Mocha Punch Recipe

This mocha punch recipe is delicious served hot or cold! The perfect punch for all sorts of special occasions or when entertaining. This past summer, I helped host a bridal shower for a friend of our family where mocha punch was served. I sort of embarrassed myself when I had my first sip. I’m not normally…

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Southern Breakfast Casserole Recipe

This Southern Breakfast Casserole recipe is a delicious make ahead breakfast idea! So light and luscious, this breakfast casserole makes a family favorite meal! My mother has always been a wonderful hostess. She has the gift of welcoming guests and immediately making them feel right at home. Growing up, I was always amazed at how she…

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Coconut Macaroons Bars Recipe

Coconut macaroons bars are like crisp, crunchy, and chewy coconut macaroons on a buttery shortbread crust. I made these bars to take to my mother-in-law’s this past weekend for lunch. Since that side of the family has grown with three weddings over the last three years and half of the grandchildren being college-aged or older,…

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Turtle Candies Recipe

Homemade turtle candies make a delicious treat! This simple recipe uses five ingredients and comes together quickly! Great for gifts! It’s the last week of our homeschool co-op until after the first of the year and I think we are positively, without a doubt, absolutely ready for the break! Studying for midterms, finalizing projects, and…

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Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

This peanut butter fudge is so smooth, creamy, and delicious! Filled with peanut butter, this fudge literally melts in your mouth! Trips to the mountains always mean a trip to the fudge shop when I traveled with my parents growing up and then later with my husband and son. We oooh and aah over all…

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Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast ideas you can easily make ahead and serve for leisurely breakfasts during the holidays, special occasions, or busy mornings! When I first married, I was a bit overwhelmed with making breakfast when we had overnight guests for the weekend, especially during the holidays. I wanted to be able to serve a warm, inviting, comforting…

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Buckeyes Recipe

Buckeyes makes a favorite peanut butter and chocolate candy. Named for the nut of the same name, buckeyes are loved through the holidays and all year. The Thanksgiving tradition in my family is to spend the morning watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, have a huge Thanksgiving lunch, and then head outdoors to stave off that…

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Apple Cobbler Recipe

Apple Cobbler makes an easy, delicious dessert recipe. Filled with three types of apples, this apple cobbler has a sweet sauce and is topped with a light, fluffy biscuits. There’s just something about cobblers that makes them immediately comforting, warm and inviting. I’m not sure if it because they seem to represent a humble time…

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Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Butternut Squash Soup makes a warm, comforting and delicious dish! So easy to prepare, this butternut squash soup will easily become a favorite.  I love simple recipes. The simpler, the better in my mind. For years, I’ve always loved butternut squash soup when I’d order it at a restaurant and only make it for special…

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Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

This peanut butter pie recipe is as easy as it gets! A simple, no-bake pie recipe that is perfect for the peanut butter lover! We are just back from our trip to Disney to celebrate our son turning 13 and I have to admit, it was one of the best trips we’ve ever had. My…

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