• Christmas,  Holidays

    The Christmas Truce

    The Christmas Truce is a touching story about how even enemies can put down their arms and share peace together, even if just for a short time. This is the perfect story for Christmas. We hope y’all will enjoy and pass it on for all to read and experience. by David G. StratmanFrom his book, We Can Change the WorldIt was December 25, 1914, only 5 months into World War I. German, British, and French soldiers, already sick and tired of the senseless killing, disobeyed their superiors and fraternized with “the enemy” along two-thirds of the Western Front (a crime punishable by death in times of war). German troops held…

  • A wonderful tradition to start with your children and grandchildren. They will be excited to open a present each night & count down to Christmas
    Children,  Christmas,  Holidays

    The 25 Books Of Christmas

    The 25 Books Of Christmas I am always looking for new, fun ideas for Christmas. This year, my daughter and grandson are in North Carolina so my mind has been working overtime to make this the best Christmas ever. My grandson, Brandon, is going to be 8 in December. He loves cars, trucks, and trains just like most little boys. Something else that he finds joy in books! He and I would get in our jammies after his bath, pop a bowl of popcorn and cuddle up under a blanket in the recliner with a good book. Sometimes I would have to read it more than once (ok, sometimes 3…

  • Veterans Day National Retail Deals
    Deals,  Holidays,  Veterans Day

    Veterans Day Deals and Discounts

    2020 Veterans Day Deals We have compiled a list of Veterans Day Deals for you, all in one place. Don’t forget to check out our post Veterans Day Meal Deals 2020 and our Veterans Day Deals By State 2020 Deals and Discounts Veterans Day 2020 will be on Wednesday, November 11th, 2020. Academy Sports & OutdoorOct. 25 – Nov. 11, 2020 get 10% off at Academy. All active duty and reserve military members, retired or discharged veterans (discharged includes honorable, under honorable condition, or general, dishonorably discharged will be excluded), and immediate family members (spouse and/or dependent children up to 18 years old) are eligible. First responders are eligible as…

  • Veterans Day Deals By State
    Deals,  Tips,  Veterans Day

    Veterans Day Deals Listed By State

    Here is a partial list of Veterans Day Deals listed by state. Be sure to visit our other pages to check out Veterans Day Meal Deals and Veterans Day National Retail Discounts 2020 Offers by State Alabama Alabama State Parks – AlabamaFree admission to the parks that charge an entrance fee or day-use area fees for Veterans. Birmingham Zoo – Birmingham, ALVeterans, active and retired military and their dependents will receive free admission Wednesday, November 11 through Sunday, November 15. California Dreaming – Spanish Fort, ALOn Wednesday, Nov 11 California Dreaming is honoring veterans and active duty military service members with 50% off any entrée. Montgomery Zoo – Montgomery, ALDuring Veteran’s Appreciation Week, Nov. 8-14, 2020, all…

  • Veterans Day Meal Deals
    Deals,  Holidays,  Veterans Day

    Veterans Day Meal Deals

    Veterans Day Meal Deals For 2020 When it comes to our veterans, we owe so much to them. These Veterans Day Meal Deals are just a small way that some businesses are working to pay them back. We love our Military, active and Veterans alike. Our family lives right down the street from Fort Bragg, my son is in the Navy on a submarine somewhere, my husband is a Navy veteran and is still working as a helicopter modification specialist at Simmons Army Airfield. These Veterans Day Deals are not just for Veterans Day. Some of these have already started and run for the entire month. Be sure to visit…

  • Delicious and Easy Crock-Pot Ham - This delicious and easy crock pot ham is a go-to for both holidays and weekend get-togethers. Free up your oven for your other cooking. #slowcooker #crockpot #thanksgiving #thanksgivingdinner #christmas #holidayrecipes #thanksgivingrecipes #christmasrecipes
    Christmas,  Holidays,  Thanksgiving

    Delicious and Easy Crock Pot Ham

    This delicious and easy crock-pot ham is a go-to for both holidays and weekend get-togethers. The holidays are quickly approaching and that means there will be a lot of cooking going on in our house. When I can use a crock-pot instead of having to cook one more thing in my oven, I’m all for it! I am always looking for recipes that are not only delicious but easy. This crock-pot ham is both. Pull out your slow cooker/crock-pot. (This is the one that I use and love) Place the ham in the crock-pot. Throw away that packet of stuff that came with the ham. You won’t be needing that…

  • Egg-Straordinary Easter Egg Tutorials
    Easter,  Holidays

    Egg-straordinary Easter Egg Ideas

    Egg-straordinary  Easter Egg Ideas Do y’all remember the days of using food coloring to dye Easter eggs? Then there were the little tablets that were dropped in hot water. A bit later came the tablets that would be popped into some white vinegar and cold water. Ahh …. those were the days! Well these days you have so many choices and it has become an art rather than just a tradition for little kids keep. We have collected a number of photos and tutorials below. We would love to have you share your pictures and egg decorating tips and tricks with us. Let us know if you try any of…

  • Perfect hard boiled eggs cooked either on the stove top or Instant Pot. Easy peeling, Easter, Deviled Eggs, Baking Soda, #eggs #hardboiledeggs
    Appetizers,  Breakfast,  Easter,  Holidays,  Recipes,  Tips

    Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

    We will show you how to make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs both on the stove top and in the Instant Pot ( pressure cooker ) With Easter just around the corner, I thought I would share with y’all my way to have perfectly cooked hard boiled eggs. I absolutely LOVE eggs, especially hard boiled ones. They are wonderful for a quick morning breakfast or for an easy, healthy snack. I have tried just about every trick and way of cooking these little beauties, and there are a LOT. Today, I’m going to share with you how I cook them both on the stove top and in the Instant Pot! They…