I love buckeyes, they are one of my favorite Christmas candies. What I love about them, is that unlike many other Christmas candy, you don't have to own a candy thermometer or double boiler. This foolproof recipe turns out every single time! PrintBuckeyesAuthor Toni Anderson Ingredients2 cups creamy peanut butter1/2 cup butter, softened1 teaspoon vanilla extract4 cups sifted confectioners’ … [Read more...]

30 Days of Disney ~ Questions Answered

Time to answer some of the questions I have received during this series. From Mary Beth: I’d love to go and take our girls in the fall, but don’t know if they are really old enough… the oldest will be 4 in March and the three little ones won’t be 3 until August. Any thoughts or suggestions? I think they are definitely old enough to enjoy Disney this fall. You can also take advantage of the … [Read more...]

30 Days of Disney ~ Disney Magic

I have decided to end my 30 Days of Disney series with the posts I wrote several months ago when we were visiting the parks. I wrote a post per park, so tonight it is all about The Magic Kingdom. There is something special about the Magic Kingdom, from the minute you walk under the railroad and on to Main Street a feeling of happiness comes over you. From the ice cream vendor to the monorail … [Read more...]

Day 2 in My Kitchen

My kitchen day has been posted at Happy to be at Home. I posted a bread tutorial video. If you can view it through all the children talking it might be helpful :). … [Read more...]

Easy Pie Crust Tip

I am sure most of you have already figured this out, but since I just learned this trick over Thanksgiving I thought I would share. I love making pies, but sometimes have a difficult time transferring the crust to the pan. Then I saw my friend use this easy technique, and the best part is that it works with those finicky whole wheat crusts too! Roll out your crust. Then roll your … [Read more...]

Menu Plan Week of February 16th

My 30 Days of Meals plan is almost finished. This week I plan to create another 30 meals. I cannot believe how much time this plan has saved me over the past month. Even though we all battled varying degrees of the winter yuck we always had food on the table because I had a plan. Next week I hope to explain a little better how I make this work for our family. Menu Plan Week of February … [Read more...]