December 2016

5-minute ribbon and wrapping wreath

It’s almost New Year’s Eve and I’m sure some of my loyal readers (Hi, Mom) are hosting for the evening.  As I was getting ready for my annual Festivus party on the 23rd, my doors were bare and that was driving me crazy.  I may have had 18 Christmas trees,…

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Bra storage: my biggest housework foe

Hang your bras from a belt rack and make laundry day less of a chore!

I feel like I never post anything but recipes anymore.  This wasn’t supposed to be a food blog, damnit!  I’ve mentioned before that I’m just terrible at remembering to take pictures at every stage of a recipe; well I’m even worse with crafts and home improvement/housekeeping projects.  So if I…

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Super-Yummy Green Bean Casserole Cups

I’m finally starting to get caught up on my Christmas party prep. As of this morning, my freezer contains Rocky Road Fudge, Caramel Pecan Fudge (post coming soon), Mint Chip Fudge (post coming soon), York Peppermint Brownies, Peanut Butter-Oreo Brownies, Gingerbread bars, Pecan bars, Browned-Butter Pecan Cookie dough, and Gingerbread…

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Savory Olive and Rosemary Quickbread Muffins

Have I mentioned like 1,000 times that I’m behind on my Christmas party prep?  Well finally after this weekend I’m a little bit less panicked.  About half of my savory bite-sized items were prepared so now I can breathe a little.  One of the new recipes I came up with…

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Ridiculoulsly Easy Crock Pot Mushroom and Wild Rice Soup

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m still not quite on board with the whole crock pot thing.  I just cannot decide in the morning what I’m going to want for dinner that night.  For instance, I thought this morning that I would definitely want soup for dinner but then I got…

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