Category Archives for Holidays

Easy Cookie Recipes

I thought I’d share some of my favorite cookie recipes with you today. They make great after-school snacks, quick and inexpensive desserts and of course they are perfect with a cup of coffee any time of the day. Don’t tell anyone, but I had a sugar cookie for breakfast this morning with my coffee. Ready […]

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Frugal Thanksgiving Shopping Tips

The following is a short excerpt from the Hillbilly Housewife Thanksgiving Planner available from Amazon. I hope you find my frugal shopping tips helpful as you prepare for Thanksgiving.  Shopping for Thanksgiving Dinner can put quite a dent into your grocery budget for that week (or even all of November.) Below you’ll find some of […]

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National Pancake Day 2014

Today is National Pancake Day and in honor of this fun event, I thought I’d share some of my favorite pancake recipes with you. I plan on making a big plate of pancakes for dinner along with some bacon or sausage and some fresh fruit. How about you? Are you celebrating National Pancake day today? […]

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A Fun Little History Of Valentine’s Day

Each year, couples from around the globe celebrate their love on February 14. They exchange cards, flowers, chocolate and other gifts, and go out for special dates. But have you ever wondered why we do this? There were actually three saints with the name Valentine, all of whom were martyred on February 14. This makes […]

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St. Nikolaus Traditions

One of my favorite things about December is all the different Holiday traditions. As you may or may not know, I was born and raised in Germany and try to incorporate some German Traditions throughout the year. One of my favorite is St. Nikolaus Day. St. Nickolaus would come by during the night with his […]

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Traditional Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, because it is all about family and spending quality time while cooking and sharing a nice meal. There are no presents and not too much commercialization of the event. And since we’re just a few short days away from Thanksgiving Day here in the US, I thought I’d […]

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