2016 Keeping Christ in Christmas

Keeping Christ in Christmas is a daily advent calendar that my family does each year. This year’s sub theme is Through Service. We invite you to join us every day as we serve others around us and show you how fun and easy it can be!

Turtle Shortbread Bars

Turtle Shortbread Bars are simple yet gourmet. With only 5 ingredients they whip together quickly. Perfect for any dinner party, Christmas or get together and kid approved!

The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies

These are The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies and require no chilling and keep their shape! Won first place in a blind taste and texture test!

Onion Cheddar Soup

Onion Cheddar Soup is a one pot, 30 minute soup that is easy, yet sophisticated. Add chicken and serve it as a main dish or serve it as a side to a nice sandwich or salad.

The Best Turkey & Cranberry Sandwich

Looking for The Best Turkey & Cranberry Sandwich? Look no further! Turkey, cranberry sauce and cream cheese create the base of this amazing sandwich. Put it all on a croissant and you have the BEST sandwich ever.

Cranberry Bars

Cranberry Bars with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting are an easy, beautiful dessert that make a perfect treat, gift or thank you. Easy to make and have the texture of a blondie.

Salami & Cream Cheese Sandwich

This Salami & Cream Cheese Sandwich is simple, easy, and uses simple ingredients. The cream cheese and salami compliment each other, making this a hearty and delicious sandwich.

Microwave Caramel Corn

Microwave Caramel Corn is crunchy, simple and requires ZERO baking. Ready in 10 minutes and tastes amazing! Your new favorite popcorn!

Soft Gingerbread Whoopie Pies

Soft Gingerbread Whoopie Pies with a Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting are easy, delicious and stay soft for days! These are a gingerbread lover’s cookie!

Bacon Cheeseburger Macaroni

Bacon Cheeseburger Macaroni is a 30 minute meal that is perfect for busy weeknight and picky kids. My kids asked for seconds and more the next day!

Soft Gingerbread Reindeer Cookies

Soft Gingerbread Reindeer Cookies are fun, delicious and kid approved. Be a kid and play with your food again with these Fluffy Gingerbread cookies!

Microwave Caramels

Microwave Caramels take less than 10 minutes to make and taste amazing! Sprinkle some sea salt on top for Microwave Sea Salt Caramels! Easy, delicious and make a great gift!

Porcupine Meatballs

Porcupine Meatballs are rice filled meatballs cooked in a tomato based sauce. Simple, hearty and delicious! A perfect meal for family and friends!

Oatmeal Pecan Banana Bread

Oatmeal Pecan Banana Bread is a quick bread that is perfect for breakfast, snack or dessert. It’s easy to make and keeps you full longer than traditional banana bread.

Crock Pot Apple Cider

Crock Pot Apple Cider not only makes your home smell like Autumn, it tastes amazing too! Fresh Homemade Apple Cider is the best on a chilly day or night!

Cranberry Fluff

Cranberry Fluff is the perfect side dish for Thanksgiving, Christmas or any great meal. A simple, easy and kid friendly recipe!

2 Ingredient Biscuits

2 Ingredient Biscuits are a great side to pot roast or soup! This is also the perfect recipe for anyone who is new to cooking, college student or newlywed!

Cinnamon Pecans

Cinnamon Pecans – a easy 25 minute treat perfect for the Holidays. Homemade Christmas gifts, birthday gifts or neighbor gifts, everyone loves Spiced Pecans.

30 Minute Pizza Dough

30 Minute Pizza Dough makes pizza night easy. Pepperoni Pizza, Barbecue pizza, any kind of pizza will work great with this easy and quick pizza dough. Perfect for a busy weeknight the entire family will love.

Turkey, Broccoli & Stuffing Casserole

Turkey, Broccoli & Stuffing Casserole is the ultimate leftover Thanksgiving dish. A great way to use up what you already have on hand for a tasty, quick next day meal!

Creepy Witches Fingers

Creepy Witches Fingers are a fun and easy cookie that both kids and adults will love. Green and bloody arthritic fingers make a perfect treat for any event or party!

Crock Pot Apple Sauce

Crock Pot Apple Sauce is simple, delicious and homemade. This cinnamon apple sauce is a favorite of mine and can be made chunky or smooth. Fresh ingredients with a fresh organic flavor is exactly why you should make this right away!

Apple Pie Cupcakes

Apple Pie Cupcakes are the most amazing cupcake you’ll ever eat – especially if you are an apple pie lover! These cupcakes always receive RAVE reviews and are always requested!

5 Ingredient Pumpkin Dip

5 Ingredient Pumpkin Dip is a simple, delicious Autumn treat. Serve it as an appetizer or dessert as it only takes 5 minutes to make!