Fearless Friday, Last Minute Tags

I need an extra week before Christmas, how about you?Β  πŸ˜‚ I started off in December keeping up with the daily Doodlewash Challenge,       but I have been busy busy, finishing decorating, mailing packages and best of all celebrating my birthday!         So being wined and dined, spoiled and pampered … Continue reading

Party Panache, Bacon Wrapped Brussels with Cranberry Orange Glaze

I know I post a LOT of Brussels sprouts recipes { one of my very favorite foods } BUT WAIT! This recipe also includes a delicious Maple- Orange Cranberry Sauce from French Gardner Dishes that will go perfectly with your holiday meats!         I made this for Thanksgiving and used the leftover … Continue reading

Party Panache, Sweet Potato Spirals with Ham & Cheese

  Wow, what a Saturday!         We had some of our favorite fans over to watch the SEC Championship game, and there was never a dull moment!       Football means food, but neither HHjr or I had time to make much…         I finally got the pumpkins … Continue reading

Creations, On to December!

  Have you started your holiday decorating?         I am still pretty much in “pumpkin mode” and grateful for the “extra week” we have this year with Thanksgiving falling early   Sea Glass Tree   I did pull out some holiday things at the South PoleΒ  that we are enjoying this weekend … Continue reading

Party Panache, last minute Thanksgiving Appetizers & Host Gifts

Whether you are hosting a holiday gathering or thinking about what you might bring to your host/hostess, here are a few last minute easy ideas for the upcoming holidays   Snow Pea Tree   We like to eat around 5-6 for Thanksgiving, so throughout the day I think it’s fun to have a few nibbles … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Candy Cane Party

  Guess what? It snowed Wednesday night!         In Alabama In November!!!! 😱     I’m a little freaked out… Let’s think about something happy… Like a Candy Cane Party!Β  🍭 I know we’ve all got turkey on our minds, but it doesn’t hurt to anticipate the December holidays!       … Continue reading

Holidays, Christmas in July, Holiday Jump Start

When I walked into Hobby Lobby last week and saw the employees filling up the shelves with Christmas and holiday items I was shocked…not that I don’t realize that stores, especially craft stores, start pushing holidays early… I think I was surprised that summer was already starting to wind down! Well, if you can’t fight … Continue reading

Holidays, Cranberry Pie

This cranberry pie is light and refreshing     It’s an ideal dessert after a heavy holiday meal         The crust is really different, it’s made with Gingersnap cookies and pecans       Crush the cookies in a plastic bag with a rolling pin or use a food processor     … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Coal Candy

  Have you been good this year?     Santa’s watching you know…         And he has a large supply of coal!         The elves make it for him         They melt chocolate and butterscotch chips         Then they add peanut butter   … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Last Minute Easy Gifts in a Snap!

  “Hey Mom, can you give me some ideas for a cute and easy food type gift for my co-workers?”       Rosemary salt   Peppermint Snowballs Everything Seasoning Bacon Salt   Holiday Jars Coconut Rum Snowball in a Jar Praline Pecans Cheddar Cheese Cookies Almond Spirals White Trash Snack Mix Raspberry White Chocolate … Continue reading

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