Homemade Pizza

Homemade Pizza: Blue Cheese, Caramelized Onions, Bacon

One of my favorite dinners growing up was Homemade Pizza and is still one of my favorites today.  My mom always let us top our mini pizzas with whatever we wanted.  I was a simple cheese girl then, but today my favorite combination is blue cheese, caramelized onions, and bacon. I always make my own […]

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How to Sell Your House Fast! Part 1 by The Sweet Spot Blog

How to Sell Your House Fast!: Finish Projects and Repairs

Over the next 2 months we will have a weekly series called ‘How to Sell Your House Fast!’   My husband and I received two, above asking price, offers for our house the day it was listed.  The key was to put in the time and effort to get everything ready before the For Sale sign […]

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Valentine's Day for Kids by The Sweet Spot Blog

Valentine’s Day for Kids

Like most of my married girlfriends, I look forward to Valentine’s Day.  Why?  Because it is the one day out of the year that our husbands are guaranteed to take us out for a nice romantic dinner.  We get the cocktails, dinner, and dessert, but what about Valentine’s Day for Kids? We started a tradition […]

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Valentines Cards Ideas for Kids by The Sweet Spot Blog

Valentines Card Ideas for Kids

Do you need quick, last minute, Valentines card ideas for kids?  Well, we have one for you!  Pick up a box of bubbles and pre-packaged Valentine’s day cards, then follow the instructions below. We simply printed this ‘Don’t Burst my Bubble’ downloadable graphic onto 2 x 4″ labels and adhered them to the bubbles we […]

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Cookie Decorating: Valentines Day by The Sweet Spot Blog

Cookie Decorating with Kids

We had a little cookie decorating party last night.  My BFF’s and I decorated Valentine’s Day cookies that they could take to school and share with their classmates. After the ‘incident’ with the Christmas cookie decorating mess, we learned to use baking sheets to corral all of the decorations.  The baking sheets are especially helpful […]

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Chocolate Dipped Bacon Rose Bouquet

Chocolate Dipped Bacon Roses Bouquet

You have heard of chocolate dipped strawberry bouquets for Valentine’s Day, right?  Well this is the same thing except with chocolate dipped Bacon roses!  Brit + Co. did a round-up of bacon gifts and included this little nugget of happiness.  Since bacon + chocolate is all the rage now, I added the ‘chocolate dip’ to […]

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Kindle Fire Giveaway

Kindle Fire Giveaway

Welcome to the Kindle Fire HD6 Giveaway! We’ve joined forces with an amazing group of bloggers to bring you this great Kindle Fire giveaway.  One lucky person will win a Kindle Fire HD6. Enter to win a Kindle Fire HD6. Complete the tasks below to earn entries into this giveaway.  Refer your friends to earn […]

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Crockpot Cocktail Weenies by The Sweet Spot Blog

Cocktail Weenies: Party Ideas

At my house, we cannot watch the Super Bowl without a batch of Cocktail Weenies.  I’m not sure what it is about men but they are drawn, like magnets, to those little weenies and toothpicks.  Do they love the flavor or is it the fun of eating food with toothpicks? These are so easy to […]

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Football Food: Man Dip by The Sweet Spot Blog

Football Food: Man Dip!

I had a few friends over to watch the Cowboys game last weekend.  It was a last minute decision, so I did not have time to make my standard football food of crock-pot chili.  Due to the time constraint, I decided to make Debbie’s Man Dip recipe, which seemed quick and simple.  I had heard […]

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Butternut Squash Onion Galette

Butternut Squash and Caramelized Onion Galette

Spring has almost ‘sprung’, and I think the only thing I will miss about the winter season is winter squash.  Butternut squash in particular.  Almost every week during the winter I’m either roasting it along with a few other root vegetables or pureeing it into a soup.  Then I stumbled upon recipe for Butternut Squash […]

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