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Banana Split Ice Cream Dessert


If you are looking for a knock your socks off, simple to put together, frozen dessert of wonder and bliss… Look no further, man. You have found it! This Banana Split Ice Cream Dessert has all of the elements of a Banana Split all piled up and made to look fancy and party worthy. ­čÖé […]


30 Summer Barbecue Recipes


Can you believe another school year is about to close its doors and Summertime is just on the horizon! Bring on the sunshine and lack of homework. I am all about it. ­čÖé Since Memorial Day Weekend is just a few short days away I thought I’d post a Summer Barbecue Recipe Roundup for you […]


Cake Mix Cookie Bars


I was thrilled when Kettle Brand Chips and BlogHer asked me to participate in the “Perfect Picnic Pairing” campaign. I love packing up a picnic tote ┬áand carting my kids off to the park to enjoy it in the company of friends. Today, as part of this campaign I have a wonderful cookie bar recipe […]


Simple Skillet Breakfast Potatoes


A couple of weeks ago MyTeenSonMark came to me and said… “So, um…hey, I kind of told my Young Mens Group (for those of you unfamiliar with The Mormon Church, Young Mens is a Youth Church Group of 14-16 year old boys) ┬áthat you might be willing to…you know. Like, teach us how to cook. […]


Coconut Cream Poke Cake


It’s no secret that I love coconut! ┬áCoconut Cream Cupcakes are just about the most heavenly treasure of my life. ┬áI know many of you enjoy them as well! I have had a lot of requests lately to make a Coconut Cream Cake version. So as to cut down a little on time. And I […]


Tatertot Casserole


This Tatertot Casserole is a great feed-your-family-quick-and-cheap kind of meal. It’s a simplified spin on the classic Shepards Pie that so many of us grew up with and love. A hearty, flavorful ground beef mixture is topped with green beans, tasty tatertots and yummy cheddar cheese. You know about tatertots, don’t you? Don’t feel┬áembarrassed┬áif you […]


15 Things I Loved About Being A Mom This Year


No recipe today, ladies and gentlemen. I have for you instead a few thoughts about Mothers Day. Many of you know that I have 5 kids, ages 6 right up to 15.┬áMy main, first, most important job in life is to be their Mom. I love it. I truly do. I count myself blessed beyond […]


DIY What’s For Dinner Dry Erase Board with Free Printable


I went to a baby shower the other day for a sweet friend. The hostess of the party had a great dry erase board sitting next to her kitchen sink. It looked kind of like this. She told me how much she loved it, how it helped her stay organized and best of all…it kept […]


May Menu Plan 2013


Hey there, ladies and gentlemen. ┬áCan you believe it’s May already (we are actually 6 days in, if you can believe it)! I think this school year has gone faster than any I can remember. I’m not sure who keeps time rolling so fast, but it is really wizzing by around here. ┬áSometimes when my […]


Homemade Caramel Sauce


To say this Homemade Caramel Sauce is fabulous would be The Great Understatement of The Universe. It honestly would. It’s hands down the best Caramel Sauce I have ever made. It’s rich, thick and creamy! Just what I love in a Caramel Sauce. It reminds me a lot of the Caramel Sauce they serve at […]