Jolly Rancher Christmas Wreath Suckers

Around the holidays I'm always in the kitchen making and trying new creations. Well, my 7 & 3 year old beg to help and I normally don't mind. But I finally found something that is just for them & this time they didn't have to ask I asked them they were so excited!!! Told them it was a cooking day for them! I mean even if your not perfect with these they still come out super cute!!  … [Read more...]

Sugar Cookie Pudding Cups

  Happy getting closer to Friday friends! Its almost the weekend, which is always a reason to celebrate! These pudding sugar cookie cups are the perfect quick and easy dessert. They are great for a celebration or for any occasion because they are simple and delicious! You can create for any occasion these are Christmas themed. … [Read more...]

Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! OK not really it's still high 50's in Georgia, but my kitchen sure did smell like Christmas today Supremely moist and decadent chocolate cupcakes topped with peppermint mocha frosting, a drizzle of chocolate, and crushed candy canes. ← Can you think of a sweeter way to kick off the holiday season? … [Read more...]

Holiday’s With Crown & Ivy

Ya'll small town living is amazing year round but even more so at the holidays!! this past weekend we had our downtown area set up with a ice skating rink, Santa, horse & carriage rides complete with Christmas carols. Yes, they do this type of thing all over but here it's a lifestyle we know everyone we see and if we don't we will. … [Read more...]

Pinteresting Trees VS. Our Tree.

Everybody says I'm the opposite of OCD and normally that works out pretty well for me. I mean life is way to short to fold socks and worry about the dishes being lined up. Right ? Just kidding if your that way that's okay my best friend is. But it does come in handy when your kids want to be in total control of the Christmas tree ! In the years past I have never let them I always bought matching ornaments and placed where I wanted them and kinda let the kids hand them to me to hang etc... … [Read more...]

Guilty Pleasures Gift Guide 2015

Happy Holidays !!! I don't know about ya'll but the holidays are some of the best days ever ! I have little ones so of course the most fun is watching them wake up and see everything Santa left ! But HEY ! while I'm playing SANTA I want some goodies to and I hit the JACKPOT went I went looking for the best of the best  stuff I wanted badly but maybe didn't "need" ! Hey just cause I'm in my 30's don't mean my "wants" don't hurt me ! So please sit back and enjoy and visit each amazing shop as they have so much more to offer than what is featured her !! Have fun & don't feel GUILTY. … [Read more...]