Santa Baby

Santa Baby - an intimate date night for two.

For Your Santa Baby

For my Treats for the Sweet post this month, I promised to give you the details on my husband's "reward" for helping me cook up all the Christmas treats for our friends, neighbors, and family. So here are all the goodies (er,.. goods)...can't wait to share!

The first Christmas that we had a baby my parents gave Adam a Santa hat. After all, this will be his role for the next 20 years. lol. Actually, I do it - but who's keeping track? So I...

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Christmas Breakfast

Christmas breakfast recipes that are quick and delicious.

Delicious and Easy Christmas Breakfast Ideas
The most memorable part of Christmas for me growing up was the amazing breakfast my mom would put together for us on Christmas morning. It was every kid's dream to wake up to a table full of delicious food. To have those smells emanate all throughout the house. This is a tradition that I want my husband and children to have as well. For my post this month I really wanted to share some recipes with you that are easy, delicious,...

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The Christmas Service Date

A Christmas service date at the food bank.

PART I - Service
'Tis the season for giving and what better way than to make a date out of it? My husband and I really have been in the spirit of giving this year especially, so when my husband suggested this date I thought it was a fantastic idea! (Yes, this was my husband's idea.) Which just goes to show that he has a really big heart and enjoys serving others. We decided to contact our local food bank and sign up to do some volunteer work. We double-dated...

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Christmas Treat Ideas

Christmas treat ideas that are funny and easy to put together.

Christmas Treats for the Sweet
One of the most stressful parts of the holiday season is cooking up treats for all of our friends, neighbors, and family members. It can get pretty insane some years and our list seems to grow exponentially the older we get. I've also noticed in the past few years that it's getting harder and harder to make my treats look cute and festive because I'm always down to the wire on getting them out the door! So THIS year I decided to reel...

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Thanksgiving Tasty Twist

A Thanksgiving Tasty Twist! Holiday recipes that you're family will love.

Who doesn't just love Thanksgiving? All of that yummy food...eating until you want to burst...pulling out those pregnant stretchy pants just like Joey did on that "Friends" episode - just so you can eat that much more. Lol. Okay, maybe we don't take it as seriously as Joey, but Thanksgiving is always memorable at my house. One thing is for certain, you can always count on my mom making an amazing meal. Ever since I have been married, me and the rest of the women...

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Thanksgiving Meal Tips & Tricks

Thanksgiving tips and tricks to save time while prepping.

We all know that with the holidays comes stress from trying to make everything perfect. Okay, maybe that is just me? But I really love to have everything come together just right so I will stress myself out about having everything perfect. Last year I changed everything about how I approached the holidays. I made some serious decisions that started with our Thanksgiving feast. I realized that our holiday traveling really did me in - so that was cut. I realized that being...

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Spooktacular Halloween Meal

Spooktacular good meal recipes for Halloween family dinner

White Chicken Chili and Pumpkin Passion Dessert

When I think about Halloween and food. I really think about comfort food. It's getting cold outside and fall has begun. Now that I have children to take out trick-or-treating, I tend to lean more toward recipes that are simple, somewhat healthy and are still considered comfort food. A little something to warm me up from the inside out. A friend of mine shared this White Chicken Chili recipe with me a few years ago...

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More Than Just PJs

Not just a pair of PJs!

I have never been the type of person to spend lots of money on my pajamas.  I will buy a good pair every decade - otherwise I just sleep in whatever is lying around.  I really haven't cared because I'm just sleeping in them.  Right?  Er... maybe I should have rethought this one a very long time ago.

 

While at our Diva's Retreat in St. George, Utah, cute Kiirsten put on a pair of the most adorable pajamas that I have ever seen.  I loved them from the...

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Black and Orange Halloween Party

Black and Orange Halloween Party Idea

A Halloween Party for Families

I was SO excited to get this party started and share it with all of you! My husband and I love to entertain our family and friends. I don't know why, but we have since we've been married. Consider us the party people! {lol} And what a better excuse than a PRE-Halloween bash!?!
Okay, so the real purpose of our little party was actually to introduce our new babysitting co-op. I got tired of trying to find a babysitter every weekend...

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