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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 […]

Easy Chocolate Ice Cream

Easy Chocolate Ice Cream-no machine needed!

Easy Chocolate Ice Cream-no machine needed! I didn’t believe ice cream could be good without an Ice Cream maker. I’d seen all these recipes floating around last year. My friend Dorothy at Crazy for Crust even did a round up post of them.  I had to find out for myself. I grew up on machine made […]

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 […]

Peanut Butter Pie with Chocolate Ganache

Peanut Butter Pie with Chocolate Ganache-creamy peanut butter filling with chocolate ganache on top and on the bottom!

Peanut Butter Pie with Chocolate Ganache-creamy peanut butter filling with chocolate ganache on top and on the bottom! We need to talk about store bought pie crusts. Specifically the graham cracker crusts. I’m all for making crusts from scratch but I don’t always have time. Or patience. When it comes to pie, I’m in it […]

Strawberry Rice Krispie treats

Glazed Strawberry Rice Krispie treats-pretty in pink, perfect for a party or just because!

Glazed Strawberry Rice Krispie treats-pretty in pink, perfect for a party or just because! Let’s face it. Everyone loves Rice Krispie Treats. Rice Krispies Cereal, Marshmallows and Butter! And just so easy to make. I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone, young or old that didn’t like a Rice Krispie Treat. My sweet friend Lisa […]

Kahlua and Cream Milkshake

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Kahlua and Cream Milkshake-for adults only! I’m not a big drinker. I got my drinking days out of the way early on. I realized quickly, that most alcohol will give me the worst hangover, even after only one drink. The exception to that, is Kahlua and Cream. I don’t know if it’s the fact that […]

Bacon cheddar Beer Bread

Bacon Cheddar Beer Bread-The addition of Bacon and Cheddar to this bread takes it over the top!

Bacon Cheddar Beer Bread-The addition of Bacon and Cheddar to this bread takes it over the top! I’m not a beer drinker at all. I never have been. Back in my younger days, when you’d go to a party, it would be all about the beer. I mean, I get it. Beer in keg form […]

Orange Creamsicles

Orange Creamsicles-Orange juice and Ice Cream-perfect for cooling off on a hot day!

Orange Creamsicles-Orange juice and Ice Cream-perfect for cooling off on a hot day! It only took 5 years and a basketball net. We are now the house that all the kids come to play at. And I love it! I’ve always said that I would rather have kids coming in and out, making a mess, […]

Lemon Strawberry Loaf Cake

Lemon Strawberry Loaf Cake-tangy and sweet combine to create a delightfully refreshing cake!

Lemon Strawberry Loaf Cake-tangy and sweet combine to create a delightfully refreshing cake! It’s almost strawberry season here. I can’t wait till I can go to our favorite U-pick farm and go up and down the lanes. Picking only the best, most gorgeous, juicy strawberries. There is nothing better than a strawberry just a few […]

Dark Chocolate Cream Pie

Dark Chocolate Cream Pie-don't let the lighter color fool you, this pie has all the rich flavor of dark chocolate in a creamy, cool pie!

Dark Chocolate Cream Pie-don’t let the lighter color fool you, this pie has all the rich flavor of dark chocolate in a creamy, cool pie! I have the most amazing readers/fans/followers/friends! And yes I do consider you all my friends. We share stories, we share laughter, we may even share a tear or two. You […]

Iced Oatmeal Cake Cookies

Iced Oatmeal Cake Cookies-A soft cake like cookie drizzled with a sweet icing

Iced Oatmeal Cake Cookies-A soft cake like cookie drizzled with a sweet icing There is nothing better than homemade cookies with a glass of cold milk to put life back in perspective. Take my kids as an example. They can come home after school, full of excitement over something great that’s happened. Or upset over […]

Root Beer Float Cookies

Root Beer Float Cookies-Bring back memories from childhood in a cookie!

Root Beer Float Cookies-Bring back memories from childhood in a cookie! If I had to choose one type of dessert as a favorite, it would be cookies. Cookies are easy to make and easy to eat. They can feed a crowd. They store well. They always look good. They always create a memory when eaten. […]

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms-with a hint of hot sauce to give them just a little kick

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms-with a hint of hot sauce to give them just a little kick One of the greatest things about being a food blogger is I can make anything I want at any time of the day. And claim it’s for the blog. It’s how I justified having Crab Stuffed Mushrooms for lunch the […]

Cinnamon Swirl Cheesecake Bars

Cinnamon Swirl Cheesecake-A lighter cheesecake with the simple flavors of vanilla and cinnamon swirled together!

Cinnamon Swirl Cheesecake Bars-A lighter cheesecake with the simple flavors of vanilla and cinnamon swirled together! If I have one downfall (besides chocolate) it has to be cheesecake. I could eat cheesecake 7 days a week. Of course if I did that, my big ole butt wouldn’t fit through the front door any more. So […]

Ombre Cake with Buttercream Frosting

Vanilla and Chocolate layers come together in this Hombre Cake with Buttercream Frosting inspired by Surprise Inside Cakes

Vanilla and Chocolate layers come together in this Ombre Cake with Buttercream Frosting inspired by Surprise Inside Cakes written by Amanda Rettke of I Am Baker! I have to tell you, I am not a cake decorator. I’ve said it before, many, many times. It’s why you don’t see many decorated cakes on my site. I’ve […]

Chocolate Applesauce Bundt Cake

Chocolate Applesauce Bundt Cake-using applesauce makes for a delicious, moist cake, no frosting needed.

Chocolate Applesauce Bundt Cake-using applesauce makes for a delicious, moist cake, no frosting needed. I’ve had applesauce cake before. It’s always so moist. with a slight hint of spice in the background. Nothing overwhelming. A really good cake. But I’ve never had a chocolate one. My kids love applesauce. I’ve always got some in the […]

Loaded Peanut Butter Muddy Buddies Snack Mix

Loaded Peanut Butter Muddy Buddies Snack Mix-with Reeses Pieces and Reeses Peanut Butter Cups your family will eat it up!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of REESE’S® Brand for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Loaded Peanut Butter Muddy Buddies Snack Mix-with Reeses Pieces and Reeses Peanut Butter Cups your family will eat it up! Family time is so important to me. In my house, we always have dinner together, […]

Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Chocolate Sugar Cookies-so simple yet so good!

Chocolate Sugar Cookies-so simple yet so good! Sometimes you just get in a mood. You want something. Something to nibble on. You look through all the cabinets. Nothing looks good. You stand in front of the refrigerator, with the door open. Letting all the cold air out, for at least 5 minutes. Still, nothing. So […]

Simple Shortbread with Chocolate Ganache

Simple Shortbread-just a few ingredients and you've got a delicious cookie, perfect to serve with coffee or tea.

Simple Shortbread with Chocolate Ganache-just a few ingredients and you’ve got a delicious cookie, perfect to serve with coffee or tea. Sometimes you need something easy. Something simple. something fast! You might have guests coming or just not a lot of time to spend in the kitchen. You still want something tasty. Something that will […]

Smores Cereal Bars

Smores Cereal Bars-Golden Grahams, marshmallows and chocolate all in a yummy bar!

Smores Cereal Bars-Golden Grahams, marshmallows and chocolate all in a yummy bar! I’m not ashamed to say I buy cereal for my kids for breakfast. They like it, depending on the cereal, they love it. It’s fast and easy on school days. I always try to find it on sale. With 3 kids, even the […]