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Irish Soda Bread & Dubliner Cheese for St. Patrick’s Day

Irish Soda Bread is an easy quick bread to fill the bread basket with. It mixes up effortlessly and bakes up beautifully. We are creatures of habit in these here parts. Once I find a theme meal that works for us, we tend to stick to it. Buche de Noel on Christmas, finger foods for […]

Irish Stew & Other St Patrick’s Day Recipes

A classic Irish Stew is simple and flavorful. It comes together easily with meaty chunks of beef, potatoes, and carrots. And it brings ultimate comfort. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. […]

Tea Time Snacks for Kids of All Ages

Want to add a touch of whimsy to snacks? Looking to enjoy a little tea party with your peeps? Try a few of these tea time snacks for kids of all ages. Tea Time Snacks for Kids One of my few regrets from our trip to London is that we didn’t enjoy afternoon tea like we’ve read […]

5 Gifts You Still Have Time to Make

Do you like to give a homespun quality to your Christmas gifts? It’s not too late! Here are 5 great gifts you still have time to make. Do you know where the term “Christmas in July” came from? I may be wrong, but having worked in a craft store in my teen years, I’ve always […]

Remember the Good with Christmas Ornaments

Remember the good with Christmas ornaments! You may have to think about it a little, but your ornament collection can be a time capsule of God’s goodness. Many families have the tradition of building an ornament collection for their children, adding a piece each year, so that when adults, the children will have wonderful, memory-tinged […]

Cranberry Christmas Cookies

Cranberry Christmas Cookies, featured in the children’s book, Cranberry Christmas, are amazingly, surprisingly good. Tart and sweet, they’re packed with flavor.  This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for supporting this site! I may just […]

Christmas Planning Ideas

Christmas planning can help you to sift through your priorities, organize your to-do’s, and enjoy the holiday season a little more with family and friends. Check out these Christmas Planning Ideas to help you. It’s one thing for Walmart to decorate for Christmas in August. That’s lame, jumping the gun to make more money. But, […]

How to Deal with Mom Envy During the Holidays

The holiday season can be a wonderful time as long as we don’t let Mom Envy steal our joy. Consider these tips from Life as Mom contributor Prerna: We’ve all experienced it. That feeling you get when you visit a friend’s home during the holidays, sometimes, straight after you’ve both hung out at the park with […]