Tag: christmas

Tons of Lazy Elf on the Shelf Ideas for 2021

Need a last-minute Elf on the Shelf Idea? My kids love it when Santa sends our Elf to our house during the holiday season! They always look forward to waking up in the morning to see where they might see our magic elf when he returns from the north pole!  […]


Moose Tracks Cookie Bars

Moose Tracks has always been my favorite kind of ice cream from the store.   Moose tracks ice cream has mini peanut butter cups and is ribboned with fudge.   Your family will go crazy for these Moose Tracks Cookie Bars!  These bars are gooey and chewy on the inside and crispy […]


Slow Cooker French-Style Turkey Breast

We all love roasted turkey from the oven, but this slow cooker turkey recipe with a short prep time produces a big flavor!  This crockpot turkey recipe will come together in mere minutes and will turn out tender and super flavorful!  You can even use the juices from the bottom […]


Muffin Tin Thumbprint Cookies

Your house will smell amazing when you take these thumbprint cookies out of the oven!  These cookies are buttery, soft, and filled with your favorite jam!  This recipe is foolproof when you make this classic Christmas cookie in a mini muffin tin.  I used Swedish Lingonberries in this recipe, but […]


Orange Juice Cookie Bars

Have any leftover orange juice sitting around?  You must make these incredible orange juice cookie bars! These cookie bars are crispy on the outside and pillowy soft on the inside.  Your kitchen will smell amazing when you add fresh orange zest to these cookies.  Adding orange juice to these cookie […]


Sour Cream Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Sour Cream Oatmeal Raisin Cookies are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside!  Adding sour cream makes these cookies super soft! This recipe is extremely easy, and this classic cookie recipe will be a crowd-pleaser! These oatmeal raisin cookies are made with brown sugar, sugar, vanilla, oats, and […]


Mint White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

These Mint White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies are chewy on the inside and have a flakey-crispy outside.  They’re loaded with white chocolate chips, macadamia nuts,  fresh mint from my garden!  If you like these cookies, check out my other cookie recipes that call for White Chocolate Chips! One of my […]


Smoked Salmon Egg Tarts

Thank-you to the Iowa Egg Council for sponsoring today’s post.   When I think of foods that celebrate my family’s heritage, smoked salmon comes to mind.  My dad’s side of the family is Scandinavian ( my maiden name is Johnson), and we have always celebrated with smoked salmon.  We always enjoyed […]


Instant Pot Eggnog Rice Pudding

This Instant Pot eggnog rice pudding will please your entire family this holiday season! You will love preparing it because it only takes a few ingredients and cooks up in your instant pot super fast.   Your kids will love it because it is delicious and is made with creamy eggnog.  […]


Homemade Healthier Andes Mints

  This post may contain affiliate links. When I was nine or ten, my dad’s cousin drove in from Michigan for Christmas Eve and brought a box of Andes Mints.  Those Andes Mints left a lasting impression.  I have loved them ever since.   I would never buy them nowadays. […]


Black Cherry Jello Salad

Black Cherry Jello Salad is super refreshing and is filled with delicious plump black cherries!  My mom made this black cherry jello salad for every holiday when I was growing up.   This jello salad will please adults and kids alike and is a super easy side dish to throw together […]


Buttermilk Pumpkin Biscuits and Gravy

This content has been sponsored by Inmar Intelligence and Midwest Dairy. All opinions are mine alone. #UndeniablyDairy #gotmilkrecipe There are five of us in my family: my husband Greg, myself, and our three sons. With everything going on this year, I can certainly say that we have been breaking bread […]