Surviving the Snow

As the Northeast USA deals with a winter snowstorm, I thought it appropriate to share some crafty snow creations!

Festive snow scene for penguins

Snow people lawn ornaments

Snow globes

Etched snowflake glasses

Simple snowflake table runner

Snowman table runner

Punched snowflake photo cards

Screw punched snowflake hurricanes

Crocheted snowflakes

Snowflake hurricane candleholder

Quill snowflakes

Felted snowman

Snow pal

Snowman canister covers

Felt snowmen ornament

What snowy crafts are you doing this winter?

25 Days of Christmas Day 6

I love hearing jingle bells make music every time I open a door in my house.

Button snowman cards

Crocheted snowflake ornaments

Jingle bell wreaths

Needle felted penguin

Tree place card

Stuffed animals made from kids’ drawings

Holiday breakfast strata

Mini spinach and cheese pizza

Glazed ham

Butter pecan kringle

Chocolate peppermint thumbprints

Blizzard cocktail

Luscious Love

Tomorrow, Valentine’s Day, is a great chance to spend some time with your significant other, or just your family and celebrate all that you love with delicious food!


Raspberry chocolate kiss cocktail

Blizzard cocktail

Pomegranate champagne punch

Chocolate martini

Chocolate stout shake

Wine to warm you

Tiramisu tippers


Spicy beef and broccoli noodle bowl

Shrimp scampi

Seared tenderloin steak

Chiken and mushrooms in red wine sauce

Linguini with shrimp

17 more romantic food and wine pairings


Cake pops

Heart sandwich cookies

Raspberry tarts

Chocolate dipped shortbread hearts

Creamy fudge hearts

Lovebug cookies

Chocolate intemperance

Chocolate truffle torte

Cherry pie

Mini raspberry and white chocolate whoopie pies

Individual brownie trifles

What are you serving this Valentine’s Day?

Very Creative Valentines

Friday we celebrate love again, so today I’ve got some crafty and creative ideas to start your gifting off with. Thursday I’ll share recipes to make your day special!

Crafts and Decorations:

Sticky hands, warm hearts

Heart string

Window heart

Candy box

Crayon hearts

Love beads

Papercut hearts

Heart-felt bag

Be still my heart T-shirt

Crafty heart T-shirt

Lace heart T-shirt

Shrinky Dink heart charm bracelet




Paw prints in the snow

Glitter heart

21 more ideas

How are you celebrating Valentine’s Day?

Food for Football Fun

Tuesday I shared some fun crafts and games for football fun.¬† Today I’ve got some recipes to help you make the most of the big game party.

Snacks & Apps

Mac and cheese bites

Taco cups

Buffalo chicken tortilla bites

Mini football subs

Football turnovers

Thai fried chicken wings with hot-and-sour sauce and salted mango

Pigs in a blanket

Porcini stuffed mushrooms with Camembert

Spicy-sweet chicken wings

Vegetable chili con queso

Soft pretzels

Swedish meatballs

Mini meatballs

Buttermilk onion rings

Pizza pockets

Delicious Dips:

Spinach-artichoke dip with blue cheese and bacon

Pineapple black bean guacamole

Roasted corn and crab dip

Sweet Scores

Strawberry margarita cheesecake minis

Fudgy football brownies

Football cupcake

Football cookies

What are you serving for the big game?