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Mixed Seasonal Nuts

Mixed Seasonal Nuts

These sweet and savory mixed nuts are sure to be a hit at your next holiday party. They’re also perfect for when you need a thoughtful last-minute hostess gift as you make your rounds this holiday season.   Yield: 4 cups Total Prep time: 25 minutes   Ingredients:   4 cups unsalted mixed nuts (cashews, walnuts, almonds, pecans, or pistachios) 1 T. sea salt 2 t. ground black pepper 1 t. garlic powder 2 t. cinnamon ½ t. cayenne pepper 2 T. brown sugar, tightly packed 2 T. real maple syrup 2 T. unsalted butter, melted Directions:   Preheat oven...

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Discover Your New Favorite Series

Have You Read Them All? Do you love small town contemporary romance stories? If you love Susan Mallery, Robyn Carr and Jill Shalvis, then you'll love the Queensbay story! Set in a quant New England town, each book tells the story of one couple and their journey to true love, through all of life's ups and downs. Filled with friends, fun, laughter and small town warmth, these are books are the perfect read!  BONUS - All books are in Kindle Unlimited (you can read for free) and are reasonably priced at $3.99, EXCEPT for my AMAZING BINGE READ DEAL -...

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Win a Kindle Paperwhite and Get Ready to Meet Your New Book Boyfriend!

Win a Kindle Paperwhite and Get Ready to Meet Your New Book Boyfriend!

   Ready to Meet Your New Book Boyfriend? Well I want to help you do that! I'm giving away a Kindle Paperwhite (it's waterproof), 3 months of Kindle Unlimited and a $50 Kindle Giftcard to help you find your new favorite book boyfriend!   Happy National Mad Hatter's Day (and National Coaches Day) That's right, today is both National Mad Hatter's Day AND National Coaches Day! It's almost the perfect combination since a lot of coaches wear hats (sometimes many) and we're all coaches in life - to our kids, our friends and our coaches! Let's just hope we coach...

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What's Cooking, Good Looking

What's Cooking, Good Looking

It's national Cooking day today! Yes, there truly is a day for everything. It also happens to be National Daughter's Day, so a shout out to all you daughters out there - demand some love. Since it's Friday I am very concerned with what's on the menu. I'm thinking a little Oktoberfest theme, with some homemade pretzels, a pumpkin flavored beer and something on the grill.  I love this wing recipe - it's pretty simple and tastes great! Buffalo Chicken Wing Dip. I'm also enjoying a last final burst in the garden. I have some amazing asters hanging on as...

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Happy Fall Y'All - Giveaway

Happy Fall Y'All - Giveaway

Happy Fall Y'All - well it's officially fall and we can definitely tell here in the Northeast where the morning walks with the dog have been chilly! She's a shaggy little trooper and doesn't mind them the way I do. However I've seen some wonderful things in the early morning, like mist on the pond, a does and fawns munching in the woods and some very active squirrels!     Since today is the official first day of Fall, I thought it would be fun to have Fall Y'all giveaway. Congrats to Candy, who was the winner of our last...

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