Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce & Cream Cheese

Enjoy Gingerbread with lemon sauce and cream cheese. While the cake bakes, mix up the tasty toppings for a traditional dessert that can’t be beat. Christmas is one of those occasions when you bust out some of your favorite traditional recipes. You know the ones, the ones that bring back special memories, the ones that […]

5 Ways to Save Time in the Kitchen This Holiday Season

Think you have no time to cook this holiday season? Think again. Consider these five tips to help you save time at the holidays and be more efficient in your kitchen. Come the holiday season, your days are pretty full. Gone are the lazy days of summer when we can go wherever the wind blows […]

Mint Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Enjoy melt-in-your-mouth deliciousness with these Chocolate Minty Melts, mint chocolate crinkle cookies topped with chocolate kisses that melt into little knobs of chocolate. Are you looking for a cookie that’s simple, deliciously addictive, and a little bit different than what’s typically on the Christmas cookie plate? Then it’s time you baked up a batch of […]

How to Make 12 Different Christmas Cookies Without Going Insane

Want to serve several different Christmas Cookies this year? No problem. Here are some tips for you to blitz through the process and keep your sanity. Don’t you love the tradition of Christmas Cookies? There are so many memories attached to cookies. Whether it’s a memory of baking them with your gramma or mom or […]

Freezer Cooking at the Holidays

Whether you’re preparing part or all of a holiday meal, baking bulk batches of cookies, or simply putting up some easy dinners, freezer cooking at the holidays can help you enjoy the season more and save time and money. Orange Cinnamon Rolls It’s a known fact that freezer meals can help you in your day-to-day. […]

Free Printable Gift Coupons for an Easy Last-Minute Gift

Are you looking for a last minute gift or some little extra to slip into a stocking? Grab these free printable gift coupons for a fun, creative gift. Okay, yeah. You forgot somebody. Or the shipping company lost your order. Or you just don’t have the cash today to do things up big. Whatever it […]

Clutter-free Stocking Stuffers for Christmas

Tired of giving gifts that become clutter six months later? Yeah, me, too. I’m on a mission to have clutter-free stocking stuffers for Christmas. This post contains affiliate links which provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to Amazon and other affiliate sites. Stocking stuffers are one of the highlights of our […]

What’s Important This Week?

This post was originally written on December 21, 2008, just days after my mother-in-law lost her battle with cancer. I learned so much that year. I hope that these words encourage you this week as you figure out where to put your efforts and priorities. Just a few days left. December 25th looms on the […]