Family Happenings · My Inspirations ♥ · Photography

Chelsie & Ryan

Craig & I are so excited to announce the engagement of our Daughter Chelsie to Ryan ❤ I had the privilege of taking their engagement photo’s last week. This is part one, part two will be shot this winter. We could not be more happy for them – Ryan is a wonderful addition to our… Continue reading Chelsie & Ryan

App's & Drinks · Autumn · Celebrate the Seasons ♥ · Favorite Recipes ♥

Taco Dip

The thought of showing up at a party with just a bag of chips have you running scared? Bring this taco dip & impress your friends- it’s simple and delicious. You can make this using many short cuts or go all out – shred your own cheese, use fresh romaine & add some thinly sliced… Continue reading Taco Dip

App's & Drinks · Favorite Recipes ♥

Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball

Prep: 20 min Ready In: 3 hr 20 min “A sweet switch from the usual cheese ball. Serve with graham crackers or chocolate wafers.” Ingredients 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips 3/4… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball

App's & Drinks · Favorite Recipes ♥

Northwoods Apple Cider

Northwoods Apple Cider 4 cups water 1 cup brown sugar 4 teaspoons whole cloves 2 teaspoons whole all spice ½ teaspoon ground coriander ½ teaspoon nutmeg 4-6 cinnamon sticks 128 oz. apple cider Combine everything but the apple cider in a 2 quart sauce pan.Heat to boiling, reduce heat. Simmer with cover about 20 minutes.… Continue reading Northwoods Apple Cider