An Advent Of Giving

Happy Holidays! Here we go! The countdown to one of my favorite holidays, Christmas! Last year we stuffed 24 pockets with 24 trinkets that ended up as 24 pieces of trash.  This year we are Keep Reading

Thanksgiving Leftovers: 10 Recipes

It’s an age-old Thanksgiving debate.  What is better?  Thanksgiving dinner?  Or, Thanksgiving  leftovers the next day?  Leftovers, please! After I’ve stuffed myself full of turkey, dressing, and all the fixings (thanks, Sarah!), my mind starts churning Keep Reading

10 Thanksgiving Cocktails

Is anyone else using today to put the finishing touches on the menu planning for the big day tomorrow? I’ve already prepped most of my dishes and I’ve been to the store about 20 times in Keep Reading

15 Thanksgiving Crafts For All The Little Turkeys

Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends to get together. When I was younger that meant lots of cousins and lots of fun. Thanksgiving crafts are always a good idea to have ready for Keep Reading

10 Thanksgiving Table Place Settings

This Thanksgiving table place setting puts the ‘Thanks’ back in Thanksgiving.  I love that the friends over at Pop Sugar  have brought the outside in with this woodland centerpiece. The autumn colors bring the warm feeling of Keep Reading

Nightstand Makeover

Instant gratification!  It’s my middle name.  Ok, fine, my middle name is really Sean, but my mom didn’t know me quite as well at the time it was bestowed.  Sean is pretty.  Instant gratification is Keep Reading

The Best Snickerdoodles

I volunteered to bake some things for a school bake sale and had originally planned on doing some delicious cupcakes filled with goodness and my pumpkin pie brownies. However, finding out that the baked goods were Keep Reading

Texas Taco Soup

When I made this for dinner the other night, I didn’t intend on making this into a blog post (hence no photos of the prep). My husband took a bite and informed me that I Keep Reading

Braided Rosemary Caraway Garlic Bread

This is the BEST BREAD EVER. Few ingredients, no kneading and you get fluffy yummy bread after a 20 min bake. This is the claim that was made on the blog NightPsalms by Becky Laparra.  After Keep Reading

DIY Hand Warmers and Filler Comparison

The weather has turned! The mornings and evenings are not just cool but crisp and with school starting in the dim light of morning our half mile trudge to school is chilly. To help beat Keep Reading