Do you need a stand by hot appetizer in your favorties collection? Here you go! Spinach Artichoke Dip! Add to your Recipe Collection Having a few favorite appetizers in your ‘Favorite Family Recipes’ collection is a good idea. The easiest of all is pre-peeled shrimp with cocktail sauce. It is a special treat for everyone. … Read More about Retro Artichoke Dip & That Spinach One Too
~~~~ welcome to our farmhouse Christmas kitchen table She was home finally after a very long hard semester. Amy loved how the table and big coordinating wreath looked when she first came through the door after a long semester. It said “Welcome home, welcome to our home. Welcome back!” We all sure did miss each other. … Read More about Christmas Farmhouse Kitchen Table Welcome!
Menu for Thanksgiving 2015 This weekend Nancy, my oldest asked me what did I seem to always forget when preparing for a large group meal? She is looking forward to hosting our family Christmas gathering. I think her whole family is. Menus are being discussed … Read More about Planning Tips: How to Plan When Feeding a Crowd
Have you noticed the questions on FB about Christmas trees? Well, I can tell you folks want advice on one or two trees, Themes or family memories focused? Why not both…if you can! This tree is our main tree. Our family tree. It will always be my first choice. Our home is large enough I … Read More about Christmas Tree and Memories
A repost on this Veteran’s Day 2020 from November 2016 A poignant telling, a glimpse of a Soldier’s Wife who will be alone for a season of carrying on while her heart is gripped with the missing and loneliness that is carefully hidden as she carries on… for her self and her family … Read More about Poignant Telling… Our Military Family Story
This is a repost from November 21, 2016. Over the river, and through the wood,to Grandfather’s house away!We would not stop for doll or top,for ’tis Thanksgiving Day. Our house will be full this Thanksgiving! Five kids, 2 spouses, DIL’s mother, and 4 grandkids! It makes my heart sing. So grateful for our expanded dining … Read More about Over the Hills & Thru the Woods
Repost from November 21, 2016. Never too early to begin your holiday planning! Hope this is encouraging and helpful! Thanksgiving is very soon. I am just now starting to really plan for our family gathering. It is for the weekend and includes Amy’s birthday. All 5 kids, including DIL and SIL with grandkids will be … Read More about Six Tips for Preparing & Planning for Thanksgiving
This site contains affiliate links to products. I may receive a commission for purchases made through these links at no extra cost to you. It was a sunny morning. I was feeling energized after a long week. You know one of those that just sap your energy. Our children from out of town came up. … Read More about Omega’s Chili… Comfort Food
This site contains affiliate links to products. I may receive a commission for purchases made through these links at no extra cost to you. We went camping this weekend. Nope, this was not something we had done for years! We rented a camper trailer. Nope, we have never done that. My husband wanted to give … Read More about Why Not Go Multi-generational Family Camping?
Soon the holidays will be here! Perfect time for those delicious appietizrs to be served for speciall times or an easy dinner.! Lots of excitement and good food will be served. It’s the season for Appetizers! Who doesn’t love appetizers? The season of holidays is coming soon! I serve more ‘small meals’ and appetizers than … Read More about Baked Brie with Red Pepper Jelly