The holidays are a wonderful time to host cocktail parties, but it seems like everyone tends to stick within the realm of tradition, almost to the point of boredom. As soon as Thanksgiving passes and the Christmas decorations come out, the season is upon you with all the familiar smells and tastes of pumpkin pie, eggnog, pine, and cinnamon. The colors of red and green team up with the multi-colored lighting to create a festive mood, so it’s no wonder that cocktail parties are so popular and enjoyable during this time of year. However, if you want to go beyond the bounds of tradition and spice things up a bit while still staying within the holiday theme, here are several out-of-the-box drink ideas to try at an upcoming holiday cocktail party:Continue reading
Category: Food + Drink
Embrace your inner child with some inflatable fun
Hiring a bouncy castle is a great way to add an element of childhood fun and nostalgia to your grown up party.
The parties that we remember from our childhood always seem like the best parties – full of fun, games, serious sugar-overload and, if you were very lucky, a bouncy castle which kept you and your friends bouncing for hours.Continue reading
Sometimes it’s all about the client. You have to do many things to keep clients happy and focused on your business or product, and one of those is entertainment. If you have a long-term client and they are responsible for giving you great amounts of valuable business, then you will most probably find yourself entertaining them every now and then, to make them happy to spend money on the products or services you sell. And that means meals and nights out. Whether you are taking them to a lunch in a special party bus in New Jersey or a dinner using a more traditional limo, transportation is a vital part of the process.Continue reading
Many of us struggle with snacking simply because it is so hard to avoid. If you walk past a lovely snack on your way around the home, there is usually a huge amount of willpower needed to avoid diving in. From biscuits to pizza slices (yes, they are a snack) there is too much out there to tempt you. Our aim with this post is to give you some simple alternatives to those heavy and unhealthy snacks. In fact, if you try these snacks, there is every chance you could actually lose weight rather than put it on.
Address your addiction in more ways than one
Avocados; a simple fruit that is firm yet creamy. Many would class this as the crown jewel of all fruits. Take a moment to review the many uses of this mysterious fruit.
Vegetarians all over the world are well aware that a single avocado would silence any claims from a meat eater that the vegetarian diet does not consist of enough protein but the majority of people would be surprised to hear that the avocado has tons of uses.
Celiac Disease: Not a myth
There was once a Greek physician called Aretaeus of Cappadocia who was the first to discover Celiac disease (CD).
He may have discovered it but neither he nor anyone else knew that the root cause was a reaction to gluten. What is gluten? It is a protein found in wheat. This was not made clear until 1950 which was several centuries later when a Dutch paediatrician named Dr Willem Dicke conclusively proved gluten as the culprit. This discovery could not have come sooner as Dicke saved millions and millions of children and adults from this untreated disease. Its symptoms if untreated vary from severe neurological illness, stunted growth, malnutrition and in severe cases, it can cause death.
Human Intestinal Parasites
There are three types of intestinal human parasites that have the ability to live inside the small and large intestines: roundworms, tapeworms and protozoa. There are certain types that will stay within the intestines but others will travel outside and unfortunately invade other organs of the body. There are some that are extremely small that can only be seen under a microscope but there are some that can be up to a foot long.