Simple Homemade Toffee

Simple Homemade Toffee Recipe My Aunt Kathie makes THE BEST toffee. I remember looking forward to it every Christmas season, when she would bring a tray for the Family Christmas Party, and send a container of it home with each of her siblings. When I became a young wife and mom at age 20, I wanted to make it for my new family. It was one of those things that I wanted to make sure I knew how to do.  Thankfully, Aunt Kathie isn’t stingy with her recipes. And now I’m so glad I know how to make it. I moved 850 miles away from my family, but can still …

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Family Games at Thanksgiving

How to Make the Holiday More Fun: Thanksgiving Games Check out my list of Family Games at Thanksgiving! Here’s why I created them… I love Thanksgiving. But in the past, it’s basically just been a really long meal prep culminating in a dinner that’s devoured in less than an hour, and then nobody knows what to do after they’re more stuffed than the turkey was. Last year when we hosted Thanksgiving at our house for the first time, I started to think of ways to make the day about more than just the meal. So much preparation goes into a high-profile holiday like Thanksgiving— shouldn’t it be more memorable than …

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