Dauphinoise Potatoes

Dauphinoise Potatoes (dah-feen-was) are a delicious side dish to any meal.  It is creamy comfort food at it’s best!  The dish comes from the Dauphine region in south-east France.   Dauphinoise Potatoes are also known as  Au Gratin Potatoes or Scalloped Potatoes.  These potatoes are a perfect side dish for any kind of meat.  I served them … [Read more...]

Easy Berry Pie

This Easy Berry Pie is… well, so easy!  I have never been big on baking pies.  I’m just not that good at it.  I’m more of a cake and cookie gal.  But, I’m turning over a new leaf and trying some pie recipes to get ready for Thanksgiving.  This is a recipe I will make … [Read more...]


This is for all of you chocolate lovers out there!  Do you know how easy it is to make melt-in-your-mouth hand dipped chocolates at home?  Thanks to the wonderful team at Charmeur, I learned how to make hand dipped chocolates today with my daughters and it was so easy and so much FUN!  I love chocolates … [Read more...]

Low Sugar Cranberry Sauce

This low sugar cranberry sauce is less than half the calories as regular, canned cranberry sauce (27 calories for 1 Tbsp.). It is a great alternative if you are wanting to cut unnecessary sugars/calories out of your Thanksgiving dinner. I love the addition of all the other fruit. The raspberries, apples, and oranges just add … [Read more...]

Traditional Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie is a definitely a Thanksgiving must and this tasty recipe has been a family tradition at our Thanksgivings as long as I can remember!  The creamy and sweet taste of the pumpkin with all the yummy spices baked into a flaky crust just feels like fall to me.  There is something about making … [Read more...]

Roasted Parsnips and Carrots

Roasted Parsnips and Carrots are a colorful, healthy, and delicious side for beef, pork, or poultry.  I have to admit that parsnips have not been a regular part of my diet over the years, but after doing a little research and experimenting, I have found parsnips are delicious and have great health benefits.  Parsnips are root … [Read more...]

Australian Sausage Rolls

My husband has been begging me how to learn how to make these Australian Sausage Rolls for years!  He served a mission in Australia and these were one of his favorite things to eat.  So you can understand my hesitation on wanting to make them!  First of all, I have never had them myself so … [Read more...]

10 Thanksgiving Ideas To Make This Year More Memorable

Thanksgiving is upon us, which means hours spent on Pinterest searching for all things turkey and pumpkin! Search no more! We’ve teamed up with our most creative friends to give you a few unique Thanksgiving ideas to make your holiday even more special. Whether you need ideas for entertaining your littlest guests, struggle with the perfect … [Read more...]