Mix It Up this Christmas with CRANBERRY SALSA

Festive Cranberry Salsa

We love salsa in our house. We often have pico de gallo on the ready in our fridge. It is so yummy on... well... everything! Cranberry salsa is fun to add into the mix for Christmas. Sweet with just the right amount of spice. Salsas are fun and easy to make. You probably already have most of the ingredients on hand. There is no need to worry or get fancy. Let your machine do … [Read more...]

Coconut Pecan “Twix” Cookie

Coconut Pecan Twix Bars

I am all for baking and putting the effort in required to get that show stopping dessert. I am even more happy when the baking is easy assembly, tastes and looks amazing! Little effort with big effect! This cookie will get you the ooohs and aaahs you crave and deserve. Coconut Pecan “Twix” Cookie … [Read more...]

[Giveaway] Tips to Teach Your Kids About Money

Shannons Giveaway (1)

'Tis the season for shopping and many of those purchases are put on credit cards. Why not use that purchase power to receive some perks? I have a credit card that gives me back 1% of my purchases. I took a quick and painless (I promise!) quiz on ratesupermarket.cathat told me I should have another card. Avion. The rewards calculator picks out the best credit card on the market … [Read more...]

Easy Gingerbread Bars

Easy Ginger Bread Bars ~ Shannon's View from Here

This year I wanted to make sure that I have a stash of different types of cookies in the freezer. I came across this idea for "Gingerbread Stripped" on the Yummy Mummy Club site while perusing their Top 5 Easiest Christmas Cookies post. The title had me at "easiest". I love easiest. My youngest loves ginger bread. How could I not try this method of baking them in strips? … [Read more...]