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Crock Pot Hot Chocolate

Can you take one more sweet treat before I delve into more healthy, vegetable laden recipes than you can imagine? I have a fantastic line up of “good for you” recipes coming up this January, but had one last decadent chocolate recipe to share before we head that direction. Can you forgive me? Dieters please avert your […]

Weekly Menu Plan: Jan 2-9, off to a brand new start!

It’s a brand new year, friends. It always feels great to start fresh, doesn’t it! Last year I made a few changes to my posting schedule that I thought worked out well, and have decided to continue with that same rotation this year. Here is my plan for 2016! Weekly Menu Plans will still be […]

The Most Viewed Recipes of 2015

Happy New Year everyone! I’m excited to be posting my annual Most Viewed Recipes for the past year. Many that are on the list this year, were also on it last year. People seem to know a good thing when they see it, I suppose. Here they are the 10 most popular, loved, made and […]

My Favorite Recipes posted in 2015

Hello all! I hope you have been enjoying a wonderful winter holiday these past few days and that your Christmas celebration went well. Today I’m sharing my annual Favorite Recipes post, where I highlight some of my personal, best loved, most made recipes that have been posted here on the blog over the past year. These […]

Merry Christmas to You!

Merry Christmas from my family to yours! I wish you a very happy holiday with those you love. Instead of passing along another new recipe to you all today, I wanted to share a wonderful holiday video instead. It’s one of my favorites.  I showed it to my primary class last Sunday at church and they loved […]

Christmas Week Menu Plan

Christmas is this week, my friends! I’m sure you are aware of this small fact and are most likely plowing away on your to do list that is about 5 miles long. For this week’s menu plan I’ve added four EXTREMELY simple recipes you could make for dinner this week leading up to the big […]

15 Holiday Brunch Recipes

Last week I went to a wonderful Bloggers Holiday Brunch with some amazing local food bloggers. We each brought 2 or 3 recipes to add to the table and then we took tons of pictures, ate the yummy food and gabbed and gabbed and gabbed the afternoon away. We had such a great time and the food…boy, […]

The Week’s Report: Hosting a Formal Dinner for Teengers

Last weekend was our high school’s Winter Ball (a girls-choice, semi formal dance). My daughter and her friends asked some darling boys to the dance, and I offered to host the dinner portion of the date at our home. It was so dang fun, I’m still smiling about it, seriously. I thought I’d share a […]

Raspberry Honey Butter (Renewed)

There is a recipe for Raspberry Honey Butter that has been living in my archives for almost 6 years now. I know many of you have made it and love it! It is a family favorite of ours as well. I made a batch this past weekend to go a long with a formal dinner […]

Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars

This is a sponsored post from The Plus Side.  These Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars are soft, chewy and loaded with buttery goodness. The frosting has a fabulous cool peppermint flavor and is topped with crushed candy cane pieces. The batch makes a lot of bars, making these treasures perfect for gift giving. Add them to […]