Trending Bytes, January Edition – Crystal

Wow, it’s 2017 already! I feel like I say this all the time but time just flies. 2016 was such a great year and Heidi and I have been making great improvements to the blog and are continuing to do so. We want to get a little further with our improvements and then I plan […]

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5 tips for Surviving the Holiday Crazy!!!

With the second week of December coming to an end, I thought a few tips for surviving the holiday crazy were in order. Plus, it’s a good reminder for myself 😉 1. Keep it Simple: I know that in actually days, February is the shortest month of year, but it sure feels like December is […]

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Foto Friday – Christmas Recap

Happy Friday! It’s really nice to be back after a few days off for the holiday. I hope you had a wonderful time with your loved ones! We sure did, here are our personal photos from the Christmas festivities 🙂 On Christmas morning, Robert and Heidi opened presents, of course! She said, “There was a […]

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Holiday Recipe Roundup

With Christmas quickly approaching, we wanted to roundup all our holiday recipes we’ve posted the last month and put them all in one place for you. Need some cookie recipes? We have those! Want a couple “spiked” holiday drinks for your holiday party? We have some! Need some quick but delicious appetizers or main dishes? […]

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Christmas Appetizer – Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

I can’t believe Christmas is less than a week away! I would love to say that my Christmas shopping is done, but I still have to fight the crowds and pick up a few gifts this weekend.  We have an adult gift exchange at my mom and dad’s house every Christmas Eve and I’ve yet […]

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Video – Christmas Cookie Cutter Pizzas!

Take your cookie cutters and have some fun making our Christmas cookie cutter pizzas! You can use whatever toppings you’d like on our homemade whole wheat pizza crust! What is your favorite part of Christmas? Let us know in the comments below! Printable PDF of the Recipe Sarah’s Paleo Pizza Crust Beanster’s Bytes Christmas Videos […]

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Video – Christmas Treats for kids & adults!

Here are some great Christmas treats you can make for your kids, for parties and for yourself! What is your favorite part of Christmas? Let us know in the comments below! Snickerdoodles PDF recipe Devils Food Cake Recipe DIY Christmas Crafts 1 DIY Christmas Crafts 2 5 Healthier Christmas Snacks Decorating for Christmas on a […]

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Traditions to start with your kids

This time of year is busy busy with traveling, shopping and parties. It’s also a great time to start some traditions with your little ones they will remember forever. Here are some ideas we’ve put together 🙂 Sleigh Rides/Christmas Lights/Charity Events Do a little research and find whatever your town has to offer. We took […]

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Christmas Crafts Roundup

We’ve been crazy for Christmas Crafts and DIY gifts lately so we wanted to gather our favorite goodies and share them with you in one bonus Sunday post. What Christmas crafts have you been doing? I tried to make a homemade wreath yesterday with some of my Christmas tree trimmings and let’s just say, I’m […]

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Foto Friday

Welcome back to Foto Friday! What an exciting couple of weeks it’s been here on the blog. We are really in full on Christmas mode 🙂 We had two installments of Christmas crafting videos here and here, Sarah brought us a wonderful recipe for spiked hot chocolate (yes, please!) and we finished up the week […]

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