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Peanut Butter and Chocolate Wreath Cookies

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Wreath Cookies

These Peanut Butter and Chocolate Wreath Cookies are so festive and very simple to make. Using ready-made peanut butter cookie dough is what makes these holiday cookies so easy. There are so many great ready-made refrigerator cookie doughs available these days. Just choose your favorite one! Peanut Butter and Chocolate Wreath Cookies Ingredients: refrigerator peanut… Continue Reading…

Zing Air Storm Firetek Bow is one of this year’s top toys!

Zing Air Storm Firetek Bow Review

I am sometimes at a loss on what to get for the older kids. For me, it is always simpler to shop for holiday gifts for the little ones. I was so excited when we received the Zing Air Storm Firetek Bow to review. It’s a hot new toy that made the Walmart Chosen by Kids Top… Continue Reading…

How to Survive Your Holiday Party Cleanup

How to Survive Your Holiday Party Cleanup

Earlier this month, I shared some holiday hostess gift ideas and tips for easy holiday entertaining. Now I want to talk about how to survive your holiday party cleanup. Nobody, including me, wants to spend hours cleaning up after a holiday party. Especially, since you have already spent hours preparing your home for holiday guests. I have… Continue Reading…

Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe #FBCookieSwap

Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

I am addicted to peppermint! Thus, making this one of my favorite times of the year. I always have some of those hard peppermint candies in my purse, which reminds me of my grandma. She always carried them in her purse too. Just how much do I love peppermint? I’ll never forget when Andes first… Continue Reading…

Give yourself a mini ‘me’ moment!

Give yourself a mini me moment!

These last two weeks have been INSANE. I have worked more in December than I have the last 3 months combined. Add to that holiday shopping, gift wrapping, and party planning. I have a feeling A LOT of you can totally relate to this. I am so looking forward to wrapping things up this week… Continue Reading…

Holiday S’mores Kit | DIY Gift Idea

Homemade Gift Idea:: Holiday S'mores Kit

Don’t you just love receiving homemade holiday gifts? It’s even more fun to give a homemade gift, than it is to receive one. I’m pretty certain that my neighbors look forward to getting a tin filled of Christmas cookies each December. I have a fun diy gift idea for you that is sure to be… Continue Reading…

Resolve to Go Beyond ‘Basic’ Family Travel and Win! #AlamoDriveHappy

Alamo Drive Happy Family Travel Resolution - Unplug from Technology for 24 Hours #AlamoDriveHappy

Can you believe it’s already time to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions? This year I want my family’s travels to be a part of my resolution making. I want us to go beyond ‘basic’ family travel. After all, so many of our most cherished memories have been made during family vacations. I really want… Continue Reading…

Things for High School Students and Parents to Consider

Graduationg from High School - Things for High School Students and Parents to Consider

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Jostens for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. With two of my grandchildren graduating from high school last year and two currently in high school, graduation and post-graduation plans have been hot topics around here. As an active grandparent and having raised 4 children… Continue Reading…

Christmas Pretzel Wreath

Christmas Pretzel Wreath

Do you love holiday gift giving as much as I do? If so, I have something I think you’ll enjoy! I love no bake holiday treats, like this adorable Christmas Pretzel Wreath. If you like making homemade Christmas gifts, these festive wreaths are sure to go over big with your friends and family. Christmas Pretzel… Continue Reading…

Salted Caramel Chip Cookies

Salted Caramel Chip Cookies

This post is sponsored by Nestle Toll House, but my love for DelightFulls filled morsels is genuine. Is your holiday baking list growing longer by the minute? I have another cookie recipe to add to your list. These Salted Caramel Chip Cookies are so decadent and simple to make. I just love the combination of… Continue Reading…

Tips for Easy Holiday Entertaining

Easy Holiday Entertaining

Ho Ho Ho! The time to host holiday parties and gatherings is upon us. The thought of that can be both exciting and frightening! It’s so nice to spread a little holiday cheer to friends, family, and co-workers. But then there’s the planning, the prep, the cooking, and the cleanup. What if holiday entertaining could… Continue Reading…

Win a Pet Lovers Holiday Gift Basket from The Lakeside Collection!

Pet Lovers Holiday Gift Basket from The Lakeside Collection

Gift baskets are always such a wonderful holiday gift, and our friends at The Lakeside Collection have some fantastic holiday gift baskets to choose from. They have many fun themed baskets to choose from – something for everyone on your holiday shopping list. Cooking Up Something Special, The Outdoorsy Couple, The Fascinating Fashionista, The Loveable… Continue Reading…