Tag: holidays

Five Lazy Parent Valentines Ideas from ALDI

This post is not sponsored.¬† I just like Aldi. ūüôā¬† Here I am, 9.5 years into motherhood, and I have become a complete scrooge when it comes to kid’s celebrations and unnecessary excess.¬† ¬†Before I start on these 5 easy Valentine’s ideas, I want to tell you things I don’t […]

 

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.¬† […]

 

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 […]

 

Gift Ideas for Adults during Quarantine

Woah.¬† 2020 has been quite a year.¬† ¬†Everything has looked different this year.¬† School is different, socializing is different, work is different, sports are different, and our holidays will look different this year.¬† ¬†Is your family still getting together for the upcoming holidays?¬† We’re going to spend Thanksgiving with just […]

 

20 Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Side Dishes

These days, almost everyone has a friend or a family member who eats a gluten-free diet.¬† ¬†I do.¬† Although my immediate family isn’t gluten-free, I try to have a gluten-free option when I host a get-together at my house.¬† Eating a gluten-free meal is easier than you think!¬† ¬†Here is […]

 

Apple Cinnamon Brussels Sprouts

I have gotten into adding cinnamon to savory fall dishes this season. You will love the aroma of cinnamon when you are cooking these in the oven.¬† ¬†Once you learn how to make roasted brussels sprouts, you will be hooked! They’re super quick and simple to make.¬† You can always […]

 

Hot Buttered Rum Roasted Carrots

This post may contain affiliate links.¬† I always include a bag of baby carrots, AND a bag of full-sized carrots on my online grocery order each week.¬† The baby carrots are for my three-year-old because he loves to dip them in ranch.¬† I always run out of my bag of […]

 

Instant Pot Rice Stuffing

This post may contain affiliate links I know that a food blogger’s best business practices include posting¬† Thanksgiving recipes before¬†Thanksgiving, not after. Still, my little stuffing experiment worked out so well, and I wanted to share it before it gets lost in the archives of my kitchen. ‘ I have […]

 

Breakfast Polenta Bowls with Sauteed Plums

This post is sponsored by Greek Gods, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.¬† #Greekgodsholiday Two quick things about this fantastic winter polenta breakfast bowl: When my 6-year-old son tried this, he told me never to give him a plum again unless it was cooked just like […]

 

Instant Pot Ginger Snap Sweet Potatoes

This post may contain affiliate links¬† I don’t have many Thanksgiving recipes up on this site.¬† This is crazy for so many reasons, one of which is that I have been hosting Thanksgiving at my house since I was 23 years old.¬† My reasoning for this lack of Thanksgiving food […]

 

DIY Brunch Gift Box

This post may contain affiliate links¬† I know we’re a few months from and after Christmas, but I know that mothers day/fathers day and graduation will be coming up in the coming months and I wanted to share this gift idea for you. About two years ago, I started getting […]