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ginger snap cookies on white plate

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” You just started singing that in your head didn’t you? I’m not one to bake cookies very often, but the holidays have me throwing all the rules out the window. One of my absolute favorite cookies to make is the classic ginger snap. This recipe is amazing Read more


Disclosure: Contains affiliate link. All opinions are mine.  Seasons Greetings!  I assume it’s the November/December Seasons Greetings, but maybe Seasons Greetings, for you, means July or August.  To each his or her own.  For me, I’m sticking with the November/December Holiday Season. Whatever the situation, a free printable will help.  And, more than that, chocolate Read more

creamy scalloped potatoes

The Holidays are my favorite time of year because I get to see all my family and eat delicious food. We always have the traditional meal with ham, pumpkin pie, cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, egg nog and of course, scalloped potatoes. I’m going to share my husband’s recipe for the creamiest, cheesiest, most delicious Read more


Favorite Holiday Recipe – Tortilla Roll Ups!

Just like the Ranch Snack Crackers, these guys are great at all kind of events that usually surround the holidays.  Maybe you’ve just eaten a big ham dinner the day before and want something small for lunch.  Maybe you’re looking for a simple appetizer for a New Year’s Eve party or even a Mexican Fiesta!  Read more


You know those cute little pretzel rings that come out this time of year?  I hate ‘em.  Okay, not really.  But I really dislike baking with them.  I don’t know if they’re making them bigger these days, but I can’t ever seem to get the “melt a piece of candy inside the ring” recipe to Read more


Favorite Holiday Recipe – M&M Cookies!

M&Ms!  I love to bake with them.  They’re just easy to work with and great in cookies, cookie bars and Rice Krispie treats.  And since you can get them in holiday-specific colors, they take an “any day” dessert and automatically turn it into a “holiday” dessert. And I love that you can make cookie dough Read more


These little crackers are great for bringing to a potluck or a football party.  Maybe for the Day-After-Thanksgiving when you’re watching the Huskers play?  Or New Year’s Eve when you’re ringing in the new year? I like them because they make a lot, so you always have plenty.  And because they keep so well in Read more


Favorite Holiday Recipe – Watergate Salad!

Watergate Salad.  Do you know why it’s called Watergate Salad?  It’s because the King of Watergate, back in 1762 discovered that Cool Whip and pineapple were a delightful combination.  He had it served to all his visiting dignitaries and after that, he always got exactly what he wanted. Okay, so I made that story up.  Read more


Favorite Holiday Recipes – Cheesy Hashbrowns!

I’ve heard this dish called many things: Party Potatoes, Funeral Potatoes, Hashbrown Casserole.  In my family, we call it Cheesy Hashbrowns, although Party Potatoes sounds pretty fun too! Some people use shredded hashbrowns, but my favorite has always been the southern style (the little square ones).  Some people like putting a layer of cornflakes on Read more

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