Christmas at The 101

“I’ll be home for Christmas, if only in my dreams…” I know Christmas is over, but I wanted to document my decorations from 2016 before we take it on down on New Year’s Day. I love Christmas, just like everyone else, but I’m especially sad to take it all down this year. The lights, the…

A Family Favorite: Brown Rice

As long as I can remember, my family has been fixing this rice for special events and holidays. My Bopa absolutely loved it and it always reminds me of him when I have it.  Don’t let the name fool you. This isn’t boring, bland, gross brown rice… This is rich, buttery and the perfect side…

Christmas Candy: Homemade Butterfingers

This was a first time recipe for me… I’ve never actually made these, but I have held this recipe in my mind since I was a freshman in college. I absolutely love Butterfingers, so I’m not really sure why it took me so long to try these. They were so easy to make, and they…

Easy Christmas Craft: Burlap Garland

I have been wanting to do some Christmas crafting lately, but never seem to have the time. Everything either seemed like it will take too long or will cost too much money.. Or I think it will earn me a spot on PinterestFails.com… So, when I saw this on Facebook, I thought it looked so…

Peppermint Mocha Cookies

I love the seasonal drinks at Starbucks. I am a sucker for the red cups… I admit it. Does that make me basic? I don’t really care… : ) Anyway, one of my favorite drinks is the Peppermint Mocha. I love basic hot chocolate but there is something so refreshing about the cool flavor of…