Merry Christmas Eve my friends! We hope you are ready for a relaxing weekend at home. It’s unbelievably cold outside! I am writing while looking at the White Christmas Wonderland. We are looking forward to a cozy day at home and tonight’s Christmas Eve service. I wish you all a wonderful Christmas weekend.
on the blog This week: A sweet and sour cranberry chutney full of cranberries, apples, raisins and spices is sure to be a holiday staple.
Crunchy Coconut Oatmeal Cookies are the ultimate 5-ingredient cookie for coconut lovers. Did I mention that Oatmeal Coconut Cookies are gluten and dairy free? Here’s an oatmeal cookie recipe that’s free of flour and dairy.
Creamy peppermint candy cane ice cream sprinkled with candy cane crumbs is perfect for topping brownies and chocolates.
Peppermint Marshmallow Fudge is a rich, creamy chocolate fudge with peppermint flavor and full of marshmallows. Sprinkle some crushed candy on top and this makes for an absolutely perfect holiday treat.
Creamy goat cheese, spicy jam, salty ham and peppered arugula combine to create the perfect ham sandwich. Packed with delicious ingredients, this is no ordinary ham sandwich recipe.
A baked potato packed with all the flavors you love, this rich, creamy, this Easy Baked Potato Soup Will Satisfy a Hungry Man It pulls up a chair at your table.
this Spicy beef and three bean peppers go together instantly You can simmer it all day on the stovetop or in the slow cooker. My kids are already craving chili again, so I plan to make a big batch of this chili this week.
What I crave: all vegetablesI had so much fun baking bread this week, but are you ready to get back to your produce-loving happy place? Of course I have to try roasting them on the stalk now.
My Favorites this week is the game what’s your price? I played this game with my friends and it was a hit. It annoyed us to see what some of us were trying to do on a whim or for free. We played a few times over the weekend and provided hours of great entertainment.
What I see: Polar ExpressThis movie has been a Christmas Eve tradition in our family for 18 years. After breakfast, we each grab a mug of tea, coffee, or hot chocolate and head downstairs in our pajamas for our annual movie night. Nothing better guarantees a smile on Christmas Eve morning.
Suddenly the host of heaven appeared with angels, praising God and saying, Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom God pleases. Luke 2:13-14 NASB
I hope you have a wonderful week where even the smallest things can make you smile!