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12 Days of Christmas – Day 5:  Snickerdoodle Christmas Cookies Recipe

12 Days of Christmas – Day 5: Snickerdoodle Christmas Cookies Recipe

On the Fifth Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…Snickerdoodle Christmas Cookies!  These easy to make Christmas Cookies are soft and chewy and they turn out perfectly every time! [img] When making Snickerdoodles, cream of tartar is key.  It is what makes the […]

12 Days of Christmas – Day 4:  Eggnog Fudge

12 Days of Christmas – Day 4: Eggnog Fudge

On the Fourth Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Eggnog Fudge!  It’s as easy to make as it is delicious, and it’s an imaginative and tasty way to use the vanilla-scented commercial eggnog found in grocery stores across the country this time […]

12 Days of Christmas – Day 3:  Christmas Side – Cheesy Brussels Sprouts Bake Recipe

12 Days of Christmas – Day 3: Christmas Side – Cheesy Brussels Sprouts Bake Recipe

On the Third Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Cheesy Brussels Sprouts!  Cheesy, creamy, bacon-y… if you didn’t like brussels sprouts before, you will after you make this recipe! Ya.. that’s bacon you see!  Bacon makes everything better, right? This Cheesy Brussels […]

12 Days of Christmas – Day 2: Christmas Party Appetizers – BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

12 Days of Christmas – Day 2: Christmas Party Appetizers – BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

On the Second Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger Stuffed Mushrooms!  Oh ya… they are as good as they sound and look!   Stuffed Mushrooms make the perfect appetizer.  There are so many variations (like Italian Stuffed Mushrooms), and these […]

12 Days of Christmas – Day 1:  Butter Tarts Recipe, Eh!

12 Days of Christmas – Day 1: Butter Tarts Recipe, Eh!

On the First Day of Christmas my true love gave to me… Butter Tarts!  Today starts my 12 Days of Christmas!  Throughout the next 12 days, I’ll be sharing some of my favorite Christmas recipes.  And, head on over to my Etsy Shop for a different […]

Pecan Pie Recipe

Pecan Pie Recipe

Thanksgiving may be over, but Christmas is just around the corner, and Pecan Pie is an easy and elegant recipe perfect for any party! I found this pecan pie recipe in some old magazine, and it was tucked down in a folder somewhere, and when […]

Italian Stuffed Peppers

Italian Stuffed Peppers

We got home from work late the other night, so it needed to be a quick dinner. Sausage and Peppers it was… 20 minutes and dinners on the table – a bonus if you have a bun and some provolone cheese or a few more […]

Instant Pot Shredded Beef Tacos

Instant Pot Shredded Beef Tacos

Shredded Beef Tacos – another Instant Pot success!  Get dinner on the table in no time with this easy kid-friendly recipe. In the past year or so, my life has changed a lot – working full time, moving, new baby, and even more.  This has […]

Instant Pot Macaroni and Cheese

Instant Pot Macaroni and Cheese

Instant Pot Macaroni and Cheese…it’s quick, easy, creamy, cheesy and delicious!  Best of all, it’s ready in 20 minutes! If you’ve been following for a while, my Instant Pot is quickly becoming my favorite kitchen appliance.  I can make dinners I forgot all about usually […]

Calling All Moms!  Turn Your Kitchen Into A Gourmet Coffee Shop

Calling All Moms! Turn Your Kitchen Into A Gourmet Coffee Shop

Turning Your Kitchen Into a Gourmet Coffee Shop Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world, and it’s been that way for hundreds of years. We love it so much in the U.S., Americans drink more coffee than tea, juice, and soda […]

What To Do With Leftover Mashed Potatoes

What To Do With Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes are one of my favorite parts of Thanksgiving dinner.  Especially when they are smothered with turkey gravy!  But what do you do with the leftover mashed potatoes when you’ve already had your leftover Thanksgiving dinner?  Cheesy Mashed Potato Pancakes! My pregnant self was […]

Apple Cider Sangria

Apple Cider Sangria

Apple Cider Sangria is the perfect addition to any Thanksgiving dinner! I always tend to forget about making fun drinks during the holidays, and usually just resort to wine and beer.  And while wine and beer definitely work, it’s not very festive.  At our Friendsgiving […]

Thanksgiving Turkey Veggie Tray

Thanksgiving Turkey Veggie Tray

All of the kids loved how cute this Turkey Veggie Tray was at Friendsgiving! For some reason, I always forget a veggie tray, so this year, I made sure it was part of my menu.  I didn’t just want to serve a simple veggie tray, […]

Easy 7 Ingredient Thanksgiving Stuffing

Easy 7 Ingredient Thanksgiving Stuffing

We always like to change it up with stuffing, or dressing if your prefer varieties at Thanksgiving, but I think know this one is a keeper.  It’s moist on the inside, and a little crispy on top.  To my family, it’s the perfect stuffing.  For […]

Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower

Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower

Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower was the biggest hit at our Friendsgiving dinner.  Even the people who say “I don’t like cauliflower” were finding themselves going back for more and more.  Now I know to make a double batch next time.  I get to have Thanksgiving twice […]

30 Minute Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joe’s Make The Perfect Back To School Dinner

30 Minute Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joe’s Make The Perfect Back To School Dinner

Back To School is just around the corner, so I wanted to share this recipe for Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joe’s!  They are an easy weeknight meal that’s ready in only 30 minutes with all of the delicious ingredients found in a cheesesteak sandwich – just […]