Sunday, November 27, 2016
I know, I know, Thanksgiving is over and you could probably use a break from sweet potatoes. But I just need to share this with you guys anyway. Of course it is perfect for Thanksgiving, but it would also be great alongside your Christmas ham. It is never too early to start planning, and I've got a bunch of Christmas cookies headed your way, so I need to share this now!
Friday, November 25, 2016
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Welcome back to the 63rd week of Throwback Thursday! Come link up your latest and greatest posts or reach into those archives and show us some of your blasts from the past!
Hey party people and welcome back to Throwback Thursday! We are so happy that you could make it this week!
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Monday, November 21, 2016
Hi everyone, and welcome to cranberry week! Please remain seated and keep your arms and legs in the vehicle until we come to a complete stop. I know this week is a bit crazy for everyone, turkey day just a few days away and all, but we thought we would give you some great ways to use cranberries this week. Maybe you will get a few ideas to use still before Thanksgiving. If not, Christmas season officially starts on Friday and there will be plenty of chances to get the cranberry juices flowing.
Sunday, November 20, 2016
Hip, hip, hooray!! It is finally time to reveal the new Cake Slice Bakers book!! If you don't know, I am a part of a really fun group that picks a new cake themed cook book each year and bakes from it for a monthly post. Anabel, our fearless leader picks 4 cakes each month and we all bake one of the 4. We keep it a secret until we reveal it on our blogs on the 20th. Each fall the group picks a new book and we reveal what the new book is in our November post along with our first bake from the group. Slowly but surely, the whole group started getting excited about one book over the course of the last year. By the time fall came when we would have normally voted, most of us already had the book and were saving it just in case it was chosen. As each member purchased it, they would be amazed by the beautiful pictures and couldn't help but to share the excitement with the group. That would inevitably encourage somebody else to by it and the cycle continued until most of us had it. So this year, we didn't vote. It seemed like this book was destined to be it. So without further ado, I will introduce you to our new book.
Friday, November 18, 2016
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Jax loves yogurt. He loves smoothies, cups of yogurt and especially fruit and yogurt parfaits. He thinks it is fun to dump some granola on top and crunch on the little bits of sweet goodness. But granola can be expensive, and who knows what they put in it? So I never keep it on hand. I do always have oatmeal though. I also always have some form of sugar and oil. So, I am always just a bit of time and hardly any effort away from granola. There are many variations you can make, but this is our favorite so far!
Monday, November 14, 2016
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Welcome back to the 62nd week of Throwback Thursday! Come link up your latest and greatest posts or reach into those archives and show us some of your blasts from the past!
Happy Thursday everyone! We are well on our way into this beautiful month of November! Can you believe that Thanksgiving is in just a few short weeks?
Ummm, you guys. I have a new favorite frosting. I mean really, this frosting is the smoothest, creamiest, yummiest, rich maply goodiest frosting I've ever had. I'll be sharing a great recipe to share it on a bit later, and I can't wait. I would tell you that you should go ahead and make a batch for practice, but this seems like it needs something extra special to go with. So go ahead and give it a try if you want, but prepare to be hooked.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
As much as I love the flavors of fall, sometimes I just long for a fresh pop of berries. That is why I always freeze the lion's share of our homegrown blackberries to enjoy during the colder months. There is nothing better than a fresh berry sauce, spread or jam to put a smile on your face.
Saturday, November 5, 2016
By now I am sure you know how much we enjoy getting our friends and family together. What we enjoy even more is a good competition. We happen to hang with a competitive bunch, so it makes for lots of fun witty banter (aka smack talk!) Ever since The Big Poultry Grill-Off of 2016 we just knew we had to have a chili cook-off. We sent out the evite all the way back on Labor Day so we would be on everyone's calendar and get them thinking. Good thing we did, because this fall filled up quick and we would have had a hard time getting it in if we didn't commit early! Within a couple of days, people were thinking chili. Everyone was tossing around ideas and touting their chilies as the best.
Thursday, November 3, 2016
These turtle bars may not look like much, but they are AH-MAZING!! Think about this, melty chocolate chips and rich caramel wrapped up in chocolaty brownie-like goodness. Yup! It's as good as it sounds.