Idea Exchange: 11/06-11/10

Monday, November 6th:


TODAY IS: Nachos, Basketball, Saxaphone, Marooned without a Compass

We talked about when Christmas music should start being played. Also talked about recommendations for “NOVEMBER” music.

Asked for “Chocolate Torte” recipe made with Hershey Bars and received 3 variations

Also shared the following recipes: Easy Blueberry Shortbread, Healthy Choice Pumpkin Cake, Pumpkin Bars with coconut, Apple Bacon and Onion Stuffed Muffins, Baked Rosemary Beet Chips, Beet Chips with tumeric Yogurt Dip. I also shared some Thanksgiving Hosting Hacks, tips for the best mashed potatoes and how to choose the right potato for the dish you want to mak



Tuesday, November 7th:


Before Tim Federle became a bestselling author and a Broadway playwright, he worked as a back-up dancer at the Super Bowl, a polar bear at Radio City, and a card-carrying chorus boy on Broadway. Life is Life a Musical features 50 tips learned backstage, onstage, and in between gigs, with chapters such as “Dance Like Everyone’s Watching” and “Save the Drama for the Stage.” This charming and clever guide will appeal to all ages and inspire readers to step into the lead role of their own life, even if they’re not a recovering theater major.


TODAY IS: Bittersweet chocolate with Almonds, Hug a Bear, Magazine, Notary Public


Two locations for Winter Farmers Markets

Shared the following: a couple of recipes for Cranberry Relish; Cranberry Bourbon (for Holiday Old Fashioned’s); Peanut Butter Blossoms; Whole Grain Blueberry Muffins; Pumpkin Pie Baked  Brie, Kale-Gratin Stuffed Squash & Caramel Pecan Tarts with Parmesan Walnut Crust (from

Also talked about star gazing during November and Holiday Cookie Baking Tips

Wednesday, November 8th:

10:40AM:  THANKSGIVING 101: BAKING FOR BEGINNERS, Shelly Jaronsky Shares Simple Recipes and Tips

to create the Perfect Homemade Addition to Your Holiday Dinner


Shelly shared: Beginner’s Dinner Rolls

Also shared the following recipes: Nutty Stuffed Mushrooms, Peanut Butter Cup Pilgrim Hats, Roast Beef and French Onion Grilled Cheese, Healthy Banana Bread and White Chocolate Cherry Shortbread Cookies.





Thursday, November 9th:

Holiday Fire Risk-O-Meter & Top Fire Safety Tips, John Kinney, Chief claim Officer of The Hartford


TODAY IS: Scrapple, Parades

Edible Turkey Day treats;Pumpkin Fluff Dip; Cauliflower Pizza Bites; Pear Pie

Tips for cooking a turkey







Friday, November 10th:

TODAY IS: Vanilla Cupcake, Lung Cancer

Shared the following: Ramen Joy cookie/bars; Sticky Apple Cinnamon Rolls; Lemon Garlic LIma Beans; Turkey Veggie Hash and how to cook with beans.