Easy, Decadent Hot Chocolate

Delicious and SO EASY decadent hot chocolate: just a few minutes on the stovetop and you've got wonderfully creamy drinking chocolate to enjoy.

For a special treat this holiday season, enjoy a cup of this decadent hot chocolate that can be made on the stovetop in minutes. ______________ You may have seen the boozy hot chocolate recipe I created a few weeks ago, but for obvious reasons, that one wasn't an option to share with the biggest hot chocolate fans in the house - my kids. So when Shamrock Farms asked if I'd like to try … [Read more...]

Individual Pumpkin Pockets

Adorable little individual pumpkin treats - a perfect fall and Thanksgiving recipe: 5 ingredients rolled up in Pillsbury crescent rolls... couldn't be easier! maisondepax.com

My mother has taught me so many things. Like how to sew… How to make a bed… How to love well…. How to parent young children while retaining even a modicum of self composure… The list goes on. Two of my favorite life lessons from her, though, have to include the following: 1. Nothing in life has to be boring. 2. Fun doesn’t have to be complicated. And it’s with those principles … [Read more...]

Red & Green Holiday Party Recipes (M&MJ #86)

Perfect holiday party recipes! Red and green appetizers and sweets via maisondepax.com

Welcome... to week 86 of Moonlight & Mason Jars! Just 9 days until Christmas!  I'm sure you're all doing last-minute shopping, present wrapping, and party planning... And I'm here to help this week. Don't miss my holiday gift guide: My beautiful and affordable gift wrap ideas: And today's party food!  Remember, if you're reading this via email, be sure to click through to the web to … [Read more...]

Focaccia: Delicious and Easy Homemade Bread

Homemade bread with just 5 ingredients and three easy steps! Delicious focaccia recipe via maisondepax.com

Want to impress dinner guests?  Or your husband?  Or yourself? ;)  Whip up a batch of homemade bread to go with that late summer salad.  Or use it to top off your hearty fall soups.  Or, if you're like me and always trying to entertain three children, make it with your kids one afternoon and use it for sandwiches throughout the week.  I'm telling y'all, this focaccia is ah-mazing and oh-SO-easy to … [Read more...]

5 Internationally Inspired Recipes (M&MJ #67)

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Welcome... to week 67 of Moonlight & Mason Jars! I'm so glad you're here!  If you are not familiar with link parties, this is a place where bloggers can link up their posts to show off their work.  And bloggers and non-bloggers alike can find tons of amazing projects, recipes, and inspiration all in one place!  If you're reading this via email, be sure to click through to the web to see the … [Read more...]

5 Berry Delicious Recipes (M&MJ #66)

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Welcome to week 66 of Moonlight & Mason Jars! I'm so glad you're here!  If you are not familiar with link parties, this is a place where bloggers can link up their posts to show off their work.  And bloggers and non-bloggers alike can find tons of amazing projects, recipes, and inspiration all in one place!  If you're reading this via email, be sure to click through to the web to see the … [Read more...]

Warm and Zesty Cream Cheese Spread

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If you, like me, believe that almost everything is better with garlic and cream cheese, then YOU are in for a treat today... And just in time for Super Bowl! This delicious dip has been in the family for years. The warm, creamy goodness with the crunchy, toasted pecans is the perfect balance. And, just as important, it is an absolute SNAP to make.  Only two quick things to chop, … [Read more...]

Jezebel Sauce

Tangy and sweet with a little kick - this Jezebel sauce is the perfect dip!

She's tangy, feisty, and positively delicious.  For years, Jezebel Sauce has been a staple in my grandmother's kitchen.  She usually served it over cream cheese with crackers (I could eat almost anything over cream cheese with crackers... am I the only one?!?!), but it also makes a delicious accompaniment to ham and other meats.  Even better, with only four ingredients and about three minutes of … [Read more...]