Cynthia Foster's Blog Posts

Reasons Why You Should Consider Relocating To Your New House This Winter Season

Reasons why you should consider relocating to your new house this winter seasonAlthough, it might seem ‘out of the blue’, the prospect of moving to your new home during the cold winter season

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Jalapeno Cheese Dip

Ingredients:- 1 clove of garlic- 1 jalapeno pepper minced - 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper - 1 tbsp flour - 1 tbsp unsalted butter - 1 cup colby jack cheese - 3/4 cup of milk 

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Strawberry Icebox Cake

Great dessert to bring to a party.Ingredients-  2lbs fresh strawberries washed- 3 1/4 cups whipping cream- 1/3 cup confectioners sugar - 1 tsp vanilla-  4 sleeves graham crackers- 2

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Homemade Shamrock Shake

Ingredients:- 3 cups of vanilla ice cream- 1 3/4 cups 1% milk- 1/2 tsp of peppermint extract* green food coloring to your liking- whip creamBlend Ice cream, milk, peppermint, and food coloring all

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Raspberry Almond Cookies

                                                       

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Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad

Ingredients- 3 cups cooked shredded chicken- 3/4 cup mayonnaise- 3/4 cup chopped celery- 3/4 cup chopped pecans- 1/2 of cup dried cranberries- 1/8 tsp salt- 1/8 tsp pepper* Combine all ingredients

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Barnegat Pirates Day 2015

Come out and join in on the fun September 12, 2015 at Barnegats 25th Annual Pirates Day. The free event will be held in downtown Barnegat near the intersection of Route 9 and Bay Ave.  There

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Shenandoah Valley

Luray, Virginia is a great place to visit.  The caverns are spectacular, and a must see if you are in the area.    It is approximately a 1 ¼ mile walk underground with breath

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5 Simple Ways To Get Better Credit

1.  Whatever your maximum amount you're allowed to charge is always pretend like it's half of that! That way you don't get close to max and you're still using it but not abusing it.2.

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Do You Like Chocolate And Hazelnut

I have the best cookie for you.  With only 3 to 5 ingredients, anyone can make these.  This recipe comes from King Arthur Flour and can be found on their website.  You start with

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How To Dye Eggs With Shaveing Cream

Hes is a fun way to dye Easter eggs with the kids! This is what you'll need:- Shaving cream ( must say cream )- hard boiled eggs - food coloring- a glass pan 1 inch deepHow  to do:-

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Perfectly Shelled Eggs

 I don’t know about you but I have a difficult time shelling hard boiled eggs.  I have tried many ways and have found little satisfaction.  I finally found a way that works!;

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Chocolate Fruit Dip

This is the chocolate fruit dip that everyone will love!Ingredients- 1 cup of heavy cream - 1 cup of powder sugar- 1 8 oz pack of cream cheese, softened-1/3 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder-1

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Mexican Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 pound beef 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 teaspoons cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup rice, cooked, or 1/2 cup rice (uncooked) 1/2

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Caramel Apple Mini Cheesecakes

Ingredients:Crust-10 graham cracker sheets finely crushed-2 1/2 Tbsp  granulated sugar-1/4 Tsp ground cinnamon-6 Tbsp unsalted butter, meltedStreusel-1/2 cup all-purpose flour1/4 cup quick/

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Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

Ingredients1 1/4 lean ground turkey1 large onion chopped1 garlic clove, minced1 ( 1.25-oz) chili seasoning mix1 (12-oz) can of beer1 1/2 cups frozen corn1 red bell pepper chopped1 green bell pepper

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

Now that foot ball season is here  . . .why not make everyone's favorite dip?Here is what you'll need!-2 cans of chicken-1 block of softened cream cheese-1/2 cup of ranch dressing-1 cup of hot

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Melon Sangria

Melon Sangria- 3 cups of mixed melon balls ( watermelon, honeydew, and cantaloupe )- 2-4 Tbs of honey- 1 lime sliced- 1/2 cup grappa (an Italian grape brandy)- 1 bottle Moscato wine- 1 1/2 cups

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White Strawberry Lemon Sangria

Perfect drink for the summer!Ingredients:2 Lemons, thinly sliced1 apple, cored and sliced1 cup of strawberries, sliced1 bottle white wine1/2 cum of white rum4 cups lemon-lime sodaMix and enjoy

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Join The Barnegat Townwide Garage Sale

  Looking to de-clutter the house, or do you have something you no longer need? If so, you may want to register for the Barnegat town-wide garage sale that will be held on Saturday April

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Talking To A FSBO

I was talking to a FSBO seller the other day, trying to find out if he would pay a buyers commission if I brought a buyer.  I never did get a definitive answer.  After hanging up I

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Did The Groundhog See His Shadow

Today is the 128th annual Groundhog Day. Although most people might have wished for him not to see his shadow and for the warm weather to begin, it looks like we will be having six more weeks of

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My Coffee Hobbie

I just finished my afternoon cup and feel like I can make it through the rest of the day.  I chose a hearty, extra bold, Sumatran Reserve, for my late day pick-me-up.  I enjoy the ,

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A Holiday Legacy To Mother

 Even though the holidays can be hectic and crazy, it’s  also a time for family to come together. Lots of running around and tons of preparing is all worth it when gathered around the

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Idle Thoughts of an Amateur Coffee Snob

I have been drinking coffee for many years, too many to count, but have just started my quest for a truly great cup.  Americans are notorious for brewing bad coffee, remember the percolator?

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Free Surf Casting Seminar

Meet at 9:00 a.m. October 6, at the Chamber of Commerce on 9th Street in Ship Bottom for door prizes, coffee, and bagels, then join us at the Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Co. No.1 Station on 21st St.

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