You guys.

I want you all to be proud of me. Not only do I have decorations up, I’ve even started buying presents. This is a big deal because up until about 3 days ago, my kids were only getting donations to my favorite charities in their name.

I have had quite the year.

At some point in the near future, I’ve got to A) figure out where to move and B) move myself, 3 kids, 3 dogs, and all our stuff.

So I am very much anti-stuff right now. I don’t want to bring anything else into the house that I will then have to store and then move. I just cannot handle anything else.

But yeah, I gave in and bought them a few things and they’ll be happy with what they get, dangit.

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Cranberry Macadamia Nut Fudge - make this easy fudge recipe for your holiday party or cookie swap!

Happy Monday, y’all!

The holiday weekend flew by, right? I’m not ready for today! I need a few more days of doing nothing!

But the good news is that we can officially move onto holiday treats now! Yaaaaay!

So tell me, do you stick with the same holiday treats every year or do you switch it up and try new things?

I usually do a mixture of both. I always make my crockpot candy, my almond bark drop cookies, the cranberry orange cookies, and my mom’s snack mix. And then I always try a couple new recipes.

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Maple Bacon Fudge - you have to make this at Christmas! The sweet and salty combo is perfect!

Hey guys, happy almost weekend!

I haven’t talked to you since Halloween so how was trick-or-treating? We’re really lucky that literally everyone in our large neighborhood has kids so Halloween is always a fun night around here.

But I guess now it’s time to move onto Thanksgiving. Or Christmas according to my Snapchat feed. You guys. Stop. It’s too early.

Normally I’m that psycho putting out lights the day after Halloween but I just can’t handle it happening so early this year. Plus, it’s still stupid hot in Texas.

I won’t lie, though, I was in Austin yesterday and may have run into Trader Joe’s for some of their holiday goodies. Christmas trees, I can skip for now. Buttercream truffles? GIMME.

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Mummy Oreo Truffles are a spooky twist on the classic Oreo Truffles. Use Pumpkin Spice Oreos and white almond bark to create these little mummies! These are the cutest treats to bring to Halloween parties!

Mummy Oreo Truffles - use Pumpkin Spice Oreos to make the cutest Halloween treat!

Heeeeey guys! Happy Wednesday!

Can you believe how close we are to Halloween? I haven’t even put out decorations.

Well.

I got them out. And put them all on a table in my living room. Weeks ago.

And they are still on that table.

I haven’t even switched my Pyrex wall to fall colors and you know that is the highlight of every season for me!

Life has just been so crazy lately! Maybe I’ll have sometime this weekend to get it sorted out. Or maybe I should just decorate for Christmas because who know when I’ll have time for that!

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Candy Bar Brownies - turn ordinary boxed brownies into something spectacular! Full of candy bars and M&Ms!

Let’s talk brownies.

I’m obsessed with brownies.

I could eat brownies for every meal and not get tired of them.

I don’t. (Usually.) But I could.

Brownies are my go-to for gatherings. They’re easier to transport than cupcakes, they’re always popular, and there are so many ways to jazz up a regular brownie.

Like these Candy Bar Brownies that I made the other day!

Candy Bar Brownies - turn ordinary boxed brownies into something spectacular! Full of candy bars and M&Ms!

I stocked up on my favorite Pillsbury brownie mixes at Walmart recently. You guys, if you haven’t taken advantage of the $.75 off 3 Pillsbury products in the Ibotta app, you are crazy. It’s the perfect opportunity to fill your pantry with brownie mixes or cake mixes or frostings! That way you’re never more than a few minutes away from a sweet treat.

Thanks to the Pillsbury brownie mix, these brownies came together in no time and taste like you spent way more time on them than you really did. You just follow the box instructions and then stir in chopped candy bars and candy coated chocolates.

I used 3 different candy bars – the cookie based one added a bit of crunch, the caramel one melted and created delicious pockets of caramel, and the peanut butter cups were just simply amazing in the brownies. Plus, the crunchy candy coated chocolates? Perfection. Each bite is like a totally different brownie.

I took these over to my neighbors and they loved them! And they couldn’t believe how easy they were to make!

Find more ways to #MixUpAMoment over on the Pillsbury Pinterest page!

Candy Bar Brownies - turn ordinary boxed brownies into something spectacular! Full of candy bars and M&Ms!

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