Confessions of an Unorganized Control Freak: Calming the Chaos this Christmas Season

Unbelievable! Christmas is two weeks from today and I’m really not sure where the time has gone. I’ve been shopping on numerous occasions…almost daily but I’m having a really hard time committing to gifts this year. My Christmas decorations are halfway complete. I haven’t baked one…NOT ONE…Christmas cookie yet. Oh Mylanta!! I mentioned to you …

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Holiday Sweets 101: Orange Cranberry Pound Cake Cupcakes w/Orange Cream Cheese Icing

Do you have your Thanksgiving desserts decided yet? No judgement here from me if you haven’t finished your menu yet, I mean I only realized yesterday that I have a crowd coming over and that Thanksgiving is less than a week away. I finalized my menu yesterday and made grocery list a mile long…now I’m …

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It’s Monday Again…How about an Upper Body Burn?

So how was your Monday?  Once again I had the best of intentions for a SUPER productive day BUT we are still in the midst of a LOOOOOOONG weekend….4 days off for the hubby. I did get some work done today but I anticipate tomorrow I’ll be playing catch up. Who am I kidding??? The …

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Holiday Sweets 101: Vanilla Sugared Cranberries Part Deux

Oh y’all…these cranberries!! I took them out of the refrigerator this morning SO EXCITED to dry & sugar coat them…but my dang drying rack grates were too wide!!  Like really??? So off to the shopping center I went…oh darn! Haaaa!!  Although I didn’t want to travel too far because I wanted to get back to …

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Holiday Sweets 101: Vanilla Sugared Cranberries

Tis the season for all things pumpkin AND cranberry!  I’m a HUGE fan of pumpkin. Like all things pumpkin. But I’m NOT a big fan of cranberries…bleh!  It’s a fruit y’all. You know how I feel about fruit…especially the tart, tangy, pucker up kind of fruit!  BUT…Oh my gracious!! Y’all I just can’t with these …

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