Christmas food

How to Make a Christmas Shortbread Star Wreath

Baking and decorating cookies is a Christmas tradition that we definitely follow and enjoy every year, regardless of age! We just look forward to baking together, all 3 generations. And when cookies are involved, it is so easy to get… Continue Reading →

Plan and Prepare a Red and Green Meal

We have been doing an activity Advent calendar for many years, and even though my girls are now 11 and 13, they still love this annual tradition. To keep this mama sane, most of the activities are super-easy, no-prep things,… Continue Reading →

Reindeer Ice Cream Sundaes

We kicked off our December fun with a cute and tasty dessert – Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer ice cream sundaes. I love any excuse to eat ice cream, even when it’s cold outside! How to make:┬áReindeer Ice Cream Sundaes This… Continue Reading →

Crescent Roll Christmas Tree Treats

You can’t have the holidays without a few baked treats in the mix. We’re making fun and festive Crescent Roll Christmas Trees for a delicious dessert. These are a perfect treat to make as you decorate your Christmas tree or… Continue Reading →

Gingerbread Granola

I like to have a few easy and festive meal ideas up my sleeve for the month of December – something to make an ordinary breakfast, lunch, or dinner a little special. We might make gingerbread boy and girl pizzas,… Continue Reading →

Christmas Pancakes: Santa and Rudolph

Whenever Saturday morning rolls around, I always have an urge to slow down, watch cartoons and eat a sweet breakfast of pancakes, waffles, or french toast! I have fond memories of Saturday morning pancakes, (my parents made pancakes for us… Continue Reading →

Cookie Dough Log Rolls

WEEK OF TREATS – DAY 2 I’m giving a few of these Cookie Dough Log Rolls to neighbors as gifts this Holiday. You can give yummy homemade cookies, but don’t have to bake them right away. They’re a perfect treat… Continue Reading →

Homemade Chocolate Fudge is Worth the Work

WEEK OF TREATS – DAY 1 This week I’ll be posting yummy treats to make during the Holiday Season. They’re a great “make and take” for family and friends or to keep for your own sweet tooth. So take notes,… Continue Reading →

What’s On Your Holiday Menu?

Some years we go big with the food for Christmas and some years we are still too burnt out from the last holiday meal at Thanksgiving. This year for Christmas Eve, my Mom is having a “fun food buffet” for… Continue Reading →

Do You Like Nuts in Your Fudge?

Today post is brought to you by Karen, my Mom. As I have already posted, she makes great Christmasy treats. Check out the Lollipops and the Bread Dough Wreaths we used to make with her as kids. I’m excited for… Continue Reading →

Fruity Christmas Garland

I am bringing a classic Christmas decoration back, Fruit Loop Christmas Garland. The kids love to make these and surprisingly, their attention stayed until the end. You need a box of Fruit Loop Cereal, yarn – any color, tape, scissors,… Continue Reading →

Christmas Lollipops

I love to make suckers, or lollipops as some say. This is another fun treat that I would beg my Mom to help me make for friends for the Christmas season. My Mom has a lot of treats up her… Continue Reading →

Peppermint Whip Cream Magic

This stuff is really magic. Mostly because it is gone is seconds as your guests will pile huge dollops into their hot cocoa. My sweet sister-in-law, Jeanne, first introduced this to me years ago and I have been making it… Continue Reading →

Baking a Christmas Wreath

These treats were one of my favorite to make around Christmastime. I used to make these with my mother when I was growing up. They would be the special treat I got to give to my friends a Christmas. They… Continue Reading →

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