Tag: christmas

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, and 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 […]


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 […]


Rosemary Parmesan Polenta Bites and a video tutorial!

  I get amused sometimes when I hear people talk about polenta like it is some super fancy food that is hard to prepare. Um, guys?¬†It’s CORNMEAL!!¬† ¬†and it is the least expensive appetizer one can make! AND it takes less than 10 minutes to make.¬† AND it’s gluten-free.¬† ¬†AND […]


Sheet Pan Cauliflower Au Gratin

  Crystal Farms¬ģ Cheese sponsors today’s post.¬† #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 enjoyable, […]


Rice Krispies¬ģ 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¬ģ Treats is actually perfect for us. ¬† I have three little boys, and it doesn’t take long to make¬†Rice Krispies¬ģ […]


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 […]


Sausage and Gouda Stuffed Dates & a Sausage Smash Burger

Today’s post has been sponsored by Jimmy Dean¬ģ.¬† All opinions are entirely my own. ¬†¬† You can check out their products on their website.¬†¬†¬†#JDFAMILYTABLE When my family gets together, we love to have an appetizer spread. ¬† ¬†I love putting together food that is delicious, but also easy. ¬† These […]


Goat Cheese Creamed Spinach

This cold weather has made me a little “eh” about salad. ¬† ¬†I still want to eat those greens, though. I have been making creamed spinach a lot for lunch this winter. ¬† Homemade creamed spinach takes just a few minutes to make, it’s comforting, and it is a great […]


Elf on the Shelf -Mini Sugar Cookies

Thank-You to NESTL√Ȭģ for sponsoring today’s post. ¬† You can obtain your coupons for¬†NESTL√Ȭģ¬† I caved and got an elf on the shelf for my kids.¬† I am mostly just moving it around rather than worrying about making scenes that are too complicated. However, I do like to do a […]


DIY “LUCKY CHARMS” Marshmallows

I know¬†that Lucky Charms Cereal has more sugar than one person needs for an entire week. ¬† But, as a thirty-something who grew up watching sugar cereal commercials. I feel nostalgic over Lucky Charms. I remember¬†when they introduced the RED BALLOON marshmallow, followed by that RAINBOW¬†marshmallow. ¬†OMG, it was SUCH […]