Pumpkin Crisp

It’s funny – I have been teaching a simple crisp recipe at Tupperware parties for almost 20 years 1 can pie filling1 box cake mix1 stick melted butter Put them in the pan, in that order, and bake at 350 for about 40 minutes. I saw a friend post this version on the Scrapfreak boards and had to try it! […]

Our Teacher Gifts and a "how to"

The AWESOME Scrapfreak boards did a “twelve days of Christmas” theme for November challenge projects…this was day one: Paper Loop Wreath. Instead of doing it holiday style, I first thought of using blue/silver and snow papers to make a winter themed one that could decorate the condo door of my Grandmother…while another person mentioned teacher gifts! Teacher themed double sided […]

Cookie Exchange Parties…and a recipe!

Do you get overwhelmed by the holiday stress? Do you LOVE holiday cookies?Do you HATE making 7-8-10-12 different kinds during the holiday season because you are so busy? Trying to keep all the balls in the air can be a tough juggling job while working, taking care of little ones, maintaining a budget, decorating, visiting friends and family…the list could […]

Peanut Butter Fudge

Creamy and delicious – fudge always seems to be something that comes to my “to do” list as the holidays draw near… This one is a little healthier than most as it uses a great source of protein: peanut butter! SOOO easy to make and super yummy to eat! You can make two pounds for less than $4 — a […]

Creative Shopping

Who doesn’t love hitting the stores after a holiday for seasonal items that are then marked down to 50% off, 75% off or even 90% off as they are trying to free up shelf space for the NEXT holiday? I hit the ShopKo store today to pick up some Halloween clearance…not candy, but a few other things. First of all, […]