Party Thyme – 18 Easy Holiday Recipes (FREE eBook)


Looking for some easy and delicious recipes for an upcoming holiday party?  Download a FREE copy of Party Thyme- 18 easy holiday recipes! The holidays are supposed to be a fun and festive time of year.  It’s a time to gather with family and friends.  If you are having a holiday party whether big or… Keep Reading

Coconut Cherry Drops


Soft Coconut Cherry Drops filled with sweet coconut flakes, chopped walnuts and maraschino cherries.  These will quickly become a favorite! Countdown to Christmas Cookies — Week 3 Have you planned your holiday cookie list yet?  If you like a nice variety of cookies to bake throughout the holiday season, you will want to add these… Keep Reading

Gingerbread Muffins

gingerbread muffins

Gingerbread is such a traditional holiday recipe.  From gingerbread men to a warm loaf of gingerbread there are so many varieties.  Rich in molasses and some of my favorite spices such as ground ginger and cloves, these gingerbread muffins are perfect for Christmas morning or to give as a gift in a basket filled with… Keep Reading

2012 Holiday Gift Guide Part 2 + $50.00 Target Gift Card Giveaway

2012 Holiday Gift Guide

It’s the final stretch.  Only 10 more days until Christmas.  Who’s ready? If you still have last minute shopping and parties to attend, I have a list of more of my holiday gift picks to share.  I have partenered with Apartment Guide to feature my 2012 Holiday Gift Guide.  Apartment Guide also provides a list… Keep Reading

Orange and Balsam Simmering Potpourri

orange and balsam simmering potpourri

It should come as no surprise when I mention I love the smell of the holidays.  I say it often, and recently mentioned that my house has the aroma of fresh citrus and balsam.  Unfortunately, we have artificial trees.  Yes trees, we have two in our home.  This year, I had to come to terms… Keep Reading

Cowboy Cookies [Countdown to Christmas Cookies]


The Countdown to Christmas Cookies series is back! For the next 6 weeks I will be featuring a cookie perfect for your holiday baking.  Last year I featured cookies such as Red Velvet Cookies, Rum Balls, and an all-time favorite Lofthouse Sugar Cookies. This year I have another great lineup in store. So start baking… Keep Reading

Chocolate Avocado Pancakes

Pin It Mornings are pretty routine.  The twins usually wake between seven and eight.  Once they are up the day begins starting by brewing some fresh coffee in the French press, getting the kids their breakfast and letting the dogs outside.  Once I have two happy and fed kids I clean up the kitchen and… Keep Reading

Valentine’s Day Lofthouse Style Sugar Cookies

Pin It I couldn’t resist sharing these again.  When something is this good it bears repeating. During my Countdown to Christmas Series last year I featured these adorable little cookies for the holidays.   Needless to say they were extremely popular on the site.  Since then I received many emails and comments about these delicious… Keep Reading