Holiday Cranberry Drink

Holiday Cranberry Drink Looking for a holiday drink for the whole family? This is one delicious and pretty drink! Cranberry Punch  Cranberry juice cocktail 7 Up or Sprite Spiced Apple Cider Instant Drink Mix ( 1 envelope to every 20 oz of liquid)   Add equal parts of the cranberry juice cocktail and sprite. Then for every 20 ounces of liquid add 1 packet of the apple cider drink mix. I like to slightly freeze it and make it more slushy when serving. 

Pie Crust Recipe

Easy Pie Crust Recipe Need to make a pie crust from scratch? This is the recipe for you! Nothing beats the taste of homemade pie crust, truly. The best part is, it is not that hard to make! Let’s do it together.   Pie Crust Recipe Ingredients:  2 cups flour 1 cup shortening ½ t salt ¼ cup milk 2 T vinegar 1 T sugar   Cut shortening into flour with pastry cutter. Add the salt, milk, vinegar, and sugar. Mix together.   Separate into 2 equal portions. Roll out thin and place in a pie pan. Bake at 400 …

Glazed Ham Recipe for the Crockpot

Glazed Ham Recipe for the Crockpot Cooking a Thanksgiving feast and worried about not having enough room in the oven? This is where my Glazed Ham recipe comes in handy. I love my crockpot and think we should spend more time using it. It is like having a second hand in the kitchen!    Ingredients for the Glazed Ham Recipe in the Crockpot: 9 lb ham (bone in)  ½ cup butter ¼ cup brown sugar 1/8 cup corn syrup 1/8 cup honey 4 oarnges 10 cinnamon sticks Pepper 4 cups chicken broth 1 cup orange juice 1/8 t ginger 1/8 …

Loaded Green Beans Recipe

Loaded Green Beans Recipe Let’s change up the way we do green beans this holiday season. Who is with me? That is why I crafted up this Loaded Green Beans recipe! It is essentially just green beans with shallots, apple cider, and bacon! Yes, I said BACON! This is how I made it.    Ingredients:  2 quarts water 1 ½ t salt 1 ¼ lbs fresh green beans ½ cup chicken broth 3 slices bacon 1 T parsley, fresh 4 shallots, chopped Pepper 2 T minced garlic ½ cup apple cider   In a pot add water and salt. Bring …

Gingersnap Cookies

Soft Gingersnap Cookies Recipe Looking for the perfect gingersnap cookie? Well here it is! I have made a lot of gingersnap cookies over the past 10 years and guess what…I have never shared one of them. I personally never liked them enough to share. Until now.  Here are some of my other favorite cookies to make during the holiday months Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies Raspberry Thumbprint cookies Snickerdoodles Peanut butter cookies Soft Gingersnap Cookies Recipe ingredients 3/4 cup margarine  1 cup sugar 1 egg  1 T water 1/4 cup molasses  2 1/4 cup flour 2 t ginger 1 t baking …

Cheesy Potatoes Recipe

Cheesy Potatoes Recipe Want to make a super simple cheesy potatoes recipe? Funeral potatoes or funeral potatoes..honestly whatever you call them is great! I promise these are super easy and delicious!  Cheesy Potatoes Recipe Ingredients:  1 30 oz bag frozen hashbrowns 8 oz sour cream ½ cup butter 1 bunch green onions 1 10 oz can cream of chicken Grated cheddar cheese   Combine all ingredients except the cheese. Place in a grease 9×13 pan. Top with cheese and bake at 300 dregrees for 60-90 minutes.

Green Bean Casserole 

Green Bean Casserole  A Thanksgiving must is green bean casserole!  Here are a few of my other must haves for Thanksgiving! Crockpot Mashed Potatoes Sweet Potatoes Cream Corn Glazed Carrots Knotted Rolls   Green Bean Casserole  ingredients 1 lb. green beans, trimmed 6 T butter, onion, sliced 8 oz. mushrooms, sliced  salt and pepper 2 T minced garlic  1/4 cup flour 3 cups milk 1 1/2 cups  French’s fried onions Instructions  Preheat oven to 350 degrees Grab a bowl and add ice and water to it to create a ice bath Grab a pot and fill with water and then bring to a boil and …

White Chocolate Gingerbread Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

White Chocolate Gingerbread Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting This is my second gingerbread recipe of the season (so far!) because I just LOVE the taste and smell of gingerbread. I mean, what else says Happy Holidays like gingerbread scent throughout your home?! These bars are the perfect treat to bring to any gathering you may be attending this holiday season! Or, if you’re staying close to home, this will take your family’s celebration no matter the size to the next level! The white chocolate with the gingerbread is a fantastic flavor combination that I can’t wait for you to try! …

Pumpkin Roll

Pumpkin Roll Fall traditions? Looking for some? Try adding this pumpkin roll to your must make fall recipes! They are just as yummy as they are fun!  Pumpkin Roll ingredients Powdered sugar ½ t baking powder ½ t cinnamon ¼ t salt 1 cup sugar ¾ cup flour ½ t baking soda ½ t ground cloves 3 eggs 2/3 cup pumpkin puree 1 cup chopped nuts, optional   Filling: 8 oz cream cheese, softened 1 cup powdered sugar 6 T butter, softened 1 t vanilla instructions  Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a 15×10 inch jelly roll pan. Line with …

My Dining Room Reveal with Classy Clutter!

My Dining Room Refresh! Earlier this year, I did a complete remodel of my kitchen! It was our biggest house project to date and I can’t even tell you how much I LOVE the end result! I’m going to be sharing more about my kitchen in the future, but with this remodel came a need to refresh my dining and living spaces as well since they are right off the kitchen. If you know me, you know that I’m a mom to 4 kids and top of that, I have at least 1-2 neighbor kids over for dinner every night …