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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 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 […]

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 […]

50 No Bake Treats

50 No Bake Treats SQUARE

Sometimes it’s just too much trouble (or too hot) to turn on the oven. Especially during the summer months. That doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy your sweets. Here are 50 No Bake Treats to keep you cool!  Banana Foster No-Bake Cheesecake from Diethood Banana Split Icebox Cake from The Girl Who Ate Everything Biscoff […]

Overnight Chocolate Chip Cookies

Overnight Chocolate Chip Cookies-letting the dough age does make a difference!

Overnight Chocolate Chip Cookies-letting the dough age does make a difference!   I’m a big one for planning ahead. Sometimes. Maybe it’s more about being efficient. Either way, when I do something, I make sure I don’t have to do it again in the next few days. I’m constantly making cookies. In a house with […]

Chocolate Cookies with white chocolate chips

Chocolate Cookies with white chocolate chips So it’s bake sale day again. Grace’s first week was a success! Our community is always so supportive when ever kids are trying to raise money for a project or trip. For week 2, we made a batch of the Chocolate Chip-Pecan Cookies but we like for everyone to […]

Lemon Sugar Cookies

Lemon Sugar Cookies

Lemon Sugar Cookies We’re not even half way through summer vacation and I’ve heard the words “I’m bored” so many times already. We go to the library every week and get books. We go walking in the park. We do crafts. And we still have our vacation to take in 2 weeks. But they can’t […]

Cinnamon Pecan Butter Cookies

Cinnamon Pecan Butter Cookies-50c

Cinnamon Pecan Butter Cookies-the rich taste of a butter cookie with cinnamon and pecans Ya’ll are my friends. And I can talk to my friends. This has been bothering me for almost a week now and I need to get it off my chest. And that’s what friends are for, to listen, right? The other […]

Salted Dark Chocolate Cookies

Salted dark Chocolate Cookies

Salted Dark Chocolate Cookies-the addition of sea salt sprinkled on top of a dark chocolate cookie makes them irresistible! Do you love the taste of Oreos? I love to bake cookies but Oreos are still and probably always will be….my downfall.The original Oreo, the Chocolate cookie with the white cream inside. I like the golden […]

Brownie Cookies

Brownie Cookies, the great taste of a brownie with the convenience of a cookie

Brownie Cookies, the great taste of a brownie with the convenience of a cookie Do you ever get a craving for something? And just really want it? Today? I love brownies but I really like the convenience of a cookie. Ok, I’ll be honest, I feel guilty when I take 2 brownies and scarf them down with […]

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 […]

Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies and a bake sale

Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies-the best Cookie you'll ever taste!

Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies and a bake sale   Next year Grace will be in 5th grade. And in 5th grade she gets to go on a school trip to Washington, DC. It’s an awesome trip, a really long bus ride, 4 days of non-stop sightseeing, then another really long bus ride back home. They […]

Lemon Bread

Lemon Bread-perfect with an afternoon cup of tea. Also makes a great gift!

Lemon Bread-perfect with an afternoon cup of tea. Also makes a great gift! But everyone’s doing it… If everyone jumped off a bridge would you jump too? But it’s just so addicting. You have other thing that need to be done.  I know. Sigh.  This is a conversation I have with myself almost every day. […]

Cake Mix Cookies

Red velvet Cake Mix Cookies

Cake Mix Cookies-so yummy, who cares if it started with a box mix! OK, don’t hate me. I know how some of you feel about cake mixes. And I usually like to make everything from scratch. But I do always keep a few cake mixes on hand for emergencies. You know the ones, the kids […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cracker Bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cracker Bars-a great no-bake treat!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cracker Bars-a great no-bake treat! Can we talk about eating? Really, eating habits. I’m not a breakfast eater. Breakfast for me is usually just a couple of cups of coffee, while I try to get some work done first thing in the morning. It’s one of the downfalls of working from home. […]

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Loaded Baked Potato Soup-perfect for a chilly day.

Loaded Baked Potato Soup-perfect for a chilly day. Can we talk about potatoes? Specifically bags of potatoes. I know there are different grades of potatoes. I know not every potato can be perfect, that occasionally the bad potato will sneak into the bag.  I can live with it.

Peanut Butter Cookies

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Peanut Butter Cookies with crushed Butterfinger Candy Bars Just look at that cookie. Thin, Crisp, and so wonderful. These are one of my very favorite cookies. I think part of why I love them so much is because of where the recipe came from. My Mother-in-law. Mary Lou. She was one of the sweetest, kindest […]

Red Velvet Cake Batter Fudge

Red Velvet Cake Batter Fudge-so easy to make and even better to eat!

Red Velvet Cake Batter Fudge-so easy to make and even better to eat! Red Velvet Cake. The gorgeous deep red color draws you in. Every time I see a photo of one (or even better, see one in person) I drool a little. The contrast between the deep red cake and the white cream cheese […]

Icebox Cake

Icebox Cake-Chocolate Wafers and Whipped Cream make the perfect cool summer dessert

Icebox Cake-Chocolate Wafers and Whipped Cream make the perfect cool summer dessert Report cards came home last week. Luckily, in my house, it’s always a reason to celebrate. All three kids made A Honor Roll. The perfect reason for cake. This time I decided to go with an Icebox Cake using Cool Whip Chocolate Frosting. […]

Caramel Apple Toffee Cookies

Caramel Apple Toffee Cookies

Caramel Apple Toffee Cookies What happened to fall? Seriously, just a few days ago, I was wearing shorts and a tee shirt and then this morning, I get in the truck and it’s 40 degrees outside. Burrrr! Where was that month of mildly cooler weather that we could open the windows, air out the house, […]