Copycat Lofthouse Sugar Cookies with Fluffy Maple Buttercream Frosting

I know it’s a little late for Maple flavors since we’re in full swing with Christmas and peppermint, but I just had to share this recipe with y’all.I made these for Thanksgiving and they disappeared quickly. So quick, I didn’t have a chance to take a photo so I could share them with you. Which is why I made them again this week, even though we are past Thanksgiving. Seriously, where did November go?Although you can enjoy these cookies anytime of the year because who doesn’t love maple or Lofthouse cookies?...more


Image credit (here) The holiday season is upon us, tomorrow is American Thanksgiving.  ...more

DIY; Holiday Driving Tips

Driving in the Holiday/Vacation TipsHolidays, Vacations, and long weekends give the best opportunity to escape from daily routine and hit the road. It is important to consider your and your family’s safety during such trips. This article will help you in driving safe during the trip....more

5 Holiday Recipes-Just for the Kids

I had been on hold for almost twenty minutes with a certain shipping company who will remain nameless. At the exact moment the agent came on the line, my two year old son, River, stood up from where he had been playing with his trains and found his little shaker instrument. He proceeded to start the show that coincidentally occurs only when I talk on the phone. He started shaking the maraca, jumping up and down singing Jingle Bells at the top of his lungs. I didn’t even know he had heard the song, let alone memorized it. A couple days later, he informed me it was Christmas day....more

DIY Holiday Driftwood Wreath

I can barely contain my holiday excitement. This is not to say that I am playing non stop holiday music, shopping like mad (sorry Black Friday), or covering my whole house in tinsel....more

It's A Coming

    Today at our local T.O.P.S group. I was down a pound and I even went to our community Thanksgiving dinner.Well I'm doing two pies for the family get together for Thanksgiving. A pumpkin cheese cake and pecan pie.breakfast was pretty simple pears with grated cheese on it.Lunch a half of peanut butter sandwich and jelly. I believe grape flavor. Then also a nice big green salad with ranch dressing.Dinner, pull pork sandwich, and peas....more

Quick & Easy Turkey Gravy

This Easy Turkey Gravy is rich and delicious but simple enough for even the novice cook. ...more

apple frangipane tart

That is a stunning tart!more

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