Category: Holiday

Cookie Swapping

It’s time to get your ovens ready for this year’s sweet swap! When I lived in Indiana, my aunt would host our “candy day”. My aunts, cousins, and our friends would all get together and we would bring all of…

Thanksgiving Favorites

  This year has flown by and I can’t believe Thanksgiving is only a few days away. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, and it’s my favorite dinner of the year for hosting. There are many things to be thankful and…

Rustic Caramel Apple Hand Pies

Fall is my absolute favorite time of year. I love the crisp cool weather in the mornings, and the slightly warmer afternoons. I love wearing sweaters (I’m obsessed with cashmere sweaters!), and I love curling up in a hoodie and…

Orange Cream Halloween Cookies

Halloween is just around the corner, and rather than having another pumpkin flavored treat, it’s time to make something with a different flavor that’s still festive: Orange Cream Halloween Cookies! I LOVE the flavor combination of orange and vanilla. It…

Cajun Bacon Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin spice this, spiced pumpkin that, is anything immune to the pumpkin spice trend? Anymore, I’m thinking, no. I saw something on social media showing pumpkin spice salmon; are they for real? When it comes to pumpkin, I like to…

Bloody Mary Shrimp Cocktail

Jon and I recently celebrated our seventh wedding anniversary and we spent it at a gorgeous hotel on Amelia Island, Florida. It was probably my favorite place we’ve stayed so far. We had a great view of the beach and…

Classic Deviled Eggs

My Granny taught me how to make Classic Deviled Eggs many moons ago. She didn’t really teach me any measurements, it was mostly a trial and error kind-of-thing. Basically you mixed mayonnaise and mustard, adding a little of each until…