Category: Holiday

Over 100 Spooky Delicious Halloween Recipes

One of the most fun holidays come with a crazy variety of fun snacks, too. Not just candy, but everything from drinks to desserts, to snacks to main dishes.  Check out this list of 100 spooky delicious Halloween recipes to make this year. Candy Spiders  | Nest Full of New […] Read more…

DIY Old Fashioned Cornbread Mix Recipe

Corn Bread Mix

Although in Atlanta now, I moved here from New Orleans. Most of my family still lives there. While known for its fabulous food, some of the absolute best is the simplest.  One of my favorites is red beans and rice.  In Louisiana, if it’s Monday, it’s red beans and rice […] Read more…

Gluten-Free Sugar Cookie Chex Party Mix

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Chex®. The opinions and text are all mine. We have a variety of get-togethers at my office that begin in November!  There’s a breakfast, a department lunch, a girls group that meets for coffee, appetizers after work with the suite […] Read more…

Chai Snickerdoodle Cookies

Chai Snickerdoodles

I still remember the first time I tried Chai tea. My daughter, a tea fanatic, had a chai tea latte from our local coffee shop and insisted that I taste it. She promised that is was nothing like regular hot tea and that I’d love it. I was skeptical, but […] Read more…

88 Fall Pumpkin Ideas

Fall’s hallmarks are here: kids are back in school, cooler weather has arrived in most places, and all things pumpkin have returned to stores. From actual pumpkins to pumpkin-spice dog treats, pumpkin rules the season. Your Pumpkin Obsession Explained (sort of…) Pumpkin is one of the most popular crops in […] Read more…

50 Healthy Thanksgiving Cooking Tips and Tricks

Thanksgiving Cooking Tips

Thanksgiving is notoriously known as the day for overindulgence of unhealthy foods. Here are 50 tips for making popular recipes healthier and how not to overeat during this time. 50 Healthy Thanksgiving Cooking Tips and Tricks Save the water from boiling your potatoes. Use it instead of cream and butter to […] Read more…

Easy Ideas for Valentine’s Day Gifts – 18 DIY Roses

Don’t we all love roses for Valentine’s Day? Not just getting them, either. I really love giving flowers for most anything. The main thing that stops me, though, is the cost. This year, I’ve been on a mission to find some new ways to create beautiful flowers that don’t break […] Read more…

Easy Baking Substitutions

  As the busy baking season approaches, most of us a bound to run short of something or other. Here are some of the most successful baking substitutions for a bakers’ dozen of popular ingredients. Baking Powder: Combine 2 parts cream of tartar to 1 part baking soda Brown Sugar: For each cup […] Read more…

8 Tips for Amazing Holiday Cookies

8 tips for holiday cookies

Shortbread for Santa, Hanukkah sweets, New Year’s treats—whatever traditions you hold dear, cookies are key at holiday time. With these few simple pointers on measuring, mixing (not too much!), size, and more, you can make this the year for mastering the art of cookie baking. Read on for eight essential […] Read more…

Surprise and Delight with a Gift Basket from Sprouts #PassTheJoy #Giveaway

#PasstheJoy with Sprouts Farmers Market

(Disclosure: I have been compensated for this post by Sprouts, but all opinions and selections are my own.) I was so happy when Sprouts opened closer to my home. My sister has bragged about her Sprouts store for years and I was always jealous. I wanted to buy fresh, beautiful […] Read more…

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