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Halloween is that one time of the year when purple and orange seem to be a perfect match.  How fun is that?  What a delight these peanut butter eyeballs would be at your next Halloween party. Now, if you read my blogs regularly, you will know that I have a fondness for peanut butter.  As in, …

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These banana ghosts and orange pumpkins will have your kids squealing with delight while making sure they get the nutrition from healthy food instead of sugary calories. October 31 will soon be here and it’s not just Halloween, but also Carve a Pumpkin Day. That means it’s time to gather the kids, grab our tools …

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This easy DIY Tootsie Roll Lollipop Halloween spider craft is easy as can be and you probably have anything you need to make them in your craft chest right now. (my favorite kind of project!) Spiders never tasted so good! Halloween is such a fun time of the year for kids.  (And for grown ups …

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The holidays are such a fun time in the kitchen and December is a month full of national food holidays.  There are so many occasions when you can bring out your favorite Christmas sweet treats to share with loved ones to a bit of holiday spirit. I’ve compiled a list below of some of the …

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These snowy winter photos show the majesty of the cold months. For me, winter is a time of reflection. I think back on the year that has passed and ahead to the one which is yet to come.  As the days get shorter and so much colder, I hunker down and do things that I …

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Looking for beautiful music to listen to this Christmas? Make sure to listen to You’re Here by Francesca Battistelli, linked below. I love all types of Christmas music, and am always looking for pieces that I feel are worthy of sharing with my readers. You may have seen my post about Pentatonix. If not make …

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Looking for a way to get the most out of your pumpkins? These pumpkin recipes are the perfect way to use up those pumpkins after you finish carving them! It’s time to think of new and tasty ways to use them after the carving is done! October 26 is National Pumpkin day, and October 31 …

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From Halloween through Christmas, it seems that many doors have a wreath of some sort decorating the entry.  These Christmas wreath ideas are the perfect way to welcome guests to your home. The third Saturday in December is honored each year as National Wreaths Across America Day, for good reason. Many homes have festive door …

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These delicious Christmas stocking cookies will be the highlight of your Christmas dessert table. The meringue cookies are brimming with the flavors of cream cheese and cranberries. Plus, they are so pretty and festive. Imagine bringing out a plate of these cute little treats – they would wow any guests you have over for Christmas! …

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These DIY Christmas cookie ornaments do double duty. They can be made as Christmas cookies and also used to decorate your tree with a few extra steps. Since December 4 is a food holiday known as National Cookie Day, let’s make some cookies for our tree! Part craft project, part cooking adventure, these delicious decorations are …

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Each year during the festive season, our homes get decorated with all manner of holiday greenery. Believe it or not, there are documented traditions of Christmas greenery that have been passed on through the years. Whether it be holly and ivy, Christmas trees of fir or spruce, Mistletoe balls and sprigs, or other forms of …

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I love entertaining during the holiday season, and this easy DIY pine cone and ever green candle bowl is the perfect addition to my holiday spread. This lovely candle bowl is simple to do and very elegant when displayed.  It will make a lovely addition to any holiday table and is low enough for conversation …

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