Tag Archives: Christmas

Sugar & Spice and Everything Nice

Recipes coming right up…but first let’s see how we rang in 2011 with a BANG! It was definitely a black high heel night! Have you ever had a JuicyFruit shot?  Smells just like the gum! It was a wonderful New … Continue reading

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Christmas Recap Part II

Fa la la la la, la la la la! Are you sick of Christmas carols yet? We played some fun games on Christmas Eve with our family.  We sang the 12 days of Christmas, played Christmas carols with bells (that … Continue reading

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Christmas Recap Part I

What a wonderful white Christmas we had at home.  Truly a down home country Christmas filled with family, fun and food. Lotsa good food! A few pics above from my parents house.  It’s like a cabin in the woods 🙂  … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to the King!

Merry Christmas! I wish your holiday to be merry and bright! Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends. 🙂 Yep, that’s my Journey with her nose in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Eve Jesus!

I love Christmas Eve!  Because it is the day that the whole side of my mom’s family gathers at my parents house for a big celebration!  A warm comforting meal, an array of sweet desserts, a pile of bingo gifts … Continue reading

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Chocolate Mint Bliss

Ok.  I know what you may be thinking.  More mint.  Another post on something minty from Amy. Why yes it is!  Mint is a flavor of the season.  Smoothe, creamy, minty enjoyment between two salty pretzel rounds, covered in dark … Continue reading

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Plethora of Party Pretzels and Chocolate JENGA (Turtle Pretzel Bites & Mint Discs)

All my party people pretzels!!!    Where my party people at? We had a wonderful party on Sunday with lots of friends, fun and festive yummy food! Pretzel rods, coated in chocolate and decorated however you want.  So easy to make … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice and Bah Humbug!

Sunday was our big holiday party hosted by moi and the mister.  And these strikingly brilliant red cupcakes made it on to my holiday party menu.  I just used a box of red velvet cake mix and swirled on the … Continue reading

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Cookie Exchange Part III

Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without some cookies.  Whether it’s a midnight snack for Santa or a sweet delight shared between friends and family, everyone loves cookies! A cookie exchange is a way to taste and receive a variety of … Continue reading

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Christmas Tour of Homes

Today over at Kelly’s Korner she is showcasing Christmas Tour of Homes and I wanted to join in! I love when Christmas decorations are up!  Especially sparkly white lights on the tree and mantle! I love this time of year when my … Continue reading

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Handmade Vintage Holiday Cards

Vintage Christmas Cards that I made! Recently my Mom and I took a vintage card making class at Archiver’s.  For those of you not familiar with Archiver’s, it is a large scrapbooking store.  This was my Mom’s first class to … Continue reading

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Peppermint Oreo Balls

A great flavor combination this holiday season are the flavors of Oreo’s and peppermint! Christmas candy is a tradition in many households and the Christmas candy ball made with Oreo cookies and cream cheese is a new favorite of mine to … Continue reading

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~Santa Salsa HoHoHo~

Santa Salsa.  Sounds intriguing doesn’t it!? I’ve made homemade salsa several times before, but never with tomatillos.  Tomatillos are small, green and covered with a paper like husk.  And they are sticky.  This salsa recipe really is pretty easy.  Especially … Continue reading

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Eggnog Extravaganza

Does anyone enjoy eggnog as much as I do?  Truthfully I’ve never had “real” eggnog with eggs and rum.  But since I don’t really have a taste for rum, not sure I’d even like it. But I do like all … Continue reading

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Crafty carpets

Is there such a thing as crafty carpets?  I don’t believe so.  My day started off with taking the puppies for a walk.  I knew this was going to be the last morning all week that I could do that.  … Continue reading

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…it’s beginning to look alot like C H R I S T M A S!

It’s beginning to look alot like Christmas, ev’ry where you go…including my home!  Yes friends, I committed the crime.  I decorated before the Thanksgiving holiday.  And I do it every year.  I guess because the thought of it overwhelms me and I … Continue reading

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