Mouth Watering Holiday Pies from Baked to Frozen Pie Recipes

disclosureThanksgiving is always a perfect excuse to pull out the pie pans and make an array of holiday pies.  From Baked pies like Pumpkin to no bake pies like the pumpkin pie ice cream pie I will be sharing today there is sure to be a holiday pie below that will satisfy your sweet tooth.  I remember one Thanksgiving a few year ago, I made 7 different pies.  I just could not stop making them when I came across a recipe that looked amazing.  This year I will be making a pumpkin pie, a pecan pie and new to the arsnel Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream Pie.  What is on your dessert menu this holiday season?  

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Ready for Turkey Day with Friday Frenzy 1 party -4 blogs

This is the first year in 15 years that we will not be hosting Thanksgiving at our house. I will only be making the desserts and an appetizer. I am not disappointed because we are hosting a work party the following Friday so I can prepare for that instead. Are you ready for Turkey Day? Cant wait to see what you are sharing this week.

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Tips to Prevent Dry Skin in the Winter

This post brought to you by Vaseline. The content and opinions expressed below are that of close to home.

I just got back from a weekend trip and came home to find my skin super dry.  Sleeping in a hotel room with no control over the humidity and enjoying a longer hot shower with not any child needing my attention are true culprits. Luckily I also found a package from  Vaseline with products to prevent dry skin in the winter.  Winter is the start of dry skin and chapped lips in our home and here are some tips to prevent Dry Skin in the winter.   I took a 5 day challenge and sharing the results with you as well. prevent-dry-skin [Read more…]

Kid Friendly Thanksgiving Table Ideas

As much as we would love to think Thanksgiving is a calm and relaxing holiday of food and friends, we still need to keep the kids entertain as we sit down and enjoy a big meal with our friends and family and give thanks for our lives.  Kids are not as easily entertained with food and conversation so I thought I would share some Kid Friendly Thanksgiving Table ideas and crafts that are inexpensive and easy to make.   You still have plenty of time to head to the craft store to pick up a few things and create these fun Kid friendly tables and maybe you won’t hear much from them the rest of the night!!

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25 Last Minute Thanksgiving Recipes

I am thrilled to be part of a group of bloggers all sharing a new recipe for this great list of 26 last minute Thanksgiving Recipes. Here you will find recipes for appetizers to side dishes to desserts. Including our recipe for Kitchen Sink Cookie bars. Just when you think you have tried every cookie combination, I think I discovered one that will help clean out your cupboards with a bunch of unique flavors meld into these delicious and even better easy Kitchen Sink Cookie Bars.  These taste great a few days after they are made and can easily be frozen for later use.  So what are you waiting for make a batch because with the holiday season.


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Holiday Salad Recipes using Endive


Bring on the dinner parties and holiday events, I love to entertain and to attend parties that are pot luck so I can experiment with different recipes. I recently recieved a generous supply of California Endive, a bottle of Nudo Olive Oil  and bottle Rios de Chile wines and asked to create a holiday entertaining post.  While I love to make desserts, I am not on Chopped and will not try to come up with something sweet so I will be sharing some holiday salad recipes using endive. 



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Best Gifts for Boys- Gift a Daisy

This shop about best gifts for boys #ItsaDaisy has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  When my son turned 10 he asked for a BB Gun, reluctant as a mother, my husband and I discussed the pro and cons.  My husband is a veteran of the Navy so I knew that gun safety would not be an issue, so I agreed this is one of the best gifts for boys who are responsible.   Don’t you want your son to say he got a cool christmas present this year?  Also be sure to read to the bottom we are giving away $100 Walmart GiftCard!


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Lightened up Pound Cake Recipe using Sunkist and 7UP Ten

This shop about lightened up pound cake recipe has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. My family does not drink a lot of soda but over the holidays we buy some as a special treat, especially when a pound cake recipe calls for 7 UP. While shopping at Kroger for the ingredients for the pound cake I noticed the different TEN products and thought what a great way to lighten up this pound cake recipe and give the kids a little extra sugar at their soda bar.

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New Hot Tech Toys for Kids Teenagers

Teenagers are hard to shop for but why not give them the newest Hot Tech Toys that actually teach them a little about coding as well. I was provided a free item to conduct this review but all opinions are 100% my own.  Have you heard of the Ozobot, the one-inch robot that moves kids from augmented reality back to physical play?  Kids don’t have to give up their beloved devices as this robot actually works with them.

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Thanksgiving Recipes and Crafts on Friday Frenzy 1 party 4 blogs

I can not believe it is almost Thanksgiving. Have you prepared your menu of your favorite Thanksgiving Recipes or started crafting your Thanksgiving table decor? Whatever it is we can’t wait for you to share your posts and if you are here looking for inspiration I hope you find what you need.

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