19 Holiday Crafts for Kids
December 1, 2016 – 7:00 am | One Comment

19 Kid Friendly Holiday Crafts
Just in time for class parties and holiday season fun, check out these fun projects that you can make with your kids or kids can make with friends on play dates. …

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Chicken Pesto Ricotta Bake with Caprese Salad
December 3, 2016 – 2:15 pm | No Comment

Chicken Pesto Ricotta Bake & Tomato Caprese

Low Carb Italian: Chicken Pesto Ricotta Bake with Caprese Salad

This hearty low carb casserole and salad are easy to put together for a quick weeknight dinner. It’s reminiscent of a lasagna without the pasta. I served this chicken pesto ricotta bake with a Caprese salad made with sweet grape tomatoes, fresh basil and mini mozzarella balls, but green salad will go with it just as well. Enjoy! Read the full story »

How to Survive Holiday Family Gatherings
December 2, 2016 – 8:48 am | No Comment
How to Survive Holiday Family Gatherings

5 Tips for Dealing with Difficult People at Holiday Family Gatherings
 
The table is set with your holiday dishes and best silver, and the smell of the cooking turkey is wafting throughout the house. Fresh pine …

19 Holiday Crafts for Kids
December 1, 2016 – 7:00 am | One Comment
19 Holiday Crafts for Kids

19 Kid Friendly Holiday Crafts
Just in time for class parties and holiday season fun, check out these fun projects that you can make with your kids or kids can make with friends on play dates. …

How and Where to Adopt from a Salvation Army Angel Tree
November 30, 2016 – 9:05 am | 4 Comments
How and Where to Adopt from a Salvation Army Angel Tree

*Last Day to Adopt from the Angel Tree is December 7th; Last Day to Drop of Your Items is December 8th.

Every holiday season, with the help of individuals, families, community groups, corporations and area businesses, …

They Made Handblown Glass Ornaments!
November 28, 2016 – 10:01 pm | No Comment
They Made Handblown Glass Ornaments!

Creating Memories: Handblown Glass Ornaments
Our family has a tradition of finding  a special piece to add to our ornament collection each year. This year, we were invited by Vetro Glassblowing in Grapevine to make our …

Santa’s Village in Richardson – Fun Family Tradition
November 28, 2016 – 7:00 am | One Comment
Santa’s Village in Richardson – Fun Family Tradition

Looking for a fun family holiday event to celebrate the holiday season?
Santa’s Village located in Richardson opens Saturday December 3rd, 2016 at 6:00pm!
We have been going as a family for the past 5 years, as it is now …

Southwest Inspired Turkey Croquettes
November 27, 2016 – 7:25 pm | No Comment
Southwest Inspired Turkey Croquettes

Leftover Turkey Recipes: Turkey Croquettes
These turkey croquettes are a delicious way to reboot leftover Thanksgiving turkey. I served them with an Avocado dipping sauce (homemade guacamole) and sauteed Asparagus. They make a great meal or …

Tips on Helping Kids Get Through Divorce During the Holidays
November 26, 2016 – 8:46 am | No Comment
Tips on Helping Kids Get Through Divorce During the Holidays

How to Help Kids Get Through Divorce During the Holidays
For those going through a divorce, the holiday season can be very difficult and painful, particularly for children.  As a parent, there are several things you …

Leftover Turkey Recipes: Sour Cream Enchiladas
November 25, 2016 – 10:01 am | One Comment
Leftover Turkey Recipes: Sour Cream Enchiladas

Got leftover turkey? Try Making Sour Cream Enchiladas
Mmm…turkey and all our favorite sides — can’t wait for Thanksgiving dinner! Of course, then there is the inevitable leftover turkey.
My kids will eat only so many turkey …

Six Tips that Won’t Leave your Fridge Frozen in Clutter
November 22, 2016 – 5:27 pm | No Comment
Six Tips that Won’t Leave your Fridge Frozen in Clutter

How to Organize Your Refrigerator for Thanksgiving
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, your fridge is about to be filled with leftovers galore and become very cluttered. Here are a few tips to get the most out of …

Thanksgiving Craft for Kids: A Gratitude Tree
November 21, 2016 – 6:08 am | 2 Comments
Thanksgiving Craft for Kids: A Gratitude Tree

Thanksgiving Craft for Kids: A Gratitude Tree
by Minette Riordan
We are focused on Thanksgiving at my house which means large meals, family mayhem, football and full tummies for many of us. I love Thanksgiving for all …