Baking, Blessings, Comfort, Comfort Food, Gratitude, Holiday, Keeping It Real, Life, Recipes, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving

Oh The Simple Things I Love About Thanksgiving

I’m so excited for our Thanksgiving this year.  In the past our meal was surrounded by the stress of making the most out of nothing as money was so critically tight, but this year is different for us.  This year I have a job which is enabling us to enjoy a few extras that we… Continue reading Oh The Simple Things I Love About Thanksgiving

Appetizers, Baking, Comfort Food, Easy Recipe, Home, Recipes

Fun and Easy Cake Balls

Are you looking for a fun and easy finger dessert food to serve at a gathering or party? I made these personally requested cake balls and chocolate covered pretzels for my nieces baby shower. You can easily makes these as well. All you need are these few ingredients... Your favorite cake mix 1 tub of… Continue reading Fun and Easy Cake Balls

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Bacon and Spinach Dip

Delicious Bacon and Spinach Appetizer Are you looking for an easy and delicious appetizer and you love bacon? Try this one. I made it for my family and they loved it. Ingredients 1 package of bacon 3 tablespoons coconut oil 3 tablespoons flour ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon dried parsley 1 cup chicken broth 1… Continue reading Bacon and Spinach Dip

Appetizers, Baking, Healthy, Home, Keeping It Real, Meal, Recipes, Seafood

Crab Bombs

Easy Seafood Recipe Keeping It Real Crab Bombs This is a really easy recipe I made for my family last night. If you like seafood and crabs, then this is a must to try. I included a link on the title to access the recipe from Skinnypoints.com. I am “Keeping It Real” by sharing my… Continue reading Crab Bombs

25 Day Christmas Treat Countdown, Baking, Breakfast, Christmas, Holiday, Home, Recipes

Apple Cinnamon Rolls

25 Day Christmas Countdown Day 24 Apple Cinnamon Rolls This is a Christmas morning recipe to make for your family so you are not feeling stuck in the kitchen cooking while the family is enjoying the festivities of Christmas. My picture doesn’t make them look pretty, but they are delicious. One thing with my baking,… Continue reading Apple Cinnamon Rolls

25 Day Christmas Treat Countdown, Baking, Christmas, Cookies, Easy Recipe, Holiday, Home, Recipes

Gingerbread House

25 Day Christmas Countdown Day 23 Amazing Gingerbread Houses  I didn’t get one made this year, but we made this one last year. My daughter and a sweet adopted family friend made an amazing one that I am very proud of. I will add the directions to make it from scratch, The directions I will… Continue reading Gingerbread House

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Chocolate Trifle

25 Day Christmas Countdown Day 22 Here is a really easy recipe if you need to take a light and airy desert to someone’s Christmas Eve party today. Ingredients 1 batch of pre-baked brownies 2 large boxes of chocolate pudding 4 cups milk (do not use soy or alternative milks as the pudding doesn’t set… Continue reading Chocolate Trifle

25 Day Christmas Treat Countdown, Baking, Christmas, Cookies, Holiday, Home, Recipes

Christmas Snowballs

25 Day Christmas Countdown Day 21 Day 22 Snowy Coconut Balls This is an amazingly easy recipe with few ingredients but strong in flavor. My family expects this simple cookie to be made every Christmas. It is also an easy cookie to add to a cookie platter. Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour2 cups finely chopped… Continue reading Christmas Snowballs

25 Day Christmas Treat Countdown, Baking, Christmas, Fudge and Candy, Holiday, Home, Recipes

Chocolate Coconut Balls

25 Days Christmas Countdown Day 20 Chocolate Coconut Balls This is a recipe I have used for the past several years. They are an added feature to a cookie platter that most people will enjoy. Ingredients 2/3 c corn syrup 2 1/3 c flakey coconut (add enough so you have some structure and can make… Continue reading Chocolate Coconut Balls