Alissa

Thank you guys for a great year!

Hey everyone. I would just like to thank everyone for such a great year! Since June, we have gotten nearly 3, 000 site views! Amazing! Thank you so much! I am hoping by the end of 2013 we will be at or over 10, 000 views! Please help me make his possible by sharing our […]

Shortbread & eggnog pudding trifle – 1 day till Christmas!

Here is the recipe for my family’s famous shortbread & eggnog pudding trifle recipe. 2 cups of eggnog Pinch of salt 1/4 cup sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1/2 cup cold milk 2 egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons butter Grated nutmeg for sprinkling Reserve 4 shortbread petticoat tails for garnish. In a large […]

Christmas games! – 2 days until Christmas!

Today I will be sharing with you some of the many Christmas games that we play with my family on Christmas- eve. 1. See how many ornaments you can balance on a yard stick in 1 minute. 2. Can you get the red Pom pom on a string up your Vaseline covered nose in under […]

Norad Santa! – 3 days till Christmas!

Today I will be sharing with you my most favorite website ever (besides pinterest of course!)…. NORAD SANTA! Norad Santa is a website where you can track Santa thoughout his journey across the world. It counts where he his, along with pictures and videos, Santa’s bio, and how many cookies he has eaten. You can […]

Top 10 Christmas movies! – 4 days till Christmas!

Today I will be giving you my favorite holiday movies for both kids and adults. “Top Christmas movies” 1. Holiday in Handcuffs Rated PG When  A girl finds herself single just before the holidays, she kidnaps a man to bring home to her family for Christmas to proves isn’t single. 2. Holiday engagement Not rated […]

Egg nog French toast – 5 days till Christmas!

Today I will be giving you the recipe for egg nog French toast. This makes a great Christmas morning breakfast and in fact has been the Christmas morning breakfast in our house for 11 years! “Egg nog French toast” ■1 cup egg nog ■6 eggs ■1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg ■6-10 slices of bread ■powdered […]

Christmas morning breakfast -6 days till Christmas!

Make sure to check back In every day for another Christmas idea, recipe, and more! “Home helping’s 14 days of Christmas!” 6 days till Christmas! Christmas morning breakfast! Here are a couple of ideas for Christmas breakfast/lunch! 1. Santa Gramns Made with Gramn crackers, marshmallows, red and pink frosting, red gumdrops, and red jellybeans. 2. […]