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 [...]

Chocolate-Bourbon Pecan Pie

Chocolate-Bourbon Pecan Pie

½ (14.1-oz.) package refrigerated piecrust 1 ½ cups chopped toasted pecans 1 cup (6 oz.) semisweet chocolate morsels 1 cup dark corn syrup ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup firmly packed light brown sugar ¼ cup bourbon or water 4 large eggs ¼ cup butter, melted 2 teaspoons plain white cornmeal 2 teaspoons vanilla extract ½ teaspoon table salt Directions Preheat oven to 325ºF. Fit piecrust into a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate according to package directions; fold [...]

Thanksgiving Canned Yams with Pecans

Thanksgiving Canned Yams with Pecans

3 pounds medium sweet potatoes 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon salt Topping: 3 tablespoons butter, melted 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans Preheat the oven to 375° F. Lightly spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Wash and peel the sweet potatoes. Slice them into 1/4 inch slices and place them [...]

No Turkey : Thanksgiving

No Turkey : Thanksgiving

It's Wednesday the day before Thanksgiving! And I am finishing up my Thanksgiving menu. No Turkey is key at our house. My hubby is allergic to Turkey and gives him a migraine. I am so glad Turkeys are Not on the menu.... Cornish Game Hen with Wild Rice : 4 Cornish Game hens 1/4 tsp [...]

Thanksgiving Decoration:

Thanksgiving Decoration:

Are you ready for Thanksgiving? If not here some fast and easy decorations to get you ready at the last minute.. Easy last minute Tables cape: My plate and fabric napkin from my craft closet: Easy leaf candles : You can make a beautiful arrangement or a centerpiece of usual candles and some accessories like [...]

Birthday verses Holiday : Holiday verses Birthday

Birthday verses Holiday : Holiday verses Birthday

Happy Tuesday ! Today's post is about Birthdays on Holidays. My Birthday and My Mom has shared the Thanksgiving holiday many times. The family story is that i was born on Thanksgiving morning - so that is my story ! How do We celebrate a Holiday birthday ? That meant school was on a holiday [...]