Today is the first day of December!!! You know what that means, right?! 25 days until Christmas! The last few years I have done a countdown to Christmas with my kids. Last year I even made an elaborate printed out calendar with activities for each day. I must say it was an adorable calendar, but it was a lot of work. Plus we could only use it for one year. So this year I decided to make a countdown calendar that was reusable for each year to come. (And I think I could even use it all year round, to hang photos or notes on it!)
I have so many things to be thankful for this year! I hope that you find yourself with many things to be grateful for as well. I don’t think we stop and count blessings nearly as often as we should. At least, I know I do not. Maybe that will be one of my goals next year, to write a list of my blessings more than once a year. Continue reading
This week I am filling up my freezer!! And I mean filling it up…Marinara sauce, Meatballs, Stroganoff, Quesadillas, Pizza, Chicken, Taco meat and Pancakes. Wow, that looks ambitious! But I am positive that I can get it all done. What are your favorite freezer meals?
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These cookies are my most favorite fall cookies!!! I have to confess, since September, I have made 10 batches of them! They are so amazingly delicious! I have been asked to make them for Halloween Parties, football tailgating parties, and school parties. I have also made them for my brother in law when he fixed my car, my kids to bring them to daycare for a snack, and just as a treat for us and whoever stops by.
These cookies have a great combination of Pumpkin, Continue reading
Today I am freezing my butt off and cheering on the Green Bay Packers! I have been waiting for today for weeks! It’s finally here, we are eating well, drinking nicely, and keeping warm thanks to my new long underwear! Since the cooler temperatures are settling here in Wisconsin, I am serving up a few heartier meals this week. Beef stew Continue reading
How can it possibly be November?! I don’t know where the year has gone! Halloween decorations are put away, and Thanksgiving is all around the house. I am ready to be immersed in the holidays! Are you ready for the holidays???
This is a busy week Continue reading
Last week it seemed like we skipped fall and went straight to winter. And that is definitely not okay with me! Thankfully this week it is going to warm up a little bit, but with a fair amount of rain. Continue reading