Tag: christmas

twelve practical holiday gifts for anyone

This post contains affiliate links.  The holiday season is almost here!  I have a love/hate relationship with the holidays.  ( when is it acceptable to start listening to Christmas music?)  I love the gatherings, the cookie decorating, the music, the lights and all of the family memories ( doing jigsaw […]

 

Ham and Cheddar Stuffed Dates

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #InspireWithCheese When I host Thanksgiving in the fall my family members help out by bringing amazing side dishes and appetizers, and it really helps keep the stress level down when trying to host […]

 

Instant Pot Peppermint Vanilla Latte

I have been super busy these past few weeks.  I have had sick kiddos, lots of freelance work to do, and lots of Christmas shopping/gift-wrapping and planning to do.   I am sure this will be my last post before Christmas. Merry Christmas Everyone! I thought it would be fun to make […]

 

“Elf Sized” Hot Chocolate

  As a child, I always had a mug of Hot Chocolate after a day of playing in the snow or selling Christmas trees at the YMCA.  I would run into the house and rip open a packet of Hot Chocolate when I wanted to warm up.  A least a […]

 

20 Lazy Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Post Edit December 2018:  Hey guys.  I have photos up on my Instagram with my nightly elf set-ups.  Don’t forget to check them out! When my oldest son was a baby, and when Pinterest was new, I LOVED looking at all those Elf on the Shelf scenes!  I was so […]

 

Chicken Cordon Bleu Ham Cups

  #cheeselove Christmas Eve at my parents house is perfect.  I look forward to it every year.   Sometimes they have a big crowd, sometimes it’s a quiet gathering.  It doesn’t matter which way it goes.  I love it all. My dad plays the perfect Christmas playlist- one that he usually […]

 

Lavender Hot Chocolate

I have received information and materials from ©Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. 2017.The opinions stated are my own. This is a sponsored post. #ForBetterTomorrows #BetterTomorrows #FallBack #CollectiveBias Guys.  We need to talk.   It’s about the holiday season that’s coming up.   Thanksgiving and then the craziness of Christmas. I just have to […]

 

Sheet Pan Cauliflower Au Gratin and Video Tutorial

  today’s post is sponsored by Crystal Farms® Cheese.  #cheeselove  Oh my gosh, you guys.  This Cauliflower.    So amazing, and this reiterates why I have an obsession with pepper jack cheese.   This pepper jack cheese adds just a little kick to this dish.   Just enough kick to make the meal […]

 

Rice Krispies® Treats- Holiday Trains

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #HolidayTreatMaking  #CollectiveBias   I love holiday projects with my kids.   Making Rice Krispies® Treats is actually perfect for us.   I have three little boys, and it doesn’t take long to make Rice Krispies® […]

 

Sun Dried Tomato Mashed Potatoes

Growing up, my mom was a pretty good baker.   She didn’t bake often, but when she did, she always made excellent baked goods.  It was still a treat when she let us lick the whisks on the hand mixer. More often, though, she made mashed potatoes as a side […]

 

Door County Cherry Pie Baked Brie

I love everything about this easy appetizer!   It takes just 10-15 minutes to make, and it is so easy!  Plus, it is so delicious!  It is always demolished every time I make it! I suppose that you can use any Cherry Pie Filling you like, but I always use […]