Patriotic Stuffed Strawberries

Juicy strawberries are dipped in white chocolate, filled with sweetened cream cheese, and topped with a blueberry and an American flag in these cute Patriotic Stuffed Strawberries, the perfect treat for any 4th of July celebration!

Merry Christmas from Five Heart Home!

Just wanted to pop in and wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! From my family to yours, I hope you have an extra special holiday season with your loved ones and a happy, healthy 2015! Thank you for spending some time with me at Five Heart Home this past year. I can’t tell you how much I appreciate your support and I look forward to another fabulous year ahead, filled with recipes and fun! {Read More}

Christmas Tree Brownie Pops

Whether you need cookies for a Christmas platter or goodies for Santa, these Christmas Tree Brownie Pops feature fudgy brownies, cream cheese frosting, and candy cane “trunks” for a fun and festive holiday treat!

100 Christmas Projects for a Beautiful Holiday Home

Good morning, friends! I’m excited to be kicking off the month by taking part in a fun Christmas project blog hop! I realize that things are a little off kilter around here since the Thanksgiving break, but rest assured that we’ll be back to our regularly scheduled recipes soon! 😉 Last week, I took some much-needed time off from blogging to spend an undistracted holiday with my family; yesterday I shared my 2014 Holiday Gift Guide for Foodies to assist {Read More}

Holiday Gift Guide for Foodies

Happy (almost) December, friends! Just in time for Cyber Monday, I bring you my 2014 Holiday Gift Guide for Foodies… …full of handy-dandy cooking gadgets, shiny kitchen appliances, spiffy entertaining ware, and the latest in cookbook masterpieces! So look no further for fabulous ideas for your favorite foodie! Listed below are awesome gifts for anyone who likes to cook and/or entertain, with various price points represented. A lot of these items are my favorite kitchen items that I already own, {Read More}

Thanksgiving Quote Free Printable ~ “Gather with a Grateful Heart”

I’ve been inundating y’all with Thanksgiving recipes this month…so how ’bout a little break today for a fun, free printable? It’s the quickest, easiest way to add a little decor to your table this Turkey Day! Many of you know that every so often, I enjoy creating holiday and seasonal free printables to share on the blog. Last Thanksgiving, I put together a free 8- by 10-inch Thanksgiving quote printable that ended up being one of my most popular printables {Read More}

Maple-Glazed Turkey with Bacon and Sage Butter + Thanksgiving Recipe Blog Hop!

Juicy, tender turkey is slathered with sage-infused butter, shingled with crispy bacon, and glazed with maple syrup in what just might be the best Thanksgiving turkey you’ve ever tasted!

Gingerbread Granola {with Dried Cranberries, Pistachios, & White Chocolate Chips}

Sweet, lightly spiced Gingerbread Granola is studded with red dried cranberries, green pistachios, and white chocolate chips, making it a perfect holiday breakfast or homemade food gift!

Halloween Cookie Pops ~ Nutter Butter Bats & Mummies

Happy Friday, friends! I’m so excited today to be participating in an awesome Halloween blog hop that’s been going on all week long. The fabulous Toni from Design Dazzle has gathered a bunch of talented bloggers, and together we’ve put together over 110 fun and creative Halloween ideas for y’all! From costumes and parties, to crafts and home decor, to recipes and free printables…there’s Halloween inspiration here for everyone! I always enjoy creating cute, sweet, holiday-themed treats for and with {Read More}

Pretzel Candy Spiderwebs for Halloween

Pretzel Candy Spiderwebs are festive, sweet & salty treats that are fun to make with the kids or serve at a Halloween party!

Hard-Boiled Egg Chicks & Bunnies ~ A Fun Way to Use Up Leftover Easter Eggs!

The kids will love helping you turn those extra hard-boiled Easter eggs into these cute springtime chicks and bunnies, with some simple slicing and a few basic garnishes! Like many families, dying Easter eggs is one of our favorite holiday traditions…but it sure does leave a bunch of leftover hard-boiled eggs to use up! I typically transform ours into deviled eggs or egg salad, but this year I thought it would be fun to turn them into cute, edible springtime {Read More}

Free Easter Hymn Printable {with 3 Color Choices}

A few weeks ago, when I shared my Peter Cottontail-inspried Easter printable, I promised to create a deeper meaning of Easter-type printable. So that’s what I have for you today. These are the lyrics to my favorite Easter hymn, and they’ve been resonating in my head ever since I put this new printable up for display. And honestly, it’s a refreshing balance to Hippity, Hoppity, Happy Easter Day. 😉 While it’s definitely fun to embrace the bunny and candy-filled eggs {Read More}

Chocolate Bird’s Nest Cookies

Chewy chocolate coconut macaroons are shaped into bird’s nests and decorated with colorful Peeps chicks and candy-coated chocolate eggs for a festive Easter cookie or springtime treat!

Free Easter Printable {with 3 Color Choices} ~ Hippity, Hoppity, Happy Easter Day!

I hope everyone had a fun St. Paddy’s Day! In case I haven’t mentioned it a time or 17, I’m way excited to welcome spring this week! With that, it’s time to start thinking about Easter…which means I’ve got a new free printable for y’all, of course. We definitely try to focus on the true meaning of Easter at our house, but we also like to have fun with eggs and candy and the Easter bunny and such. So today {Read More}

St. Patrick’s Day Free Printable ~ Irish Blessing

Heading into March, my mantle is still bedecked in pink and red, so I’m thinking it’s just about time to switch that out for some kelly green. While I don’t go too crazy with St. Patrick’s Day decor, I do love me a good Irish quote. So I transformed the words of one of my favorite Irish blessings into the type of printable that would make a wee leprechaun proud…and today I’m sharing it with you, too! I don’t know {Read More}

Leprechaun Bait ~ Chocolate Mint Cookie Bark

This Chocolate Mint Cookie Bark — with its two layers of chocolate, Oreo chunks, mint chips, and mint M&Ms — is so festive and enticing that it can even double as Leprechaun Bait!

