Blackeyed Peas & Collard Greens

Blackeyed Peas and Collard Greens | Real Housemoms

My family is from the South and down there it is a requirement to eat Blackeyed Peas and Collard Greens on New Year's Day.  Not a tradition like turkey or ham are a tradition for Christmas dinner but a requirement, I get calls from my mom on New Year's asking if I've made mine and if my brothers are coming by to get some.  The blackeyed peas are eaten for good luck and the … [Read more...]

Fabulous Fridays! 9 {Link Party}

Fabulous Fridays

  How was everyone's Christmas? We had a great time with our families and watching the kiddos open their presents.  This year my parents rented a cabin up in the mountains in Flagstaff for our Christmas present.  We were up there with so much snow and amazing views!  It was so much fun.  We built HUGE snowmen and went sledding nearly everyday.  I hope everyone had as … [Read more...]

Mulled Wine

Mulled Wine

Mulled Wine is the perfect drink for relaxing by a warm fireplace on a chilly night. My son had basketball practice tonight and it was freezing outside.  Freezing by Arizona standards means 48 degrees, but it was so incredibly cold.  It was nice to come home and make Mulled Wine for my husband and I to enjoy while we watched a movie.  It would also be great to make a large … [Read more...]

Feta Dip

Feta Dip

Feta Dip is an amazing appetizer that is also really easy and quick to put together! We had some friends over during the day on Christmas Eve, with an assortment of appetizers, and Feta Dip was by far the most popular.  I was going to take the extras over to our friend's house for our next Christmas Eve party, but there was not enough left.  The red, green, and white made for a … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas

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Merry Christmas from our families to yours!  We hope everyone has a wonderful day with family, friends, and loved ones! Aubrey and I are so blessed to have all of you as our Real Housemoms fans!  Thank you for all of your support throughout the last four months!  We love sharing our blog with you and we have had a blast "meeting" you, making new friends, and reading all of your … [Read more...]