DIY Infused Olive Oil

I just love infused olive oil!  But have you seen the price of infused olive oil at those specialty stores?  Yup, they can cost a pretty penny! You might be wondering what's the big deal with infused olive oil and what is it used for.  Infused olive oil adds flavor to just about anything!  You can use it in marinades and dressings; drizzle it on anything you want to add flavor to, even scrambled eggs; you can add it to your cooking oil to give fried food some extra zing; and it makes a ...

Five Exceptional Adventures For Those Traveling Solo

Beyond The Box The first thing you need to figure out if you’re traveling solo regards your means of travel, and the “when”. It is December the 14th as of this writing. In about three or four days, Holiday commuters will clog roadways, airports, bus stations, and trains—in a lot of places this is happening already. If you don’t plan in advance, you could find yourself in the lurch—here are five holiday traveling tips.   Once you’ve got your travel ironed out, it’s ...

7 Round-Up of Best Italian Pasta Recipes!!!

Italy is one of the most popular countries in the world with its best place and kind people, and not only that, Italy is a home of the bests and talented chefs in the world so no wonder Italy is famous with its Amazing Cuisines. Travelers around the world dropped by in Italy just to dig and dive –in for an Italian Cuisine. Check out in our link: Tips for Train Travel in Italy! https://www.savvynana.com/tips-for-train-travel-in-italy-2/ Check out Naples, Italy – 5 Things You Can Do In a ...

DIY Infused Vinegar

Infused Vinegar has become a very popular gourmet staple.  You'll find them in grocery stores and specialty shops.  They can cost a pretty penny! You might be wondering why you need infused vinegar and what you'd use it for.  Infused vinegar can be used for so many different things depending on what type of vinegar is infused. Infused vinegar can be made with Balsamic vinegar, apple cider vinegar, or white vinegar. You can infuse vinegar with fruits, herbs, or spices.  Fruit infused ...

Winter Birthday Party Ideas

The holidays are over so now it's time to turn to Winter Birthday Parties.  If your child has a Winter Birthday then you know how challenging a party can be. A Winter Birthday pretty much calls for an indoor venue, unless you plan on taking everyone skiing, ice skating, or dog sledding.  Not bad ideas if you live in an area where these activities are available.  But for the rest of us who aren't so fortunate here are some winter birthday party ideas for you! Frozen Party One of the first ...

Things to Do in Bari & Quick Train Guide

Bari  located in south eastern Italy, the part we fondly refer to as the heel of the boot, is the second largest city in the region.  It is a port city on the Adriatic Sea and the capital of Italy's Puglia region. To be honest there isn't a whole lot to do in Bari, it's not a major tourist destination.  However it is an ideal base for those who want to explore the Puglia and Basilicata regions.  It's a major train hub with  trains heading to all the interesting places that one will ...

Round-up of Best Dog Food Topper Recipes!

These Toppers recipes are not meant to replace store bought dog food.  It may not meet all of your dog’s nutritional needs.  It is meant to be used as a topper or wet mix into your regular dog food to make it more appetizing for finicky pups.  If you want to replace your pet’s food with homemade dog food please talk to your vet and do your research for recipes that will meet all your pet’s nutritional needs and if needed give your pet supplemental vitamins and minerals as directed by ...

Putting Christmas Away- Cheap Storage Ideas

  That's it Christmas is over, the last carol sung, the last gift unwrapped, and the last cookie eaten; it's time to put away Christmas.  Ugh!  I hate putting lights, ornaments, and all the Christmas stuff away, not as fun as taking them out of storage! I thought I was clever when years ago I bought a dozen large plastic bins from Walmart to store everything in.  Still a good idea, but somehow every year I need more bins. I don't know why the same ornaments won't fit back in ...

Healthy & Yummy Veggie Stir Fry

In my effort to change our eating habits to something a bit healthier than meat and potatoes I make a meatless meal at least once a week.  One of my favorites is this Veggie Stir Fry. It's amazing how filling and tasty a simple meal of healthy veggies can be.  This week I made this dinner of zucchini, spinach, and tomatoes.  It was delicious, my husband loved it.  You can serve it with a piece of whole grain bread if you wish; the bread is great for dipping in the juices. You can also ...

A Year of Date Nights – Ideas For Each Month

A few years ago I was telling a couple of girlfriends that my husband and I had gone for an evening drive around the island the night before; they both giggled and said, "Oh how cute, you had a date night".  That was the first time I'd every heard the term "date night", and I liked it! The "date night" concept wasn't a new and revolutionary idea, in our 30+ years of marriage my husband and I have gone out many times.  We just didn't call it "date night". We called them going out to dinner ...