Blonde Rocky Road Candy

These treats are probably among the most nostalgic and delicious Christmas time desserts for me. I distinctly remember my mom making these every year, making them with her, and of ...

Ginger Bread Cookies

I've had so much fun sharing a different cookie recipe with you every day this week! I probably had just as much fun making them...and eating them! Don't worry, I ...

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

My sister shared this family recipe, coming from her husband's side of the family. That is one awesome thing about all of me and my sisters being married, we married ...


Rice Pudding

Every Christmas growing up my mom made rice pudding. To be honest, ...

Christmas Breakfast Ideas

  My family always had a huge Christmas Eve dinner, and then ...

Christmas Ham Glaze

Ham is my family's meat of choice for our Christmas Eve meal. ...

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Summer Salads: Ideas, Recipes, & Links

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Broccoli Salad

I know Broccoli Salad is nothing new, but this is my version derived from the version that I had in the cookbook my sister made for me. All broccoli salads seem to have the same basic ingredients, but amounts vary thus making them vary quite a bit. I made this and it was such a […]

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

DON’T THROW AWAY YOUR PUMPKIN SEEDS!!!!! Once you try this simple recipe you will never toss pumpkin seeds again. My mom always made these when I was a kid. Remember how I’m one on 9 kids? Yeah, we had a lot of pumpkin seeds every year, and my mom put them to good use.

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have a high standard for chocolate chip cookies. My BFF Brooke’s mom makes the best cookies. To this day when I visit her mom I request her cookies. They are the only chocolate chip cookies I like to eat warm and that I will eat until I feel sick…and then eat more. I don’t […]

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Veggie Dip

Want an awesome vegetable that you can make on your own and is just as good as any you’ll buy, but less expensive? Oh and did I mention it only takes a few minutes to make? Ok good, here it is!

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Fun Halloween Food

Need some fun Halloween FOOD ideas???? I’m talking FOOD, not candy. These can be used for your family, friends, a Halloween party you are hosting, or school parties. Why not stretch out the festivities a little and celebrate. These ideas are SIMPLE. There isn’t much to them, but it’s always fun to get into the […]

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