• Not Your Traditional Ambrosia

    December 8, 2015Danita

    This is another of “Grandma’s Recipes”, meaning a recipe I picked up from my mother-in-law.  And although Not Your Traditional Ambrosia, (which is made with fresh mandarin oranges, coconut and marshmallows) we love it at Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Why I never make it any other time of year I’m not sure.  I think I just…

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  • Traditional Southern Thanksgiving Sides and Desserts

    November 24, 2015Danita

    I can hardly believe Thanksgiving is this week!  We’re super excited and are planning to have about 30 people (family and friends) at our house.  We love having a house-full!   Thanksgiving was the first holiday my husband and I ever spent together.  We’d been married about three months and went to visit his family…

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  • Christmas Time is Here

    December 7, 2014Danita

    Today, I’m just sharing a brief recap of what we’ve been up to and what to expect this week… We have a hard and fast rule here at the Carr home….We DO NOT start celebrating Christmas until AFTER Thanksgiving!  Don’t get me wrong, we LOVE Christmas.  Christmas and Easter represent the two most important events…

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  • Pumpkin Cookies with Caramel Frosting and Giveaway

    November 24, 2014Danita

    Thanks Eggland’s Best for providing the information, coupons, and gift cards for this post and giveaway! It’s Cookie Time!  Yes, we’ve been making, eating and sharing A LOT of cookies lately and today, one more… Pumpkin Cookies with Caramel Frosting So many different foods are associated with the season and holidays of fall, but one…

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  • More Thanksgiving Recipes on Family Fun Friday

    November 20, 2014Danita

      Welcome to Family Fun Friday! Family Fun Friday is a collection of Family Friendly posts to help families connect. Whether it be through encouragement, home school printable, craft ideas, family activities or delicious family recipes, our goal is to promote family togetherness.  We hope you’ll stick around a while and check out some of the great…

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