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How to Stop The Overwhelm

How to Stop The Overwhelm

Are you trying to do it all and wish you could stop the overwhelm? Women wear many hats as wives and Mothers we tend to take on much of the responsibility for cleaning the house and feeding your family. Plus you may have your job or your business and so much...

Holiday Baking with Your Children

Holiday Baking with Your Children

Do you cook and bake with your children? Holiday baking with my kids and grandchildren is one of my favorite holiday traditions. So many good memories. If you bake with your kids regularly or this is your first time the tips below will help you make it a more...

Gift Ideas

Gift Ideas

Watkins Unique Christmas And Holiday Gift Ideas For Women, Men, And Those Hard To Buy For People. Welcome friend, are you stumped for Christmas gifts for the women, men, grandparents and other special people in your life, including those hard to buy for folks? Watkins offers you unique gift...

Ideas for a Cozy Valentine’s Day

Ideas for a Cozy Valentine’s Day

For many of us, the idea of a cozy, intimate Valentine’s Day at home is more appealing than a night out on the town. If that’s your style, you’ll appreciate these ideas for a cozy Valentine’s Day. A movie night, scavenger hunt, wine by the fireplace, a surprise gift delivery,...

Holiday Diet Tips

Holiday Diet Tips

Dieting Tips For The Holiday Season Almost every holiday gathering seems to center around food. Easter, chocolates for Valentines Day, Fourth of July barbecues, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years to name a few. Holidays are filled with social events with tons of delicious food, the nemesis of every dieter...

Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread Cookies

It’s the last day of twelve days of Christmas cookies and I’ve saved the best for last, shortbread cookies are my personal favorites! Christmas just wouldn’t be the same if we didn’t have these shortbread cookies. They’re sometimes called melting moments because they are so buttery and tender they...

Stained Glass Cookies

Stained Glass cookies or Magic Window cookies are so pretty on a plate and they taste pretty yummy too. This recipe is a lot of fun to make with your children. You can use these cookies to decorate your tree or eat them of course! This recipe is egg...

Cinnamon Pecan Crunch Bars

These quick and easy to make, decadent cinnamon pecan crunch bars are actually more like candies. They make a nice addition to your holiday baking and, or great gifts! Warning these are addictive so you may need to hide them! 12 graham crackers, 2 1/2″x 4 3/4″ each 2...

How To Make Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is a must with turkey dinner! Have you been wondering how to make cranberry sauce from scratch? You won’t believe how easy it is! Homemade cranberry sauce contains three simple ingredients so you know exactly what’s in it.  Here’s a recipe card and a few variations for...

Make Ahead Baked Mashed Potatoes

If you’re hosting a big dinner party, or need to prepare a dish for a pot luck dinner having these baked, mashed potatoes prepared ahead of time can save you plenty of time. Simply get everything ready the day before or morning of your dinner and then bake about...