Honey gingerbread cookies

Honey gingerbread cookies, made with (you guessed it!) honey, brown sugar, flour and spices.

There are many traditional foods associated with Christmas – cranberries, pavlova and ham – to mention just a few. Peppermint and gingerbread would have to top the list though. Peppermint is a more modern tradition I think, while gingerbread is a much older tradition. No Christmas is complete without enjoying a batch of fresh, honey gingerbread… 

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50 festive Christmas cookie recipes

50 festive Christmas cookie recipes.. we've got all of your indulgences covered over here!

I curated these recipes while working with Foodie.com. All opinions are my own. Are you all done with your holiday baking? I’m sure you’ve heard this a time or two already, but Christmas is really close. And everywhere I look I see cookies, cookies, cookies. I’ve already shared a few of my favorite cookie recipes… 

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Healthy easy leftover turkey recipe

Now THIS is how you do holiday leftovers! Turkey quesadillas with smokey cranberry chutney.

Looking for a healthy easy leftover turkey recipe? Then you’ve come to the right place! These Cranberry Turkey Quesadillas are gonna rock your socks off. Or, um, something like that. I’ve heard rumors that there are people who don’t eat leftovers. And honestly? I just don’t get it. Our family has always gone way overboard… 

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Spicy Sweet Potato Hummus

I love experimenting with new recipes and tweaking old favorites. This spicy sweet potato hummus is one such example. It’s still just as healthy as regular hummus and is super creamy and spicy.

We’re glad to continue our series of holidays recipes by working with Pompeian today. As always, all opinions are our own. Enjoy! I love hummus. You know, that traditional Middle-Eastern chickpea and tahini dip? Yeah, that stuff is pretty much a staple in my household. It’s super versatile: I use it as a pizza base spread,… 

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leftover turkey and thyme tarts

What to do with leftover turkey? Our family's favorite: turkey tarts!

In my husband’s family there is a holiday tradition that he has looked forward to every single year, since he was a child. And this tradition is called: turkey tarts. They’re pretty basic, really. You take leftover turkey, broth, sliced bread and then a dabble of other pantry staples. The result are these miniature bread-bowls… 

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How to refinish a table

How we refinished our old oak table #yourbigfinish

Do you have a home project that you’ve been putting off forever? Today I’m working with BLACK+DECKER to talk about getting those DIYs marked off the “honey do” list! A few years ago my husband was given this old oak table– the very same table that he remembers being in his house when he was a kid…. 

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DIY succulent window garden

A cutie DIY that's so easy: a winter windowsill garden with succulents planted in mason jars!

Since deciding to take on the full time responsibility of homeschooling Colette, things have been a bit different around our house. More so than usual we are incorporating the things that we do every day, as parents, into lessons that I can provide for the kids. With freezing temperatures outside not-so-gently reminding us that winter is… 

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