12 Days Of Christmas Countdown

fullsizeoutput_372b.jpegWhen my kids were little, they would drive me crazy asking me how many more days until Christmas.  I kept saying “12 sleeps,”  “11 sleeps,”  “10 sleeps,” etc.

Here is a fun way to solve that dilemma.  Sure, you could just go get an advent calendar from your nearest retailer, or you could spend the same amount and customize it with your own touch.

And, how fun are these going to be to unwrap each day???? Continue reading “12 Days Of Christmas Countdown”

Crawfish-Pumpkin Soup With Bleu-cheese Crostini


I used to make a crawfish-pumpkin bisque for Thanksgiving every year, but I lost the recipe.  I decided to revisit this whole idea for the blog but upped my game and went up a few notches.

I taste-tested this on several family members, and it was a huge hit!  I hope you can impress your guests with this dee-lish dish for your friends and family this holiday season! Continue reading “Crawfish-Pumpkin Soup With Bleu-cheese Crostini”

Pumpkin-Pie Mimosa

fullsizeoutput_3640.jpegAre you looking for a festive cocktail to imbibe on while you fry that Thanksgiving turkey?  Or, to enjoy with your Thanksgiving guests while you are finalizing the Thanksgiving lunch details?

Well, have I got one for you? Try this “Pumpkin Pie Mimosa” for you and your friends and family!! Continue reading “Pumpkin-Pie Mimosa”