Spiced Holiday Snack Mix

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Spiced Holiday Snack Mix – a sweet and salty snack mix, coated in a delicious blend of spices, is so easy to make and perfect for holiday entertaining.

Spiced Holiday Snack Mix

The holiday season is upon us, which means it is time for lots of get togethers with family and friends. For my family, no holiday gathering is complete without a snack mix. Today, I have a new snack mix recipe to share that is perfect for holiday entertaining, this delicious Spiced Holiday Snack Mix. Continue reading →


Roasted Grape and Goat Cheese Topped Wasa Crackers

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Roasted Grape and Goat Cheese Topped Wasa Crackers – crisp crackers with a sweet and savory topping are so easy to make and perfect for holiday entertaining.

Roasted Grape and Goat Cheese Topped Wasa Crackers

It is mid-November and the holidays are fast approaching. Which means, it is time to gear up for entertaining. So, today I have a quick and easy appetizer recipe to share, that is perfect for all of your holiday gatherings. Continue reading →


Oatmeal Cookie Smoothie

Oatmeal Cookie Smoothie – the delicious flavors of an oatmeal cookie in a creamy, healthy smoothie, that is both vegan and gluten-free.

Oatmeal Cookie Smoothie

I didn’t set out purposely to make a smoothie that tastes like an oatmeal cookie, rather it was a happy surprise. The other morning, I had just one overripe pear in the fruit basket that was destined for a smoothie. I cut the pear into chunks and added it to my blender along with some vanilla soy milk and one of my smoothie staples – frozen banana chunks. Continue reading →

Slow Cooker Steak, Pumpkin and Black Bean Chili

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Slow Cooker Steak, Pumpkin and Black Bean Chili – a hearty, satisfying chili, perfect for a cozy fall dinner that the whole family will enjoy.

Slow Cooker Steak, Pumpkin and Black Bean Chili

The fall weather has arrived here in eastern Pennsylvania. The temperatures have dropped and the evenings are chilly. Which means it is time for cozy meals, such as soups, stews and chilies. One of my family’s favorite chilies, is this delicious Slow Cooker Steak, Pumpkin and Black Bean Chili. Continue reading →


Pumpkin TWIX® Mini Scones + The Ultimate BOO Basket

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Pumpkin TWIX® Mini Scones – soft, spiced, little pumpkin scones, made with TWIX® candies are the perfect Halloween treat. They are also a great addition to BOO baskets. You can visit BOO It Forward at Walmart.com for all of your BOO’ing essentials including everything you need to create my Ultimate BOO Basket.

Pumpkin TWIX® Mini Scones

BOO’ing – a Favorite Halloween Tradition

October is here and with Halloween approaching, it is time to prepare for BOO’ing. BOO’ing is a favorite Halloween tradition and a great way to surprise family and friends. First, you create a bundle of Halloween goodies. Then you secretly deliver it to someone along with a note encouraging them to go ahead and “BOO It Forward” and BOO someone else. It is a lot of fun and we look forward to BOO’ing every year. Continue reading →