Twice Baked Mashed Potato Casserole

Twice Baked Mashed Potato Casserole – Flavorful mashed potatoes you bake right in the oven!! Cheese and bacon perfection. Great for a crowd! Happy New Year!! Yep, I know I’m a few days late. . . but I have a good excuse. I was making this Twice Baked Mashed Potato Casserole for you. Will you forgive me? The truth is, I’ve been a bit lazy around the kitchen the last week or so. I think I just needed some time away, {Read More}

World’s Greatest Slush Punch

World’s Greatest Slush Punch – The best party punch you will ever have!! Great for showers, holidays and all kinds of celebrations. Kid-friendly and SO addicting! It’s been so nice to just hang out with family and relax the last several days. I’ve taken a bit of time off from the blog to unwind and get things around the house in order before everyone is back to their normal schedules next week. Up until a couple days ago we were {Read More}

How to Assemble a Charcuterie Board

How to Assemble a Charcuterie Board – Step-by-step instructions on how to make your own charcuterie board! This is such an easy and stunning idea for a party! Do you like to throw parties? Me, too. Especially, this time of year. I’m all about keeping it simple, though, so I can enjoy and have fun, too. Appetizer plates or apps, like your friends may call them, are all the rage as of late. . .and for good reason. There’s a little {Read More}

Classic Sugar Cookies

Classic Sugar Cookies – A must-have recipe for cookie lovers who don’t like to chill or roll out dough! You won’t believe how easy these are! This post includes affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. The Christmas countdown is on! How many of you are baking Christmas cookies this week?! I have a few more treats on my list I’d like to make before the weekend but first things first. . .sugar cookies!! If you’re not sure you have time for {Read More}

No Blend Frozen Mudslide

No Blend Frozen Mudslide – A decadent combination of rich chocolate and creamy vanilla! A delicious ice cream drink for adults – no blender required! This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of the Chinet® brand . All opinions are 100% mine. I’m getting so excited about the Christmas holiday. I’m almost finished with my shopping, I have cookie baking on my mind and I’ve already started thinking about all of the wonderful food we’re going to enjoy {Read More}

Caring For Your Real Christmas Tree

Caring for Your Real Christmas Tree – Tips on caring for a natural Christmas tree so it lasts all season long! Even if it’s your first real tree ever! Year after year when it’s time to start decorating the house for Christmas, Josh pulls out our Christmas bins from the rafters in the garage and starts piling them all into the house. . .including a humongous box that houses our artificial Christmas tree. He puts it together branch by branch (with a {Read More}

Crock Pot Chocolate Lava Cake

Crock Pot Chocolate Lava Cake – Warm, gooey chocolate cake made right in your crock pot with a thick fudge sauce to spoon over the top! This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Chinet® brand . All opinions are 100% mine. You guys, it’s not often I use my crock pot to make desserts, but today, well today is different. This Crock Pot Chocolate Lave Cake is the one dessert I don’t use anything BUT my crock pot for. {Read More}

Ultimate Crescent Roll Taco Ring

Ultimate Crescent Roll Taco Ring – This isn’t just any old taco ring, it’s filled with corn chips, guacamole, sour cream, cheese and tomatoes – easy and delicious, ready to serve a crowd! Thank you to Pillsbury for sponsoring this recipe creation. #ItsBakingSeason The holidays are upon us and we’re deep into football season. What does that mean? Digging out my favorite recipes that are suited to feed a crowd, of course! But it doesn’t stop there. When I’m entertaining, {Read More}

Chocolate Fudge Mint Cookies

Chocolate + Mint = You either love it or hate it. Since you’ve come to visit I’m guessing that you love it. I’m a bit picky when it comes to this flavor combo. If the mint flavoring is too strong. . .I hate it. If it just has a subtle mint flavoring surrounded by rich chocolate. . .I love it. These Chocolate Fudge Mint Cookies are just that – soft, chewy chocolate fudge cookies with bits of melted Andes Mints sprinkled throughout. {Read More}

Cotton Candy Lip Scrub

This cotton candy flavored lip scrub is perfect for sweet, kissable lips! One of the best homemade sugar scrubs out there! This post contains affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy. You know I can’t get through winters around here without my lip scrub. In fact, if I didn’t have a lip and skin regimen in the winter, my lips would crack off and I would just dry up. One of my favorite DIY recipes is this Vanilla Sugar Lip Polish made with coconut oil. Today, {Read More}