Archive for Holidays

December 18th, 2014

Peace, Love, Joy, and Chocolate Hot Cocoa Gift with Printable tags

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Christmas is just around the corner – here’s a great little gift to show how much you care by wishing that special someone Peace, Love, Joy, and Chocolate – that about covers it all right!  This little hot chocolate kit will add warmth and a touch of love – the instruction banner reads:  Love is Brewing!  Mix with 2 1/2 cups hot milk or water.  Stir, Sip, Relax, and know that you are LOVED!  Just what you need to make someone’s holiday!



If you’d rather, this cute little tag is also a simple addition to any holiday chocolate

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December 8th, 2014

Our Favorite DIY Gifts

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Since we are well into the season of giving – we thought we would revisit our top 10 favorite DIY gifts!  Each of these gifts are fast and easy – some with an easy-to-print tag included.  Pick one and share the love!



Thin Mint Cookie Bark is one of our most pinned recipes.  Why- because every loves the taste of Thin Mints and this bark has all the flavor and is 2-ingredients easy to make!



This Christmas Blessing Mix is a sweet way to share the meaning of the season.  Free printable gift tags and

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November 24th, 2014

Pumpkin Steamers

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Happy Thanksgiving Week.  We are so grateful to spend this time with wonderful family.  We hope that in the hustle and bustle of planning, cooking, and feasting this week, you find some time to relax, enjoy, and count your blessings.  This Pumpkin Steamer is a delicious way to spend a few minutes appreciating all that is good.


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Pumpkin Steamers


3 cups half and half
1/2 cup pumpkin puree (canned pumpkin)
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk
2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
2 teaspoons vanilla
whipped cream for serving
cinnamon and nutmeg for

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November 21st, 2014

10 Irresistible Holiday Pies



One of the best parts of Thanksgiving Dinner (other than the stuffing, mashed potatoes, and yams) is, of course PIE!  Here’s 10 of our favorites to sweeten your day!




Southern Pecan Pie from Country Living


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Triple Chocolate Cream Pie (Chocolate is always the first pie gone…)


Pumpkin Chess Pie with Praline Pecan Sauce

Pumpkin Chess Pie with Praline Pecan Sauce


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Salted Caramel Pie



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 Swedish Apple Pie



The Ultimate Caramel Apple Pie from Food Network


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Cherry Pie



Coconut Cream Pie by Southern Living


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Banana Cream Pie


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Peanut Butter Pie


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November 14th, 2014

Pumpkin Pie Bars

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Love pumpkin pie?  Your going to love these Pumpkin Pie Bars – all the same great flavor in an easy-to-make bar!  A simple oat crust is topped with the same great pumpkin pie filling and then topped off with brown sugar and pecans!   I saw these yummy bars at  Taste and Tell and knew they would be  perfect for holiday parties.


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Pumpkin Pie Bars


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter
Pumpkin Filling
  • 1 can (15 oz) pumpkin puree
  • 1 can (12 oz) evaporated
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Caramel Potatoes

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