Category: Home Cooking

Springerle Cookies ~ from my German Grandmother’s kitchen

Springerle Cookies

Growing up with a German grandmother, special homemade treats were always on hand when I visited. One of my very favorites were her soft, chewy Springerle Cookies with their sweet anise flavor. Many times I helped Grandmother bake them. Her only measuring tools an old tea cup and some kitchen spoons. She could turn out

Hershey Kiss Pretzel Treats

Hershey Kiss Treats

  When it’s time to make treats for parties, snacks and holiday gifting – here’s an easy treat! Hershey Kiss Pretzel Treats! Just line up small pretzel rounds on unbuttered cookie sheets, top them with a Hershey’s Chocolate Kiss and pop them into the oven for 3 minutes at 275 F degrees. As soon as

Be My Valentine! (Win an Amaryllis!)

Cross Stitch Heart Sachet

     Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Time to dream up some ways to make your family and friends feel extra special! Here are some suggestions from Our Fairfield Home and Garden and a give-away from Longfield Gardens!  Cross Stitch a fragrant sachet or knit something warm for your loved ones. Remember that

Our Fairfield Home and Garden’s Top 2014 Posts

Our Fairfield Home & Garden's Top Ten Posts of 2014

  Our Fairfield Home and Garden has had a great year! Garden and home projects that look great, are economical and able to be done by the average person are our focus. Here are the readers’ favorites for 2014. Just wait. I have lots more up my sleeve for 2015!  Number 1 of all Our

Bloggers You Should Know!

Bloggers You Should Know

 Just in case you haven’t come across them yet yourself, I’d like to introduce a few of my favorite bloggers. They serve as an inspiration to me and I just love their everything they do!    The Prudent Garden  is the place to go for anything related to growing plants and what to do with them

Patriotic Party Time & a wonderful give-a-way!

It’s Patriotic Party Time and I am excited to have Serenity Health & Home Décor sponsoring this post about creating that great outdoor picnic gathering for your family and friends. Don’t forget to enter the give-a-way at the end of this post! Memorial Day and Fourth of July entertaining can be less work if you

Winter Comforts at Our Fairfield Home & Garden

Today some blogging friends from The Garden Charmers are sharing their favourite winter comforts. From delicious food to creative handwork projects, we’ve got what you need to make winter a little warmer. See the bottom of this post for all of the project links. But first, here’s mine:   The garden has gone dormant, the

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

This recipe for Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies was given to me many years ago by a student’s mom. They are not reduced-calorie, gluten-free, nor do they use egg or sugar substitutes. These cookies are the real deal all the way and the best I have ever had or made – plus the recipe is simple!


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