Three Ingredient Bagel Bites for an Easy School Snack!

School Snacks for School Days! School officially started today. I heard the car lines were something else! Been there and done that! But, I know that when the children got home from school, they headed for a snack! That's where these Three Ingredient Bagel Bites come in. They are super easy and can be frozen, then baked to give the children a hot, but delicious snack after school or anytime. And who knows? Maybe the adults might like them too! After School Snacks for my grandchildren . . . As I posted many times before, my Grandmama Hall had a "snack" for each of her 8 grandchildren throughout the years we all were in school. It might be a piece of her Chocolate Sheet Cake, a Snickers candy bar, a bag of Fritos, or homemade cookies. … [Read more...]

How To Host An Awesome Patriotic Appetizer Party

Why not host a Patriotic Appetizer Party for the 4th of July? The 4th of July is upon us! Next week, actually. And, people will be planning cookouts, cook-ins, go camping, and a whole host of other ideas to celebrate Independence Day. Last year, I hosted a Patriotic Appetizer Party. Several of our friends came over to just visit. I served several of our family favorite appetizers and finger foods. Planning the Patriotic Appetizer Party . . . Once you decide to have a Patriotic Appetizer Party for the 4th of July, the first item of business is to decide who you want to invite. Do you want just family? Or, perhaps you want it to be just your friends. Or, maybe host it for a church group. Make your list, then it's time to plan your menu … [Read more...]

It’s National Pigs in a Blanket Day!

It's National Pigs in a Blanket Day! Today is National Pigs in a Blanket Day! How will you celebrate it? Will you prepare and serve Pigs in a Blanket for your family as part of your dinner? Or, will you serve them as an appetizer? Anyway you choose, these pastry encrusted wieners have been, and continue to be, a favorite across America. I made them for my children, and I have also made them with my grandchildren. Who doesn't love Pigs in a Blanket? You are never too old to like Pigs in a Blanket! Kids and adults alike seem to love Pigs in a Blanket. Some like them prepared with link sausages, others with different types of wieners. Some like the crust to be biscuits, others prefer crescent roll dough wrapped around them. Because of … [Read more...]

Christmas Chex Mix for a Christmas snack!

Christmas Chex Mix for a Christmas snack! This year, for our family Christmas get together with my children and grandchildren, we decided to have a Breakfast for Dinner menu featuring Grandmama Hall's Buttermilk Pancakes and her Buttermilk Biscuits. In years past, I have always made our traditional Christmas menu: Huntington Chicken, Potato Casserole, and a multitude of other dishes and desserts. So, when we chose to have breakfast instead, then some questions arose: What kind of snack foods do you have with a breakfast menu?  Candace suggested a Christmas Chex Mix, which would be a savory snack. Then the next question was, what about dessert? The answer: NONE! I found a recipe for a Christmas Eve Chex Mix on a new blog, Half Baked … [Read more...]

Peanut Snow Mix, a delicious treat!

A Holiday Tradition . . . Snow Mix has become a holiday tradition! And, now, I'm adding Peanut Snow Mix to my list, which is a variation of the original. In fact, I think it is actually better than the original Snow Mix. In my previous post, I shared with you that on Saturday, Trey and his children came over for me to help him make Snow Mix. It has been one of my favorite "munch" type snacks to make during the holidays for years. It is both colorful and delicious. Plus, you can change it for the seasons by changing the color or type of M&M's you choose to use. Making Peanut Snow Mix . . . Peanut Snow Mix is a really easy treat to make, which is perfect for the holiday season. You simply stir a few ingredients together, set … [Read more...]