Autumn Tea – My Favorite Apple Tea Recipe!

This Autumn tea recipe combines apple juice, Lipton tea, and cinnamon to create a warming and energizing comfort drink that celebrates the coziness of Autumn. You may already have what you need on hand! Check out the recipe below. I want to share a delicious (and I mean DELICIOUS) Autumn Apple Tea Recipe that combines … Read more

Last-Minute Honey Butter Skillet Corn!

This Honey Butter Skillet Corn Recipe is perfect for Holidays or as a sweet and savory side dish! This recipe is made using only 1 pan, so clean-up is a breeze! What to Serve With Honey Butter Skillet Corn This sweet and savory side dish is great for the Holidays or can even be used … Read more

Spring Nest Cookies

Things have been a bit quiet on the blog lately. That is due in part to the fact that we moved! This is a big yay for us and has been so exciting. But it’s taken months and months to get to this place. The week before we moved in it rained. The weekend we … Read more

Jalapeno Popper Cheese Ball: An Easter Brunch Recipe

Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays.  Not because of the Easter Bunny with his fun Easter Eggs (decorating or hunt), nor his fun Easter Baskets, but because we get to celebrate the death and Resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Since the passing of my son from cancer in October … Read more

Easter Cupcakes with Chocolate Covered Strawberries

With the shining sun and warmer temperatures that we’ve had for the past four days, I am cautiously optimistic that Spring truly is just around the corner.  I was worried that we’d actually have snow for Easter.  Truly. Honestly, though, it doesn’t really matter what the temperatures are: Spring begins tomorrow. To celebrate, I made … Read more

Shamrock Salad: A Pistachio Salad Recipe

My son’s Boy Scout troop is doing a service project for their activity tonight.  There is a Fire Station across the street from where they meet each week, so they decided to take them dinner tonight.  With 15 kids in the troop, they had signups for just about everything you’d need to host a backyard … Read more

Cinnamon Applesauce Ornaments

cinnamon applesauce ornaments

As I mentioned in my post for the Buffalo Plaid Printables, I’m keeping my decorations super simple this year. My one-year-olds are so sweet and fun, and innocent, and destroyers to the 9th degree! Nothing is safe when they’re around. At first, I wasn’t even going to bother decorating a tree at all because of … Read more

Reindeer Games: 4 Christmas Reindeer Recipes

You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen… sing along with me! Alright, you don’t have to. But it’s fun! I love Christmas and one of my many favorite things are Santa’s reindeer. Aren’t they just one of the best magical parts of Christmas? I mean, my goodness, they fly! Another one of my … Read more

20 Gift-Worthy Christmas Candy Recipes

Christmas Candy

Tis the season to be jolly! Christmas candy is a must for the holiday season! For as long as I can remember my mom has made Christmas candy galore, loaded that candy onto plates, and shared it with our family, friends, co-workers, teachers, neighbors, and pretty much everyone else in our hometown area. It’s well … Read more

Santa’s Lumps of Coal: A Simple Cookie Recipe

With only two ingredients and 15 minutes chill time in the freezer, Santa’s Lumps of Coal can be a fun addition to your Christmas Cookie repertoire. While I do believe that my children are angels, for the most part, there have definitely been times in their lives that I’ve put them #1 on the Naughty List … Read more