Top Posts of 2013


I still can’t believe that 2013 is over, it just goes by so fast!  I think I realize just how fast each year goes by as I look at my children… those of you who have children know exactly what I mean, I’m sure! But, no matter how fast it went by – or how… {read more}

Lemon Garlic Green Beans with Crispy Crumbs

Lemon Garlic Green Beans with Crispy Crumbs

Years ago when my daughters were really young, and long before my son was ever born – I answered an ad in the paper to be one of those people at the grocery store handing out samples.  I did it for a few months, and actually kind of liked it.  That was until the one… {read more}

Cute & Easy Christmas Ideas!


I can’t believe Christmas is right around the corner! Are you in need of some super cute & easy Christmas ideas?  Well, Mrs Happy Homemaker has you covered! Peppermint Candy Trays Snowmen on Peppermint Sleds Snowmen- on-a-Stick   Use pepperoni & different colored bell peppers to make a Christmas Tree! (took this from my Instagram!… {read more}

Easy Snowmen on a Candy Cane Sled Treat (Snowmen on a Stick too!)

Snowman Sled

How cute are these little snowmen on candy cane sleds? Totally cute, right?!  I sure think so, and more importantly – my kids do! We had such fun putting them together, kids and adults alike.  And, it helps that they’re super easy too. You need: marshmallows (regular sized, not mini) miniature candy canes snack sized… {read more}

Butter Pecan Caramel Cake

Butter Pecan Caramel Cake

Ever since I got my December issue of Taste of the South magazine, the cover of it sparked unimaginable salivating cravings.  I mean, pecans are my thing, y’all.   I love pecans so much that when I purchase them for a recipe, I always buy double than what I actually need – because I know… {read more}

A Beautiful Brunch with Temp-tations Ovenware – Plus a GIVEAWAY!


If you’ve read my blog for a while – or even if you’re a newbie, you already know about my love over a certain brand of dishes & ovenware called Temp-tations.  Many of you may have seen the infomercials for the Temp-tations line or you’ve seen them on QVC. Well, I’ve been a huge fan since… {read more}

Double Strength Pure Vanilla Extract for Sale! SUPPLIES LIMITED!

Double Strength Pure Vanilla Extract for Sale

It’s that time again! I’ve just finished a large batch of my double strength vanilla extract, and it’s up for sale just in time for the holiday season! This is double strength, which means you only half of what your recipes call for – so a bottle of this will last you twice as long… {read more}

Grandma Millie’s Famous Oatmeal Cookies

Grandma Millie's Famous Oatmeal Cookies

My Grandma Millie was one fantastic grandmother, that’s for sure.  She was originally from England, and ever since I was a little girl – I thought she was the classiest lady I’d ever known.  From the words she used when she spoke, the way she dressed, to even the way her house was decorated. She… {read more}

Candy Cane Fudgy Oreo Brownies

Candy Cane Fudgy Oreo Brownies

Our little town just held it’s annual Christmas parade, and it’s a tradition for my family to go.  We usually get there extra early to make sure we secure ourselves a decent place to sit with a good view, which is always near where the parade starts at… That way we are making sure of… {read more}

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Christmas is right around the corner, and I recently had my kids make their Christmas wish lists.  My oldest is now 13, and her list shows that she’s getting older. Sometimes I wish she’d just go back to playing with Barbies.  Barbies are cheap, I can afford Barbies.  And coloring books.  I can totally afford… {read more}

M & M Christmas Poem Candy Jar

M & M Christmas Poem

Looking for a cute, simple, affordable, & meaningful gift for this holiday season? These M & M Christmas Poem Candy Jars are the perfect present!  If you haven’t heard of the M & M Christmas Poem, you’re in for a real treat – or whoever your gift giving to is in for one rather All… {read more}