Last Minute Holiday Gifts

By this time last year my shopping list was complete and I was ready to start wrapping the gifts. This year I’m slacking and still need to make an outing to complete the kids wishlist of gifts. Please tell me you procrastinated as well… I’ve come up with a list of 10 Last Minute...

Honey Bacon Goat Cheese Phyllo Bites

Start your holiday gathering off with these easy Honey Bacon Goat Cheese Bites. The stockings are up, the lights are dangling from the top of the house, the fire is crackling and I’m trying to put together my Christmas dinner list. I almost forgot to mention that I’m sipping on a spiked hot cocoa...

Rosemary Red Wine Vinaigrette

It’s hard to believe how quickly Christmas is approaching especially when I feel like I’ve just recovered from Thanksgiving.  I know many of you are already busy prepping or gathering ideas for your upcoming holiday meals. When it comes to my family there must be prime rib, mashed potatoes, buttery hot rolls and of...

Hummingbird Cake with Chocolate Drizzle

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Cost Plus World Market. All opinions are 100% my own and I appreciate your support on the brands that I love. On the fourth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: four calling birds, three French hens, two turtle doves and a partridge in...

Baked Cinnamon Apple Pastries

If you’ve been to the grocery store lately you will notice the abundant supply of Michigan Honeycrisp apples. They are sweet with a crispness that you can’t ignore. They are perfect alone, topped with peanut butter or cut into slices for a salad topping. There is no wrong way to indulge yourself with this...

Mini Chocolate Chess Pie Bites

   Let these Mini Chocolate Chess Pie Bites be the star of the dessert table for the upcoming holidays. In a few short days, we will be traveling to my parent’s house for Thanksgiving. We decided to divide up the meal responsibilities this year to help out my parents with the actual meal. I’ve...

Chicken cornbread dressing

This Chicken Cornbread Dressing is a family favorite for the upcoming holidays. I will be the first to admit that I am extremely picky when it comes to dressing recipes. In fact, I will ONLY make and eat an old family recipe which is your traditional chicken cornbread-dressing. It’s one of those dishes where...

Ranch Roasted Chickpeas

Start any snack time with these fun Ranch Roasted Chickpeas. It’s a recipe that the whole family will enjoy. It’s hard to believe that in a little over a week, we will be sitting down with our family members carving into a Thanksgiving turkey. There will be endless amounts of food, beverages and a...