5 Simple Ways to Add Warmth To Your Home

5 Simple Ways to Add Warmth To Your Home #decorating #hospitality

There’s nothing more inviting, than feeling warm and cozy on a cold winter day! For those exact reasons a fireplace was a MUST on my list as we built our new home last year. I couldn’t wait to curl up under a blanket with the fireplace going, drinking my coffee and reading in the mornings. […]

20 Festive Christmas Appetizers

20 Festive Appetizers

The countdown is on! Can you believe Christmas is so close.  I’m Barb from Second Chance to Dream and my collection this time for all you Cheerios and Latte readers  is for 20 Festive Christmas Appetizers. I love to make “festive” appetizers to set out to eat while we are playing games.  We also have a couple […]

Dirty Snowball Truffles

Dirty Snowball Truffles; a delicious Oreo and Cream Cheese truffle coated in white chocolate!

Dirty Snowball Truffles are a fun treat for gifts or parties this Christmas; they are perfect for those who get snow and those who do not this time of year!  Last Christmas we were ‘homeless’ as our new home was being finished. So instead of having my parents fly down to Texas to celebrate Christmas […]

Reindeer Sandwiches

Reindeer Sandwiches #christmaseve #christmaslunches #christmas #reindeer

Last year on Christmas Eve, in preparation for Santa to visit that evening, I made Reindeer Sandwiches for our boys for lunch! They were a huge hit and super easy to make. What’s inside a reindeer sandwich you ask… just about anything you want! Our boys love peanut butter and jelly and would eat it […]

20 Christmas Cookie Recipes

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Hi all you Cheerios and Lattes followers! I’m Barb from Second Chance to Dream. I hope you are having a peaceful holiday season. This time of year can really get hectic so remember to take some time to relax and enjoy the simple things of the season.  I’m here to share with you a collection of […]

Christmas Wreath Cake

Christmas Wreath Cake; a giant Christmas Cookie wreath made out of corn flakes and marshmallows! A perfectly delicious Christmas centerpiece! #christmas #cake

You may have seen one of our favorite Christmas Cookies- Christmas Wreath Cookies that I’ve shared previously. Last Christmas I made so many batches for Christmas parties and friends, that I admit I was rather tired of forming the wreaths when Christmas Day arrived. My husband was adamant that we HAD to have Christmas Wreath Cookies for […]

Chocolate Peppermint Pudding Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Pudding Cookies; a delicious chewy cookie perfect for any Christmas Cookie Tray #peppermint #pudding cookies #christmascookies #chocolatepeppermint

By now, you may have realized we have a real love for pudding cookies! It’s amazing to me how a box of pudding can create the most moist and chewy cookies EVER! If you haven’t tried it yet, it’s a must! For our second day of advent this year our little ‘task’ was to make […]

Christmas Wreath Cookies {A Family Favorite}

Christmas Wreath Cookies

Christmas Wreath Cookies are one of those beloved holiday cookies that are gone before you can even make a second batch! Yes, they are THAT good! Growing up my mom and I always loved rice krispie treats, then I married into a family who introduced me to these fantastic Christmas Wreath Cookies that were a […]

Merry Christmas!

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Just a little note to wish you and your family a VERY Merry Christmas today! This week, we will be enjoying time together, spending time with extended family, and moving into our NEW home at the end of the week! {Eek, so excited to not be ‘homeless’ anymore!} While we are busy playing, cooking, traveling, […]

One Wintry Night by Ruth Bell Graham {Review & Giveaway}

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One Wintry Night A snowy night, a warm cabin, and a boy who hears the Christmas story told for the first time—beginning with Creation and ending with the Resurrection A classic Christmas picture book, One Wintry Night tells the story of a mountain boy who is injured in a snowstorm and seeks refuge in a cabin. While he […]