Monthly Archives: November 2014

November 18 2014

13 Unique Thanksgiving Facts

Each year, families all around America celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, and you might think you have a pretty solid idea of where the tradition comes from. We’ve found a collection of 13 unique Thanksgiving facts you can use to test your knowledge of this late autumn holiday. Will the First Site of Thanksgiving Please Stand Up? While most of us learn that the first official … Read More

November 17 2014

7 Creative Ways to Cook a Turkey

Each year you might prepare your turkey the same way you always have, which is likely the same way your mother and her mother prepared their turkeys for their own Thanksgiving feasts. But maybe you want to try something completely different this coming Thanksgiving. Here are 7 creative ways to cook a turkey that may give your guests something to talk about. #1 Grill-Roasted Turkey … Read More

November 16 2014

10 of the Craziest Movember Beards Ever

Since 1999, organizations everywhere host moustache growing contests to raise money for prostate cancer, testicular cancer and depression awareness. Eventually, Moustache November started to include the growth of some of the most unique facial hair designs. The Longest Moustache in the World Ram Singh Chauhan’s holds the record for having the longest moustache in the world. It measures at 14 feet long, and Chauhan he … Read More

November 15 2014

Create Art. It's Good For You!

Sometimes it is easy to become caught up in the throes of everyday life where people don’t properly feed the mind, spirit and soul. The trappings of work and other responsibilities that could easily land in the file category of “mundane” tend to take over and bury one’s recognition of a need to feed their creative energy. Many people probably don’t realize they have a … Read More

November 14 2014

Do I really need to rake my leaves?

Each year as summer comes to a close, you probably notice those few first leaves that start to change colors and tumble into your yard as a prelude to the deluge of foliage that fall will bring. If you are like most homeowners, you probably wonder if you need to rake your leaves. Why Do People Rake Their Leaves? There is the simple and obvious … Read More

November 14 2014

Why Get Married in Winter?

According to the Knot.com, June and September are the most popular wedding months, each hosting roughly 15% of the weddings for the year 2013. Fortunately there are 10 perfectly good months to get married in each year and some of them happen to be in winter. The unsung hero of this race to the altar is winter; however, couples are starting to catch on to … Read More

November 13 2014

Meet Heidi Shellmer – Stonehurst General Manager and...

If you’ve been to Stonehurst Manor, you’ve definitely met the General Manager, Heidi Shellmer. She’s hard to miss as she darts around making sure everyone is taken care of and ensuring the place is running along as smooth as can be. What you may not have known is her passion and extraordinary talent for planning the perfect wedding. Peter Rattay, the Proprietor of the Manor … Read More