20 Food Blog Trends That Need to Die in 2015

Honestly, people, we don't know why we even bother. We do the very hard work of reading all the blogs and spotting all the hackneyed trends for you, and for what? We've officially lost the war on stripey straws, mason jars, quinoa, and pumpkin spice. ...more

How to Go Vegan in 9 Easy Steps

SURPRISE! The blue-haired hippie is a vegan! Who'd have guessed it, right? There are a number of reasons why people go vegan, which is a post for another day, but in this one I'm going to assume you already have your reasons and are ready to take ...more

Use Extra Christmas Candy to Make These Fudge Recipes

My husband and I rarely eat dessert but if you opened our pantry you'd find yourself facing a whole shelf of candy. We rarely eat it but if we ever get a late-night craving for Skittles, Nerds, jelly beans or Swedish Fish, we're covered. Don't get me ...more

How to Make Enchilada-Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

I'm sure I won't get any arguments when I say December is the most challenging month for anyone who's trying to follow a healthy eating plan.  ...more

The Coziest Squash Risotto You'll Eat All Winter Long

Winter is officially here! Last week, I declared that December is Winter Squash Month over here at Meatless Mondays, and I've found another very interesting butternut squash recipe that I bet you'll like. This Cozy Harvest Risotto from ...more

Super-Easy Waffles You Can Make From Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Not only are these mashed potato waffles delicious and SO easy to make, but they're a great use of leftover holiday mashed potatoes. And you can use this technique all year round! Mashed potatoes aren't just for the holidays. We like to indulge in their buttery goodness as often as possible! ...more

Wino! DIY Coaster Made From Wine Corks

Having a husband in the wine industry means we have A LOT of corks lying around. No, it's not from all the wine we drink (I promise), but it is pretty cool. I mean, think of all the project possibilities! Today, we attempted our first cork project, and I will say these coasters came out pretty cute! So if you want to give it a try (I am sure you have some corks lying around after the holidays, right?), here is how we did it. ...more

9 Recipes for Leftover Eggnog

Homemade eggnog has a habit of disappearing -- in a flash! -- but cartons of the store-bought grocery-store eggnog seem to hang around forever and ever, before finally getting dumped down the drain. No need to waste eggnog, however. Here are eight recipes to help use up leftover eggnog. Image: Courtesy of Kirbie’s Cravings ...more
I don't like egg nog either. I love cooking with it though.more

NEEDS INTRO AND CLOSING what does it mean to biblically love...

Slightly adapted from Self Confrontation, A Manual for In-Depth Biblical Discipleship by The Biblical Counseling Foundation and John C. Broger. This means even when you feel like really explaining or expressing yourself, even when it's welling up inside out you, ready to burst, you are patient ....more

PhotoHunt ~ Smooth

The PhotoHunt today is 'Smooth'Santa isn't the only one who is putting in some air time I am going to be doing a lot of flying this weekend to get my Holiday visiting done. First, to Charlotte for a little 'LuLu' time ~Then to the gulf coast to ring in the New Year ....more

Swoon-worthy Recipes, 4

A collection of recipes that will make you go SWOON! This Melted Hot Chocolate with Sea Salt is mouthwatering! (pictured above via Adventure’s in Cooking) Soft Brown Butter and Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls ....more

Easy Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

Crazy easy Whole Wheat Pizza Dough – no rising needed! Quick, healthy and delicious crust for your favorite pizza! Merry...more

Easy Ragu and Polenta – Vegetarian Moment

Tried and worn out from a wonderful Christmas? Here is an easy dinner option. Sometimes only real parmesan hits the spot ....more

Coco and Smudge for Happy Caturday!

If you think I’m late posting kitty cat Christmas photos, you have no idea. ...more

Peanut Butter Balls

No bake Peanut Butter Balls dipped in two kinds of chocolate never last long in our house. ...more

The Twelve Days of Detox

Now that the twelve days of Christmas are wrapped up like a bow, it’s time for a seasonal detox to clean out all of those ‘extras’ that may have crept in over the holidays. I’ve experimented with many different detoxing methods over the years, even documenting a couple of them on the website like the Master Cleanse. For this time of year, I prefer a heartier approach that includes plenty of food ....more

Red Velvet Biscotti

Have a love for coffee and biscotti? This Red Velvet Biscotti with the hint of chocolate is perfect. Plus, who else feels the need to prolong the holiday treat-eating season? ...more

The Best of Country Cleaver in 2014

You have spoken, there were some seriously wonderful recipes that you have been searching for this year! There were so many wonderful recipes this year, there is too many to count – but these top ten from 2014 capture the best that this year has to offer. PS – A third of them are How-To’s! ...more