Homemade Yeast Scones with Cinnamon Honey Butter

Have you had Homemade Yeast Scones before? Oh, they are so utterly fabulous and divine. I am not going to pretend they are loaded with vitamins, minerals and all nutrients needed for a happy life. This is not that kind of recipe. Please see my recipe for Roasted Broccoli, if you are in the mood […]

Creamy Tomato Tortellini Soup

I love a good bowl of soup, especially this time of year as the weather starts to change over and become cool and crisp. Goodness, the weather here has been golden and glorious. To celebrate its beauty this past weekend I washed all of my windows, top to bottom, front to back, inside and out. Isn’t […]

Spooky Halloween Monster Cookies

The other day while standing in line to check out at the grocery store, I spied a fun cookie decorating idea on the cover of a magazine. I thought my kids (and perhaps some of your kids, grandchildren or students) would get a kick out of making them. In my experience with young people, the […]

Puffy Taco Casserole

A few days ago MyLittleTwinBoysAaron sat down at the kitchen counter, rested his chin in his hands and simply said… “Mom, I want you to tell me a story.” “Oh yeah?” I said. “What kind of story would you like?” “I want one about you. Tell me how it was when you were in your […]

Halloween Dinner and Treat Recipes

First thing today I would like to announce the winner (chosen at random), of the 15 Piece Kirkland Cookware Set, which happens to be… Pamela Haskin. Congratulations! I will be contacting your shortly to get your mailing information.  Thanks so much, to all of you who entered and left me with much feedback to consider. […]

Whole Wheat Bread (Renewed)

A couple of weeks ago I published a post about saving money on groceries. You can see that HERE. In the post I mentioned that this wonderful Whole Wheat Bread you see pictured before your very eyes, costs around 40 cents to make. Cheap, right!? Since the time I proclaimed its economic benefits, I have […]

GIVEAWAY! 15 Piece Kirkland Cookware Set (Pots and Pans, man)

  THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED 🙂 Four years ago (today!) I started stock piling recipes on this blog. I sent a link to some friends and family, then crossed my fingers that a few folks might click over and take a look. I hoped they would use it and love the recipes they found […]

Caramel Apple Cream Cheese Bundt Cake

Prepare yourself, guys. I am going to do everything in my power to convince you to make this cake. Don’t say I didn’t give you fair warning, alright? This cake is chuck full of fall flavors. It’s loaded with apples and cinnamon, which makes it moist and flavorful. There is a ribbon of cream cheese […]

Teenager Friendly Recipes

This is MyTeenSonMark. He’s really old all of a sudden. Like, 16 ripe years of age and everything. The other day he came to me and said…”So Mom. I am going to ask this really cute girl out on a date and I had an awesome idea. What would you think about us cooking our […]

Cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole with Potato Chip Topping

If you are looking for comfort food, this is it man. Tender, shredded chicken and fluffy white rice are mixed in a creamy sauce and then baked with cheddar cheese and crispy potato chips on top. Now, I know some of you are thinking I have lost my ever lovin’ mind by putting crispy potato […]