Lisa Squash, Apple and Chicken Bake

Lisa Squash, Apple and Chicken Bake

3 cups cubed butternut squash 2 cups chopped apples 1 1/2 cups chopped onion 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. salt, divided 1/2 tsp. black pepper, divided Four 4-oz. raw boneless skinless chicken breast cutlets 1/3 cup BBQ sauce Directions: Preheat oven to 400ºF. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray.Evenly lay squash, apples, and [...]

11/30 National Mousse Day

11/30 National Mousse Day

Today is the last day of November ! I am celebrating the day with this recipe for an easy Chocolate Mousse Pie. A sweet way to end the month.... Lisa 2 Tbsp (28g) salted butter, diced into 4 pieces 1 cup (6 oz) semi-sweet chocolate chips* 1/2 cup (3 oz) bittersweet chocolate chips (or another 1/2 cup semi-sweet if you don't want it [...]

Holiday Home for 2022

Holiday Home for 2022

It's time once again to start my Holiday Home post. Today it's all about making you home festive and some great smeels to get you in the mood for Christmas.... Lisa 12 in Straw wreath Assorted Christmas picks from floral department velvet Bow and hanger I used a straw wreath for the base of this [...]

Make it Monday : DIY Clay Pot Snowman

Make it Monday :  DIY Clay Pot Snowman

Since Thanksgiving is over I am Now getting ready for Christmas ! Since leaving Michigan for Louisiana we are missing the Snow and making Snowman. So today I am making one out of Clay flower pots. First glue two clay pots together, one upside down on top of the other. Probably any type of glue [...]

November 28th, 2022 HOME STAR

November 28th, 2022 HOME STAR

WELCOME to the November 2022 "You're the Star" Blog Hop! Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share from my blog:___________________________ WELCOME to HOME feature week of the November 2022 "You're the STAR" blog hop! Meet your HOME week Hosts   This week is HOME feature week Swing by the Home Hosts' Blogs: Bev from Eclectic Red BarnNiki from Life as a [...]

Holiday Baking: Red Velvet Cake

Holiday Baking: Red Velvet Cake

Happy Sunday and Today we start our Holiday Baking! All my family favorites will show up every Sunday morning! So first up Aunt Ruby's Red Velvet cake a must on the Christmas menu... 2 1/2 cups (354g) all-purpose flour (scoop and level to measure) 3 Tbsp (19g) unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp baking soda 3/4 tsp salt 2 cups (400g) granulated sugar 3/4 cup (170g) unsalted butter, softened 1/3 cup [...]

Announcing : A Christmas Cookie Exchange

Announcing : A Christmas Cookie Exchange

Here's the NEW fresh-baked edition for 2022!Should you judge a cookie by its sprinkles? Teach children that what’s in their hearts is more important than outside appearances. Phil is a plain oatmeal cookie with a yummy fruit filling!He feels shy and a little sad next to the decorated Christmas cookies at the Christmas cookie exchange [...]

Lisa Book shelf : Gratitude is My Superpower:

Lisa Book shelf : Gratitude is My Superpower:

Do you want to teach your children how to be grateful for the things they already have? Little Betsy will learn that happiness is made up of simple things in life, both small and big. With the help of the magic stone, she will begin to feel gratitude for her parents, friends, and toys. But [...]

Book Review: Santa’s Sweetheart:

Book Review: Santa’s Sweetheart:

A great Holiday series to read while you are home.

Lisa Everyday Reads

The delightful and entertaining new holiday novel from the legendary author of dozens of treasured romances! This Christmas, visit the small town of Branding Iron, Texas, where it’s time for the Cowboy Christmas Ball and one irritable sheriff is about to get in the spirit of the season…and find love along the way.

Sheriff Sam Delaney is shouldering a lot as the lone lawman in the small Texas town of Branding Iron—and the widowed single father of six-year-old Maggie. Especially since Maggie’s determined that what her daddy needs this holiday season is a girlfriend. Suddenly Sam is hustled off to a meeting with Maggie’s schoolteacher—and surprised to discover the demure Grace Chapman is unexpectedly alluring. Then he’s roped into playing Santa at the annual Christmas ball, with the pretty Miss Grace by his side. It’s enough to make Sam even grumpier than usual—if not for the feelings sweet Grace stirs…

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2022 KCS Holiday Express train: Let’s Ride

2022 KCS Holiday Express train: Let’s Ride

Friday's Christmas in Louisiana starts in Monroe. Louisiana ! The 2022 KCS Holiday Express train will return to the rails for the first time since the start of the pandemic in 2020. This year, the festive, six-car holiday train with intricate displays inside and out will bring Santa Claus and his elves to visit children [...]