[Recipe] Pumpkin Cranberry Cookies

pumpkin cranberry cookie

Every fall I make these cookies. They are INSANE! The kids go nuts for them. I’m going to make them again this week with pomegranate craisins instead of cranberries. I also make a powdered sugar glaze on top. Yum! Recipe: Pumpkin Cranberry Cookies Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla […]

Sweet Potato Casserole {& other Thanksgiving dishes}

Sweet Potato Casserole & Other Thanksgiving Recipes

My grandmother always had the BEST Thanksgiving dinners. I had been drooling just thinking about her sweet potato casserole when I looked in a recipe box she left me when she passed, and there it was! Hallelujah! Since it’s the season of Giving and whatnot, I am sharing it with all of you along with […]

[Recipe] Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken

This recipe scared me a bit with the use of salad dressing, but it is sooooo good and super easy! Recipe: Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Ingredients 6 frozen skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1 (12 ounce) bottle barbeque sauce 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce Instructions Place chicken […]

[Recipe] Moms Apple Crisp

Now if you know me, I hate “squishy fruit”. I don’t liked cooked or mushy fruit, just a weird thing with me. So… That said, I tend to keep the apple slices pretty thick so they stay a bit firm with this dessert. DH likes the apples more tender, it’s all personal preference and how […]

Drunk Pecan Pie

Drunk Pecan Pie

Perfect recipe for Fall and the Holidays! Be everyone’s favorite when you show up with a pecan pie soaked in bourbon! YUM! Recipe: Drunk Pecan Pie Ingredients 3/4 cup chopped pecans 3 T bourbon 1/4 cup melted butter 1 cup sugar 3 eggs 3/4 cup maple syrup 1 t vanilla 1/4 t salt 3/4 cup […]

[Recipe] Coca Cola Chili

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Perfect for these chilly fall nights! This recipe was created when I couldn’t find my dads trusty recipe and started getting creative on my own. Turned out pretty darn tasty if I do say so myself! Recipe: Coca Cola Chili Ingredients 1 lb ground beef 1 small white onion, chopped 4 cloves of garlic, minced […]

[Recipe] Sweet Potato Caramel Casserole

sweet potato caramel casserole

This is another great recipe from my Grandma. No thanksgiving is complete without this! Forget the marshmallow stuff, you will never go back once you’ve had this! Recipe: Sweet Potato Caramel Casserole Ingredients 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1 egg 3 cups mashed cooked sweet potatoes 3 tbsp butter 8oz chopped pecans Topping: 1/2 cup maple […]

A Weekend Full of Fall Fun

  From the leaves to the temperature, change is a comin’.  I am finally feeling like we are back in the swing of things.  Homework is getting done, football practice is happening and the leaves are changing.  I love fall!  I love the change of temperatures.  I love the beautiful colors.  I love being able […]