Archives for January 2014

Features & Fun Friday #11 ~ Top 5 Super Bowl Snacks

Just like that, another month is in the books! Where did you go, January??? {Top 5 Round-Up ~ Super Bowl Snacks} The good news is that there’s a lot to look forward to in February! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, but before that, we get to ring in the commencement of the Winter Olympics. And of course, this weekend marks one of the biggest food holidays of the year (right behind Thanksgiving, in fact)…Super Bowl Sunday! Who are {Read More}

Cheesy Pull-Apart Bread with Bacon, Garlic, Cheddar & Swiss

Drenched with garlic butter and stuffed with cheddar, Swiss, and bacon, this decadent pull-apart bread will be the warm, cheesy star of your Super Bowl party!

Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party {#40}

Welcome to the Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party, friends! I hope that everyone is having a great week, and hopefully you’re all managing to stay warm, wherever you are! Before we get on with the party, I just wanted to make sure that everyone had a chance to enter the HUGE giveaway I’m taking part in right now for over $370 worth of beautiful and versatile Wilton Armetale serving pieces! Be sure to put your name in the hat {Read More}

Triple Chocolate Fudge Cookies

Chocoholics rejoice! These rich, intensely chocolatey cookies boast gooey, fudge-like interiors studded with two types of chocolate chips.

Special Mega Inspiration Monday Party

The prize pack has been provided completely by Wilton Armetale at no cost to hostesses. I am so excited to be a guest hostess this week for a very special MEGA Inspiration Monday party! This awesome event is live on over a dozen blogs. Link up on one to be seen on ALL of them! And that’s not all…keep reading for a HUGE giveaway! We can’t wait to share links on Sunday and Monday via our social media outlets! Click {Read More}

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff ~ No ‘Cream of X’ Soup!

Tender chunks of beef and hearty mushrooms are complemented by a parsley-flecked sour cream sauce in this easy, comforting slow cooker meal.

Healthy Whole Wheat & Honey Banana Muffins

Healthy banana muffins never tasted so good! These sweet, moist muffins are made with wholesome ingredients including whole wheat flour, coconut oil, yogurt, and honey.

Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party {#39}

Happy Wednesday, y’all…it’s time for another edition of Moonlight & Mason Jars! We hope that you’re having a great week and staying warm. I’m looking forward to the Super Bowl and the Olympics and Valentine’s Day all coming up, but I have to admit that I’m going to be even more excited when spring finally decides to roll around! 😉Every Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. CST, we have a party where bloggers are invited to link up some of their latest recipes, {Read More}

Slow Cooker Root Beer Pulled Pork Sliders with Creamy Broccoli Slaw {PLUS} Super Bowl Drink Tags Printable

Slow cooker pulled pork is simmered in root beer and coated in a flavorful homemade barbecue sauce. It’s especially tasty piled on sweet slider buns and topped with crunchy, creamy broccoli slaw.

Free Printables for Valentine’s Day {I Love You A Bushel & A Peck}

I’ll be back tomorrow with one of my all-time favorite crock pot recipes, but today I wanted to share my latest printable creation, in plenty of time for Valentine’s Day! Do you decorate for V-Day? I have to admit that I don’t do too much. But I do have an 8-by-10 frame on the mantel that I try to fill with something seasonal each month. So since starting this blog, I’ve had fun coming up with new holiday themed printables {Read More}

Chocolate Bread Pudding with Raspberry Sauce

In this decadent, Valentine’s Day-worthy dessert, bread cubes are soaked in a rich chocolate custard and ribboned with another layer of chocolate before being baked off and served warm with a drizzle of raspberry sauce.

Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party {#38}

Welcome back to Moonlight & Mason Jars, friends…we’re so happy to have you joining us today! Every Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. CST, we have a party where bloggers are invited to link up some of their latest recipes, crafts, DIY projects, and seasonal fun…and readers get to check out all of that talent in one place! That makes this a great place to find great new ideas and inspiration. Thank you again for stopping by…it’s time to party! The Newlywed {Read More}

Cheddar & Sour Cream Queso

Zesty, creamy queso is made with cheddar cheese and flavored with garlic, jalapeños, tomatoes, avocado, and cilantro for a delicious dip or decadent topping for your favorite Mexican food.

Quinoa Pudding {with Coconut Milk & Maple Syrup}

Nutritious superfood quinoa is the star of this creamy, coconut milk-based pudding that tastes like a cross between rice pudding and tapioca.

Slow Cooker German Lentil Soup with Sausage

Lentils, sausage, carrots, and a flavorful broth simmer the day away in this hearty, comforting, slow cooker soup.

Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party {#37}

Welcome to the Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party, y’all! It was nice to have a couple of weeks off to enjoy the holidays with our families, but it’s great to be back! Happy New(ish) Year! We hope your 2014 is off to a great start. 🙂 Every Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. CST, we have a little party where bloggers are invited to link up some of their latest recipes, crafts, DIY projects, and seasonal fun…and readers are able to {Read More}

Favorite Hot Apple Cider

This hot apple cider is spiced with the traditional flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg yet boasts a bright, citrus undertone…thanks to the addition of pineapple and lemon juices. I had actually planned this post for later in the month, but holy cow! The frigid cold! The ice! The snow! Admittedly, I live in Texas and the 19-degrees I saw on my rear view mirror this morning was at least on the positive side of zero. But I know that many {Read More}

Green Smoothie

Start the new year off right with this fruity smoothie that’s packed with a variety of fruit, creamy avocado, and vitamin-rich spinach!

Artichoke Bruschetta {or} Hot Artichoke Dip

Toasty baguette slices are topped with a creamy artichoke spread and then broiled until bubbly in this easy appetizer that’s fancy enough for a party…or for a more casual variation, bake it up as a hot dip instead!