25 Unique Holiday Sides, Desserts & Drinks

25 Unique Holiday Sides, Desserts, and Drinks for Thanksgiving and Christmas!

25 Unique Holiday Sides, Desserts, and Drinks! EASY RECIPES for Thanksgiving Christmas and Easter!

Hey Hey Everybody!! It’s Megan from The Housewife in Training Files!  I’m so excited to be visiting here on Becky’s blog today! Can we talk a moment about how much I love fall-time? I love the leave changing colors, the scarves, the boots, sitting by our fireplace with a warm cocoa in my hand…. AND ALL THINGS HOLIDAY!! I get overly excited for the holidays for the sheer purpose of all the food! With Thanksgiving less than a week away, I thought to bring you round up of a bunch of drool worthy, unique holiday recipes to shake up that menu this year! Enjoy!… 

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M&M Red Velvet Cake Cookies! Red Green and White Red Velvet Cookies made with cake mix! Perfect for Christmas | The Cookie Rookie

M&M Red Velvet Cake Cookies

It's cold out, so my mind is already on Christmas baking! M&M Red Velvet Cake Cookies will do the trick! I've been blogging consistently for over a year now...and I still haven't really conquered baking.  When I started The Cookie Rookie, I couldn't cook, anything.  As in ---> I couldn't … [Read More...]

Sweet and Spicy Jamwiches! The perfect holiday appetizer. Fun little sandwiches made with Ritz Crackers. So fun and easy! | The Cookie Rookie

Sweet and Spicy Jamwiches

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of NABISCO. The opinions and text are all mine. These Sweet and Spicy Jamwiches are the perfect EASY holiday appetizer! We are coming up on the absolute best time of the year for foodies!! November and December are a food lovers dream. … [Read More...]


$200 Target Gift Card GIVEAWAY!!!

Target is one of my favorite stores to shop at all year long. So, what better way to kick off the holiday season than with a $200 Target Gift Card Christmas Giveaway!?! Whoever wins this gift card is sure to have a brighter Christmas! I'm pretty sure if I had an extra $200 to spend at Target...I … [Read More...]

Shrimp and Goat Cheese Tarts! Shrimp, puff pastry, peppers, and goat cheese. AMAZING! | The Cookie Rookie

Shrimp and Goat Cheese Tarts

Shrimp and Goat Cheese Tarts! An elegant and delicious appetizer for any party. So...it officially snowed this weekend.  I wasn't ready.  We don't have a snow shovel.  We are never prepared! But now that it's officially winter...I can officially post holiday recipes, right? I have a good one for … [Read More...]

Peppermint Brownie Ice Cream Bars. These are the perfect winter dessert! Great for holiday parties | The Cookie Rookie

Peppermint Ice Cream Brownie Bars

I'm a big believer in ice cream year round.  Peppermint Ice Cream Brownie Bars are the perfect winter treat! Am I the only one that gets overwhelmed when thinking about holiday baking?! I know that food bloggers are supposed to relish making food for parties...but it still scares me.  All the … [Read More...]

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UPS – #WishesDelivered – How YOU Can Help!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of UPS. All opinions are 100% mine. Let's be a force for GOOD this holiday season! Join UPS in their #WishesDelivered Campaign! I have been so blessed with how my tiny piece of the internet has taken off.  I have found my passion and look forward … [Read More...]