• We took some time to compile a list of the 8 Christmas Cookies you need to make so that you didn't have to go searching. Now you have them all here in one place. Gingersnaps, macaroons, stained glass candy, pizzelles, butter ball cookies, fruity cookies, snickerdoodles, spritz cookies #christmas #cookies
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    8 Christmas Cookies You Need To Make

    TweetSharePin14Share115 SharesWe took some time to compile a list of the 8 Christmas Cookies you need to make so that you didn’t have to go searching. Now you have them all here in one place. Our first Christmas Cookie is a delicious ginger cookie. These cookies are so addictive that are called “Can’t Eat Just One Gingersnaps” CAN’T EAT JUST ONE GINGERSNAPS Our Butter Ball Cookies are buttery mounds of goodness with chopped nuts inside and rolled in powdered sugar. They are fantastic for tea parties, Christmas cookies and even just everyday treats. BUTTER BALL COOKIES Nonni’s Snickerdoodles are a combination of sugar, cinnamon and soft moist deliciousness. This is…

  • Butter Ball Cookies Buttery cookies with pecans and rolled in powdered sugar. Christmas Cookies, Tea Cookies #christmascookies
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    Butter Ball Cookies

    TweetSharePin28Share1240 SharesTwo Southern Sweeties Butter Ball Cookies Our Butter Ball Cookies are buttery mounds of goodness with chopped nuts inside and rolled in powdered sugar. They are fantastic for tea parties, Christmas cookies and even just everyday treats. These have been a traditional Christmas cookie in our home since I was a little girl. I used to love helping my Mom roll them in the powdered sugar when they were still warm out of the oven. Of course, a few always managed to pop into my mouth. One of the reasons I love making these at Christmas is that I always make dozens of cookies and candies to mail out…

  • Instant Pot Split Pea and Ham Soup can be made in a pressure cooker, or slow cooker or on the stove top. Thick, creamy and hearty, this soup. | pea soup | soup | leftovers | soup recipes | Instant Pot | Insta Pot | Pressure cooker | Dinner Recipes | Southern Recipes | #soup #instantpot #pressurecooker
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    Instant Pot Split Pea And Ham Soup

    TweetSharePin17Share17 SharesTwo Southern Sweeties Instant Pot Split Pea and Ham Soup This split pea and ham soup is so easy and delicious. You can make it using either a pressure cooker ( I use an Instant Pot that I love), slow cooker or in a soup pot on the stove top. Thick, creamy and hearty, this soup is truly a meal that everyone will love. Comfort food at it’s best. If y’all are like me, whenever we make ham I put the bone in a Ziploc bag and put it in the freezer. This helps me to always have a good base for many different types of soup, however, my…

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    Senior & Not So Senior Discounts

    TweetSharePin14Share418 SharesSenior & Not So Senior Discounts In this day and age when the price of EVERYTHING seems to be on the rise, it’s always nice to be able to get a little bit of a break. As I was waiting in line behind an older gentleman at Wendy’s recently, I heard him ask for his senior discount. The girl at the register apologized and charged him less. When I asked the man what the discount was, he told me that seniors over age 55 …get 10% off everything on the menu, every day. (But you need to ASK for your senior discount.) This incident prompted me to do some…

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    The Christmas Truce

    TweetSharePin12Share618 SharesThe 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…

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    Nonni’s Snickerdoodles

    TweetSharePin6Share713 SharesThese Snickerdoodles are a combination of sugar, cinnamon and soft moist deliciousness. My daughter Brianna absolutely LOVES Snickerdoodles!! So, a few years ago I added this awesome cookie to my list of Christmas cookies that I make each holiday season. To me, family recipes are always the best. I have been working hard at getting our families recipes together to share with our children and their children. This is one of those recipes. This recipe comes from my Mama, or Nonni as my children call her. She is the absolute best cook I have ever met. So when she told me she had this recipe for Snickerdoodles I KNEW…

  • Almond Joy Macaroons
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    Almond Joy Macaroons

    TweetSharePin61Share1172 SharesAlmond Joy Macaroons It it has coconut, chocolate and nuts…I’m in!!! I just love those things mixed together. When it comes in the form of a recipe that only has 4 ingredients and is perfect for any occasion both formal and informal, well that just ROCKS!! Not to mention it’s a sweet little morsel of goodness! Almond Joy Macaroons are so easy to make, just mix the ingredients together, scoop them onto a parchment lined cookie sheet and bake. Ta Da!!! Yes, they really are that simple and quick. I usually make a double batch of these as they tend to disappear quickly, especially around Christmas time. **When you…

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    Easy Baked Brown Rice

    TweetSharePin10Share212 SharesThis easy baked brown rice is a staple that everyone should have in your refrigerator. Ok, I admit it, I am a carb fanatic!!! I have been trying to eat a bit healthier and these past several years, I just haven’t been able to wrap my tongue around “brown rice” …UNTIL NOW!!! This is very flavorful and almost tastes like white rice. It works well with everything, including eating it plain right out of a bowl (one of my favorite ways, truth be told. When you keep a pan of this in the fridge you can easily add it to a soup or a stew. It is also great to…