Whole Wheat Pumpkin Pancakes: A Family Tradition

I love family traditions.  I have such sweet memories of going to pumpkin patches, having scavenger hunts, decorating cookies, and many other fun traditions that my parents established for our family. These family traditions were not anything extravagant.  In fact, they were really quite simple.  However, I still have wonderful memories of these special times we spent together as …

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Pumpkin Pancakes

Baked Club Pinwheels

I found this absolutely mouth-watering recipe on Pinterest and just had to try it! The very next week, when I went grocery shopping, I got all the ingredients. I wasn’t sure if my husband would like it since he is not big on sandwiches, but it was a massive hit for both of us. The recipe is, …

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Baked Club Pinwheels

Sharing Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving fast approaching I was getting more and more discouraged. I just felt sad as the reality that I would not be settled into my new home before the holiday season came. All talk of thanksgiving menus and decorating for the season made me utterly despondent. All my traditions with the children and my …

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Apple Jack Cookies

Chocolate-Covered Marshmallow Recipe

Sunday afternoons can be sweetly quiet around my house. It’s fun to get the older boys (by “older,” I mean 6 and 7) involved in cooking projects while the little ones are napping. This past Sunday, I had the perfect treat up my sleeve. That’s right, chocolate-covered marshmallows! You’ll need: 2 bags of regular-sized marshmallows …

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Chocolate Covered Marshmallow

Name Place Cards for Holiday Tablescapes – Sugar Cookie & Buttercream Recipe

Whether a small gathering or a large family feast, it is such a thoughtful gesture to set out name cards for your guests. There is something so special about knowing someone thought about and planned for you ahead of time. Creating place cards for your table setting does not have to be complicated. Use items …

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