PEPPERMINT OREO TRUFFLES + TOASTED MARSHMALLOW TOPPERS FOR HOT COCOA

peppermint oreo truffles

A few years ago I posted the classic Oreo Truffles recipe, and if you’ve ever tried them you know how amazing they are.  Well, you can  also make them using the Peppermint Oreos {available at Food Lion for a limited time} that just scream “holiday.” These Peppermint Oreo Truffles are easy to make and I […]

EASY BREAKFAST CASSEROLE RECIPE

easy brunch casserole recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PAM Cooking Spray. Every year we have overnight guests for the holidays.  When we host our Christmas cocktail party we have out -of-town friends who come and spend the night, and at Christmas my in-laws come and stay with us.   Breakfast has become […]

EASY ENTERTAINING RECIPES :: COCKTAILS & SPICY PECANS

cocktails and spicy pecans recipes

I’m so excited to be spending this holiday season in our new house. The neighborhood is proving to be quite the social scene and our calendar is full of social events! Of course I love being the host as much {if not more} as I enjoy being the guest, so I like to keep plenty […]

THANKSGIVING PLACE SETTING :: 5 SIMPLE ELEMENTS

thanksgiving place settings

Don’t let the idea of setting a Thanksgiving table stress you out. I love creating elaborate tablescapes but sometimes simple is better. This year I decided to put together a place setting that’s based on 5 simple elements: burlap, place cards, interesting place card holder, Lucky wishbones, and a downloadable Thanksgiving word search. Here are […]

TIPS FOR DECORATING YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE

tips for decorating your christmas tree

I know it’s early and I’m personally not a proponent of putting up the Christmas tree before Thanksgiving, BUT in this job you’ve gotta get to things much earlier than normal, so this is how it looks in the Nease home in mid November. I want to chat about decorating your Christmas tree and give […]

PUMPKIN SPICE Kahlúa COFFEE

kahlua pumpkin spice coffee

Every morning I start the day with coffee, and I’m always excited when I see the shelves at the grocery store begin to stock the pumpkin spice flavored creamer. That’s when I know Fall has truly arrived! Since this is the time of year when you’ll likely be having house guests {or maybe you’ll be […]

THE EASIEST HOMEMADE MAC N’ CHEESE

easy homemade mac and cheese

Don’t you want to make homemade mac n’ cheese at times other than holidays and special occasions? I know I do! When the cravings call, you can mix up my easy version and have it ready in less than an hour. You won’t believe how simple and delicious it is! Admittedly I make my creamy […]