Jan 022013

Top Posts and Recipes of 2012

I think everyone takes a look back at the passing year at the start of a new one.  It’s good to see where you’ve been and where you want to go.  In the near future I’ll be sharing some of my 2013 goals, but right now, as I look back on 2012, I wanted to share with you our Top 5 Views and Top 5 Recipes in case you missed any of them!

These are the five posts that were visited the most often last year.

2013 Top 5 Posts and Top 5 Recipes

Top 5 Posts of 2012

Spring Cleaning Ideas

Birthday Party Suggestions

Free Printable Activity Sheets From Disney/Pixar’s BRAVE

DIY Felt Christmas Tree Activity for Kids

Spring Cleaning Checklist (Part 1)

And for you foodies, here are the top five recipes from 2012.  Expect to see a lot more this year!

Top 5 Recipes From 2012

Top 5 Recipes of 2012

Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes

Chicken Piccata

Peanut Butter Buckeyes

Pizza Casserole Bake

Red Velvet Cheesecake

Which post or recipe was your favorite from 2012?  What would you like to see more of in 2013?


Dec 212012

Peanut butter and chocolate are such a perfect pairing.  Growing up my mom would always make homemade peanut butter cups during Christmas and I looked forward to them every year.  I haven’t made my own peanut butter cups in years, but after moving to Kentucky I added Peanut Butter Buckeyes to the list of holiday sweets I make.  I’d had them before but they weren’t as common in Maine where I grew up.  In fact, it wasn’t until moving to Kentucky that I knew they were named after a nut!

Christmas Recipes - Peanut Butter Buckeyes

As with years past, this week I made a big batch of buckeyes.  They’re not that time consuming and they are always one of the most-commented on goody that I include in the holiday sweet samplers that I make for our friends and extended family each year. Continue reading »