Make every occasion special by designing and growing containers for summer holidays, weddings, anniversary parties or other special celebrations. Pick a color scheme appropriate for the occasion or a variety of colors and shapes sure to add a festive touch.

Some regard salad as almost an afterthought, a puny starter dish or side that plays the role of an extra in a blockbuster movie. Worse still, salad has traditionally been considered a diet food, something you eat when you are depriving yourself and can’t eat “real food.”

It’s no wonder that a good deal of research is conducted to explore culinary trends. Food is big business. Companies that tap into these insights are better prepared to meet customer demands, perhaps even before consumers know exactly what they want.

Imagine that "Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" was really about a baker who made the most fantastic pastries. Think about how wonderful it would be to enter the "factory" and encounter a world of cookies that sparkle from sugar crystals, playful gingerbread boys and girls and pies ooz…

After my husband and I booked a cruise up the coast of Alaska and Canada, we pored through travel guides about the day trips available for passengers. A brochure on the Yukon territory of Canada caught our attention. Trusting the catchy headline "Re-live the Gold Rush on the White Pass &…

We’ve all heard the phrase, "It is better to give than to receive." This is especially true when it comes to homemade gift giving during the holiday season.

Winter holidays are a time of joyous celebrations, gatherings, generosity and light. Beginning with Thanksgiving and ending with the New Year celebration, holiday traditions include variations of use of light. We enjoy candles on the dinner table, an exquisite menorah, tiny twinkling lights …