Best Restaurants of Napa Valley

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of California Restaurant Month for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I recently realized while talking to my hubby that we have now lived in California longer than we have lived anywhere else in our married lives! After four and a half years here, we have visited much of what northern California has to offer – lake Tahoe, San Francisco, … [Read more...]

Cranberry Ginger Orange Holiday Drink

this recipe is always a HUGE hit at our holiday parties! this thanksgiving it was a favorite of all the guests! it is easy and only 4 ingredients. its my go-to during the holidays! all you need for this drink is equal parts of.... cranberry juice orange juice apple cider ginger ale garnish with fresh cranberries and sliced oranges and apples! if you are hosting an event with kids, i … [Read more...]

Cranberry & Mustard Holiday Tablescape

did you all have a wonderful thanksgiving?! i sure did! we hosted several families for a potluck 'friendsgiving' and had so much amazing food! it was wonderful to have a full house when we all are so far from our families and nice to be with our resident/military pseudo family! this year i wanted to do a holiday tablescape with decor that could stand the test of time through the fall and into the … [Read more...]

Cooking with kids: Easy creamy crockpot chicken and rice!

this is a sponsored post on behalf of Mars UNCLE BEN'S® but all photos & opinions are my own! crazy schedules are back....with soccer, back to school night, & church activities filling up our evenings, it feels like we are always scrambling for dinner when we walk in the door!  after a few days i realized it was time for a new plan - so we started trying out some crockpot recipes. the … [Read more...]

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