Christmas Nougat Candy

This no-bake candy was a big hit at my house this Christmas. Comments I heard included: "Why is this SO GOOD!" "I can't stop. It's ridiculous how good this is!" "What's in it, again?" I got the recipe through Pinterest, from the A Pretty Life in the Suburbs blog, but I had to make some... Continue Reading →

Starry, Starry Christmas Bread

A new recipe I tried last year was a big hit with the family and was surprisingly easy to make, so I thought I'd share it with you. Original recipe is here, and their photos in this bake-along post show how easy it is to make this fancy-looking bread. Cinnamon Star Bread 2 cups unbleached... Continue Reading →

Cane Creek Canyon Hiking

When fall comes, we always get the urge to get outside and, if possible, go to the mountains! Last year, we discovered a wonderful place just less than an hour away that helps fill the urge: Cane Creek Canyon just over in the Freedom Hills of north Alabama. So the first Saturday of November we... Continue Reading →

Bring on Fall!

Frost on and around the barn this morning. Last night we got our first frost of the season, on Halloween night, no less! So, it's officially fall here in NE Mississippi! We are "empty nesters" now, so this was our first Halloween in 25 years to not worry about costumes, or candy, and we shamelessly... Continue Reading →

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