Chocolate Mint Cookies


I have been seeing this recipe for Chocolate Mint Cookies on Pinterest for quite awhile now and I finally decided to give it a try. I looked through several recipes and most of them were the same, but the one from Capturing Joy was my favorite. This recipe added chocolate chips! It is one of the… Read More

Candy Cane Sugar Scrub


I have such cracked and dry skin this time of year! My hands look about 10+ years older than I am, if I don’t exfoliate and moisturize. Sugar scrub is one of my favorite ways to keep my hands soft(ER) and smooth(ER) during this cold and dry season.  I make many variations but I love… Read More

The Wednesday Roundup #55


Welcome to The Wednesday Roundup #55! We’re so glad you’re with us today!  Can you believe Christmas is NEXT WEEK? Are you ready? I know I’m not! If you are, I would love to know your secret!   If you’re here for the first time, please leave a comment below so I can personally welcome… Read More

The Wednesday Roundup #54


Welcome back to The Wednesday Roundup, week #54! We are so glad to have you with us today! Please link up your latest creation and while we’re at it, lets share our Facebook pages and grow our following! If you’re new here, please leave a message below to let us know so we can welcome… Read More

5 Holiday Beauty TIPs

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With holiday party season in full swing, these 5 holiday beauty tips will get you ready to shine! Hair – Pull your hair back in a slightly tousled chignon or even a polished pony! Wear a bold, sparkly hair accessory as a statement piece. Try one of these crystal barrettes or a sparkly headband. Downton Abbey Silver-Tone… Read More

Easy Chicken Tortellini Soup


On a cold weeknight, this easy chicken tortellini soup is sure to please and will keep you warm and full! You can make this soup from start to finish in under 30 minutes!   Easy Chicken Tortellini Soup 1 lb package Cheese Tortellini (frozen) 6-8 Cups Organic Chicken Broth 1-2 Cups Chicken, diced 2-3 TBSP… Read More

The Wednesday Roundup #53


 Welcome to The Wednesday Roundup #53! We hope you had a fabulous Thanksgiving! Can you believe Christmas is just weeks away? I know I can’t! Where the tree and lights are up, and some presents have been bought, I have zero plan in place for holiday cards and I have yet to make actual holiday… Read More

Best BBQ Kielbasa


My uncle makes the best bbq kielbasa we’ve ever had! He’s been making it this way forever and my family loves it so much that it has often been requested for birthday dinners! Its very simple and so delicious! Best Kielbasa 1 cup Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Sauce (you can use any variety, but I… Read More

The Wednesday Roundup #52


Welcome to The Wednesday Roundup! We are glad you’re jointing us today! Can you believe Thanksgiving is NEXT WEEK? I love Thanksgiving dinner and I can’t wait! There have been so many wonderful recipes circulating that its making it really hard to plan my menu! Well this week, in addition to linking up our posts,… Read More

The Wednesday Roundup #51


Hello and welcome to The Wednesday Roundup! I love this time of year because I can’t believe how quickly this last week has flown by! That means the holidays are approaching fast and furious! (I’m so not ready yet!) This week we are also connecting our Bloglovin profiles so be sure to add yours below and grow… Read More

How To Use A Muddler and Giveaway


I recently had the opportunity to review the BTipsy Cocktail Muddler. Muddlers are most commonly known to be used for mashing mint leaves at the bottom of a glass to release the flavor. The most popular beverages that require the use of a muddler would be a Mojito and a Mint Julep. Muddling means to… Read More