Christmas Baking ~ Butter Tarts

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. ... Continue Reading...

Crockpot Lasagna

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 ... Continue Reading...

Christmas Cards

Today I wanted to share with you some of the Christmas Cards that I have made this year. I have been teaching 20 Card Workshops, Mother Daughter Scrapbooking, Scrapbooking for Kids, Holiday Mini Album and Mother Daughter ... Continue Reading...

Christmas Advent Calendar

I have been slacking a bit in the advent calendar department. Sure I went out and bought the boys those calendars with chocolates the size of my thumb nail... but I wanted to do something more this year. Enter these fab ideas ... Continue Reading...

Christmas Baking ~ Shortbread

A classic Shortbread straight from my Aunt Esther ~ I would have liked to take a photo of this recipe card to show you how "well loved" it is! The goods:1lb butter1c icing sugar3c flour1/2c cornstarch1t vanillaCream butter ... Continue Reading...

Christmas Baking ~ Almond Bark

Get ready for more Christmas baking from my kitchen! Don't ask me where I got this little snowman plate {he sure is getting around this Holiday Season!} The goods:1c butter1c brown sugar1 pkg soda crackers1/4c almonds1 pkg ... Continue Reading...

Ginger Balls

Happy Holidays! I have been checking things off of my Christmas to do list. Have you? At the top of my list ~ Christmas Baking. I like to have a bunch of home made goodies frozen and ready to go for whenever we might have ... Continue Reading...

No Sew ~ Bow Tie Tutorial

My boys turned three in October. And so far, three is a blast! Don't get me wrong, we still have daily time outs and sometimes I feel like pulling out my hair. BUT having a three year old serenade you "twinkle, twinkle, ... Continue Reading...

Special Event ~ Mommy’s Road Trip

Ahhhhhh. That's the sound of a mommy {while not well rested} rejuvenated. I hit the road last weekend. Just me. No one else. No diaper bag. No portable DVD player. Just the sound of..... quiet {and some really old music ... Continue Reading...