Holiday Appetizers: Santa & his Reindeer

We had such fun creating the Frankie Appetizers, that we just had to come up with Santa and his Reindeer to share with you. All this week, we are sharing recipes to add to your Holiday Menu. Appetizers are often over looked, but as easy as a cracker and cheese ball or with a little […]

Holiday Menu Planning on a Budget

As the holidays quickly approach, we are all trying to fit in time to wrap presents, bake, and of course, host a Holiday Party, whether it’s just for family or a large get together with friends. All week long, we will be sharing some recipes that will be perfect for your Holiday Menu and help […]

Peppermint Bark: Gifts from the Kitchen

Happy Friday friends! We are back today with another Gift from the Kitchen. We have been sharing frugal ideas for homemade gifts, and today we are showing how to recycle a raisin container into a gift canister, that is perfect for Peppermint Bark or any of your favorite treats. The ideas are endless, by recycling […]

Cranberry Relish: Gifts from the Kitchen

We hope you have been enjoying the Gifts from the Kitchen series. Today we are sharing a fun and frugal Cranberry Relish Gift Idea with you. We paired the Cranberry Relish with some homemade Cranberry Bread, added them to a festive box and added a small spoon tied up with a ribbon. Oh and…see the […]

Turkey Bacon Ranch Sandwiches

During the Thanksgiving Leftover Party we wanted to have some small little sandwiches that the guests could enjoy while visiting with each other or while watching the game. These Turkey Bacon Ranch Sandwiches are a perfect recipe to use up that Thanksgiving Turkey and the pile of dinner rolls that inevitably remain around our house after […]

Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

Oh the Turkey…the stuffing…potatoes and of course…the desserts! I can hardly wait! Do you have your Thanksgiving Menu all planned? In case you don’t, I have some recipes that you will want to add to your list and don’t forget about the Thanksgiving Leftovers! Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes Deep Fried Stuffing Apples and Cranberries baked in […]

Chex Party Mix: Gifts from the Kitchen

Chex Party Mix has been a LONG time favorite in Doug’s family. My Mother-in-law, Marge, was very well known for her Party Mix, and used to make 5 gallon containers full at Christmas time. Even though nothing measures up to her Party Mix, I do use her original recipe and it’s always a hit! I […]

Sweet Potato Fries with Marshmallow Dip

We have this on going fight in our house…Doug absolutely despises sweet potatoes. I think it’s pretty funny myself and was quite surprised when he suggested we make some Sweet Potato Fries for the Thanksgiving Leftover Party. Doug really can’t even stand the smell and won’t even touch any dishes that have sweet potatoes in […]

Deep Fried Stuffing

Stuffing is one of our favorite Thanksgiving dishes, however I’ve not been very creative with the leftovers in the past. When Doug and I were planning the Thanksgiving Leftover Party, we were talking about how we could make-over stuffing, besides including it in the Turkey Casserole. Doug mentioned he thought it would be cool to […]

Thanksgiving Dinner for under $40

Have you shopped for Thanksgiving yet? Walmart recently challenged the Walmart Moms to shop for everything we would need for Thanksgiving Dinner and spend less than $40. We created a short video sharing our shopping experience… Pretty good huh? Here is what we bought… Turkey {19 1/2 lbs}  $14.50 Potatoes  $3.77 Gravy   $.98 Yams […]

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