Christmas Sugar Cookies

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 ... Continue Reading...

Holiday Painting for Toddlers

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 ... Continue Reading...

Upcycled Holiday Wreath

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 ... Continue Reading...

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...