The Gift!

SportTman and our Fresh Air Fund kiddo ( who is visiting with us for Christmas this year) anxiously digging into their stockings.  What treasures were they expecting and anticipating?  Did their gifts live up to their expectations? So a few of my gift giving ideas did not go real well this year.  I should have…

It Still Stands!

Here From Friday Fave Five??  Go HERE.  Silly me, I left the wrong link.  I love this post, but it’s not a Friday Fave Five post. 🙂 I love the town I live in.  There is SO much to love about it! There is this wonderful smelling chocolate factory, that makes a tasty little sensation…

Friday Fave Five

I am late getting this up this week.  Been home “enjoying” the same stomach flu my students have!  Ugh! But despite the flu there are always some faves for each week! I made this fudge for the first time the other night, Layered Chocolate Mint Fudge.  It was simple, and so good.  I have been…

Christmas Tour Open House

Welcome to my home!  It’s a wonderful time of the year, and at our house this time of the year we ALWAYS have Christmas music playing and Christmas cookies in the cookie jar! 🙂 I enjoy decorating for Christmas each year, but I also strive to keep things simple and quite traditional.  The decorations that…

Friday Fave Five

It is a fun time of year, we are enjoying the joy of the Christmas season. So my faves this week revolve around Christmas. We had an early season snow fall this week.  It was beautiful, it was the kind of snow that sticks to the trees and creates a beautiful winter wonderland!  As a…

It’s a tradition, It’s a legend, It’s FUN!

My daughter had her infamous cookie baking party this past weekend.  It was her 7th annual party, yep she is 12, and we started this tradition when she was a mere 5 years old. Back then I had no idea  it would turn into such a heartwarming annual event.  The girls bake cookies for about…

Friday Fave Five

Wow first Friday in December already! 🙂 Christmas will soon be here….just in case you were not aware of this! So my post this week include lots of Christmas things. We decorated our Christmas tree last Friday.  I always put it up the day after Thanksgiving.  My big teenagers let me know that decorating the…