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Weekend Potluck: December 19-21

Tis the season to be exhausted. Right? That's okay because on Monday, I start my annual two week break from the blogosphere. I am so ready! Since I will not "see" you again until 2015, have a … [Read More...]

delightfulls peanut butter cup fudge

Nestle Toll House DelightFulls Fudge

This article is sponsored by Nestle Toll House. Opinions are my own. Have you seen the new Nestle Toll House DelightFulls? My first encounter with these morsels of hidden sweetness was at a local … [Read More...]

Turn leftover mushroom stems and other pieces into a flavorful stock. Smart and frugal.

Homemade Mushroom Stock

When cooking mushrooms, many recipes tell you to remove the mushroom stems, but living a frugal lifestyle means I feel guilty tossing those stems away. I used to cook them anyway, regardless of … [Read More...]

Yum! The pecan tassies look amazing. And the gourmet apples would make great gifts!

12 Amazing Holiday Sweets

Looking for no-fail recipes to impress your guests this holiday? Here are twelve of my favorites: from the top row / Cranberry Orange Scones / Snowman Gourmet Apple / Sweet Potato Pie Push … [Read More...]

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Weekend Potluck: December 12th-14th

Welcome to the weekend! Another week closer to one of my favorite holidays... Christmas! Have you been baking and making sweet treats? Link up your yummy recipes below! The recipe with the most … [Read More...]

easy chili con carne recipe

Chili Con Carne

When the weather is cold, the temperature is just right for a steaming bowl of chili. In our home, we take our chili seriously... VERY seriously. When the first cold snap occurs, I make a large … [Read More...]

rudolph reindeer gourmet apple

Rudolph the Reindeer Gourmet Apple

Your kids will love this festive Rudolph Gourmet Apple. His giant red nose and crunchy antlers are kid-pleasers for sure and make a great class gift or just a sweet treat for the mailman. To … [Read More...]

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