25 Amazing Christmas Cookies to Make Now

25 Amazing Christmas Cookies to Make Now

Everyone in the house LOVES cookies. In fact, it is one of our favorite parts. They know we will be making cookies and lots of them. In my post talking about 12 Christmas Traditions, I mentioned baking cookies with your children. So here are 25 Amazing Christmas Cookies to Make Now!25 Amazing Christmas Cookies to Make Now

The great debate Cookies or Candy

For my husband, it will ALWAYS be cookies, but I want both. I need my mom’s maple fudge and grandma’s maple candy.  Our kids are either well trained or just keep the…

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12 Divine Christmas Candies to Devour

12 Divine Christmas Cookies to Devour

After writing the post about 25 Amazing Christmas Cookies, I knew I needed to write one about my favorite part of Christmas- the candy. Honestly, if we didn’t make cookies, I would be completely fine with it. As for candy, that is a personal need. Since I NEED Christmas candy like my husband NEEDS Christmas cookies, I guess I better make both. Here are 12 Divine Christmas Candies to Devour.12 Divine Christmas Candies to Devour

Just buy them instead of making them

In my post about 12 Christmas Traditions to Start Today, I…

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10 Way to Create a Thanksgiving Feast on a Budget

Are you worried that Thanksgiving is going to blow your budget. How about creating a Thanksgiving Feast on a Budget?

Maybe you’ve always wanted to host Thanksgiving but were concerned about the cost of feeding on of the largest meals of the year to a small army. The holidays and excess seem to go hand in hand. While many are struggling every day, a great Thanksgiving Feast can be created with a limited budget.

Are you worried that Thanksgiving is going to blow your budget. How about creating a Thanksgiving Feast on a Budget?

      1. Get started early. According to experts,…

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Planning the Perfect Summer Party

Planning the Perfect Summer Party

Planning the Perfect Summer Party can be a lot of work, but a fun way to bring people together. Whether neighbors, work for colleagues, or family – a party in the summer is the ideal way to do it. It’s the casual atmosphere, the games you play, and the food you eat, which will bring you all together and create amazing happy memories.

With all the different diets out there that everyone is on these days, it’s so hard to know what to serve. But this summer party menu is sure to please anyone who comes, and it’ll be easy…

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17 Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

17 Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

The Thanksgiving meal is eaten in 2 parts with our family. There is the main meal, and it is usually eaten again for dinner.

By the time everyone is finished, there isn’t much left. What is left is usually turned into some really amazing meals.

I was on the lookout for how to use our family leftovers and thought I would share with you 17 Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas to go along with my 10 Thanksgiving Side Dishes Worth Sharing.

17 Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

Always make extras

The first step to having leftovers is to always make…

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10 Thanksgiving Side Dishes Worth Sharing

10 Thanksgiving side dishes worth sharing

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, so I’m planning now because I refuse to shop the day before Thanksgiving unless I have to do it.

If you are looking for something new to bring to the table, here is some 10 Thanksgiving Side Dishes Worth Sharing.10 Thanksgiving side dishes worth sharing

The dreaded question, What are you going to bring?

If you are like me, you have probably already heard from your family asking what you are going to bring.

When my kids were little, in my head I thought, “oh, you mean besides us, in clean clothes,…

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How to have a Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner with Kids

Valentine’s Day, like so many other couple holidays, is surrounded with gifts, food and love. While I can’t help you with the love, I can certainly help you in the food department. Over the past 22 years, most of which was spent with little children and very little money, I’ve learned how to make Cheap Romantic Dinner. And to be honest, it always comes down to food, well at least for my husband.How to Have a Romantic Valentine's Day Dinner with Kids| Inspired By Lucile #valentinesday #valentinesdaydinner #cheapromanticdinner #romanticdinnerfor2 #cheapromanticdinnerfor2

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22 Easy Crowd Pleasing New Year’s Eve Savory Appetizers

22 Easy Crowd Pleasing New Years Eve Savory Appetizers

While I love the other Holidays of the year, it is the food at New Years that is by far my favorite. I LOVE appetizers. The idea of eating snacks, playing games, laughing, enjoying my family all night is just the BEST. In my search for food for Saturday, here are 22 Easy Crowd Pleasing New Year’s Eve Savory Appetizers, I thought I would share with you.22 Easy Crowd Pleasing New Year's Eve Savory Appetizers

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14 Cheap Healthy Quick Breakfast Ideas that Are not Cereal

14 Cheap Healthy Quick Breakfast Ideas that Are Not Cereal

When I was a child breakfast consisted mostly of cereal. There wasn’t much time to prepare anything let alone eat anything before the bus arrived in the morning. I wasn’t a big fan of the soggy mess, so I either didn’t eat, or I ate it so fast that I didn’t taste it. Saturdays were a different story. Mom would make homemade pancakes, sausage biscuits, and gravy, eggs, and bacon. I remember asking her why she didn’t do this all the time. She told me that she just didn’t have time. I wanted my kids to have the same…

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14 Frugal Healthy Snacks that Fit in Your Budget

14 Frugal Healthy Snacks that Fit in Your Budget

Snacking is where I always go wrong with losing weight. I tend to grab whatever is easy and appealing now. This leads me to emotional eating and that is NEVER a good thing. In my quest to keep my weight gain at a minimum during my pregnancy and to be as frugal as possible, I went to Pinterest. I was only looking for 14 recipes that I loved, this way I know exactly what is being made and I don’t have to think about what to make. I have variety without going overboard. Here are the new 14 Frugal…

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