By Staff Writer From the moment you walk in to Lady Ocalat’s Emporium you feel welcome and all of your senses awaken. Beautiful, energetic music is playing that lifts the spirit, a subtle floral incense is burning, and a wide assortment of books, crystals, figurines, and cards are there for you to explore.
By: Holly Kelsey-Henry When Northland Special Events owner and Principal Event Specialist, Mariah McKechnie unwittingly launched her business in 2010 from the back of a mini-van, she had no idea how hugely successful it would become.
Looking for a fun idea for a Grad Party, Reunion, Fourth of July or almost any other kind of party?
A Personnel Plan to Help You with Your Organization By Tracy Lundeen Here are some staffing details to think about when planning a bigger outdoor event.
By Angie Simonson Show me a mom, and I’ll show you an event planner. What’s that old saying… Mothering is a the necessity of event planning? It’s starts innocently with little family birthday parties, and then as your children enter school it balloons into full blown friend parties and sleep-overs, and no matter how hard you try […]
You’re engaged! Amidst the hugs and flurry of excited congratulations from family and friends you’re asked about the date of the ceremony, a venue for the service and reception and what kind of dress you’re hoping to find. All very legitimate questions and ones that many couples can answer because they’re the first to get […]
By Rick Minotte Although not always required, all too often security is overlooked when planning an event of any kind. Most people believe that they can keep their event/reception organized and secure without any outside help. Even the most organized person will be overwhelmed when the caterer says they are blowing breakers, […]
Makes approximately 3 cups 3 eggs, separated (use pasteurized whole eggs) 1/8 tsp salt ½ cup soft butter 3 ½ cup powdered sugar ½ tsp vanilla ½ tsp nutmeg and/or ground cloves (optional) To serve: hot milk nutmeg (optional) brandy, rum, or spiced rum Beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Sprinkle in the salt and […]
3/4 cup margarine 1 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup molasses 2 cups flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons soda 1 teaspoon each of: ginger, cinnamon, cloves Combine margarine, sugar and egg, beat. Add molasses and beat well. Add combined dry ingredients and mix well Chill dough Shape into 1 inch balls and roll […]
12oz pkg semi sweet chocolate chips 4 oz milk chocolate chips 1 can Eagle Brand sweetened condensed milk 1 teaspoon real vanilla (generous teaspoon and use REAL vanilla) 1/2 cup chopped pecans Melt first 3 ingredients in glass bowl in microwave until melted (1-2 minutes) stir every 30 seconds Stir til smooth, add vanilla, stir, add nuts, stir. Pour […]