Christmas

Take Advantage Of Winter Fruit and Make This Easy Winter Fruit Salad

Take Advantage Of Winter Fruit and Make This Easy Winter Fruit Salad

Winter fruit is the best!  Combine apples, grapes, clementines and kiwi together with a squeeze of lemon and have a dish that everyone will be coming back for. Living in Colorado, there isn’t a lot of choices for fresh produce in the winter, without spending a […]

A Make Ahead Christmas Breakfast To Take The Worry Out Of Christmas Morning | Italian Sausage and Spinach Frittata

A Make Ahead Christmas Breakfast To Take The Worry Out Of Christmas Morning | Italian Sausage and Spinach Frittata

Christmas morning is crazy!  Coffee is brewing, kids are excited to open gifts from Santa, and if you’re anything like us, after being up at the crack of dawn, breakfast seems like a lot of work which is why we’re having this simple Make Ahead […]

Santa’s Favorite Cookies – Oatmeal Scotchies Recipe

Santa’s Favorite Cookies – Oatmeal Scotchies Recipe

This is another one of D.J.’s Mom’s recipes, and one of our favorites. For him it always brings back great memories of Christmas time when he was a kid, and for Anthony and I, we get to embrace the holidays with his favorite Oatmeal Scotchies […]

A Christmassy Spin On Cheesecake – Salted Caramel Cheesecake Bites with Gingersnap Crust

A Christmassy Spin On Cheesecake – Salted Caramel Cheesecake Bites with Gingersnap Crust

It’s hard to imagine a world without sweet caramel combined with salt.  It’s quickly become a favorite flavor combination.  The slightly spicy gingersnap cookies with the rich creamy cheesecake and that sweet and salty caramel will make this recipe a favorite at your Christmas party! […]

An Easy Last Minute Christmas Appetizer – Grandma’s Bruschetta Recipe

An Easy Last Minute Christmas Appetizer – Grandma’s Bruschetta Recipe

Grandma’s Bruschetta Recipe always reminds me of Christmas!  The red tomatoes, green basil and mint and then the white from the garlic and onions just screams Christmas.  There is something so special about family recipes – especially around the holidays and this fresh and easy […]

Our Favorite Vegetable – Broccoli!  Parmesan Roasted Broccoli Recipe

Our Favorite Vegetable – Broccoli! Parmesan Roasted Broccoli Recipe

Broccoli is the vegetable of choice at our house.  Anthony absolutely LOVES broccoli and asks for it every time I ask him what veggie he wants with dinner.  Not only is broccoli loaded with nutrition, this simple recipe will make skeptics believers.  This Parmesan Roasted […]

Homemade Holidays Are Always More Special!  Learn How To Make Your Own Christmas Stocking with This Easy Stocking Tutorial with FREE Printable Pattern

Homemade Holidays Are Always More Special! Learn How To Make Your Own Christmas Stocking with This Easy Stocking Tutorial with FREE Printable Pattern

Making everything at Christmas homemade has always made me happy and reminded me of my childhood.  These days everything is mass produced, and everything looks the same.  I wanted to spruce up our mantle and make Christmas even more special this year which is why […]

Bacon Lovers Rejoice!  This Easy 6-Ingredient Bacon Jalapeño Popper Cheeseball Is Sure To Be a Hit At This Years Holiday Party!

Bacon Lovers Rejoice! This Easy 6-Ingredient Bacon Jalapeño Popper Cheeseball Is Sure To Be a Hit At This Years Holiday Party!

It’s not a big surprise how much we like jalapeño poppers in our house.  We’ve made bacon wrapped jalapeño poppers and even a jalapeño popper chicken and rice casserole, but this recipe for this easy Bacon Jalapeño Popper Cheeseball takes the cake!  It’s so easy […]

A Simple But Elegant Christmas Dinner – Italian Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry Balsamic Glaze

A Simple But Elegant Christmas Dinner – Italian Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry Balsamic Glaze

This simple but elegant Italian Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry Balsamic Glaze will take center stage at your Christmas Dinner table! This recipe came about because on Thanksgiving we were going to have our “Christmas” dinner.  Being a food blogger, we eat a lot of […]

Looking For A Great DIY Gift For Grandparents?  Make These Easy To Sew Christmas Pot Holders with Hand or Footprints!  | Sewing For Beginners Hot Pad Tutorial

Looking For A Great DIY Gift For Grandparents? Make These Easy To Sew Christmas Pot Holders with Hand or Footprints! | Sewing For Beginners Hot Pad Tutorial

I’m sure by now with the Christmas pajama and DIY koozie tutorials that I have shared over the past couple of weeks that you know that we like to make our own Christmas gifts.  There is just something so special about those handmade handprint gifts that […]

Celebrate National Cookie Day with These Cinnamon Sugar Christmas Cookies!

Celebrate National Cookie Day with These Cinnamon Sugar Christmas Cookies!

It’s National Cookie Day!  Celebrate and make some Christmas Cookies with this easy Cinnamon Sugar Cookie recipe! Around this time of year,everyone always seems to be looking up recipes and making Christmas Cookies.  And when Country Crock contacted me to see if I wanted to […]

A Simple Side Dish Everyone Will Love – Easy Parmesan and Herb Roasted Potatoes

A Simple Side Dish Everyone Will Love – Easy Parmesan and Herb Roasted Potatoes

Crispy on the outside and light and fluffy on the inside.  These Parmesan and Herb Roasted Potatoes are absolutely delicious, and make a great addition to any meal. Roasted potatoes were a staple in our home growing up.  I always loved the butteriness of the […]

Christmas Dinner For 8 For $51.69 Using Walmart Grocery To Go | How To Plan Christmas Dinner On A Budget | FREE Meal Planning Printables and Easy Christmas Dinner Recipes | Mom’s Bistro #ChristmasMadeEasy #WalmartGrocery

Christmas Dinner For 8 For $51.69 Using Walmart Grocery To Go | How To Plan Christmas Dinner On A Budget | FREE Meal Planning Printables and Easy Christmas Dinner Recipes | Mom’s Bistro #ChristmasMadeEasy #WalmartGrocery

For a more recent Christmas menu, click here. I’m sure by now that planning for Christmas is already on your mind.  You’ve probably ordered your Christmas cards, made your gift list, put up the tree and have started planning for guests.  It seems like with […]

Holiday Entertaining with Lucerne Dairy + $110 Safeway Gift Card Giveaway | 6 Christmas Appetizer Recipes #LucerneDairy

Holiday Entertaining with Lucerne Dairy + $110 Safeway Gift Card Giveaway | 6 Christmas Appetizer Recipes #LucerneDairy

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Safeway and Lucerne Dairy.  All recipes and opinions are my own and haven’t been influenced in any way.    It’s no surprise that I love dairy.  It consumes probably 80% of my diet and is included in […]

Buttermilk Pancake Recipe

Buttermilk Pancake Recipe

24 Days of Christmas Recipes & Activities – BONUS!  Day Twenty-Five Buttermilk Pancake Recipe I have to give all credit for this recipe to D.J.  He has perfected pancakes.  This is his recipe for buttermilk pancakes. To make them Christmassy, I added red and green […]

Santa’s Address

Santa’s Address

24 Days of Christmas Recipes and Activities – Day Nine Write a Letter to Santa I loved writing a letter to Santa as a kid and can’t wait to share that experience with Anthony.  As a kid, we sent our letters to the North Pole, […]