Peppermint Buttons Are Pretty and Festive

Thanks to Dixie Crystals for sponsoring this post, Peppermint Buttons. All opinions are my own.  Today is all about potlucks! Peppermint Buttons for a potluck? Yes! Whenever we have Christmas parties at our church, we encourage everyone to bring their favorite party food. I usually take several because I can never just take one item […]

Southern Tea Cakes are Easy and Delicious

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tetley® Tea. The opinions and text are all mine. I’m smitten with family history, and I love recipes and traditions that have been passed from one generation to the next. I get especially excited about the stories that go right alongside the recipe or […]

No-Fail Easter Shortbread Cookies

Do you have that one go-to cookie recipe that you know will never fail? I can always depend on my no-fail 4-ingredient shortbread cookie recipe.  Not only do these cookies melt in your mouth, but they are a breeze to make.  You may want to double the recipe for my No-Fail Easter Shortbread Cookies because […]

Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

What’s your favorite holiday cookie?  Mine just so happens to be Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies.  I’ve been making these for years and my family and friends love them, too. When I joined up with some blogger friends for the Baking NOW tour, I knew immediately that Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies would be the recipe I would […]

Polar Express Train Ride

I had a blast with the family this past weekend in the picturesque town of Bryson City, North Carolina.  The main event was the Polar Express Train Ride on the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad with the grand kids.  It was a perfectly wintry night for a trip to see Santa at the North Pole! We […]

Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

This post, Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies, is sponsored by I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. All opinions are my own. You’ve just got to try my Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies!  One bite and you’ll be hooked for life!  I dare say that these are my favorite cookies of all time.  But before we rush into the easy […]

Hit or Miss – Lemon Coolers

When I saw the recipe for lemon coolers on Pinterest, I took a stroll down memory lane!  Lemon Coolers were my very favorite cookies when I was a teen in the 70’s, so I instantly knew I had to try the homemade version. That reminds me of a story!  A few days ago I was […]

Hit or Miss – Candy Coated Oreos

My blogger friend, Cindy, over at Little Miss Celebration, always has the coolest things on her blog!  Last week she shared her Groovy Candy Coated Oreos and I fell in love with her beautiful pictures as I took a step back in time and remembered when we used to say groovy and far out, man! […]

Rebekah’s Cookies and Cream Fudge

My daughter, Rebekah, is a very good cook and a wonderful mom to my four precious grandsons.  A few years ago she decided to make and sell fudge for the holiday season.  She got busy in her kitchen and promptly created several original fudge recipes and she was in business.   After giving birth to […]

How to Make Miracle Peanut Butter Cookies

I can recite the recipe AND bake these Miracle Peanut Butter Cookies in my sleep. Undoubtedly, I can also post this recipe in my sleep because it’s 4:00 am. I woke up at 3:00 am with this recipe swirling around in my head! It’s the only peanut butter cookie that I ever bake. I love […]