Tag Archives: December 2014

Everything you Need to know about Gambling on a Cruise

By | December 30, 2014

Welcome to another Cruising 101! Gambling, in general, is something I’m not really interested in. I’ve only gambled once on a cruise and it was done at the slot machines. Rob and I sat down, said we’d try with $10, and would quit after that; win or lose. I don’t enjoy flushing my money down… Read More »

Christmas 2014

By | December 29, 2014

Family Friday {Christmas edition} Christmas came and went so fast. We enjoyed our normal breakfast of apple dumplins and sausage balls. Opened gifts and then, Rob started preparing our Christmas dinner of homemade meatballs, sauce, and pasta. We had a scaled down Christmas and I was happy that everyone was just as happy. Drew got… Read More »

Planning for New Year

By | December 21, 2014

Planning for New Year Have you started thinking about the new year? I know Christmas is smack dab around the corner and this year has absolutely flown by! I just can’t believe it. So with all that being said, I’ve started thinking about the new year 2015. I created a printable sheet with 15 verbs… Read More »

Top 10 Christmas Movies

By | December 17, 2014

Starting right after Thanksgiving, I really enjoy watching Christmas Movies. Thought I would share them with you along with great quotes from each movie. 10. Jack Frost (1998) This heart-warming movie with Michael Keaton and Kelly Preston is one that you just can’t go wrong with. Favorite Quote Jack: My balls are freezin’! I never… Read More »

Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels, TX

By | December 16, 2014

Welcome to Travel Tuesday! This week’s spot is Schlitterbahn. Another detour while traveling in Texas included a stop in New Braunfels, TX, which is about 50 south of Austin and about 30 miiles northwest of San Antonio. New Braunfels is the home of the “World’s Best Waterpark”, Schlitterbahn! Growing up in Texas, you would have… Read More »

Apple Cornbread Dressing

By | December 13, 2014

Do you have your Christmas meal planned out? Still looking for that perfect dressing? This Apple Cornbread Dressing is so flavorful. My favorite thing about it is that it never gets dry. The apple juice and butter keep it nice and moist. Servings: 10 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: 1 (9×9… Read More »

Ranger Cookies

By | December 12, 2014

Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas {Treats}! On of Rob’s favorite cookies are the Ranger Cookies. Coconut, oats, chocolate chips and the crunch from rice crispies make for a cookie that you canNOT just eat one of! Servings: 30 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup butter 1 cup brown… Read More »

Pretzel Square Bites

By | December 11, 2014

Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas {Treats}!I love cookies that are sweet and salty. Pretzels, peanut butter, and chocolate? Oh yeah!! Servings: 30ish? Prep Time: 30 minutes Cooking Time: 0 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 package of almond chocolate bark 1/2 package of almond white chocolate bark 1 bag of waffle pretzels 1/2 jar of peanut… Read More »

Oreo Balls

By | December 10, 2014

Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas {Treats}!A coworker of mine made these, Oreo Balls, way back before they were all the rage all over the internet. Now everyone makes them, but I still love them. Makes: 25 Prep Time: 30 minutes Cooking Time: 0 minutes Ingredients: 1 package Oreo cookies, crushed 8 ounces cream… Read More »

Praline Cookies

By | December 9, 2014

Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas {Treats}! I love pralines, but often find them to be so sweet that one bite is plenty. When I found this recipe for Praline Cookies, I knew it had to jump to the top of my list. When I made them recently, I was not disappointed in the… Read More »