Last Minute Christmas Treats

These last minute Christmas treats are going to wow your family and your taste buds. Who is still working on Christmas baking? I have yet to start.I just can’t get into the spirit and get moving so I am way behind.

Last Minute Christmas Treats

Christmas Candy

Peanut Brittle

Egg Nog Bark

No Bake Cookies

Christmas Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate Hazelnut

Oreo Buckeyes

Chocolate Orange

GAPS Friendly Chocolate

Christmas Fudge

Kahlua Fudge

Candy Cane


Snowflake and Wreath

Enjoy these last minute Christmas treats and stay tuned for cookies, savory treats, and easy take-alongs.

*Thank you to Cincy Shopper , Ann’s Entitled Life , Thrifty Treasures , Spoonful of Flavor , Baking Beauty , Delicious Obsessions , Health Home and Happiness , The Frugal Navy Wife , and The Monday Box for these delicious recipes. If you check out my Pinterest you will find an amazing board full even more last minute ideas: Pinterest Christmas Party Food Board

Buy This Instead of That Holiday Toy

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Are you looking for the hottest holiday toys? Everywhere I go lately, I am seeing parents and grandparents trying to get the hottest toys.Stores sell out in seconds and re-sellers are asking five times or more for them. What if I told you , you could get a toy almost like it and for a fair price.What if I told you ,you could hop over to Amazon or other sites and buy it now.No lines, no scams , and no hassle?


Instead of this-

Buy this-

Instead of this-

Buy this-
Fuzzy Wonderz

I hope this list brightens someone’s Christmas.If you just have to have that hot toy give a thoughtful ” I owe you” with a small token gift.If they get it by the return to school after Winter break they still have bragging rights and you aren’t out hundreds for a toy that will be old news by Spring Break.

If you are in search of a hot toy post in the comments and I will try to find it or an alternative like above.

Cyber Monday 2016 Cheat Sheet

Cyber Monday Deal Cheat Sheet.
Enjoy this cheat sheet of the hottest 2016 Cyber Monday deals.
I will be adding to this list as I find deals.Please comment , share , and bookmark so you don’t miss any deals.


20% Off Online Orders of $100 , Free Shipping ,and a $20 gift card.

Toys R US
Deals will be for online and IN-STORE.Score!
FREE Disney Vanity when you buy $50 in Disney Princess Dolls
20% OFF TMNT items
20% OFF DC figures
Tons of Cyber week deals.


25% off Clearance
CODE- EXTRA25 to Nov. 29th

30% Off Sale
40% off Hoodies and Dresses
Prices will already show the % off.

40% off Samsung TVs
Take an extra 25% off Shoes, clothing, and fine jewelry with CODE – CYBER
30% off appliances and free delivery if you buy $400.

Same deals as above for Sears
25% off Baby gears like car seats , cribs ,bedding , etc.
50% off select board games

33% off $100+ Online Purchase.
25% off In-store & Online CODE- TOSAVE23

30% off Sales Items CODE- EXTRA30
21% Off $21+ non-sales items + Free Shipping

I am only passing these on and I do not make any money from sales.Happy Shopping.

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Last Minute Holiday Menu Ideas

We are in the middle of Thanksgiving meal prep.The classics and traditions are great , but sometimes you just want to add a new dish or two to the menu.I have gathered these amazing recipes from some wonderful bloggers.I hope you find one or two of these last minute holiday menu ideas to brighten your holiday meals.Or better yet that last minute request to bring a side dish.You know the one your spouse waited until the night before to mention?We have you covered!


Hungry Hobby
Bacon Broccoli Slaw
Broccoli Cheddar Quiche
An Italian in My Kitchen
Broccoli Potato Casserole
You Brew My Tea
Easy Roasted Broccoli
Cauliflower Broccolli with Ham


Reuse Grow Enjoy
Pecan Cranberry Shortbread Cookie
A Magical Mess
Cranberry BBQ Sauce


An Italian in m Kitchen
Lemon Bread
Italian Fresh Cream Lemon Cake


Turning Back the Clock
Pumpkin Butter
No Bake Pumpkin Balls
Hungry Hobby
Chocolate Cranberry Pumpkin Loaves
Pumpkin French Toast
You Brew My Tea
Weight Watchers Pumpkin Pie Tarts
100 Calorie Moist Pumpkin Muffins
Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies
Grounded and Surrounded
Pumpkin Energy Bites


Hungry Hobby
Vegan Pear Breakfast Bars
Experimental Homesteader
Roasted Pears
Recipes to Make
Spiced Pear Bread


Suburbia Unwrapped
Loaded Mash Potato Casserole
Turning Back the Clock
Blue Cheese and Bacon Stuffed Potato
Recipes to Make
Loaded Potato Casserole
Reuse Grow Enjoy
Whole 30 Potato Bites
Baking Beauty
Cheesy Mash Potato Casserole with Bacon


Experimental Homesteader

Pomegranate Lemonade


Recipe This
Sweet Potato Hash
Sweet Potato Chips
Turning the Clock Back
Twice Baked Sweet Potato
Hungry Hobby
Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potato Hash
Baking Beauty
Sweet Potato Pie Bars
Delicious Obsessions
Spicy Orange Sweet Potatoes


You Brew My Tea
Rustic Roasted Veggie Soup


Bacon is Magic
Squash Lasagna

Experimental Homesteader
Candy Yams


Grounded and Surrounded
Spiced Turkey Salad
Thinking Outside the Box Family
Turkey and Root Vegetable Salad

I hope you find something to spice up your holiday or better yet something to start a new tradition. Happy Thanksgiving from my family to yours!

2016 Holiday Deals For Dad

Dad wants tools! Okay , not all dads , but for those that do here are some sales on Amazon.
*This contains affiliate links.*
Makita Tools $25 off $100
Dewalt Tools $25 off $100
Bosch Tools $25 off $100
Hitachi $25 off $100
Porter-Cable $20 off $100
Black and Decker $10 off $50
Extra Tool Coupons!These will make some items even less.
Amazon Tool Coupons

15% off

plus $10 off $50 if you spend $50 on Black and Decker. Includes small kitchen appliances.

15% off

plus $20 off $100 Porter-Cable

Apple Recipe Roundup


It is Fall and everything is turning shades of orange , red , and brown.The air is crisp and with it brings Fall produce.I am most excited to have apples everywhere.Here are some fun and delicious recipes for making apples a star of any meal.

Apple Butter Bread
By: Grounded and Surrounded

Apple Pie Crescent Rolls

By: Turning back the Clock
Apple Pie Breakfast Cookies
By: Leelalicious

Apple Crockpot Oats
By: Hungry Hobby
Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake

By: An Italian in my Kitchen

Baked Apples with Ice Cream
By: Couponing For Freebies

Irish Apple Cake

By:Recipes to Make

Southern Fried Apples
By: New South Charm

Apple Nachos
By: Grounded and Surrounded

Caramel Apple Dump Cake
By: Snappy Gourmet

Gramdma’s Apple Crisp
By: My Joy-Filled Life

Crockpot Apple Butter
By: Baking Beauty

Caramel Apple Cheesecake
By: Baking Beauty

Apple Cheddar Scones
By: Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks

Cranberry Apple Crisp
By: Delicious Obsessions

You can find even more apple recipes and other Fall goodies on my Fall Produce board here:
Fall Produce Recipes

What are your favorite apple dishes? Tell me below.
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