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Homemade Caramel Sauce

Homemade Caramel Sauce-serve it over ice cream, add it to milkshakes or stir it in your morning coffee!

Homemade Caramel Sauce-serve it over ice cream, add it to milkshakes or stir it in your morning coffee! I make a lot of homemade ice cream. With 3 kids in the house, it doesn’t last long. So I also buy a lot of ice cream. I usually go for the big gallon party buckets of […]

How I use Pinterest

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I promised you when I celebrated my one year anniversary of starting this blog I would share a little of what I learned along the way. There are so many opportunities for bloggers, or anyone for that matter, to share with others what they love through Social Media. Pinterest Facebook Twitter Google + Stumble Upon If you […]

Coca Cola Chocolate Cake

Coca Cola Chocolate Cake-made with Coca Cola, buttermilk and mini marshmallows. Serve it warm for a truly decadent treat!

Coca Cola Chocolate Cake-made with Coca Cola, buttermilk and mini marshmallows. Serve it warm for a truly decadent treat! I’m a true Coca Cola girl. I remember as a kid taking “the Pepsi Challenge.” It was never a challenge for me or my friends. There was a huge taste difference and I always chose Coke. […]

Pinterest-How I Pin

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Pinterest is an amazing resource to drive traffic to your blog. Pinterest and Facebook are consistently fighting for the #1 spot for referrals to my blog. The beauty of Pinterest is you don’t have to be an amazing, professional photographer to have a photo “accepted” which lets all of us have an opportunity to have our recipes […]

Buttermilk Pound Cake

Buttermilk Pound cake-the perfect accompaniment to fresh fruit, a light syrup or all on it's own!

Buttermilk Pound cake-the perfect accompaniment to fresh fruit, a light syrup or all on it’s own! There are some things that just stick in your mind form your childhood. That special friend you always played with. Summers spent all day at the local swimming pool. (And I mean ALL day. We would go when it […]

Homemade Biscuit Mix

Homemade Biscuit Mix-you never have to buy the box stuff again!

Homemade Biscuit Mix-you never have to buy the box stuff again! I get asked for this all the time. Apparently Bisquick and Jiffy Biscuit mix aren’t available outside of the United States. And some people just don’t like to use the “box stuff.” I’ve mentioned it a zillion times. My mom didn’t cook so we […]

Chocolate Yogurt Popsicles

Chocolate Yogurt Popsicles-rich Chocolate combines with low fat yogurt for a cool treat!

Chocolate Yogurt Popsicles-rich Chocolate combines with low fat yogurt for a cool treat! So I’ve been thinking about doing it for a year. But it’s a lot of work. And I wasn’t sure what Color I wanted. And I couldn’t just do one room. My kitchen is connected to my dining area, my dining area […]

Cinnamon Zucchini Bread

Cinnamon Zucchini Bread with Chocolate Chips and Walnuts-so good you'll want to eat it all day long!

Cinnamon Zucchini Bread with Chocolate Chips and Walnuts-so good you’ll want to eat it all day long! I really love going to our local Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings. It’s a small community market. Nothing fancy. On a good day there are probably 10 vendors. I’ve been stocking up on Zucchini while it’s so plentiful. […]

Chocolate Pudding from Scratch

Chocolate Pudding from Scratch-it's easier to make than you think and better than anything that starts with a box!

Chocolate Pudding from Scratch-it’s easier to make than you think and better than anything that starts with a box! I’ve mentioned this before. My mom was not/still is not a cook. I grew up on pudding that either came out of a box and just add milk or the pre made pudding that were great […]

Homemade Peppermint Patties

Homemade Peppermint Patties are better than anything you can buy in the stores and easy to make!

Homemade Peppermint Patties are better than anything you can buy in the stores and easy to make! I love making homemade candy. I always make candy to give during the holidays. I’ve never met anyone that doesn’t love receiving a tin filled with bite sized chocolate covered deliciousness. The look of awe, that I would go […]

Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins-using Zucchini in your muffins makes them so moist and counts as part of your daily veggies!

Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins-using Zucchini in your muffins makes them so moist and counts as part of your daily veggies! It’s that time of year. Summertime! I can tell it’s gonna be a hot one. I go outside for 5 minutes and come back in dripping. And we’re still in June. I really can’t complain […]

Chocolate Candy Bar Ice Cream Pie

Chocolate Candy Bar Ice Cream Pie-an easy dessert to cool down on a hot day and the kids loving help make it!

Chocolate Candy Bar Ice Cream Pie-an easy dessert to cool down on a hot day and the kids loving help make it! You’ve gotta love summertime. Great weather (most days.) Fresh fruits and veggies. The kids are out of school. Vacations. The pool, the beach, the water hose-Playing in water. And fun treats. Before we […]

Peanut Butter Sugar Cookies

Peanut Butter Sugar Cookies-the best of a sugar cookie and a peanut butter cookie come together in these soft thin cookies.

Peanut Butter Sugar Cookies-the best of a sugar cookie and a peanut butter cookie come together in these soft thin cookies. There’s just something about a sugar cookie. They come in all shapes and sizes. Some are hard, some are soft. Some are chewy. Big and little. I’ve never met a sugar cookie I didn’t […]

Creamy Fudgesicles

Creamy Fudgesicles-perfect for cooling off on a hot day, rich, creamy and from scratch!

Creamy Fudgesicles-perfect for cooling off on a hot day, rich, creamy and from scratch! It’s summertime! That means it’s all about cool treats around here. Popsicles have to be one of the easiest treats to make. Not to mention fun to eat. I’ve kinda fallen in love with Popsicle Molds. I love the variety you […]

Simple Sausage Gravy

Simple Sausage Gravy and Biscuits-a Southern Favorite!

Simple Sausage Gravy and Biscuits-a Southern Favorite! I know, I know, this isn’t chocolate. It’s not even a sweet. But sometimes I have to share a family favorite recipe. My kids just can’t get enough of Sausage Gravy. We have it for breakfast and even sometimes when I’m rushed, I’ll serve it for dinner. We […]

Andes Chocolate Mint Ice Cream

Andes Chocolate Mint Ice Cream-created using Andes Mints and no machine needed!

Andes Chocolate Mint Ice Cream-created using Andes Mints and no machine needed! It’s summer time and that means more ice cream. I don’t think I could ever get tired of eating ice cream, especially on a hot day. And this method for making ice cream is just so easy. There’s no reason not to make ice […]

Brownie Waffle Cookies

Brownie Waffle Cookies-The rich taste of a brownie made with your waffle iron!

Brownie Waffle Cookies-The rich taste of a brownie made with your waffle iron! I have a confession. I never use my waffle iron. I’ve had it for 2 years and I think I’ve used it twice. When you have 3 teenage kids, all hungrily waiting at the table for food. Making one waffle at a […]

Old Fashioned Sugar Cake

Old Fashioned Sugar Cake-no icing needed for this light and flavorful cake!

Old Fashioned Sugar Cake-no icing needed for this light and flavorful cake! I love my cast iron. Some of it I’ve had for years. When we used to go camping, there was nothing better than cooking over the fire in my cast iron skillet. Everything tasted…better.  Especially breakfast. Maybe it was hunger. Maybe it was […]

Chocolate Kahlua Floats

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Chocolate Kahlua Floats-who says adults can’t enjoy a fun drink! So it’s almost summer here. We always seem to go from winter to summer with no spring in between. Don’t get me wrong. I love living in Georgia. Our winters are pretty mild, at least compared to the north. And if we do get a […]

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies-using all brown sugar and a touch of cinnamon creates a tasty cookie!

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies-using all brown sugar and a touch of cinnamon creates a tasty cookie! Do you ever get up in the morning and know you’ll want cookies? You get the butter out of the fridge but have now idea what you’ll be making. You just know that every good cookie starts with softened […]