The Santa Clause Movie Night

This movie is full of jolly laughs and Christmas magic! I don’t think my kids are old enough to enjoy it thoroughly, but Brandon and I get to relive the laughs every year. One of my favorite scenes, is when Scott Calvin arrives at the North Pole for the first time. Judy brings him Cocoa, […]

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Santa’s Favorite Hot Chocolate Recipe

Forget the Milk with his cookies, Santa wants a canteen of his favorite Hot Chocolate on Christmas Eve. I can’t believe I’m sharing this recipe, because Mrs. Claus has been begging for it forever! It’s thick, rich and so creamy! This has been my go to recipe for snow days, Christmas, and for my winter […]

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Creamy Tomato Soup

This is an easy recipe to update the usual can of tomato soup. A few extra spices and the addition of chicken broth is the perfect compliment. Perfect for a wintery day and paired with a Mickey shaped grilled cheese. Try spreading mayo on the bread instead of butter, it browns the bread beautifully and […]

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Cranberry Apple Sauce

I love Thanksgiving for a multitude of things, but eating is my hobby and food is high on the list. It’s almost embarrassing the feast we have planned for the 4 of us this year. Smoked Turkey, cornbread stuffing, sweet potato casserole, etc. My mothers always found new recipes to try on Thanksgiving, but I […]

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Incredible Cookie Num Nums

This recipe was inspired by Jack Jack’s Cookie Num Nums. It’s my tried and true recipe and will calm any baby, no matter the size, with one bite! Or at least it works for my two year old and my younger brothers. This is a cookie sandwich recipe, but these chewy cookies are delicious on […]

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The Nightmare Before Christmas

Can you believe it’s the 25th anniversary of this movie? I was just 6 years old at the time and remember how frightened I was. Maybe it was the Halloween characters, maybe it was the clay animation. So we changed it up a bit this week. The kids enjoyed our movie night treats and Brandon […]

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarf, what can be said about this classic film that hasn’t been said a million times over. It was the first full length animated film and the one that started it all for Walt Disney. This simple Brothers Grimm story of a charming little princess saved by seven adorable dwarfs […]

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Beef Stew

The cooler weather that Fall brings, always makes me think of soups and stews. This hearty stew is full of flavor and cooked slowly to bring tenderize the meat. I think the Seven Dwarfs would have loved coming home to a warm bowl of stew like this one. I know my husband sure does!

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Poison Apple Pie

Take a bite, dearie! This Apple Pie will make all the menfolks’ mouth water.  Another quote from the Evil Queen and one of my favorites. Despite the name, this recipe does not actually have poison in it. And anyone that falls in love with you after making it, is sure coincidence. The cranberries are a […]

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Pumpkin Spice Caramel Popcorn

  If you love pumpkin spice as much as I do, you’ll love this Fall alternative to my Cracker Jack Recipe. The smell of cinnamon, cloves and caramel will have your mouth watering even before they are out of the oven! This would be a great popcorn alternative for ‘The Adventures of Ichabod’, ‘Cinderella’, and […]

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Caramel Apple Sangria

Would you like an apple, Dearie? This drink is like an adult caramel apple. Apple Cider mixed with caramel vodka and white wine and chopped apples. Perfect for the later summer days when it’s too warm for a mulled cider.

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Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

This pumpkin pasta sauce recipe makes it easy to enjoy fall harvest flavors. A combination of sweet pumpkin, aged parmesan and fall spices. Serve with freshly cooked pasta, from fettuccine to ravioli and tortellini. It is marvelous plain, but we love to top it with extra parmesan, crumbled bacon, and fried onions.  

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Cinderella Pumpkin Dip

Ever wonder what Cinderella did with the carriage after it went back to being a pumpkin? These are the silly things I think of while watching the movie, ha! The possibilities are endless, but I like the idea of something sweet and perfect for snacking on a Cinderella Movie Night. I served this recipe with […]

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Johnny Appleseed

Walt Disney Studios created a 19-minute animated segment in ‘Melody Time’ (Also featured in Disney’s American Legends) featuring Johnny Appleseed.  ‘The Legend of Johnny Appleseed’ tells the story of an apple farmer wishing to go west, but can’t because he’s tied down by his orchard. Then an angel appears, setting Johnny on a mission. The […]

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Funnel Cakes

Who can resist the sweet fried goodness of a Funnel Cake? I certainly can’t. This recipe is easy and quite the treat for a summer evening! Hope you enjoy it too!

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