Memories of Santa

I remember standing in line on the day after Thanksgiving to see Santa arrive at the local mall on a fire truck and then patiently (I’m sure) waiting to sit on his lap… Continue reading

25 Thanksgiving Side Dishes

As I’m starting to plan for Thanksgiving I can’t help but make a list of what side dishes to prepare this year. Can there really be too many side dishes in one meal?… Continue reading

Quick & Easy Ways to Decorate for the Holidays

Halloween: What you need: Three class bottles, orange spray paint, white spray paint, and yellow spray paint (you could also use crafting paint). Instructions: First spray the bottles with white paint. Let dry… Continue reading

Creating Traditions

Traditions are a great way to create lasting memories that will carry on in your family for years and years. Traditions are something that you and your family can expect every year, which… Continue reading

Bacon Wrapped Potato Appetizer

Do you want to find a quick, simple, delicious, and impressive appetizer to serve your guest this season? Try Bacon Wrapped Potatoes. This is a definite crowd pleaser. Ingredients: 8 bacon slices, cut… Continue reading

How to Survive the Holidays

Having friends and family over for the holidays brings fun, laughter, and lasting memories. However, it can also bring stress and unwanted frustrations to the already hectic holiday season. You have a lot… Continue reading

Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips

Who doesn’t love Halloween?  It is my favorite holiday of the year, but it doesn’t come without its pitfalls and issues.  As Halloween is just a few short weeks away, you who have… Continue reading

Tis’ the Season of Mashed Potatoes

One of my favorite things about fall is having so many opportunities to eat mashed potatoes, whether it’s mashed potato with turkey gravy for Thanksgiving or mashed potatoes prepared in potato patties for… Continue reading

How to Prepare for Fall-It’s Not Too Late

Photo by Lisa Hubbard In just a few weeks your home is going to change. In the summer your home is just the resting place after fun filled days in the sun. Summer… Continue reading

Bring on the Comfort Food

September and the start of what I like to call “the comfort food season” is upon us. One of my favorites is Chicken ala King. The first time I had this dish I… Continue reading