Gram’s English Toffee

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Gram's English Toffee I LOVE Christmas and especially Christmas Baking, it's the one time a year that I make my Grandma Louise's Christmas Candy.  As most of you all know my Gram had a cooking show in the 60's and she's the inspiration for my blog... baking her candy recipes always reminds me of so many wonderful childhood Christmas memories! Gram's English Toffee is probably the … [Read more...]

doTERRA Pumpkin Pie

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doTERRA Pumpkin Pie   Have you all heard about doTERRA Essential Oils?? I LOVE them... I keep a bottle of Lavender Oil in my kitchen for easy access when I burn myself!  (which happens, right!)  Oh yah, I LOVE Lavender in my bath water too. I also flavor my drinking water with a little bit of Lemon Oil and it tastes fabulous.  There are so many different uses for … [Read more...]

Candy Cane Crinkle Cookies

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Candy Cane Crinkle Cookies Candy Cane Crinkle Cookies are a super simple recipe to throw together!  It's starts from a cake mix and is ready in almost no time at all.  I'm in love with peppermint/chocolate combination at this time of year AND these cookies are the perfect combination :) [easyrecipe id="11522" n="0"]   Candy Cane Crinkle Cookies are a skinny version of a quick … [Read more...]

Turkey Mushroom Pasta Bake

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Turkey Mushroom Pasta Bake   Turkey Mushroom Pasta Bake is an easy, creamy, savory dinner dish AND the yummiest way to use up leftover turkey. Gradually add milk and cream while whisking.  Bring to boil and cook for 2 minutes, continually stirring, until thickened.  Add turkey, salt and pepper; heat through. Add pasta to turkey mixture and stir to coat.  Add 3/4 C … [Read more...]

What’s Cooking in your kitchen (week 20)

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What’s Cooking in your Kitchen?   A Weekly Dinner Menu Round-Up   Sometimes we all need a little help figuring out what to make for dinner!  What’s Cooking… in your kitchen, is a Dinner Menu Round-Up that will help take the guess work out of dinner!   Monday:  Gosh, I love pasta and this recipe from Chef in Training sounds and looks just delightful! Chicken … [Read more...]

Thai Chicken Pumpkin Stew

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Thai Chicken Pumpkin Stew I seriously don't like to waste food so, what do to with half a can of pumpkin?  Give this delicious and easy Thai Chicken Pumpkin Stew a try! [easyrecipe id="11470" n="0"] Thai Chicken Pumpkin Stew... is super simple to throw together and with that pumpkin-creaminess plus a touch of Thai, it makes a tasty supper :) Well, it's time to deck the … [Read more...]

Brown Sugar Banana Squash

Brown Sugar Banana Squash by

Brown Sugar Banana Squash   Brown Sugar Banana Squash is the the culmination of autumn baking in my world, the sweet but mild tasting banana squash is a perfect side dish for any autumn or winter table!  We actually grew several of these banana squash in our garden this year, a couple of them are ginormous so this recipe will definitely be making an appearance on our Thanksgiving … [Read more...]

Simple Thanksgiving Place Setting

Simple Thanksgiving Place Setting by

Simple Thanksgiving Place Setting   I just wanted to share this fun and simple Thanksgiving Place Setting idea with you today!   It's super easy to put together and will add just that little bit to your Thanksgiving Table! I grabbed the large felt leaf, the bag of leaves, and ribbon at the dollar store, the paint cards are free at any store that sells paint, and … [Read more...]

Crock-pot Cranberry Orange Bread

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Crock-pot Cranberry Orange Bread Crock-pot Cranberry Orange Bread is such an absolutely mouth-watering little loaf!  I'm such a sucker for anything orange and cranberry but THEN put them in a loaf and I'm all over it :) [easyrecipe id="11296" n="0"]   Crock-pot Cranberry Orange Bread... would be totally fabulous as a side to any dinner or delicious idea for a brunch too.  … [Read more...]

Leftover Turkey Soup

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Leftover Turkey Soup   Leftover Turkey Soup is a quick and easy crock-pot dinner idea that's great for using up some of your Thanksgiving Turkey leftovers!   It's a tasty soup that will be right ready when you get home from a long day of Christmas shopping :) [easyrecipe id="11280" n="0"]    Leftover Turkey Soup...  is definitely a dinner the whole family will … [Read more...]

Pot Roast Chili

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Pot Roast Chili After making yesterday's delicious Slow Cooker Pot Roast here's a savory soup to use up any leftover's :) [easyrecipe id="11258" n="0"]    Pot Roast Chili is the best way I know of to use leftover Pot Roast!  Oh my... it's just fabulous :) I hope you all enjoy these back to back recipe- I love getting two dinners out of one!  That's a super big plus in my … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Slow Cooker Pot Roast by

Slow Cooker Pot Roast Slow Cooker Pot Roast is just drop dead amazing! Seriously.  The BEST way to cook a roast, it has a full rich flavor that is just wonderful.  Make sure to save your leftovers because tomorrow I'm going to share a delicious leftover Pot Roast Chili that's every bit as good :) [easyrecipe id="11289" n="0"]    Slow Cooker Pot Roast is a recipe I love to … [Read more...]