Category: Holiday

Pumpkin Gingerbread #PumpkinFest

Pumpkin Gingerbread #PumpkinFest

Why does pumpkin seem to make everything better? I’m in love with gingerbread, but Pumpkin Gingerbread? Holy cow!  And this one adds crystallized ginger as a bonus boost of flavor.  Both ginger and pumpkin are really good for you, so […] Read more…

Coconut Pumpkin Bread #PumpkinFest

Coconut Pumpkin Bread

  Nothing screams Autumn more than pumpkin, but what do pumpkin and coconut scream when they get together?  The combination of these two amazing flavors result in cool twist on pumpkin bread – and the secret ingredient – pudding mix- helps […] Read more…

Chunky Apple Pumpkin Bread #PumpkinFest

Apple Pumpkin Bread Recipe

I could probably eat pumpkin bread every single day. I wish we weren’t so hung up on only having it in the fall. What’s that about? This yummy twist on pumpkin bread is amazing! Apples are a delicious companion to […] Read more…

24 Creative & Crafty Pumpkin Projects You Can Make Today #PumpkinFest

Who knew a pumpkin was so versatile and decorative?! #PumpkinFest continues with this roundup of some cute DIY pumpkins! Fabric Pumpkins Ticking Stripe and Drop Cloth Pumpkins Chenille Dot Pumpkins Velvet Pumpkins Felt Pumpkins… Read more…

Homemade Chocolate-Dipped Caramel Apples

Super easy caramel apples dipped in chocolate with decorations. Can be modified for any holiday or event!

I get a TON of catalogs.  Don’t get me wrong – I love catalogs. But I get a ton. There are a couple of fancy pants food catalogs that offer me the opportunity to order tiny cookies or popcorn or […] Read more…

Thinking About a Magical Disney Cruise for the Holidays?

This post contains affiliate links. Did you know there are 5,390 pillows on board both #DisneyMagic & #DisneyWonder?  That’s enough to make me want to jump in and relax during the holidays! With all the hustle and bustle of the […] Read more…

Healthy Waldorf Salad-Spring Forward with Liberte #YogurtPerfection #Giveaway

Discover #Yogurt Perfection with the decadent new flavors from Liberté® Méditerranée at Publix! I received samples of this for free, but the opinions are my own. Make sure to enter the CASH giveaway at the bottom so you can try […] Read more…

Stay Where You Want – STASH Your Reward Points! #NOLASTASH

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links for Stash. All opinions are my own. New Orleans is a vibrant melting pot of cultures that always inspires indulgence. New Orleans is where you go to eat, drink, listen to jazz, enjoy a parade, and […] Read more…

8 Easy Appetizers for Your Thanksgiving Gathering

When it comes to the biggest, most hyped meal of the year, ease your way into the overindulgence with pre-dinner nibbles that will ignite palates without ruining appetites. Serve one or two of these stylish, seasonal hors d’oeuvres, and you […] Read more…

An Adventure in Hot Chocolate

hot chocolate

Well, the fall and winter will be here before you know it, as are many days (and nights) of cold, rain, snow, ice and wind.  Thanks to a trunk load of firewood we got this weekend – courtesy of my […] Read more…

Last Minute Halloween Treats for the Class + A BONUS Recipe for You! #PumpkinFest

Mandarin Oranges Halloween Treats

Costumes?  Check. Candy?  Check. Creepy decorations?  Check. Creamy Tacos?  Check. (BONUS! Our traditional Halloween dinner – see recipe at the end of this post.) Dang.  There was one more “C” on my list…  Oh my gosh!  Classroom treats! Having a […] Read more…

Halloween Ghost Truffles #EasyRecipe

Today is Saturday, and I’m having coffee and really thinking hard about all the stuff I need to get done today. You know, all the usual things…laundry, change the sheets, clean the bathrooms, mop the kitchen floor, things like that. […] Read more…

Easy 2-Ingredient Pumpkin Cake with Apple Cider Glaze #PumpkinFest

2 ingredient pumpkin cake

Pumpkin-palooza is on! I don’t know who originally came up with this idea, but they’re brilliant!  It’s fast, easy and amazingly moist and delicious.  I always have to be sure I’m not the only one here when I make it […] Read more…

Candy Spiders That Will March Right Through Your Halloween Party!

When I was a kid, I was in Campfire Girls.  We didn’t have Girl Scouts in South Texas and it didn’t matter. Campfire Girls rocked! We sold candy instead of cookies. I still remember the Blue Bird Wish Song… Seek […] Read more…

Know Your NOLA Cuisine

I can’t wait for football season! Especially when my beloved Louisiana State University Tigers come here to Georgia to play the mighty University of Georgia Bulldogs. Our daughter goes to UGA, but proudly sports her purple and gold when the Tigers […] Read more…

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