White Chocolate Popcorn

Fall is finally here and Thanksgiving is approaching quickly.  I don’t know about you but this usually means the house is full of people looking for tasty snacks.  One of our favorite is a sweet and salty twist on your regular popcorn.  This quick and easy twist on regular popcorn is sure to please everyone. […]

Flag Etiquette

  FLAG ETIQUETTE Proper flag etiquette is not just for members of the military.  Everyone should know the basics of how to properly show respect to the symbol of our great nation, the American flag.  Oftentimes many of us do not practice proper flag etiquette simply because we are not familiar with it.  Here are […]

Easter Story Cookies

Easter Story Cookies are a great way to teach the meaning of Easter.  Our family makes these every year.  To print out the recipe, click the link at the bottom of the post. To be made the evening before Easter: You need: 1 cup whole pecans 1 tsp. Vinegar (white or apple cider) 3 egg […]

Easter in Eggs

Easter in Eggs, also known as Resurrection Eggs, is a wonderful way to teach children the Easter story.  The printable below includes what to fill each egg with, what to teach the children and also gives you the scripture reference. First you will need 12 plastic eggs that can be filled and can fit in […]

It’s Time to Decorate for Spring!

Hello Spring!  Now that the country is starting to thaw, it’s time to decorate for Spring.  It’s such an optimistic activity.  When we pull out our rabbits and Easter eggs, we are in fact saying that we believe good weather and sunshine are on their way…or at least we hope so. So, where to begin? […]

Resolutions

Greetings! It’s the first week of January 2015.  The ball has dropped and writers everywhere are sprucing up their articles on New Year’s Resolutions.  Blah, Blah, Blah. I’m almost 50 years old (there I said it!) and I’m so tired of making the same mistake every year.  I know you’ve done it too.  You’ve uttered […]

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds (free printable recipe)

  It’s that time of year again!  What fun we always have carving our pumpkins. After the carving is complete, I am always asked to roast pumpkin seeds.  In the past, I would inwardly groan as I set about the task of trying to turn those slimy seeds into something my family would actually eat. […]

Aggression Cookies

These cookies are quick to make and yummy to eat.  My mother used to make them around the holidays.  I don’t wait until the holidays to make these cookies – I always have a roll in my freezer. Here’s what you’ll need: 6 sticks salted butter 3 cups self rising flour 3 cups packed light […]

Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball

 

Easy Easter Bunny Cake

Growing up my mother used to make this Easter Bunny Cake each year.  I love the combination of buttercream frosting and coconut.  Here’s how this one was made: Here’s what you’ll need: 1 white boxed cake mix (make per instructions on box) 1 double-batch of buttercream frosting (click for recipe) 2 bags of sweetened coconut […]