup Day 2017

Posted by on Dec 17, 2017 in Amazon Gift Ideas, Amazon Gifts, Bestselling author Carolyn Bowen, Bestselling Mystery Novels, Buying Christmas Gifts Online, Carolyn Bowen Author, celebrate national food holidays, Celebrating Christmas 2017, Celebrating National Food Holidays, Celebrating National Food Holidays USA, Chef TJ's Easy Recipes, Christmas Gifts 2017, Christmas Shopping 2017, Christmas Shopping Online, Christmas Shopping Online 2017, Corner Gift Shop, Crime Fiction Novels, Daily Food Holidays, December 2017 Daily Food & Beverage Holidays, December 2017 Food Holidays, December 2017 National Food Holidays, December National Food Holidays, Food, Food & Beverage History, Food Blog, Food Holiday History, Food Holiday Recipes, Food Holidays USA, Food Quote, Food Quotes From Movies, Food Recipe, Food Recipes for National Food Holidays, French Toast Soufflé, Holiday Getaways, holiday gift giving, Holiday Gift Ideas, Holiday Online Shopping, Holiday Season Shopping, Holiday Shopping Online, Holiday Travel, maple syrup, National Maple Syrup Day 2017, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Travel, Travel Blog | 0 comments

Quote of the Day: I happen to know everything there is to know about maple syrup. I love maple syrup! I love maple syrup on pancakes, I love it on pizza! I love to take maple syrup and put a little bit in my hair when I’ve had a rough week. What do you think holds it up slick? The Wedding Crashers National Maple Syrup Day 2017 Today is National Maple Syrup Day which works out really well for us breakfast folks. Maple Syrup goes well with pancakes, waffles, French toast, or oatmeal and porridge. This food phenomenon is often praised by culinary experts although the chemistry remains uncertain. Perhaps, it’s truly a gift from nature. Maple Syrup Trivia Maple syrup was first collected and used by the indigenous people of North America. The aborigines harvested maple during the first full...

Read More

National Cupcake Day 2017

Posted by on Dec 16, 2017 in Carolyn Bowen Author, Corner Gift Shop, December 2017 Daily Food & Beverage Holidays, December 2017 Food Holidays, December 2017 National Food Holidays, December 2017: National Food Holidays, December Food Holidays, Food, Food Blog, Home Sweet Home, National Cupcake Day, National Cupcake Day 2017, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Today's Food Holidays History, Today's National Food and Beverage Day USA, Today's USA National Food Holiday, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog | 0 comments

National Cupcake Day 2017 Quote for Today: Happiness is only a cupcake away. Today is National Cupcake Day in the United States. It’s a great time for the family to gather in the kitchen to bake and decorate cupcakes for Christmas. From Santa and his reindeer’s, angels, elves, and more, the frosting ideas are limitless. For us, we like our cupcakes completely covered with frosting so that there’s a taste of the icing and cake in every bite.   Cupcakes – History Just the facts A cupcake (also British English: fairy cake; Hiberno-English: bun; Australian English: fairy cake or patty cake) is a small cake designed to serve one person, which may be baked in a small thin paper or aluminum cup. As with larger cakes, icing and other cake decorations such as fruit and candy may be applied. A...

Read More

National Ice Cream & Violin Day

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Amazon Gifts, Antonio Stradivari, Best Novels for Gifts Christmas 2017, Bestselling author Carolyn Bowen, Bestselling Romance Novels, Celebrating Christmas 2017, Celebrating National Food Holidays, Celebrating National Food Holidays USA, December 2017 Food Holidays, December Food Holidays, Food Blog, madonna of the orange tree, Messiah Stradivarius, Mystery Holidays, National Holiday History, National Ice Cream & Violin Day, National Ice Cream Day, National Violin Day, Readers Choice Award, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Travel Blog | 0 comments

Quote of the Day: “…the violin — that most human of all instruments…” Louisa May Alcott, Jo’s Boys National Ice Cream & Violin Day Today is National Ice Cream & Violin Day! We love mysteries and unique holidays and this one ranks in our top ten of whodunits. Everyone knows what ice cream and violins are, what they (and we) don’t understand is the significance of celebrating the two together as a national holiday. We’re going to share our insights from searching the web with you. But if you happen to know the real story, let us know. What We Do Know – National Violin Day December 13 is widely accepted as Violin Day. On December 13, 2010, “time world record holder, rock violinist Ben Lee of acclaimed electric violin duo FUSE, broke the Guinness World Record for the Fastest...

