• After Christmas Sales 2018

    Gift cards? Check. Cash? Check. A cold weekend with way too many bowl games on TV that is going to totally dominate my husband’s attention? Check. Let’s get shopping! Sites are really killing it with the sales right now, and…

  • Kemper Christmas 2018

    Can it really be over? Could all the excitement and build-up really be done already? Got an extra week and it still went too fast! On a Hallmark movie this year, one of my favorites, Lacey Chabert, said something like,…

  • Chocolate Cookie Cups

    Sugar cookie + Chocolate Ganache + Your Favorite Holiday Toppings = This Glorious Cookie Recipe! Ingredients 1 Package of pre-made Pillsbury Sugar Cookie Dough 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 2 tablespoons of your favorite hot cocoa mix 1 cup semi-sweet…

  • Chocolate Stuffed Snow Balls

    These are some of the simplest cookies I’ve ever made, and I’ve made my fair share of no bakes, rice krispies treats, and pre-made sugar cookies in my lifetime. 🙂 Powdered sugar coating a pie crust, coating a hershey kiss. …

  • 5 Best Christmas Cookie Swap Recipes

    Let’s not talk dieting or watching your weight today.  It’s all about Christmas and the amazing, calorie-filled, sugar-laced cookies that go so hand in hand with the holidays!  I have 5 killer cookie recipes that are my go-tos for this…

  • Turtle Cookies

    Another holiday classic cookie with that soft, sweet chocolate mixed with crunchy pecans, and salted caramels.  The perfect mix of goodness in each bite!  A perfect spin on a classic thumbprint cookie! Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup unsweetened…

  • Sugar Cookie Frosting Cups

    These are a total fan favorite of my little guys, and can’t you see why?  Sprinkled sugar cookies, colorful frosting, and sprinkles on top.  A little kid’s dream!  And maybe one of my favorites, too. 🙂 Ingredients 1- 17.5 oz…

  • Sea Salt Butterscotch Pretzel Cookies

    I joke with my husband and tell him he’s a 90 year old man trapped in a mid-30s body because that man could each butterscotch all day, everyday.  Sign him up for Werther’s Originals and butterscotch shakes for every dessert.  …

  • The 12 Books of Christmas

    I’m such a sucker for Christmas traditions, and add that up with a countdown to build anticipation for the big day, and I’m 1000% in.  When I was a little girl, I used to take one of my mom’s calendars…

  • Christmas Bucket List

    We were gifted with a few extra days of Christmas amp-up this year since Thanksgiving was earlier, and I’m ready to take full advantage of all things red, green, and Christmas!  It’s time to slow ourselves down to spend time…