Branching Out: Visiting the Farm’s Market

Branching Out: Visiting the Farm’s Market

November 25, 2015

It is easy to get stuck in a rut, we know. You figure out a routine, and you stick with it. It is easy to plan your weekly menu on Saturday, make your shopping list, and then head out to the local grocery store on Sunday to do you shopping. You figure out what routine […]

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Planning a Classic Thanksgiving Menu

Planning a Classic Thanksgiving Menu

November 24, 2015

Planning a Classic Thanksgiving Menu Thanksgiving has been an American tradition for hundreds of years. It is a day focused on family. A time set aside to give thanks for the opportunities and blessings in our life. It is a time not just to eat, but to over eat. Thanksgiving dinner is a time to […]

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Keeping Your Pantry Seasonal

Keeping Your Pantry Seasonal

November 23, 2015

Keeping Your Pantry Seasonal We are always doing our best to maintain good eating habits. Part of that means eating healthy, seasonal, organic produce. While folks living in the Northern Hemisphere are entering into the fall season, people living down in the Southern Hemisphere are about to head into spring. Let’s spend some time learning […]

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Extravagant Parties: The Billion Dollar Camping Trip

Extravagant Parties: The Billion Dollar Camping Trip

November 20, 2015

Extravagant Parties Possibly the most expensive party ever thrown, the billion dollar camping trip was held over three days in October during the year 1971. It was thrown by the Shah of Persia, and celebrated the 2500th anniversary of the founding of the Persian Empire. A Scenic Location 2500th anniversary are a big deal. The […]

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Exploring Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Exploring Thanksgiving Side Dishes

November 19, 2015

Thanksgiving Side Dishes The holiday season is up us. This is the busiest time of the year for entertaining. Thanksgiving is just around the corner, while Christmas and New Years are going to hit us before we can blink. At Paper Eskimo, we love this time of year! It gives us a chance to host […]

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Great Party Drinks for Kids

Great Party Drinks for Kids

November 18, 2015

Great Party Drinks for Kids When we are throwing parties, we do our best to make sure everyone is equally taken care of. If we are offering cocktails to our adult guests, we want to avoid making our younger guests feel left out. Luckily, there are plenty of creative and delicious drinks we love serving […]

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Quenching Your Thirst

Quenching Your Thirst

November 16, 2015

Drinks are an essential element of any party. Any good party at least. We can’t imagine holding a soiree without offering our guests a selection of interesting, fun, and most importantly delicious drinks. If we are having an adult party, it is to be expected that we are offering adult beverages. Unfortunately, not everyone out […]

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Calligraphy, When Handwriting Become Art

Calligraphy, When Handwriting Become Art

November 16, 2015

It seems a strange irony, as cursive writing is slowly being forced out of schools, the art of calligraphy seems to be growing. On further investigation, the phenomena seems to make sense. Cursive writing is being shoved out of the door because it does not fill the role of a “hard” real-world skill. The argument […]

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The Decline of Cursive

The Decline of Cursive

November 13, 2015

The art of writing has been around for hundreds of years. It has always been seen as a symbol of class, style, and sophistication. The Constitution of the United States of America was set down in cursive. It is literally written into our history! It has always held a ubiquitous presence in elementary school curriculums […]

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The Printing Press and the Road to Modern Invitations

The Printing Press and the Road to Modern Invitations

November 12, 2015

Printing Press We have talked before about the importance and influence of typography. It was an industry that was changed forever with the invention of the printing press. Now the printed word could be mass produced. It could also be reliably duplicated. The tyranny of the ink and the pen had ended. The printed word […]

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Typography: Modern Beauty and Style in Writing

Typography: Modern Beauty and Style in Writing

November 11, 2015

Modern Beauty and Style in Writing Walk through Times Square and you will be surrounded by typography. Every sign, billboard, and advertisement has been crafted with specific, and strategic typography. One part art, and one part science, it can trace its history back to the very inception of the written word. It is defined as […]

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Italian Culinary Terms

Italian Culinary Terms

November 09, 2015

Italian Culinary Terms French chefs may want you to believe that no other culinary tradition in the world matters, while Italian chefs would probably tell you that Italian cuisine reigns supreme. The fact of the matter is, both Italian and French traditions have help to shape modern American cuisine. We have already spent some time […]

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