Read More

National Cocoa Day – Holiday Celebrations

Posted by on Dec 12, 2017 in Amazon Gift Ideas, Author Carolyn Bowen, Bestselling Mystery Books, Buying Books, Buying Christmas Gifts Online, Buying Novels Online, Celebrating National Food Holidays, Celebrating National Food Holidays USA, Chocolate Recipes, Christmas, Christmas Season, Christmas Shopping 2017, Christmas Shopping Online, Corner Gift Shop, Daily National Food Holidays, December 2017 Daily Food & Beverage Holidays, December 2017 National Food Holidays, December Food Recipes, FL Christmas Vacations, Food, Food & Beverage History, Food & Beverage Recipes, Food Blog, Food Holiday Recipe, Food Holidays USA, Food Quote, Hershey’s Kitchens, Holiday Food Recipes 2017, Holiday Getaways, holiday gift giving, Holiday Gift Ideas, Holiday Gifting, Holiday Season Shopping, Holiday Shopping, Holiday Shopping Online, Holiday Travel, Mystery Novels for the Holidays, National Cocoa Day, Reader's Choice Award, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Travel, Travel Blog | 0 comments

National Cocoa Day – Holiday Celebrations Quote of the Day: Love is like swallowing hot chocolate before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first but keeps you warm for a long time. Henri Frederic Amiel  National Cocoa Day 2017  National Cocoa Day – Holiday Celebrations Today is National Cocoa Day! The holiday season is a perfect time to enjoy a cup of chocolate hot cocoa. Feeling rattled from holiday overload? This is a possible cure! Certain foods and drinks have distinct qualities of aphrodisiacs, a name pertaining to Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love. Chocolate is an aphrodisiac that lifts your spirit and brings a smile to your face. Defining the pleasure Hot chocolate, also known as hot cocoa, drinking chocolate or just cocoa is a heated beverage consisting of shaved chocolate, melted chocolate or...

Read More

National Lager Day 2017

Posted by on Dec 10, 2017 in Beer Quotes, Bestselling Romance Novels, December 2017 Daily Food & Beverage Holidays, Food, Food Blog, German Crafted Beer, Holiday Season, National Food & Beverage Day, National Lager Day 2017, New Ulm Minnesota, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Schell’s Brewery, Today in Food History, Today’s National Food & Beverage History, Travel, Travel Blog | 0 comments

Quote of the Day: “He was a wise man who invented beer.” Plato National Lager Day 2017 Today is National Lager Day! This national food and beverage day easily translates into a night out on the town with friends. You can meet at your favorite pub and catch up on the latest news. Just remember to drink responsibly!   Enjoy a tidbit of history behind the holiday! What is Lager Beer? Lager (German: storeroom or warehouse) (Czech: ležák) is a type of beer that originates from the part of the Austrian Empire that is now known as the Czech Republic. It is conditioned at low temperatures, normally at the brewery. It may be pale, golden, amber, or dark. The most common lager beers in worldwide production are pale lagers. The flavor of these lighter lagers is usually mild, and...

Read More

National Pastry Day

Posted by on Dec 9, 2017 in Buying Books, Buying Christmas Gifts Online, Carolyn M. Bowen Author, celebrate national food holidays, Celebrating Christmas 2017, Celebrating National Food Holidays, Celebrating National Food Holidays USA, Cheap Flights for the Holidays, Christmas Gifts, Christmas Shopping Online, Easy Food Recipes, Famous Chefs, Food, Food & Beverage History, Food & Travel Blog, Food Blog, Food Celebrations, Food Facts, Food Holiday Recipe, Food Holidays USA, Food Quotes, Food Trivia, Great Chefs, Holiday Shopping Online, Martha Stewart, Martha Stewart Recipes, Mystery Novels for the Holidays, National Food Holiday, National Food Holiday Facts, National Food Holiday Recipes, National Food Holidays Recipes and History, national food holidays usa, National Pastry Day, road home, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Roadtripsrus.com, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Travel Blog | 0 comments

Quote of the Day: You are the boss of that dough. Julia Child  Today, December 9, is National Pastry Day! This holiday will be celebrated at our home today for I love sweet stuff – I will not lie! Defining moments The pastry is dough of flour, water, and shortening that may be savory or sweetened. Sweetened pastries are often described as bakers’ confectionery. The word “pastries” suggests many kinds of baked products made from ingredients such as flour, sugar, milk, butter, shortening, baking powder, and eggs. Common pastry dishes include pies, tarts, quiches, and pasties. Pastry Trivia Pastries were first created by the ancient Egyptians. The classical period of ancient Greece and Rome had pastries made with almonds, flour, honey, and seeds. The introduction of sugar into European cookery resulted in a large variety of new pastry recipes in France,...

Read More