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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 […]

Weekly Menu Plan: Dec 12-18

How is your December shaping up, dear reader? I hope it is going well! I have a yummy lineup of recipes for you this week. Most all of them are very easy to put together. Something to be appreciated mid-December, yes? Thanks for dropping by today and have a good one!   Garlic Chicken and […]

Apple Cider Caramels

I’ve had Apple Cider Caramels on my bucket list for a while now, after seeing them show up around the blogosphere over the past few years. Caramel and Apple are two flavors that compliment each other with a wow factor all their own. I found a couple of recipes that caught my eye, however they called […]

Greek Feta and Tomato Dip (A Party Favorite, truly!)

Last weekend MyHandsomeHusband and I attended a Christmas party with some dear friends. My cute friend Heather (who was been the contributor of many fabulous recipes posted here, including the infamous Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip) brought along this amazing Greek Feta and Tomato Dip. It is seriously bursting with flavor, friends. Fresh tomatoes, green onions […]

50 Christmas Treat Recipes (2015 Edition)

If you are looking for a fabulous, comprehensive Christmas Treat list, this is it baby. I’ve got fudge, caramels, brownies, bars, cake, cookies and more all in one convenient place, just for you. I’ll also add a picture link along my sidebar for easy access. Happy December, all. Hope it is going well. Enjoy!   […]

Weekly Menu Plan: Dec 5-12

Happy Weekend, all! I’ve got a great lineup of food for you this week, with a heavy emphasis on the Crock Pot and Fast and Easy. It’s December, after all. Tis the season for fast and easy dinner recipes. PS…there is a KILLER FABULOUS peppermint brownie ice cream number waiting for you at the end […]

Soft Frosted Ginger Spice Cookies + 29 more Cookie Recipes!

Today is National Cookie Day, which is a wonderful day to celebrate in December with all of the fun cookie exchanges and treat giving that is going on this month. To celebrate, I am excited to be sharing a new recipe with you today for Soft Frosted Ginger Spice Cookies. They taste like gingerbread cookies, […]

The Week’s Report: That time I made cookies on TV

Yesterday my daughter Emily and I piled into the car, drove to our local Fox station and did a cooking segment on their fun lifestyle program called The Place. While we were driving to the station Emily said “Hey Mom, can I give you a little advice?” To which I replied, “Of course! That is why […]

Butterscotch Bars and a Bake Sale report

The weekend before Thanksgiving, my friends and I put on our annual Neighborhood Bake Sale. This is the 9th year we’ve carried out this tradition and it was a lot of fun. Many neighbors and friends contributed baked goods. My friend Julie put together this cute hot chocolate bar… …and fried up these fantastic Homemade […]

Weekly Menu Plan: Nove 28 – Dec 5

Happy Thanksgiving Weekend, everyone! I hope you have had a marvelous time with family and friends and have been able to kick back and relax a bit! I have a great lineup of food for you all this week, mostly healthy recipes to get us from Thanksgiving through the first week of December. Local readers, […]