Chocolate Joys

“This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone.” ~ Taylor Caldwell May you feel the peace and comfort knowing Christ is always with you! Wishing you a day full of breathable moments! I am sharing a candy I make at Christmas time! When my children were in elementary school, the big fundraiser was wrapping paper. This company also
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Chicken Veggie Bites

“Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.” ~ Peg Bracken. Good Monday Morning! We are in Christmas week! Where in the world does the time fly to?? I hope we can all take pause this week to celebrate the joys of Christmas and stand in the true meaning of this beautiful season!
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Candy Cane Gingerbread Cookies

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. Norman Vincent Peale I LOVE the smell of gingerbread cookies baking at Christmas time! I also love rolling out the dough and cutting out with a cookie cutter! Another thing I love about the holidays is watching all the baking shows/competitions! Recently I saw
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Italian Meatloaf

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. Calvin Coolidge I created an Italian Meatloaf that I am sharing with you today! Meatloaf is one of those easy recipes that you can make the morning of or
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Frosted Cranberries

Peace is not the absence of trouble but the presence of Christ. Sheila Walsh Wishing you moments of Peace. I have been wanting to try Frosted Cranberries as a food decoration for many years. Since I was always wanting it as decor, it always fell to the bottom of the list and never accomplished. This year I was determined to
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Cranberry Orange Spinach Salad

Maybe Christmas doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas perhaps, means a little bit more. Dr. Seuss I love a good salad! I took bits from 3 different salad recipes to make this one very scrumptious holiday salad! It is a must for your holiday table! It makes a great lunch also! Give it a try, you will not be
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Beef Short Ribs in the Slow Cooker

“Hark the herald angels sing, “Glory to the new-born king.” Peace on earth, and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled! ~Charles Wesley  Good Monday Morning! I am happy to be back blogging again! I took an unexpected mini break. Life has offered many challenges for my family this year. It has been a road full of ups and downs. Through it
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Mashed Potato Casserole

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. Aesop Wishing you a Tuesday filled with small acts of kindness! Today’s recipe is one of my yummiest creations! I simply set out to create a mashed potato casserole with a crunchy gluten-free topping. What I created was a delicious topping that tastes similar to the fried onions you
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Pumpkin Coffee Cake

Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness. George Sand Hello Monday! We are in the middle of November and preparing for Thanksgiving! I will never understand how time slips by so quickly! This year Thanksgiving will be different in my home. I am making
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All things Barefoot Contessa

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. Albert Einstein Wishing you a day full of peaceful moments! I love all things Barefoot Contessa / Ina Garten!  I have been following her shows for a while and I love her recipes! She recently came out with a new cookbook, Cooking for Jeffrey and this is
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