September 2, 2014

Recipe: Spiced Pumpkin Cookies with Homemade Caramel Frosting

pumpkin cookie recipe

Pumpkin is just one of those flavors that works for all the fall and winter holidays. In our house, the pumpkin pies and breads start appearing around Halloween. By the time Thanksgiving hits, we've added cozy pumpkin soups and stews. But Christmas time means cookies, and I think that is where … [Read more...]

Recipe: Surprise Package Cookies

Surprise Package Cookies

I have a weakness for holiday cookies. It's one of the great joys of the holiday season, and probably one of the major reasons why I'm also big on January resolutions. This fun cookie recipe for Surprise Package Cookies from the Taste of Home cookbook has a fun surprise on the inside -- a … [Read more...]

7 Fun Ways to Keep Cool This Summer


This guest post is by Michelle from Fun on a Dime. Be sure and check out her blog for some great tips for frugal family fun! Looking for some fun activities to do this summer with your kiddos or maybe even by yourself? Check out some of these cool treats and fun projects that are sure to keep you … [Read more...]

Recipe: Simple Strawberries Romanoff

Strawberries Romanoff

When it comes to summer desserts, I'm a firm believer that simple is the way to go. With so many great flavors available in fresh summer berries, you don't need to do much to turn them into a tasty and refreshing dessert. One of our favorite local restaurants serves a very simple dessert that can … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day on a Budget


Valentine’s Day is one of the biggest gift buying holidays. It has also become a time to tell the one we love how much we love them by showering them with gifts. I think the old saying, Money can’t buy love, should make you think twice about how much you need to spend to let the one you love know … [Read more...]