Category: Winter

Winter Oreo Fun

We celebrated Christmas with my husband’s family but my family’s celebration was postponed due to the flu making the rounds. Our “Christmas” was rescheduled for this past weekend since Monday was a holiday and the kids were out of school.  I broke out the Winter Oreos I picked up in December for our celebration, and…

A Friendly and Snowy Village Winter Tablescape

I had a little Friendly Village table top inspiration in December while shopping at T.J. Maxx~ These little houses and churches with their stone exteriors and  snowy rooftops, were two aisles over from Johnson Brothers Friendly Village School House plates~ I’ve always been drawn to the pattern’s English engravings of the snow-covered village and old school-house. The…

Less-Loaded {with Calories not Flavor!} Potato Soup

Less-Loaded Potato Soup is cozy comfort food in a bowl, lightened up of calories but not flavor. Cooking Light Magazine’s January/February issue had a recipe makeover for Potato Soup. The Less-Loaded version is out with the calories and saturated fat~ but in with plenty of flavor and creamy texture, without the cream! Comfort food in a bowl for…

Return to a Winter World

  Winter World **** by Bernd Heinrich I’m  reposting this book review from last year for Food for Thought, which I’m thrilled about returning, with our first book selection Friday, Jan. 20th~ The Night Circus! Next up is Chocolate Chocolate: The True Story of Two Sisters, Tons of Treats, and the Little Shop That Could ~ a…