Peppermint Oreo Truffles

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Ingredients: 1 package (about 15 ounces) of Oreo Sandwich Cookies 16 ounces Cream Cheese (2 packages) 1 teaspoon Peppermint Extract Vanilla Baking Chips Crushed Candy Canes or Peppermint Candy In a large bowl, crush the Oreo cookies. If you don’t have a kitchen tool to crush them with you can stick them in ... Continue Reading...


Christmas Cornflake Wreath Cookies

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These Cornflake Wreath Cookies are a family favorite around here and I love to use them for cookie exchanges and cookie trays as well because they keep so nicely and they add a lovely touch to a platter of cookies. They are also quite affordable to make, and you can double the recipe to stretch them even father. Even just ... Continue Reading...


White Gumdrop Fudge Recipe

White Gumdrop Fudge Recipe

The season of sweets is upon us, so why not head to the kitchen and cook up something tasty? Take a peek at this oh so yummy recipe for white gumdrop fudge, perfect for serving to your holiday guests. You can make your own using just a few common ingredients, and the end result is colorful, chewy fudge perfect for sharing. ... Continue Reading...


Eggnog Cookie Recipe + Eggnog Frosting Recipe

Eggnog Cookies

Attention Eggnog fans! If you love eggnog, then you will flip over this wonderful eggnog cookie recipe! This eggnog cookie recipe is so easy to whip up, and so yummy when served with milk on a cold winter day! Eggnog cookies will also work perfectly for any Christmas cookie exchanges or parties. They not only look lovely, ... Continue Reading...


FROZEN Themed Cookies: Snowball Cookies

Snowball Cookie Recipe

If you are looking to add any FROZEN charm to your holidays, check out these FROZEN Themed Cookies: Snowball Cookies! Ok, actually they are Russian Tea Cookies but my kids have always called them Snowball Cookies, and they are not only easy to make, but delicious! As you can imagine, they would also fit in perfectly with ... Continue Reading...


Instant Russian Tea Mix Recipe (*Great Gift Idea!)

Russian Tea Mix

When I was a kid, my mom used to make this wonderful instant Russian Tea Mix recipe and it was such a treat, especially on those cold mornings! I love the smell of it, and I also love the extra lemony zing that it has. I make it for my kids now and find that it's a great mix to have around because not only do they love it, ... Continue Reading...


Football Ice Cream Sandwiches

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It is that time of year: food, fun and football! If you are looking for a fun and VERY EASY treat to serve at your next get together, try these fun Football Ice Cream Sandwiches! 1 box of 12 ct. ice cream sandwiches, any brand 24 popsicle sticks white frosting small sandwich baggie kitchen scissors Directions ... Continue Reading...


Garlic Green Beans & Andouille Sausage Recipe

Garlic Green Beans & Andouille Sausage Recipe

If you are looking or some great Thanksgiving side dish ideas, here is one of my favorites! It is quick and easy and best of all -- delicious! One of the things that I love the most about this recipe is that while it is easy to prepare, it presents as an almost gourmet dish and looks so lovely on a talbe. My kids love ... Continue Reading...


20 Yummy Winter Drink Recipes

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I think that everyone appreciates a warm drink on a cold day! What's not to love about one of these 20 Yummy Winter Drink Recipes?  Everyone loves a little hot cocoa, a mixed eggnog drink or perhaps a bit of cider. Enjoying some great easy to make drinks that are more than just the packet you grew up drinking is special. ... Continue Reading...


Thanksgiving Cornucopia Snack Mix

Thanksgiving Cornucopia Snack Mix

One Thanksgiving, when I was a kid, my wonderfully creative Aunt set a beautiful Thanksgiving Day table and at each of our place settings she made a Thanksgiving Cornucopia Snack Mix similar to this. I was small, so I don't remember exactly what was in it, but in my little mind, it was magical. It added so much festivity to ... Continue Reading...


23 Easy Winter Soup Recipes Round Up

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With cold temperatures arriving, you will want to make sure to check out my round up of 23 Easy Winter Soup Recipes. Not only are they easy to make, they are hearty and packed full of flavor. This list includes chowders, soups, stews and even chili. There is something for vegetarians, meat lovers and of course a few Weight ... Continue Reading...


Copycat Recipe! Wendy’s Chili Recipe

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Nothing beats a warm bowl of chili on a cold day. If you have ever had Wendy's Chili, then you know how delicious is it. I love the taste, but I always prefer homemade, so I have perfected this copycat Wendy's chili recipe that is both delicious and EASY to make. This would be the perfect chili for a tailgate party or ... Continue Reading...


Easy Pilgrim Hat Cookies Recipe

Pilgrim Hat Cookies

This is a really fun recipe to make, especially with Thanksgiving right around the corner! My kids LOVE to help with these kinds of food projects, and these Pilgrim Hat Cookies are a great one for little hands. If you are brave, you would even make this in a classroom setting as part of a Thanksgiving feast, and they would ... Continue Reading...


Tailgate Snack Idea! Football Pretzel Sticks

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Here is a really fun and easy idea for your next football get together or tailgate party! My kids love to help me make these and they also add such a fun look to your football party decor! Football Pretzel Sticks ­ 1 12 oz. package of pretzel rods, any brand 12 oz. Wilton chocolate candy melts (you could also use ... Continue Reading...


Halloween Lunch Ideas for Kids

Halloween Lunch

I love (love!) to make fun lunches for my kids. Here is one that I made for my kids today and I wanted to share now, in case it would inspire you for a fun idea for tomorrow which is Halloween! I think, like most moms, I want to be creative, but I am short on the time to do too much. This lunch was SO easy ... I drew a ... Continue Reading...