Time to start the holiday baking!!!
Did those exclamation points sell you on how excited I am about baking? ‘Cause that’s a lie. Not a fan. Not even a little bit.
But I know that other people love it, and I also know that everyone expects sweet treats for parties and such. Here are links to the blog’s best cookie and sweet treat recipes: Continue reading
I updated the photo for this recipe, so I thought I’d post it again.
We hadn’t made this soup in a couple of years, and I forgot how good it was. It’s a bit more work than some of my easier recipes, but it’s well worth the time. It freezes well, so you might as well make a double batch and pop a few containers in the freezer for another great winter meal.
As we start the ramp-up to the holidays, I wanted to have a simple activity that encourages us to look for opportunities to spread a little joy or kindness each day. Continue reading
Beige-on-beige-on-beige turkey sandwiches and turkey noodle soup get a little boring. Here are a few suggestions for using up leftovers from your Thanksgiving feast (some of these posts are from awhile ago – please excuse the photo quality!): Continue reading
These are so easy! After seeing the prototypes, my kids can’t wait to get to work on the rest of the napkin rings for our Thanksgiving celebration. Continue reading
As we fly through the month of November, I wanted to put together a list of recipes that might be useful to you as you plan your Thanksgiving gatherings. Continue reading
I’m cheating on this post. It’s really just my Pumpkin Bread recipe made with gluten-free flour. Continue reading
Do you remember when the first grape and cherry tomatoes came off the vine? We gleefully popped them in our mouths by the dozen, savoring the sweet, juicy wonderfulness. After awhile, though, the allure wore off. Now, we have 50 of these suckers ripening each day. I needed something to do with them.
The sweetness of the grape/cherry tomatoes is perfect for soup – no need to add any sugar to the mix. This soup is a lovely way to transition from summer to fall. Continue reading
That awkward moment when you remember that you were invited to a potluck event 2 hours before it begins . . .
We had already done grocery shopping for the week, and all of the tomatoes from the garden had just gone into a batch of Tomato Soup. I had a few cucumbers on the counter, so we landed on pickles. Continue reading
This slow cooker recipe is a nice change from the standard carrots/onions/potatoes pot roast. It’s so simple and delicious. Serve with tzatziki, tomatoes, and warm pita bread for the perfect week-night dinner. Continue reading