December 18, 2014

12 Quick Bread Recipes from 1 Homemade Baking Mix

Dec15
Amazing homemade baking mix - 12 sweet bread recipes from one mix

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Baby Steps to our Southern Living Landscaping & Home

Dec12
On our way to Southern Living landscaping

I’ve spent years celebrating with my friends as they buy their dream homes. Some have purchased perfectly ready move in gems, while others have done renovations to create just the look they desired. When I was a young mom with […]

5 Minute Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix (with Double the Chocolate)

Dec9
Easy Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix with double the chocolate

This polar vortex seeping the country has left many wondering if spring will ever started peeking through. Here in NC, we’ve had a two hour delayed start to school or complete cancellation nearly every day for the last two weeks. […]

8 Father Son Activities (that get guys out of the house)

Dec8
8 father son activities that get the guys out of the house

Howdy! Katie from the storycatching shop, Gadanke.com with you again today. I can already see my son mimicking what he sees his daddy do. Those two are going to become peas in a pod. And I’ll be honest: with Christmas around the […]

Join me! Cooking in my Kitchen (video)

Dec4
Love this delicious egg bake

As so many of you know, welcoming you into my kitchen is one of my greatest joys. Not because of the food we are going to enjoy together, but because of what’s going to occur while we’re breaking that bread […]

Easy Cheesy Vidalia Onion Dip

Dec2
Love all these savory treats

As each of our children turned five or six, they already knew how to make their own Taco Dip. Yes, this is true. We are a family which holds a deep and abiding love for our appetizers and some of […]

Countdown to Christmas – Gingerbread Man Chain tradition

Dec1
gingerbread chain for Christmas

Gingerbread Man Chain – This is a wonderful way to organize your holiday To-Do list so you can actually enjoy the festivities. Make a paper chain with 24 gingerbread men, and write the numbers 1 through 24 on the front of each one. Make a list of all the things you need to do during the month of December and write one on the back of each gingerbread man

Dayspring 30% off through Cyber Monday

Nov28
Dayspring $30% off

My favorite sale of the year on inspirational, home and dishes is when Dayspring combines their Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals all in one to give us 30% off our entire order (yes, that includes the clearanced items.) TAKE 30% […]

Chili Cheese Egg Puff

Nov25
Chili Cheese Egg Puff

It’s no secret that our family loves breakfast foods at any time of the day. I shout that fact from the rooftops, so maybe that’s why I continually surprise myself with new and delicious twists and turns for our favorite […]

10 Easy Party Hair Styles

Nov24
Twisted Wrapped Bun tutorial

As the holidays approach and we start seeing beautifully decorated homes, amazing holiday fashion and talk of festivities galore, I look in the mirror and realized I’ve gotten into my same ponytail rut. Any long time readers know that this […]