Dec 20

20 Holiday Crafts for Kids

20 Holiday Crafts for Kids The kids will be on vacation from school next week. Do you have activities planned to keep the kids busy? If not maybe these will help.Today I am sharing 20 holiday crafts for kids. This is a collection of crafts from several different bloggers. Aren’t they cute? Happy crafting. More …

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Dec 19

White Chocolate Cereal Snack Mix

    As I was making my Cereal Snack Bars for another post I kept eating bites of the granola cereal and I thought to myself, this would be really  good covered in a light coating of white chocolate. So after I finished making the snack bars I made this I delicious and unique snack mix. …

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Dec 19

On the Go Snack Bars #LoveMyCereal

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Quaker. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #LoveMyCereal #QuakerUp If you know me you know I’m always on the go doing something. I get so busy I get forget to eat. Not good. So what I do now is carry snacks with me. I like …

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Dec 16

Oatmeal Pecan M&M Cookies ~#FBCookieSwap 2014!

Finally the day has come to share our recipe and cookies for the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2014. The Cookie Swap is in support of Cookies for Kids Cancer. I made a version of my famous whole wheat oatmeal cookies. Oatmeal Pecan M&M cookies You’ll need: 3/4 cup butter 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup …

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Dec 15

The Gathering Spot #131

caramel sauce

Welcome to The Gathering Spot this is a linky party. I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. We went to my grand daughter’s Winter Carnival. It was filled with bounce house, games and food. So much fun!       This week’s featured post is from Merissa @ Little House Living. She shared Old …

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Dec 14

Creamy Raspberry Crunch Pie

Whew, I thought I would never get this recipe posted! The holidays have been keeping me busy. There was a sale on raspberries this past week and I thought a raspberry pie would make a nice dessert for any holiday party. This pie has just the right amount of sweetness. It’s not to complicated to …

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Dec 14

Celebrate Christmas with a HoneyBaked Ham

I received HoneyBaked Ham product to facilitate this post. I received no further compensation. All opinions are 100% my own. Celebrate Christmas with a #HoneyBakedHoliday Ham  #ad I can hardly believe that Christmas is only days away. I still have a few gifts to buy. How about you? Have you finished your shopping yet? The holidays …

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Dec 08

The Gathering Spot # 130

Welcome to The Gathering Spot this is a linky party. I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. I decorated Christmas stockings with my grand kids. Make sure you enter to win this beautiful bracelet made by Katherine at Be Well Gifts. Contest ends at the end of the week.     This week’s featured post is from …

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Dec 08

Recipe for the #Freedom To Be Spontaneous

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone of course. #TheMoodStrikes #CollectiveBias Today I’m posting a recipe, just not my usual type of recipe,  this is a recipe for the freedom to be spontaneous. I know it’s something most people don’t talk about especially at my …

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Dec 08

Entertaining Package Giveaway!

  Sponsored by Jay Companies Brought to you by Mom Powered Media It’s that time of year again when we think about the parties that we will hosting, and we want to have great items around. Jay Companies is the place to get some great items for your entertaining. They have a wide range of …

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Dec 07

Mary’s Heirloom Seed of the Month Club Giveaway!

I know it seems early to be thinking about gardening, but if you’re a gardener you know it’s never to early to think about that garden. Thanks to my wonderful friend Mary we’re going to finish the year our right with an Organic Giveaway!   Get your 2015 Garden started right with Organic, Heirloom, Non-GMO Seeds! Welcome to …

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Dec 05

Scalloped Potatoes Au Gratin

I’m sure you’ve had Scalloped Potatoes Au Gratin, I had to look up the name to make sure I called my dish by the correct name.  Were your potatoes from a box or homemade? With the boxed it’s so easy and convenient all you do is add water and cook. The may be easier but …

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Dec 03

Save Up to 30% on Blurb!

