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Three things for this week in this season

There’s so much going on this season, and when things get a little crazy, I get really indecisive. (Seriously, as in should I wear boots or shoes to the store? 826 more words

Elf Yo’ Self

Elfie is the newest member to many families these days. He makes all kinds of raucous in the home with crazy antics and surprising pranks. Elfie can be a great gauge for your kids (or husband) to measure how close they will be to the naughty or nice list this year. 420 more words

Party Planning for Friendly Anti-Socialites

Note: What follows is something I published two years ago. I’m rerunning it because a) We really did have a party this last weekend so it totally fits, and b) because of said party, the story I intended to publish isn’t ready. 1,006 more words


Maple Spice Stars

Y’all…are these Maple Spice Stars beautiful or what?! I love all the colors, textures, and dimensions of the finished cookies, not to mention the flavors. With their sweet, spicy crunch and maple glaze, these little stars are as delicious as they are dazzling. 879 more words


Recipe: Mushroom Tart Tatin

This is a DELICIOUS rich, hearty tatin to make in fall or winter. On Thanksgiving, we serve this as a side dish but it is so rich that you could certainly make it a main course. 250 more words


Christmas Table: Kids

Maybe one of my favorite tables of.all.time. Love the pops of color and the nod to the festivity of Christmas without being all green and red. Enjoy!

Classic Simple Joy Podcast: The Simple Joy of Christmas Entertaining Part 3

The Holidays are the perfect time to entertain family & friends in your home. Now, before you begin hyperventilating at the thought of preparing for an elaborate event in your home, you need to stop & consider entertaining the Simple Joy way! 167 more words