Classic Bloody Mary Mix

This Classic Bloody Mary Mix is quick and easy to make.
Serve up a round of delicious Bloody Marys tomorrow morning!

This Classic Bloody Mary Mix is quick and easy to make.  Serve up a round of delicious Bloody Marys tomorrow morning!Well, here we are.  Just a couple of days until Christmas.  Hopefully all of your gifts are wrapped and ready to go.  (Don’t worry…I won’t judge if they aren’t.  I may or may not still have gifts to wrap myself.)  You’re probably either about to hit the road to visit family or running around preparing your house for company.  For that reason, I almost called this post “Ode to the In-Laws.”  After all, it is a cocktail post.  Instead, I thought this would be a completely appropriate time to discuss Bloody Mary.  No, not Bloody Mary the cocktail.  (Although we’ll get to that shortly!)  I mean Bloody Mary the folk story.Continue Reading »

Peanut Butter Oat Dog Bones

I’ve partnered with Social Stars and Whirlpool® to create these Peanut Butter Oat Dog Bones as part of the Whirlpool® Every day, care™ Project.  #EveryDayCare

These Peanut Butter Oat Dog Bones are easy...and sure to get a high-five from your 4-legged friends! #EveryDayCare

*I’m breaking away from the traditional post today with this fun recipe for homemade dog bones.  If dog bones aren’t your thing, don’t worry!  I’ll be back on Monday with some awesome last minute Christmas recipes.*

It’s easy to get lost in the hustle and bustle of Christmas.  There’s always one more present that needs to be wrapped and one more party to go to.  Not that I’m complaining or anything…who doesn’t love presents and parties?  But I always have to remind myself to slow down and actually enjoy the season.  Otherwise, I wake up on January 2nd and wonder what the heck happened to the holidays.Continue Reading »

Gingerbread Drop Scones

These Gingerbread Drop Scones are quick and easy to make…and perfect for a weekend breakfast on a chilly Winter morning!

These Gingerbread Drop Scones are quick and easy to make...and perfect for a weekend breakfast on a chilly Winter morning!“Run, run as fast as you can!  You can’t catch me.  I’m the Gingerbread Man!”  Whenever I think about gingerbread, I think about Gingy from Shrek.  You know, the gingerbread man who resists torture by Lord Farquaad…at least until Farquaad starts plucking off his gumdrops.  (“No!  Not the buttons!  Not the gumdrop buttons!”)Continue Reading »

Eggnog Ice Cream Sandwiches

These Eggnog Ice Cream Sandwiches are a new holiday favorite.  They’re just like your favorite holiday drink…only in ice cream form and stuffed between thin, crispy cookies!

These Eggnog Ice Cream Sandwiches just like your favorite holiday drink...just in ice cream form and stuffed between thin, crispy cookies!Some of my favorite recipes have come about when I was just playing around in the kitchen.  These Eggnog Ice Cream Sandwiches definitely fall into that category.  A couple weeks ago, I had pulled out my pasta machine to make these Kalamata Olive and Sea Salt Grissini.  Did you know that a pasta machine is an easy way to make thin, crispy breadsticks?  Yup, that fettuccine cutter is perfect for this task.Continue Reading »