Candy Cane Swirl

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We had a wonderful time at our annual Christmas Party this year. This was our signature drink {and a huge hit}...1oz vodka3oz cranberry juice1/2oz grenadine1/2oz peppermint schnappssplash of 7up Enjoy! ... Continue Reading...

Rice Krispie Christmas Tree

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My boys LOVE rice krispies ~ they call it "talking cereal". Cute hey? Have you ever checked out the back of the box? no? Well you should! This was our take on a Christmas Tree - straight from the back of the box.We {Cameron and I} mixed up ... Continue Reading...

Stocking Ladder

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I know that I'm not the only one with no where to hang our stockings.... here's our solution:a Stocking Ladder Sunny from Life in Rehab lent me inspiration with her "I'll get around to it ladder". I started with a panel from an old room ... Continue Reading...

Christmas Sugar Cookies

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Welcome! I am glad you've stopped by. You have. Got. To. Check out these cookies! I have a love / hate relationship with sugar cookies. Love the look. Hate the rolling, cutting and icing. So I said to myself "self, let's give it just one ... Continue Reading...

Holiday Painting for Toddlers

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One of the fun projects in our Advent Calendar was to paint a picture for GG. They turned out so great that I just had to share! The boys LOVE to paint... at preschool. Here's our mess free {kinda} version for home: I started with lining ... Continue Reading...

Upcycled Holiday Wreath

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You know when you know EXACTLY what you are looking for? But can't find it? Yeah ~ me too! I scoured all over town for an upscale burgundy wreath for my mirror. And couldn't find anything! So using a hand-me-down wreath from my SIL, I ... Continue Reading...

Christmas Baking ~ Butter Tarts

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Well... this was my first attempt at baking butter tarts. It can be a little tricky to get the baking time just right. They sure turned out yummy though! I used my grandmas tart shell recipe and a classic butter tart filling. I'm glad you ... Continue Reading...

Crockpot Lasagna

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Hi! I am afraid that this is the only photo I took of this meal. But I just HAVE to share the recipe with you, after all, what could be easier than Lasagna in a crockpot? So here it is:Cook 8 lasagna noodles {broken into pieces}Brown 1 1/2 ... Continue Reading...