25 Snazzy Snowflake Crafts

With all of the cold weather sweeping the nation, you might be looking for some fun crafts to do inside! What better idea than to do some snazzy snowflake crafts with your family? There are lots of different crafts that you can do and I have some crafts here for both adults and kids! Get… [Continue Reading]

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White Chocolate Peppermint Stir Sticks

When the weather is cold outside, nothing is better than curling up on the couch with a warm soft blanket and a hot cup of hot chocolate to watch a favorite movie or read a book. I love hot chocolate and I like all the works to go with it! Give me plenty of marshmallows… [Continue Reading]

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Caramelized Apple and Onion Grits Crostini

Caramelized Apple and Onion Grits Crostini is an all time favorite Southern appetizer! Giving it it’s Southern flare are the grits, which are substituted in the bread. It is then topped with apple and onion. The flavors come together to give you a delicious and mouth watering appetizer! If you are in need of a… [Continue Reading]

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Copy Cat Olive Garden Pasta e Fagioli Recipe

If you love pasta and love Olive Garden, then you’re in the right place! Pasta is one of my favorite foods and this Copy Cat Olive Garden Pasta e Fagioli Recipe is so yummy and delicious. Serve it with a big chunk of homemade or garlic bread and it’s a hearty meal that’s especially nice… [Continue Reading]

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Scrumptious Pecan Pie Pudding Recipe

Looking for a totally awesome dessert? Look no further! This scrumptious Pecan Pie Pudding recipe will have everyone ooing and awing! Serve it up in a fancy glass or unique bowl and you have a dessert that not only taste delicious, but looks like a professional chef has been in your kitchen. The creamy smoothness… [Continue Reading]

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Easy Loaded Potato Soup using Instant Potatoes

When the weather gets cold outside or when anyone in the family gets sick, Loaded Potato Soup is a go-to recipe. There is something about eating a hot bowl of soup that makes you feel warm and comforted. If you don’t have a lot of time, but would still like a hearty potato soup, try… [Continue Reading]

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Fried Hominy Recipe

Hominy is one of those foods you either love or you hate. Personally, I love hominy but  I have family members that hate it. There are also others that will eat it fried, when they don’t like it any other way. At any rate, Fried Hominy is an easy recipe that is a southern favorite!… [Continue Reading]

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Easy Banana Bread Recipe

Banana Bread is one a favorite of mine! I love to eat it straight out of the oven while it’s warm with a hot cup of coffee or a tall cold glass of milk. However, even when after it has cooled, it’s more like a dessert to me. Baking Banana Bread has an added benefit… [Continue Reading]

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Easy Peanut Butter Icebox Cake Recipe

If you like easy, but don’t want to sacrifice on taste and looks, check out this delicious and easy recipe for Peanut Butter Icebox Cake! Delicious chocolate combines with peanut butter to bring you a taste you just can’t resist! But, what makes this recipe special is the size of these treats! The recipe yields… [Continue Reading]

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