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Keeping Your Cool: Protecting Yourself From Food Spoilage During Power Outages

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Thanks to the inventions of scientists over the years, modern society is able to count on electricity being available at the flip of a switch. It’s pretty much something people take for granted these days. But, sometimes Mother Nature sends people severe weather just to show who is boss. These dangerous weather conditions can lead to power outages. While outages are mostly inconvenient, spoiled food as a result of an outage is a health hazard. Fortunately, there are steps that can be taken to protect yourself. What Are the Health Hazards of Consuming Spoiled Food? Consuming spoiled food can lead to food-borne illnesses. One of the most common illnesses is Salmonella. Some of the symptoms of food poisoning from Salmonella include gastrointestinal problems such as frequent vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and elevated temperature. Severe infections can lead to dangerous...

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4 Tips For A Successful Destination Wedding

Posted by on Dec 11, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Destination weddings are becoming increasingly popular as couples are opting for more intimate nuptials with a small group of family and friends in a location that is not local. There are many pros to having a destination wedding, but just because they are typically smaller, that doesn’t mean that they are necessarily less stressful to plan than a large, traditional wedding. Use the following tips to successfully plan a destination wedding. Plan to Visit Your Wedding Location at Least Twice The Internet has made booking wedding and travel arrangements incredibly easy, but the photos shown on websites can be deceiving. Narrow down the location you are most interested in, and then search for wedding venues and resorts in the area. Plan to visit the area where you are getting married at least a year in advance of your wedding...

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3 Tips For Beginners Making Fondant Icing

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are new to cake decorating and making fondant, then there are some important things you need to understand. Here are 3 tips that will help your fondant to turn out beautifully so that it is easy to work with and will lay just right on the cakes. Avoid Making Fondant with Marshmallows One of the most attractive types of fondant to make includes the use of marshmallows. The recipe only includes marshmallows, powdered sugar, water, and vegetable shortening. The fondant tastes much better than a lot of others, but there is one main problem with this type of fondant. It will spring back like dough when you try to roll it out, and it will resist getting bigger and thinner as you work on it. The fondant will eventually get to the right size and shape in...

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