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Happy Holidays: Grinch Truffles

The holidays are definitely a favorite time of year for me and my family over at The Melrose Family. I love creating memories with my little girls and one of our favorite things to do is to create homemade gifts for neighbors and friends who aren't expecting a gift from us. We think of it as our little acts of kindness and it brightens everyone's day. We recently enjoyed The Grinch and my girls … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Cookies for Santa!

One of my family's favorite yearly Christmas traditions is baking cookies for Santa and leaving them out for Santa as a family. There were so many tantalizing cookie recipes linked up this week, so here are... 20 Cookies for Santa from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * * Double Chocolate Cherry Walnut Cookies @ Just Us Four Double-Decker Ginger Kid Cookies @ … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Holiday Drinks and Appetizers!

The next two weeks are the biggest weeks of the year for holiday and New Years gatherings and parties. Whether you're attending or hosting, it's always fun to try out new recipes! Here are... 20 Holiday Drinks and Appetizers from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * * Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe @ Whipperberry Candy Cane Shooters @ Hairspray and Highheels Cucumber, Tomato, … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Peppermint Brownie Cake Pops

Hi everyone! I am Shannah from the blog, Just Us Four. I'm so excited to be sharing a recipe with you that is perfect for the upcoming Christmas holiday. These peppermint brownie cake pops are so delicious and really easy to make. They are the perfect Starbucks copycat too. … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Clam Dip Recipe

This Clam Dip Recipe is your easiest and best party dip ever! I'm Kim from Today's Creative Life, where I share all things creative. Recipes Printables DIY Projects Holiday DIY I share whatever I'm inspired by. It doesn't have to be fancy to be perfect! Clam Dip Recipe It's the holidays which mean parties, potlucks and dinners! This dip is a great option to serve for any party. … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Graham Cracker Toffee

Hey there! I'm Kelsey from Poofy Cheeks back with a recipe you MUST make this holiday season. If you like toffee you are going to want to keep reading! Two years ago our family had a bacon fest and we all made something with bacon as the star ingredient. I made bacon toffee from saltine crackers and it was a hit but as I was making it I thought this would be great with graham crackers around the … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Chewy Almond Cookies

These chewy almond cookies only have 3 ingredients but are full of wonderful flavor with a crispy exterior and chewy interior. I am excited to be here today on Jen's blog. Her blog is my go to place for creative and inspiring ideas. I'm Leigh Anne and you can find me and everything pretty and delicious over at Your Homebased Mom. I'm excited to share a yummy, simple recipe with you today … [Read more...]

Tang Tea Neighbor Gift Idea & Holiday Printable!

The holidays can be stressful! This month we Michaels Makers were asked to come up with creative and fun holiday hacks and tips to help relieve some of that stress and make holiday entertaining and prepping fun! We were given 5 common holiday hiccups to choose from and I went with neighbor gifts. So I decided to share one of my favorite recipes - Tang tea - for a neighbor gift idea and free … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: White Chocolate Holiday Fudge

It's holiday time! That means decorating, singing carols, whipping up goodies for everyone on my list & some to share here at Jen's Happy Holidays series too. I always feel so blessed to have time to collaborate each year with Jen on this super fun event. This is of course my favorite time of year & spending it with bloggy friends makes it all the better. Since making fudge is a long time … [Read more...]

Moist and Flavorful Apple, Cranberry and Herb Stuffing!

Moise and Flavorful Apple Cranberry and Herb Stuffing Recipe! I am so excited to be cooking Thanksgiving at the #1905Cottage for the first time this year! I want it to be a fun and memorable meal so I have been working on some fun recipes for the big day! My son is vegetarian and we have a family friend who is allergic to nuts. So I want to serve a stuffing that everyone will love. After a few … [Read more...]