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Patriotic Broken Glass Jello

I love the Fourth of July. Who doesn’t! I mean really. Have you ever heard a person say “Gee, wizz. Hoe Hum. Those bright fireworks in the night sky are sure dull and boring, I wish there were something spectacular going on.” Yeah, me either. It’s a great season, isn’t it. Crazy, but great. I […]

10 Great Summer Reads ($50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway)

  Twice a year I post  a list of book recommendations. I know some of you fine people out there are book nerds, just like me. We reading nerds have to stick together, right!  Click here for the list from last Summer, and here for the list from last Winter. Check out the comment sections […]

Chocolate Cream Cheese Pudding Dessert

I am going to let you in on a little secret.  This Chocolate Cream Cheese Pudding Dessert is MyHandsomeHusbands favorite dessert of all time.  It has a fabulous brown sugar short bread crust and layers of  cream cheese filling, chocolate pudding and cool whip. Yum. No wonder he loves it so! Both my Mom, and […]

Bacon, Cheddar and Ranch Potato Salad

Potato Salad Season is in full swing, ladies and gentlemen!  It’s also the season for swimming in a stream, eating a popsicle on the porch and seeing a few fireworks now and then. You’ve got to love it, don’t you? Love it to pieces. Summer living seems to be one party after  another, and we […]

Homemade Pancake Mix with Printable Tags

I have been making a lot of pancakes lately. My kids are out of school and home for the summer and man do they love a nice hot breakfast. Can’t say I blame them. 🙂 I’m a sucker for a good breakfast myself and admit to caving more times than not when they ask for one. […]

How to Make the Perfect BAKED POTATO

There are many, many ways to bake a potato. Toss them in the microwave, wrap them in foil for the oven or you can even cook them up in a crock pot. (Who would have thought!) Though I have used the above mentioned methods in the past, I have been on the lookout lately for […]

Cute Hamburger Cupcakes, fun for kids!

A couple of weeks ago my dear daughter Emily came to me and said… “Mom, we have an art show at school next week. Our teacher said we had to bring something to show how talented we are. So, remember how you used to sew a lot before you had the twins and were like…talented? […]

BBQ Chicken Sandwiches (Crock Pot)

These wonderful Crock Pot BBQ Chicken Sandwiches are quite simple to put together and require minimal ingredients. Not only are they easy to make, but they taste fabulous. My whole family loves them. The shredded chicken has a saucy, slightly zesty, smokey flavor that is ever so tasty. Serve them on a sesame seed bun […]

A Detailed Tour of the New and Improved Site!

Last year, at the end of August I moved my blog along with this ever-growing pile of recipes, from my original blogspot address, to this address you have before you now. Since that time I have been stewing and fretting about how to improve the blog. I started searching for a Graphic Designer that could […]

June Menu Plan 2013

Just typing the word “June” makes me feel all lighthearted and happy inside. Truly it does. My kids are  finishing up their last few days of school this week. Yesterday, I went with MyLittleTwinBoys and their kindergarten class to the school cafeteria to practice eating school lunch. Cute. Kindergarten is bursting with cuteness. I’m going […]