Dark Chocolate Cranberry Walnut Cookies


Dessert, Food

Mmmm, chunks of dark chocolate, chewy sweet cranberries, crunchy walnuts cushioned in a buttery sugary pillow of fluffy dough. Need I say more? I could eat these all day. What? They’ve got fruit and protein…eggs! And they say dark chocolate is good for the brain. 🙂  Here’s how to make these yummolicious… Dark Chocolate Cranberry […]

December 17, 2013

Advent songs of Hope


Advent, faith, Music

I love music. I can’t tell you the names of many artists or the names of their songs or when they wrote them and what number on the billboard their songs reached. I probably couldn’t even tell you the name of my favorite song. I could hum it for you but it wouldn’t sound the […]

December 16, 2013

Our Christmas Picture Book Treasury {& Link-Up!}


Book Review, Books, Random

My friend, Sarah, recently asked for some Christmas book ideas for her sweet almost-two-year old daughter. My friend, Monica, has a great list over at her place, as does Haley at Carrots for Michaelmass and I’m sure many others. I’ve wanted to compile a list of ours for my own records so this gave me a […]

December 13, 2013

5 Favorite Christmas Card Display Ideas


5 Favorites

Aside from the St. Nicholas books we love and the Advent Wreath tradition, another favorite part of Advent and Christmas time is receiving all the Christmas cards! (Even if I rather loathe preparing and sending them.) However, like I mentioned last week, I have a hard time knowing just what to do with the cards – how […]

December 11, 2013

{Easy} Artichoke Egg Casserole


Breakfast, Food, Random

We love egg casseroles in our here neck of the woods. Especially for Sunday after-Mass brunch. I usually just throw eggs together with whatever veggies and/or meat is around and see what comes out. My husband really loves my mom’s artichoke egg casserole. I’m not sure what she does – recipe, please, mom? – but […]

December 10, 2013