• Holiday,  Recipes

    Fourth of July Trail Mix

    The Fourth of July is such a fun holiday! All things red, white and blue mixed with SUMMER! My festive heart loves it! This is an EASY throw together trail mix that’s yummy and has RED, WHITE, AND BLUE! It’s perfect to enjoy as a Fourth of July snack! Also great by the pool!  What You’ll Need:  3 cups LIFE cereal  2 cups chocolate covered pretzels  2 cups mini marshmallows  1 cup chocolate covered raisins  1 cup pretzels  1 pkg red, white & blue M&M’s   What You’ll Do: Combine everything listed above and serve it in a cute bowl! To be extra festive you can add a little decor…

  • Holiday,  Homemaking,  Recipes

    Easy Easter Dessert

    I love Easter weekend! I love when the air is a little warmer and flowers are all around. I love celebrating Easter Sunday with my family! I have wonderful memories of my mother rushing home after church to make a big Easter dinner for our family. She always worked so hard on that meal and it was always lovely. These little memories of my family making holidays special and festive honestly have shaped me into who I am today! I’m so excited to share this festive dessert with you! I hope you enjoy!     We can’t really call this cooking.. more my making an already made dessert fancy and festive!…

  • Holiday,  Homemaking,  Recipes

    Rice Krispie Treats with Peeps Recipe

    Time to be festive again! I love being festive and celebrating a holiday with food. Especially an EASY recipe! This recipe is so simple you could make it in a few minute. Even the kids could “help!” Perfect for an Easter weekend snack or breakfast on Easter morning!  What You’ll Need: 2 packs of Peeps (30 peeps total) 1/2 stick Butter  6 cups of Rice Krispies  Nonstick Spray  What You’ll Do:  This recipe is so so easy!  First step is Measure 6 cups of Rice Krispies and put them in a large bowl.  Spray with a nonstick spray the dish and mixing spoon you plan to use.  The dish I…

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    Spinach Dip Recipe

    Nothing like a warm skillet out of the oven of spinach dip! So so yummy! This is something Aaron and I have been throwing together for years. It’s a very easy recipe with mostly ingredients you likely already have in the kitchen! From our kitchen to your, I hope you enjoy this yummy recipe!  What You’ll Need: 10 oz of frozen spinach thawed drained 1 block of cream cheese  3 tablespoons of sour cream  1 teaspoon of garlic salt  1 1/2 cups of shredded parmesan cheese  1 can artichoke hearts drained  What You’ll Do: It’s so easy. Throw it all in a bowl and stir!  Now put it in a…

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    St. Patrick’s Day Mocktail

    Let’s get festive! St. Patrick’s Day is days away! Nothing like adding a little fun to life! Here’s a fun mocktail to make. It’s simple simple! Also, green and yummy! Hope you enjoy this little recipe!  What You’ll Need: Lime Sherbet  7 Up  Pineapple Juice  Garnish:  Your Favorite Icing  Gold Sprinkles  Sour Punch Straws  What You’ll Do: Add a thin layer of icing to the edge of your glass rim and then turn the rim in a plate of gold sprinkles. Be sure to do this first!!!  Drop 2 scoops of lime sherbet in the glass. Add a splash (Not too little, not too much) of pineapple juice.  Next fill…

  • Holiday,  Homemaking,  Recipes

    Lucky Charms Treats – St. Patrick’s Day

    Who doesn’t love a easy fun festive recipe?! I know I do! I also love a homemade rice crispy treat! I basically did that same think here but used Lucky Charms cereal instead of rice crispy cereal! So buttery YUMMY! Also, a easy thing to do to be FESTIVE!  What You’ll Need: 1 bag (10 oz) Mini Marshmallows  1/2 stick Butter  6 cups of Lucky Charms  Nonstick Spray  What You’ll Do:  This recipe is so so easy!  First step is Measure 6 cups of Lucky Charms and put them in a large bowl.  Spray with a nonstick spray the dish and mixing spoon you plan to use.  The dish I…

  • Holiday,  Recipes

    Caramel Pie

    Here’s another recipe that’s been in my family for years! Apparently this one belonged to Nonna too (just learned that this year.) The history is Nonna was the pastor’s wife (wife of my poppa Russell who was the pastor) at a church in Memphis. A lady in the church gave her the recipe. Years later, she shared the recipe with my mom. This was a go to recipe my mom would always serve! Therefore, I grew up with it!  This recipe is very easy to make but it does take a few hours for it to cook. It can’t be left unattended because you have to keep checking the water level…

  • Holiday,  Homemaking,  Recipes

    Sausage English Muffin Recipe

    This is a very special recipe to me. I remember my Nonna making it when I was young then giving the recipe to my mom who would make it every Holiday. To me this recipe is Christmas morning on a muffin. It brings back so many memories of the home I grew up in. One day I plan on making it for my baby and many years after that as our family grows! I hope you enjoy this recipe and have a Merry Christmas! What you’ll need: 1 pack of sausage 1 jar old english cheese 1 pack of english muffins What you’ll do: First brown the sausage meat on…

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    Easy Crockpot Turkey

    Thanksgiving Day is coming up! It’s such a special day. Family, food and relaxing – can a day get any better? I love all the yummy food.  Growing up I never really liked Thanksgiving turkey. I always thought it was dry and bland. But not this turkey! It’s is very flavorful and juicy! Not to mention, so simple to make! You will only need three ingredients and a crockpot! For years this has been our go to turkey recipe.  What You’ll Need: Turkey Breast with Bone  Olive Oil  Lawry’s Seasoned Salt  Crockpot  The Bird  So we usually get the smallest Turkey breast with bone that we can find unless we’re feeding…

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    Aaron’s Burger Tips

    Okay ya’ll, it’s Aaron writing this one. And I’m here to tell you that my absolute favorite food in the world is a hamburger. The combination of fresh juicy beef, cheese, vegetables, any toppings or sauces you love, all on a delicious soft bun??? How can that not be the world’s most perfect food??? Let’s get right into it…   The Homemade Burger Problem If you’re like me, you have a favorite restaurant where you always order a burger. Somewhere that makes their burgers so thick, so juicy, and so flavorful. But then when you try to make a burger like that at home, you get a chewy, dry patty…

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