Cookie Plan Monday!

Friends, we’ve waited all year long for this special time of year. You know…Christmastime! One of the things that makes it so special is the sweet treats we make for our family, share with friends and give as gifts. That’s why we’ve put together something special for you. It’s all about the cookies on…

Cookie Plan Monday

We’re switching things up this week and bringing you Cookie Plan Monday – a collection of some of the best holiday cookie recipes from your favorite bloggers!

To start, we’ve got some great cookie recipes from your hosts…


1 – Simple Spritz Cookies – Southern Plate

2 – Mexican Wedding Cookies – A Southern Soul

3 – My Favorite Sugar Cookies – Southern Bite

4 – Christmas Tree Cookie Stacks -Big Bear’s Wife

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Thanksgiving 2016

Thank you, everyone for spending time with me over the past year. I am so grateful for you, our friendship and that we get to share a little of ourselves with each other. I’m spending my day with those I love and will enjoy being “loved on” as well.

I hope you have a wonderful day, filled with all your favorite things.

Counting my blessings,donya-in-pinkhappy-thanksgiving-leaves-2016


Broccoli Apple Salad

You know this salad, right? You’ve seen it on countless covered dish supper tables, at church luncheons, holiday buffets and at picnics. Broccoli salad has been around for ages, well, the recipe has and most everyone I know makes it. This dish is easy to make, keeps in the fridge for several days and if you are a broccoli lover, this bowl of crunchy goodness is a no brainer.Broccoli Apple Salad in bowl [Read more…]


Banana Sweet Potato Breakfast Bread


Sweet Potato Love Cookbook Review

I am so happy to share some great news with y’all. My friend, Jackie, of Jackie Garvin’s Syrup and Biscuits has released her second cookbook! The reason I’m so excited is that it’s subject is one one of my favorite things ~ sweet potatoes. Honestly, I thought I knew all about that simple root vegetable but after reading Jackie’s book, I was wrong. Sweet Potato Love is loaded with delicious sweet and savory recipes, beautiful photographs, family stories and nutritional information. screen-shot-2016-11-21-at-9-13-22-amA couple of weeks ago, I was honored to receive an advanced copy of Jackie’s book and couldn’t wait to start flipping through the pages to see what all I wanted to cook. As I opened the book, I quickly realized how much I was going to enjoy reading it. [Read more…]