Gather the kids and make this fun pumpkin patch orange poke cake made Fanta Orange and OREO cookies from our sponsors! My kids have always loved Halloween way more than me.  It was always a one day event when I was growing up, but now it’s a regular[…]

Pumpkin spice spritz cookie recipe are fun and easy to make with the OXO Cookie Press!  A simple butter cookie dough is spiced up with pumpkin flavors and then made in to pumpkin shaped cookies.  Thank you to OXO for providing me with products for this post. When I was[…]

cranberry recipes

Every year at this time we start seeing bags of fresh cranberries in the grocery store.  They look so delicious, but I  have no clue what to do with them! So I asked my favorite foodie bloggers for their favorite cranberry recipes and what a great list of[…]

sweet potato recipe

Roasted sweet potatoes are tossed in a vanilla based sauce, mixed with dried fruit, and then topped with a cinnamon pecan crunch.  A sweet and delicious side dish perfect for a weekday meal or as a Thanksgiving side dish. Thanks to Dixie for sponsoring this post! As a kid[…]

This adorable Thanksgiving printable for Turkey Toes is sure to be a hit with your Thanksgiving guests!     I love decorating for Thanksgiving! Bring on the turkeys, pilgrims and Indians.  I feel like every year we jump right form jack o’ lanterns to Christmas lights, though.  Even[…]

This holiday season host a “Friendsgiving”! Gather friends and neighbors for a potluck full of delicious food and great company as you share a meal.   As the holidays approach most us are making plans and menus for big family meals. I know our holiday tables are laden[…]

pecan pie

This post brought to you by Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine. A holiday favorite, pecan pie is one of the easiest pies to make from scratch.  Pecans are mixed in butter sugar mixture and then baked until set. This version of pecan pie adds in chocolate[…]

dirt cake

Make a Halloween dirt cake full of Halloween colors and pumpkins.  Instant pudding is turned orange and covered with cookie dirt and candy pumpkins for a kid friendly dessert.   I have a confession to make – I’m not very good at Halloween.  For half of my childhood[…]

Make your own pumpkin pie spice with a few spices already in your spice collection.  Homemade pumpkin pie spice is made with just a few common spices so you can add a homemade touch to all your fall cooking and baking. Pumpkin pie spice is a staple in[…]

Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped potatoes are the perfect comfort food and  side dish.  Sliced potatoes combined with cream of mushroom soup are then layered with cheese and dotted with butter.  Then bake in the oven or your slow cooker for a filling and delicious compliment to any meal especially an Easter[…]