Posted in November 2012

Thanksgiving Casualties

Thanksgiving Casualties

{Written by: The Mrs.} Every Thanksgiving in every family there is a little drama. This year we headed down to southern California and went for a trifecta of events: A memorial for a long-lost loved one, a family reunion, and my birthday. Oh yeah, and Thanksgiving. So I guess it’s not a trifecta, what is it if … Continue reading

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Travel Tissue Holder

Travel Tissue Holder

{Written by: The Mrs.}  I saw this over at Stamp, Stitch, & Swizzle Stix and thought it was adorable.  Turned out to be very, very easy. I used scraps, as always. I have several vintage hankies and thought they would be really cute as a tissue holder, as soon as I do one I’ll be sure … Continue reading

Pin-FAIL & Cake Toppers

Pin-FAIL & Cake Toppers

{Written by: The Mama} Okay, I’m admitting my first Pinterest fail and I’m sharing it with you. Our youngest, Molly, turned one two weeks ago. I had envisioned creating an adorable three layer 4″ round cake. Something like this…. I came so close to accompishing this. I made the batter and divided into different bowls … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

{Written by: The Mama} Last night I made probably the best pot roast I have cooked. So good and so easy. Enjoy. Ingredients: 2-3 lbs. Beef Top Round Roast 1 T. cornstarch 2 T. worcestershire sauce Coarse salt, ground pepper, red pepper flakes, Mrs. Dash original seasoning 1 small bag baby carrots 1-2 medium onions, cut … Continue reading

Ranger Cookies

Ranger Cookies

{Written by: The Mrs.} I hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving. I’m down in Southern Cali again for the holiday and ensuing family reunion. My job for this year is family cookie baker.  I’ve been making a different batch of cookies everyday for a week or so now and I was trying to decide which cookies to … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Busy Activities for Kids

{Written by: The Mama} First off let me say HAPPY THANKSGIVING! This year my husband and I will be taking our kids and spending the holiday with his family. They live in a pretty remote town about 90 miles east of us. Unfortunately, the distance really tears us apart and we don’t get to his parents or … Continue reading

5 Pounds of Fudge

5 Pounds of Fudge

{Written by: The Mrs.} Ok I’ll admit I love this; who wouldn’t? It’s fudge for goodness sake! And yes, I suppose if you ate it all you could gain 5 lbs but a few pieces can’t hurt and your family will love it too.  It will become a new family favorite.   My Mother-In-Law gave … Continue reading

Liebster Award

{Written by: The Mama} So logging into WordPress this morning I received a nice and intriguing comment from Melissa at Just Enough Sugar. She has nominated our blog for the Liebster Award. Don’t know what a Liebster Award is? Yeah, neither did I. Apparently, it is an award for new up and coming blogs to … Continue reading

As Seen On TV Meatloaf

As Seen On TV Meatloaf

{Written by: The Mrs.} Mmmmmmmmmm Meatloaf INGREDIENTS: Meatloaf 1 lb lean ground beef 1/2 lb lean ground pork 3/4 cup dry Italian  bread crumbs 2 eggs 1/2 a finely diced onion 1/2 cup milk 1 tsp ground sage 2 Tbsp  dried parsley Topping 1/2 cup ketchup 2 tsp ground mustard 4 Tbsp brown sugar Mix … Continue reading

Pumpkin Roll Cake

Pumpkin Roll Cake

{Written by: The Mama} We are guest posting over at Babblings & More today.  Please take a moment and check them out!   With the holidays quickly approaching I am already getting requests to bake a few of my pumpkin rolls. I was a little intimidated the first time I attempted this recipe but the results … Continue reading