You guys when I was growing up my mom made these things called datenut bars. It was a box mix and everyone in my family LOVED them. Thinking back on it I am kind of surprised by that. I mean how many young children like dates? Anyway, I don’t remember who made the mix all… Continue reading Datenut Bars
So, the other day it was rainy outside, and I just got the urge to bake. Now I live in a house where my boys like baked goods and each have their own wants. So, since I wanted to get their opinions, I called my husband and asked what would you like me to bake… Continue reading Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting
It is that time of year again, what time you ask…FAIR TIME! You guys I can tell you with all honesty that the fair is nothing I ever thought that I would be look forward to. EVER! I mean hot, crowded, greasy food, crowded, mobile rides (hello safety issues), and did I say crowded. But… Continue reading Fair Time and Brownie Cookies
Well with the camping season well underway and having just finished another great trip I thought I would share a recipe I HAVE to make every time. By HAVE to I mean I’m pretty sure my boys would disown me if I didn’t, just kidding they would just be very sad. So Puppy Chow (otherwise… Continue reading A Camping Treat!
So we had another wonderful camping. We started off after school let out the other Friday and traveled for a while to get on the ferry. That was a first for me that I can remember. It took me a second of breathing when we got underway. I had everything important to me on a… Continue reading Camping Fun
You guys I made this dessert for Easter. Then I just made it again for Teacher Appreciation week last week. My dish came home empty so I believe it was enjoyed. I know my family liked it. For Easter I was going to make a pie, but I was unsure of how many people would… Continue reading Lazy Pie
Everyone loves this Cracker Toffee. There are a ton of posts and recipes out there. This is the version I make. I make it for Thanksgiving, then again after Christmas when the cookies are all gone. I have given this as a holiday gift. My whole family seems to really love it because dessert wise… Continue reading Cracker Toffee (aka Christmas crack)
So my mom used to be a part of a group of ladies who would do a cookie swap. I love the idea. They would get together and each bring a different kind of cookie and swap out so they would all go home with a ton of options. My mom would take the snickerdoodles.… Continue reading Snickerdoodle Cookies
So in my last post I talked about how I am in charge of desserts. Well today I made the Pecan Pie for our family Thanksgiving! I took a normal pecan pie recipe and bumped up the amount of pecans. There never seems to be enough for my taste. I also use dark brown sugar… Continue reading Pecan Pie
Yep so it’s that wonderful time of year where pumpkin pie seems to be everywhere! Now I love pumpkin pie and I have for a long time. But here is a recipe that a dear loved one gave me and it is truly the best pie! Hubby loves it too! *BONUS* So she told me… Continue reading Pumpkin Pie!