Big Savings Just in Time for the Holidays (sponsored post)Did you miss all the deals  because you were busy with the leftovers this weekend?  That’s okay. Blurb has just added an extra promotion to make sure you can still save big on your gift books.Save 30% off print book orders $175+ with code:BLURB30%  or 25% off print book orders …

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Dec 02

Christmas Crunch

I decided to take a break from baking today and make this pretty popcorn, pretzel mix that I’m calling Christmas Crunch. I found this recipe on Pinterest. Love Pinterest! This would make a great homemade gift. It’s also super easy so that the kids can make it with help with the melting part. It tastes yummy! …

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Dec 01

The Gathering Spot #129

Welcome to The Gathering Spot this is a linky party. I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday with family and friends. Mine was very busy, by the end of the day I was exhausted. Have you started your shopping? I have been grabbing lots of great deals. …

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Dec 01

Cyber Monday Deals Perfectly Posh

Happy Cyber Monday to you! I do most of my shopping on this day. The deals are fantastic! My business Perfectly Posh has some awesome deals for you starting today. We need to care what we put on our bodies and teach our children and grandchildren. My biggest seller and one of my favorite products …

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Dec 01

Cyber Monday Support Small Business ~ Be Well Gifts & Giveaway!

I am a small business owner. I like supporting, no I love supporting other small businesses. So today to kick off Cyber Monday I am highlighting one of my very favorite shops. Be Well Gifts on Etsy The owner and creator of Be Well Gifts is my dear blogging friend Katherine form Katherine’s Corner. She …

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Nov 29

30 of the Best Christmas Recipes to Kick off the Holiday Season!

To start off the holiday season I asked some of my blogging friends to share some of their amazing Christmas recipes. Here are 30 of the best Christmas recipes to get you started. All you have to do is scroll down and click on the ones that interest you. Thanks to all my talented friends for …

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Nov 28

Financial Peace of Mind

If you are a regular reader of my blog then you know I am all about having financial peace of mind. I’m already planning what I am going to do next year. I always set a budget for how I spend my money. Who wants to out start the new year with a financial hangover? …

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Nov 26

Save with Blurb’s Black Friday Sale

Save with Blurb’s Black Friday Sale (sponsored post) The truth is some of the best gifts I’ve ever received have been books made by my family and friends. With Blurb, you can create your own present for someone special to you. You could make a photo book with memories that last a lifetime. I love …

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Nov 25

Beef Brisket in the Slow Cooker

Have you ever cooked a beef brisket? It’s a less tender cut of meat so many people shy away from cooking it. You can read more about the specifics as to why it’s tougher here. In summer my husband loves to smoke the brisket for many hours in his Weber Smoker. When I told him I was …

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Nov 24

The Gathering Spot #128

Welcome to The Gathering Spot this is a linky party. I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. Only a few days until Thanksgiving, I don’t know about you but I am going to be busy. I always host the dinner at my house. I took over the tradition many years ago when my mom …

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Nov 23

Christmas Gift Giveaway! Ends Dec 15

Looking for some unique Christmas gifts this year? Welcome to the Christmas Gift Giveaway from My Starlight Blessings Christmas Holiday Gift Guide 2014. Christmas is a time for gift giving and a time for showing our loved ones how grateful we are to have them in our lives. Christmas is also a time for winning …

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Nov 22

Cheddar Bay Biscuits

If you’ve ever eaten at Red Lobster you know what Cheddar Bay Biscuits are. They recently had their All You Can Eat Shrimp Fest, so we went out to dinner. I had forgotten how good these biscuits are. The very sweet waitress sent me home with half a dozen of these yummy biscuits. I savored …

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Nov 21

Pecan Pie

When it comes to pies, I’m a pumpkin lover. Pumpkin pie is a must have at our holiday dinners. Another traditional holiday pie is the Pecan pie. I can honestly say in my 50 some years I have never tasted, let alone made a pecan pie. I decided to ask several people if they liked …

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Nov 20

Thanksgiving Made Simple with #HoneyBakedHoliday & Giveaway!

Thanksgiving is the beginning of the holiday season. We all have so busy, and with the holidays we get even busier. Thank goodness for my local HoneyBaked Ham store. They make my holiday much less stressful. Who wants  to spend all day in the kitchen when you can be enjoying your family? When I cook, I …

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