Best Advent Calendar for Non Crafty Moms

Thanks to Oriental Trading for the best advent countdown calendar. All opinions are my own.  I always have lofty ideas of creating a DIY Advent Calendar for the grandkids. It’s so much fun for them to open and receive small gifts as we countdown to Christmas Day. In reality, I’m not an overly crafty person […]

Best Christmas Games for Groups

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases at no extra cost to you. We love playing Christmas games when the entire family gets together during the holidays. We have so much fun. I’ve listed our favorite and Best Christmas Games for Groups. I’m even sharing my favorite game of all. Just keep reading. […]

Chocolate Cheesecake Brownies (Reindeer Themed)

Chocolate Cheesecake Brownies begin with a family-sized brownie mix. A cream cheese layer is added before baking. These brownies are topped with a simple chocolate frosting. Then the fun begins!  I’m thrilled when the grandkids want to come over and bake with me. Coming up with recipes they enjoy making is fun. These Chocolate Cheesecake […]

Secrets to Hosting A Stress-Free Holiday Meal

I will never forget the first big holiday meal I hosted. I was twenty-something and living 950 miles away from my mom. Thankfully, she was just a phone call away. Since then, I’ve learned a few secrets when it comes to hosting a stress-free holiday meal.  That long-ago holiday meal was full of surprises. It […]

Family Games Christmas Gift Guide

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases at no extra cost to you. These are my favorite family games!  If you need to buy a family gift – that’s a gift suitable for the entire family – Christmas games are the way to go. Well, they don’t have to be just for Christmas. […]

Cheapo Faux Snow Is The Best Fake Snow

When I’m decorating for Christmas events, I’m always in need of some faux snow. And I’ve never been too crazy about the imitation stuff found at craft stores. I finally found the best cheapo faux snow ever!  Best Cheapo Faux Snow So, let me introduce you to the best cheapo faux snow in the world. […]

Best DIY Holiday Ideas From Top Bloggers

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. That means it’s time for the Holiday Ideas Blog Hop! This is our 5th year and we are having so much fun sharing our best DIY Holiday ideas.  This is a 4-week event featuring 50+ bloggers sharing Christmas recipes, ideas, games and so much more. Make sure […]

Sharpie Crafts That Are Easy And Fun

Sharpie Crafts are easy and fun to make. Let your imagination be your guide when it comes to creating a one-of-a-kind mug or other craft. I’m much better at cooking than crafting, but even I can personalize a mug.  Who doesn’t love a good Sharpie? They’re fantastic markers, with one-of-a-kind strength and versatility. But have […]

Spanish Sausage Sweet Potato Stew

Spanish Sausage Sweet Potato Stew is full of vegetables and just the right amount of spiciness.  There’s nothing better on a cold winter night than a bowl of hearty stew. Add cornbread and I’m one happy camper.  Seriously, I can eat soup or stew just about every night when it’s cold. And this stew has […]

Easy Brunswick Stew with Pulled Chicken and Pork

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Curly’s®. The opinions and text are all mine. Easy Brunswick Stew is perfect for a game day or any day. Curly’s® Pulled Chicken, Curly’s Pulled Pork and vegetables are added to a tomato-based broth and seasonings. This stew is the real MVP! Brunswick Stew […]