It's been all about the comfort foods around here lately. This yellow cake was made from a box mix, and the frosting was storebought as well. I generally prefer to make my cakes from scratch, but I'm not above accepting a little help from Betty Crocker now and then.
I find chicken and dumplings to be the epitome of comfort food. I know I found great comfort from the steaming bowl of them I ate for dinner this evening. I had some pre-cooked chicken breasts in the freezer. I boiled some canned chicken broth, water and Minor's, and quickly made dumpling dough from a storebought baking mix. It was a quick fix, but very satisfying.
Here are a few links to some holiday projects and recipes I thought you might enjoy.
- Embroidered Felt Advent Calender at the Purl Bee
- Luminaries made from recycled Christmas cards at Zakka Life
- Votives made using scales of pine cones, also at Zakka Life
- A Turkey applique for a child's shirt (or adult!) at One More Moore
- Felt Peppermint Star ornaments at ALLSORTS
- Chenille Baby Bibs at happythings (use holiday fabric to make them festive)
- Pumpkin Bars at Farmhouse Blessings (I've made these twice, in a word, delicious!)
- Pumpkin Cheesecake at Your Homebased Mom
But the Comforter (Counselor, Helper, Intercessor, Advocate, Strengthener, Standby), the Holy Spirit, Whom the Father will send in My name [in My place, to represent Me and act on My behalf], He will teach you all things. And He will cause you to recall (will remind you of, bring to your remembrance) everything I have told you.
~John 14:26 Amplified Bible