Mistletoe Treats

All rights reserved by t By Christen Sheffield Mistletoe Treats Butter 1 package (14 oz) caramels 3 T water 1 cup corn chex 1 cup bran cereal squares 1 cup rice chex 1 cup granola 1/2 cup shredded coconut 1 1/2 cups salted peanuts 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips 1 T shortening Grease 9 x … Continue reading

Printable Letter to Santa

Because my son’s birthday is just around the corner (2 weeks!) we have been talking a lot about toys.  While dropping him off for school today I promised we’d do a list for santa. I went looking for a printable and stumbled on this one..  Well I didn’t want to pay $5 for it, so … Continue reading

Mexican “Rice”

 Some rights reserved by elana’s pantry I’m usually pretty hesitant when I see the title of a recipe and part of it’s in quotes.  This recipe does not disappoint!  August and I paid a visit to the dollar store today while looking for a post office around here to mail out his birthday invites.  I decided on … Continue reading

Zucchini Pasta

 Some rights reserved by joannova This Tri-Blade Plastic Spiral Vegetable Slicer from World Cuisine is a must have piece of equipment for the kitchen and without it you can’t make my next recipe…..haha. 1 Zucchini 1 Can Petite dice tomatoes 1/2 tsp minced/chopped garlic oregano basil 1/2 tbsp butter parmesan cheese The glorious thing about this recipe is … Continue reading

Your Basic Meatball Sandwich

 Some rights reserved by J. McPherskesen This is the quickest and easiest dinner recipe I have come across all summer.  For those of you who like to make your own meatballs it will require a little more work. We have been buying large bags of premade meatballs from BJ’s and I think they’re great. I have a … Continue reading

My “sham” rock cookies

Well, silly me! My home is mostly packed (at least this is what I keep telling myself!) and things like the vanilla, rolling pin etc are not available to me!  So rather then re-buy things, which I almost did, I found a sugar cookie mix that only needs butter and an egg.  I also decided … Continue reading