Category Archives: Seasonal

Dark Chocolate Mocha Pudding Cookies

These cookies were my first try at using instant pudding mix in a cookie. I’ve heard that adding pudding mix to cookie dough keeps the cookies soft, but I wasn’t crazy about the idea of adding pudding mix with artificial flavors, dyes, and other things. Continue reading

Sweet and Sassy Chili

Chili makes the perfect meal during the cold-weather seasons. And it’s an easy menu item for game day parties or tailgating. After all, who doesn’t love chili? This Sweet & Sassy Chili has a mildly spicy flavor, but it also has a little sweetness too, with a touch of brown sugar mixed in. And it tastes great with some diced peached on top! Of course, you’ll still want to top your chili with some sour cream, corn chips, and cheddar cheese, but the addition of those diced peaches give the chili a great sweet-and-salty flavor! Continue reading

Merry Christmas!

At Christmas, all roads lead home. —MAJORIE HOLMES

Wishing you and your family a joyful Christmas as you celebrate the holidays and reflect on the greatest gift ever…Jesus! May your new year be filled with hope and many blessings!

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. JAMES 1:17 NIV

White Chocolate Candy Cane Shortbread

I always end up with quite a few candy canes during the holidays. This year I bought those mini-candy canes and still had a box of them left! Since I love shortbread, I thought it would be fun to try making some candy cane shortbread. The candy canes in the batter seem to make these Continue reading

A Merry Little Gift Guide 2019

AMerryLittleGiftGuide2018@NancyCLooking for some gift ideas? This little gift guide may help you out! And all of these items can be purchased online if you don’t like fighting the holiday shopping crowds! There’s about 3 1/2 weeks before Christmas, so all of these items should be easily available! Continue reading