Double Chocolate Magic Bars to Make Your Day

Know what’s better than those Magic Bars with the coconut and chocolate? Making Double Chocolate Magic Bars with chocolate cookie crumbs! I love Magic Bars. When I was pregnant with FishChick10, I ate half a pan all by myself — in one sitting. Needless to say, I wasn’t feeling too well that afternoon when I […]

Maple Spiced Pepitas for Munching and Crunching

Whip up a batch of these maple spiced pepitas to serve at your next get-together. They make a great addition to the appetizer table or the salad bowl. Pear and Blue Cheese Salad with Maple Spiced Pepitas Years ago my mother-in-law served us these chipotle spiced almonds that were out of this world. I think I […]

Make-Ahead and Freeze Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Put your feet up this Thanksgiving with this Make-Ahead and Freeze Thanksgiving Side Dishes freezer cooking plan. Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away! After years of doing all the cooking, I was so thrilled to go to start heading to my in-laws’ house every year for Thanksgiving. They have a lovely, spacious home with lots of […]

Give a S’mores Kit as a Fun Gift

Put together this easy S’mores Kit complete with instructions on how to make s’mores indoors.

Nanna’s Toffee Dream Pie – A Must-Make

This recipe is a family heirloom; my mom has been making Toffee Dream since 1967. It’s the dessert worth fighting for. My mom found this recipe in one of my Gramma John’s cookbooks in 1967. It has been a family favorite for over 40 years now. Someone in our family is for sure making it on […]

Make the Holiday Special with Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

Make your young guests feel special by planning some Thanksgiving activities for kids. Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays if not the one at the top of the list. There’s plenty of good food, a chance to catch up with folks you haven’t seen in awhile, and — for kids — there’s loads of […]

Pretzel Berry Dessert

A favorite on our holiday table is this Pretzel Berry Dessert. Luscious berries and berry-flavored gelatin top a layer of cream cheese nestled over a pretzel crust. Pretzel Berry Dessert is a traditional holiday treat that you’ve probably seen at potlucks and get-togethers. In some parts it’s called Strawberry Pretzel Salad. It’s called a salad […]

Thanksgiving Planning Tips & Printables

Want to get a little more organized for Thanksgiving? Check out these Thanksgiving planning tips and printables? They’ll help you craft the holiday YOU want. Thanksgiving is not to far away! It’s one of our family’s favorite holidays and officially the start of the holiday season for us. This year, to help me get in […]