Gift Guides And Gift Ideas

Gift Ideas And Gift Guides

Let’s talk holiday gifts!  Gifts for kids, gifts for teens, gifts for guys and gifts for teachers.  And maybe some gifts for YOU! So how are you doing on your holiday shopping?  Are you one of those people who is already done or are you wrapping it up, literally and figuratively, around 11:55pm on December […]

Peppermint Dessert Recipes

10 Amazing Peppermint Recipes

One of my favorite things about holiday baking is peppermint.  Lots of peppermint!  Not only do I love the taste of peppermint desserts, but I adore that fresh, minty smell.  I love making peppermint bark and the intoxicating scent that fills the kitchen when the peppermint oil hits the chocolate.   And how can you go […]

Sugar Cookie Chex Mix

Sugar Cookie Chex Mix

If there is one thing I love more than holiday baked goods and snacks, it’s quick and easy holiday baked goods and snacks.  Goodness knows we all have our hands full during the busy holiday season, so whenever I can whip a great treat to share or give, that is a total win in my […]

Coffee Brownies And Easy Gift Ideas

Chocolate Coffee Brownie Recipe

While shopping this weekend there was no denying that the holidays are here.  Christmas music is playing in the stores, trees are up, and I kind of love all of it.  Until I stop and think about my gift list and how I always struggle to come up with gift ideas for half the people […]

Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie Recipe

With Thanksgiving just weeks away, it’s time to get your pie game plan ready.  For me the must have pies for Thanksgiving have always been pumpkin pie and pecan pie.  Must like the Thanksgiving turkey, they are required for our Thanksgiving meal to be complete.  I’m excited to share an easy and delicious Pecan Pie […]

10 Perfect Pie Recipes

Pie Recipes For The Holidays

For some reason, most of my life I wasn’t much of a pie fan.  Well, maybe that’s not the way to put it, pies were just not high on my dessert priority list, to make or eat.  My husband has always LOVED pies, and lately I am finding myself really into making pies.  Pies are […]

Easy Thanksgiving Desserts

Chocolate Pecan Pie Recipe

With Halloween behind us, it’s time to start thinking about Thanksgiving. I can’t believe that Thanksgiving Day 2015 is just weeks away.  I’m usually the Thanksgiving host in my family, and I’m all about keeping things simple. I’m a fan of easy Thanksgiving dinner menus, simple and delicious desserts, and spending a Happy Turkey Day […]

Sweet Potato Muffins

Sweet Potato Muffin Recipe

As much as I love pumpkin, I think it’s time to let another one of my favorite fall veggies have a turn here on the blog.  Sweet potato muffins anyone? I absolutely adore sweet potatoes. Baked sweet potatoes, sweet potato fries, sweet potato tots, sweet potato casserole, you name it! Somehow I have never tried […]

Easy Halloween Cookies

Easy Halloween Cookies

My family always loves Halloween. I have such great memories of Halloween growing up, it was always a fun time spent with family and friends, but it lacked the normal business and stress that other holidays or events always seemed to include.  It does seem easy to get carried away with all the great Halloween […]

Pumpkin Cookies That Aren’t Cakey

Pumpkin Cookies That Aren't Cakey

I love pumpkin.  Heck, we all love pumpkin. I love pumpkin cookies, but truth be told, most pumpkin cookies come out a bit too cakey for my tastes.  Pumpkin has a lot of moisture in it, so this isn’t surprising, but I’m always trying to make a pumpkin cookie that is not cakey.  I want […]