Bubbles Valentines {Free Printable} ~ Valentine, You Blow Me Away!

Today you get a bonus, between-recipes post! I intended to share this weeks ago, after I bought some packs of mini bubble tubes to attach to my boys’ class Valentines. At the time, I had the bright idea to come up with my own little printable Valentine and then share it with you all. Well, as it often does, life got in the way. And then, my home printer ran out of cyan toner. So here we are, five days {Read More}

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}

Five Heart Home’s Top 20 Posts of 2013

If you’re a Facebook fan, you may have already seen some of 5HH’s Top 10 Recipes of 2013 over the past few days. Well, today we’re going to count down the year’s most popular posts all the way from #20…and there are even a few non-recipes in the mix! Click on recipe/post titles to access recipes/printables or to pin! #20 ~ Pumpkin Biscoff Bundt Cake with Cookie Butter Swirl & Glaze I love me some pumpkin, but this was my {Read More}

New Year’s Free Printable ~ Auld Lang Syne

Happy (Almost) New Year, friends! I decided to create a printable to help you ring in 2014, and I thought it would be fun to incorporate the words of that beloved, nostalgic, and cliched New Year’s Eve song, Auld Lang Syne. Would you believe that, even after the bazillions of times I’ve cried through the end of It’s a Wonderful Life, I still had to look up these words to make sure I got them right? And then I decided {Read More}

Merry Christmas!

From my little elves to yours… Merry Christmas! Wishing you peace, joy, and love as you celebrate with family and friends today. Glory to the newborn King! And in case you’re scrambling for any last-minute Christmas or New Year recipes, here’s a quick round-up of our holiday favorites (click title below picture for recipe link)… Breakfast: Gingerbread Pancakes Overnight Eggnog French Toast Casserole Apple Praline Baked French Toast French Breakfast Puffs Appetizers, Snacks, & Sides: Mini Cheese Ball Bites Marinated {Read More}

Christmas Cupcake Toppers {Using Nutter Butters}

Festive Christmas cupcake toppers are fun and easy to create using Nutter Butter cookies! I find it almost impossible to believe that we’re less than a week out from Christmas. My kids are wrapping up school this week, and (in between getting all of the presents wrapped) I’m looking forward to some enjoyable, leisurely days over the next couple of weeks getting in some of the holiday fun that we haven’t had time for up to this point: driving around {Read More}

Candy Cane Kiss Brownie Bites

Candy Cane Kisses dress up moist, chocolatey brownie bites for a festive addition to your holiday cookie platter!

Free Christmas Printable ~ Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Am I the only one who can’t believe it’s already December?! Ready or not, that means I have a new seasonal printable for you! I love decorating for Christmas, and I love Christmas music, so combining the two into a printable seemed only natural. I will admit that I had a really hard time deciding which Christmas song to go with, but Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas seemed just perfect for decking the halls. (Fa la la la la.) {Read More}

Thanksgiving Quote ~ Free Printable!

Somehow it’s already November, and despite the haze of a Halloween candy hangover, I do believe it’s time to start looking forward to Thanksgiving! Today I’ve put together a little seasonal printable that, at least for me, captures the essence of Thanksgiving. Let’s take a moment to break it down, shall we? EAT: I am of the opinion that both quality and quantity are important here. On my Thanksgiving table, turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, green beans, homemade dinner {Read More}

Spider Cupcakes for Halloween

Frosted chocolate cupcakes are turned into cute Halloween spiders with just a few fun embellishments!

Trick or Treat ~ Free Halloween Printable

I’m having a hard time wrapping my head around the fact that October is already almost halfway over. In fact, can I make a confession? I just now finished setting out my Halloween decorations. I’ve had some fall decor up since the beginning of September, but I got sidetracked and busy, and I neglected to add my Halloween stash when October rolled around. Oh, the mom guilt! But as of this weekend, that’s remedied…my kids can now stop pestering me {Read More}

Pink First Birthday Party

When you’re born into the world after two big brothers, odds are your mama is going to make sure you are immersed in plenty of pink to balance out all those years of blue. So naturally, it only makes sense that your first birthday party would follow the same theme… A little over a year ago when we were expecting our third child, we decided that we didn’t want to find out the gender ahead of time. Already having two {Read More}

Fluttering Leaves Fall Quote {by Emily Bronte} ~ FREE PRINTABLE!

Last week, when I started pulling my fall decorations out of the closet, I realized that I still had a summertime quote displayed on our mantle. I figured I’d better remedy that zippity quick with something more seasonally appropriate. Hence, TA-DAAA! Today I present to you this free, high resolution fall printable featuring a lyrical quote about fluttering autumn leaves by Emily Bronte. We don’t really have a lot of trees with color-changing leaves here in central Texas, and our {Read More}

6th Birthday Pool Party

This past weekend, we celebrated my eldest son’s 6th (I can’t believe it!) birthday with a fun summer pool party. It’s the best kind of party to beat the heat when your birthday falls in August! I found the cutest set of Pool Party Printables from Mimi’s Dollhouse (they come in pink as well!), so I ran with this primary-colored pool party theme. I used to create my own printables for birthday parties, but there are so many amazing, affordable {Read More}