Best of 2016 | thefirstyearblog.com

Best of 2016

2016 was our BEST year yet! I have been overwhelmed with thankfulness for the support I have received – for the comments, likes, shares, e-mails, and for the reader’s who give life to my blog by coming back continually...

A fun New Year’s Eve peanut butter chocolate chip cheesecake ball! This is a kid friendly New Year’s Eve recipe!

New Year’s Eve Cheesecake Ball

A fun New Year’s Eve peanut butter chocolate chip cheesecake ball! This is a kid friendly New Year’s Eve recipe! The final recipe of 2016! We’ve have a lot of New Year’s Eve themed recipes to make your evening...

This easy white chocolate raspberry dessert mousse is the perfect gold dessert for New Year’s Eve!

White Chocolate Raspberry Dessert Mousse

This easy white chocolate raspberry mousse dessert is the perfect gold dessert for New Year’s Eve! Wooohooo!!! This is one stand out New Year’s Eve dessert. But I bet you’re thinking that this recipe looks too hard to make....

These Midnight Kiss Cookies are the best New Year’s Eve cookie! There are a spin on everyone’s favorite peanut butter blossoms, with a chocolate cookie base and gold hershey’s kisses!

Midnight Kiss Cookies

These Midnight Kiss Cookies are the best New Year’s Eve cookie! There are a spin on everyone’s favorite peanut butter blossoms, with a chocolate cookie base and gold hershey’s kisses! If you’ve been following along, you’ll know that I...

The best recipe for homemade honey mustard snack chex mix! Easily make this gluten free!

Honey Mustard Snack Mix

The best recipe for homemade honey mustard snack chex mix! Easily make this gluten free! Whoa guys! I feel accomplished! This is my first time making a chex mix type snack at home!! And in the process I learned...

The ultimate holiday oreo balls! Peppermint Kiss Oreo Balls - each ball has a peppermint kiss stuffed inside!

Peppermint Kiss Oreo Balls

The ultimate holiday oreo balls! Peppermint Kiss Oreo Balls – each ball has a peppermint kiss stuffed inside! I feel like people start breaking out the oreo balls during the holidays! I really think they are an any kind...

The best table lamps to buy on Amazon for under $200!

The best table lamps to buy on Amazon

The best table lamps to buy on Amazon for under $200!

The best throw pillows to buy on Amazon

The best throw pillows to buy on Amazon! What did we do before Amazon? We actually had to get in the car, drive to the store (or stores) to hunt down the item we were looking for!  Because we...

The BEST kitchen gadgets to buy on Amazon!

The best kitchen gadgets to buy on Amazon

The BEST kitchen gadgets to buy on Amazon! What did we do before Amazon? WE ACTUALLY HAD TO GET IN THE CAR, DRIVE TO THE STORE (OR STORES) TO HUNT DOWN THE ITEM WE WERE LOOKING FOR! Because we...

The easiest recipe for peppermint bark pretzels with only 6 ingredients!

Peppermint Bark Pretzels

The easiest recipe for peppermint bark pretzels with only 6 ingredients! Continuing on with the Christmas goodies, we’re sharing a simple recipe for peppermint bark pretzels. If you like the combination of salty and sweet, along with some holiday...