Archives for December 2012

Fun Champagne Flutes

I am one of those people who loves Christmas time, but when it’s over, I take my decorations down with a vengeance! I’m ready to start the new year fresh! Because I have been busy taking down and putting away Christmas decor, I don’t do much for New Year’s Eve. Since we don’t drink, I […]

Slow Cooker Parmesan Honey Pork Roast

What do you make for visiting family when you’ve recently had a flood in your kitchen and your oven and refrigerator are in your front room?  What to cook when you are planning a wedding at the same time of the flood and it is also Christmas?  Something in the crockpot of course!  (I love […]

Lipton Onion Potatoes

Do you have recipes that when you make them and take them to an event, that you are ALWAYS asked for the recipe?  I have a few that it’s guaranteed that if I bring it, I will be asked for the recipe.  Lipton Onion Potatoes is one of those recipes.   Every once in a […]

Twine Candy Canes

What does two episodes of Downton Abby have to do with twine candy canes? It is the amount of time it will take you to make this centerpiece! I don’t watch much TV except when I am cooking or crafting. And even then, it is not a lot. If you are like me, I just […]

Oreo Cookie Cake

According to the description on this pin, “If you serve this delectable treat as a birthday cake, you’ll be starting a tradition. One that’s going to be hard to break.” How can you resist a challenge like that? Well, I certainly couldn’t so on the menu for our Sunday dinner was this Oreo Cookie Cake. […]

FIVE FREE Christmas Chalkboard Printables

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens Brown paper packages tied up with strings These are a few of my favorite things   One of my newest favorite things is chalkboard printing.  I love the style, I love the smudges of chalk, I just love the whole look […]

Pecan Pie Cake

“Ok people, you’ve been warned! This cake will make a grown man drop to his knees, birds will sing, and your children will ask you to let them wash the dishes.”  This is what this pin that I pinned from “Sweet Jeanette” boasted.   I don’t know about you but anything that makes my children […]

Berries and Cream Fruit Salad

My hubby loves berries.  And I love creamy things.  It’s no wonder that I was immediately interested when I saw this recipe from Becoming Betty.  Four easy ingredients: Frozen berries, a tub of cool whip, a small package of Jello Cheesecake instant pudding and a large carton of vanilla yogurt. Before I go any further, […]

Mississippi Roast

Sundays are a good crockpot day for me.  I love finding a great recipe to cook in my crockpot, dumping the ingredients in the morning, smelling the aroma all day of a great meal that I know is to come and then enjoying it for Sunday dinner.  Sometimes I will take the lid off my […]

Fun Educational Christmas Activities For Children

School will be out soon and if you are like me, you are running around trying to finish last minute shopping, baking, cleaning and hopefully wrapping presents ahead of time. (ha ha)   What do you do with your darling children who are excited for Santa to come? How do you keep them from being […]