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20 Minute Meals, Christmas, Holidays, Kid Approved, Meatless Mondays, Preschool, Recipes, Vegetables

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 Broccoli is the way I always made broccoli when I… Continue reading Our Favorite Vegetable – Broccoli! Parmesan Roasted Broccoli Recipe

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Blog, Christmas, Crafting, Holidays

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 I made and wanted to share these easy peasy Christmas… Continue reading Homemade Holidays Are Always More Special! Learn How To Make Your Own Christmas Stocking with This Easy Stocking Tutorial with FREE Printable Pattern

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20 Minute Meals, Appetizers, Christmas, Holidays, Kid Approved, Recipes

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 to make with only 6 ingredients, and is ready in… Continue reading Bacon Lovers Rejoice! This Easy 6-Ingredient Bacon Jalapeño Popper Cheeseball Is Sure To Be a Hit At This Years Holiday Party!

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Christmas, Holidays, Kid Approved, Pork, Recipes

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 our holiday meals early, or twice.  It's fun to be… Continue reading A Simple But Elegant Christmas Dinner – Italian Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry Balsamic Glaze

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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 kids bring home from school and I wanted to continue that… Continue reading 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

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Cakes, Cookies & Other Desserts, Christmas, Holidays, Product Reviews, Recipes

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 try their new buttery spread, I immediately jumped on the… Continue reading Celebrate National Cookie Day with These Cinnamon Sugar Christmas Cookies!

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Christmas, Holidays, Kid Approved, Potatoes, Grains & More, Recipes

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 potatoes, and even though my Dad did dip them in… Continue reading A Simple Side Dish Everyone Will Love – Easy Parmesan and Herb Roasted Potatoes

Budget Meals, Christmas, Holidays, How-To, Meal Planning 101, Recipes

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 all of the planning and budgeting for gifts, we often… Continue reading 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, Holidays, Product Reviews

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 almost all of my recipes.  Safeway understands that many dairy… Continue reading Holiday Entertaining with Lucerne Dairy + $110 Safeway Gift Card Giveaway | 6 Christmas Appetizer Recipes #LucerneDairy

Blog, Breakfast & Brunch, Christmas, Kid Approved, Recipes

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 food coloring, and poured the batter into squirt bottles.  From… Continue reading Buttermilk Pancake Recipe