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Just for Kix: Thanksgiving leftovers for lunch

I really love this particular post I made for Kix Cereal because I got to have a mini Thanksgiving meal weeks ago to write it. And yum, I’m pleased with the results. The sandwich sushi is surprisingly delicious, as I was skeptical about the concept. Mix cream cheese and cranberry sauce on bread, pile with […]



24 ideas for Thanksgiving to get me organized

This year for Thanksgiving we have 13. That’s the most I’ve ever had for Thanksgiving. I should note that two of those 13 are babies, but my “baby” eats everything, so she counts as a mouth to feed. There are four cousins, all girls, between ages four and seven. And then, of course, the old […]



“seriously, you can’t mess these up” turkey cookie sticks

I’d say I have a history of striving for perfection. I was the stressball high school kid that pulled all-nighters for her AP Calculus exam. I feel anxiety welling up when I look around at the scattered kid toys and food crumbs all over my floors. I don’t achieve perfection, mind you, but I’m one […]



Just for Kix: Paper bag snack favors for Thanksgiving

Inevitably, Thanksgiving dinner is always served one to two hours after I plan to serve Thanksgiving dinner. I never time things perfectly. So having a small, won’t fill-you-up snack like this just might quiet the gripes until dinner actually IS on the table.   To make paper bag snack favors, CLICK HERE to visit KIX. […]



quick craft: chalkboard canisters for collections, storage, gift containers, whatever

I made these canisters for a totally un-sweet reason: To contain my daughter’s ever-growing collection of junk jewelry. But they took minutes to make, and since I thought some of you with collections of things that need containing might appreciate this idea, I’m posting here on my sweets blog. Except wait, these could also be […]