November 27th, 2015

Pecan Pie Popcorn


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We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  Now that the “big feast” is over, enjoy the leftovers and spending fun time with family and friends!  This Pecan Pie Popcorn is a tasty treat for family movie night or for playing games around the kitchen table.

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Make up a big batch and pass it around for a hint of the holidays combined your popcorn!


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Pecan Pie Popcorn


7 cups popped popcorn
1/2 cup maple syrup
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 stick butter
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup shopped pecans


Preheat oven to 250 degrees.  

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November 23rd, 2015

12-Day Nativity Book Giveaway! {Ended}


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{NOTE:  This book giveaway has ended (congrats Meagan), but you can still order your own copy on Amazon.  Thanks to all who entered – we love your traditions!!}

Hopefully you have your Thanksgiving menu planned and ready to go!  Still looking for inspiration?  Be sure to check out our favorites Thanksgiving recipes here.

As we pause this week to celebrate and give thanks I am so excited to give one of you this wonderful new book by my friend, Marilee Woodfield!   Sometimes I battle the fact that my Christmas tree is already up and my closet

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November 19th, 2015

Sour Cream Dutch Apple Pie

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Since it is the season for Pie, I thought I’d share another favorite of my mom’s pie recipes.  This Sour Cream Dutch Apple Pie is a wonderful pie to add to your Holiday Dinners.   The sour cream gives it a rich creamy filling and the butter-brown sugar crumb topping makes it absolutely perfect!


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Seriously – this is love at first bite!  So what is your favorite holiday pie?  I’m not sure I could pick just one!



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Sour Cream Dutch Apple Pie


1 unbaked 9 inch pie crust
6 cups peeled

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November 10th, 2015

Thanksgiving Favorites

November 5th, 2015

Sweet Fire Sweet Potatoes


I love the flavors of fall, but sometimes it’s fun to spice things up a little!  These Sweet Fire Sweet Potatoes will liven up any meal.    A touch of jalapeno jelly adds just enough sweet mixed with a little heat to  add another layer of flavor to your usual sweet potato dish.


Sweet Fire Sweet Potatoes


2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 4- 4 1/2 cups)
1/3 cup jalapeno jelly
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
sea salt to taste
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped


Preheat oven to 450 F.

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Caramel Potatoes

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