Tag: christmas

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

What’ For Dinner In December?  31 Days of Kid-Friendly Dinners Including FREE Printable Recipes, Menu Plan and Grocery Lists with A Bonus Christmas Roast Beef Dinner Menu and Grocery List

What’ For Dinner In December? 31 Days of Kid-Friendly Dinners Including FREE Printable Recipes, Menu Plan and Grocery Lists with A Bonus Christmas Roast Beef Dinner Menu and Grocery List

Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, it’s finally time to start thinking ahead to December.  I’ve shared a Monthly Menu Plan and Grocery List with you every month this year, and I plan on sharing mouth watering recipes and menu plans with you throughout […]

Are You Ready For The Holidays?  Learn How To Make Your Own Can Koozie With This Easy Beginners Sewing Pattern | DIY Can Koozie Tutorial with FREE Printable Pattern

Are You Ready For The Holidays? Learn How To Make Your Own Can Koozie With This Easy Beginners Sewing Pattern | DIY Can Koozie Tutorial with FREE Printable Pattern

Do you like new things?  This is my very first sewing tutorial that I have posted and shared on Mom’s Bistro.  As an introduction to my 12 Days of Christmas Series in December, I wanted to share with you my other passion.  Food, fighting hunger […]

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 […]

Ignore No More: The Perfect Gift for Moms?

Ignore No More: The Perfect Gift for Moms?

Ignore No More: The Perfect Gift for Moms? Christmas is edging closer and closer, and you may find yourself strapped for ideas for what to get your mom friends. How about the assurance that their kids will never ignore their calls again? No, we’re not […]

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, […]

Make Christmas Magical with a Snowman Fridge Decoration

Make Christmas Magical with a Snowman Fridge Decoration

24 Days of Christmas Recipes & Activities – Day Seven Snowman Fridge Decoration This was so much fun!  We decorated the fridge to look like a snowman!  Pinterest did me right again, and when I saw this during one of my nap-time holiday searches, I knew that I […]

Christmas Play Dough Recipe

Christmas Play Dough Recipe

24 Days of Christmas Recipes & Activities – Day Six Christmas Play Dough Recipe We made play dough.  More specifically, we made “cookies.”  Anthony was convinced that the dough was cookie or pizza dough, so we went with this description of our dough making experience.  […]

The Big Day Draws Closer

The Big Day Draws Closer

Hey Y’all! As the big day draws near, and no, not the Apocalypse, it’s time to start getting everything together and see what still needs to be done.  For me, it’s finishing up a few gifts, and baking all of those cookies.  I really like lists […]

Christmas Side Dishes

Christmas Side Dishes

With the Christmas season approaching quickly, I have came up with a few side dishes for Christmas dinner.  I wasssss supposed to post this part of my 12 Days of Christmas series on Thursday, but I have been so busy, it’s just kind of been […]

Mom’s Bistro’s 12 Days of Christmas!

Mom’s Bistro’s 12 Days of Christmas!

Hey Y’all! Christmas is my absolute favorite time of year. So this year I wanted to share all sorts of Christmassy things with y’all. Over the next week and a half, I will share Christmas recipes, Christmas crafts and some great gift ideas with y’all! […]

Snowman Ornament

Snowman Ornament

Hey Y’all! Anthony loves to sit and do crafts with me.  We try and do at least one craft together a week, and tonight we’re actually making some plates… keep your eyes open for that! I am loving Pinterest and all of these crafts that […]

Christmas Cheer

Christmas Cheer

Hey Y’all! I’m not just all about food and menu planning, I love to craft and decorate too.  Christmas is my favorite holiday, hands down.  And, I couldn’t think of a better time to put my tree up than during the Thanksgiving weekend, when love, […]