My Christmas Bucket List + A Bucket List Printable!

My Christmas Bucket List + A Bucket List Printable! Today, we’re going to talk Bucket Lists…Christmas Bucket Lists to be specific! I don’t know about you, but I make one every year. Or I should say, I write one down every year, forget to put it where we can all see it, and rarely even remember half of the things I wanted to check off of my list. Anyone else ever do that? This Bucket List Printable would be great {Read More}

Pineapple Au Gratin

What is your favorite thing to do during the Holiday Season? For me personally, I love to spend time with family and friends…and eat!!    The days from Thanksgiving until Christmas seem to be the time that everybody lets their culinary light shine and there is always a delicious dish or a new bite to try! Who doesn’t love that?!? We generally alternate holidays between the Super Trooper’s side of the family and mine. Between the two families, there are {Read More}

Sausage Stuffing Balls

This Sausage Stuffing Ball recipe was actually shared years ago on the blog as part of a Christmas post, but it’s so good that it deserves to have a post of its own! I started making these sausage balls when I was 12 or 13. That’s been…ahem…a few years ago. They were an instant hit at our family Christmas gathering that year and since then, have made the menus of multiple parties, holiday celebrations, and “just because we wanted them” {Read More}

“Use What You Have” Christmas Decorating

“Use What You Have” Christmas Decorating Ideas   This year, I wanted to change up some of the Christmas décor and go with something a little more “merry and bright.” Unfortunately, it wasn’t in the budget to go buy all new decorations so I had to get crafty! Now y’all know that doesn’t always turn out well for me, but it hasn’t really stopped me yet. And since I knew I wanted something different, it was a perfect time to {Read More}

How To Stuff the Stockings: Tweens, Teens, & Young Adults

How to Stuff the Stockings: Tweens, Teens, & Young Adults     Let’s talk stocking stuffers. My kids have told me more than once in the last several years that stockings are probably their favorite part of Christmas morning festivities. They always seem amazed at the amount of stuff I can fit in there! (Just to clarify…I have one teenage child and two young adult children. They still get stocking stuffers, but I’ve also been known to gift a completely {Read More}

Barbecue Beef Muffins

Sometimes you just need food that’s simple and comforting and easy to make. Actually, food should probably be like that most of the time! Barbecue Beef Muffins are one of my all-time faves in the easy comfort-food category. I discovered a recipe for these in a magazine decades ago and tweaked it to our tastes. The Super Trooper took a trip out of town recently and I knew that I was going to mostly be cooking for one all week {Read More}

Let’s Make a Christmas Wish List!

Let’s Make a Christmas Wish List!   This post is going to be short and sweet, but it comes with a great Christmas Wish List Printable to help keep you organized! Last week we worked on our Christmas Gift Lists, but it’s not always easy to decide what kinds of gifts to give our family and friends. If this is a struggle, I have one bit of advice…Ask them!! It’s not a bad idea to keep a list of gifts {Read More}