Christmas Menu 2015

If you’ve been visiting my site long then you know that I’m a sucker for a good menu plan. With Christmas now just 9 days away, I’m putting together our Christmas Menu 2015 in great haste. I feel like this has creeped up on me somehow so I’m trying to play catch up! I’m linking […]


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Balsamic Glazed Mushrooms

These balsamic glazed mushrooms are the PERFECT accompaniment for my Pepper Crusted Beef Tenderloin! Serve the mushrooms and sauce dripped over the cut tenderloin for the most delicious and flavorful meal, bite by bite. I also like to serve this as a main course over brown rice. It’s a quick and easy meal on day when […]


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Christmas Morning Sausage Balls

Did you guys grow up on Christmas Morning Sausage Balls? I didn’t discover these until I was an adult but I make them so often I think it’s a real possibility that they are my children’s absolute favorite meal, like, ever. Every time I make these they are GONE in minutes so I have started […]


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Pepper Crusted Beef Tenderloin

If you have haven’t figured it out yet, I’m here to tell you that our family loves some red meat. In particular, steaks. We are steak eaters. I came across this recipe from The Pioneer Woman for a whole beef tenderloin last year and I’ve been perfecting it every since so you are now privy […]


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Elf on the Shelf Planning Calendar: Lazy Mom Edition

I’ve got another confession to make: I’m a lazy mom. Ok, maybe lazy isn’t the correct word…uninspired, non-creative, Left Brained….whatever it is, I’m TERRIBLE at Elf on the Shelf. I’m not the mom who spends all day coming up with delightfully creative schemes for the family elves to perform at night; I’m the mom who […]


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