Archive for the ‘Recipes’ Category

Thanksgiving Wishes for You

Thanksgiving Wishes for you and some recipes! Dressing Balls and Italian Cream Cake It’s that time of year when our thoughts turn to food! Without a doubt my families favorite Thanksgiving food [...]

Pumpkin Roll Recipe

Pumpkin Roll Recipe The weather is cooler and the leaves are falling. Pumpkin spice season is in full swing and the smell of cinnamon is wafting through the air. It’s in lattes, [...]

Halloween Baking and Decorating

Happy Halloween! Hopefully today is a fun day with your kids and grandkids, costumes and parties and candy, oh my! We are doing some last minute Halloween baking and decorating (and pumpkin carving [...]

Easy No Bake Cookies

No Bake Cookies Ordinary makes me happy.  Yes, ordinary. For example, the other day I received a card in the mail and it excited me.  It didn’t sing or light up, it [...]

Homemade Peach Cobbler That’s So Easy!

Homemade peach cobbler is one of my favorites, so when my friend Susan Williams shared her recipe on her blog, I asked her if I could share it with you. Susan and [...]

Easy Sausage Cornbread Casserole

Easy sausage cornbread casserole is a hit at our house every time. It doesn’t take a ton of ingredients and you can put it together in no time flat. I found this [...]

Blueberry Cake – So Easy To Make!

Here’s a blueberry cake that is so easy to make you will love this recipe! My friend Peggy loves to make desserts and she loves to share them with us. Secretly I [...]

Delicious Blueberry Muffins with Frozen Berries From Our Farm

Delicious Blueberry Muffins This year our blueberry bushes produced way more berries than they have in the past so I was able to freeze a lot of them. Not only are blueberries [...]

Mom’s Recipe Box

Mom’s Recipe Box Up in my kitchen cabinet, in the very back corner at the top is a little plastic box filled with 3 x 5 index cards. Each card has a [...]

To Squash or Not To Squash the Squash-That is the Question

Squash When you cook it, do you fry it or mash it? I’m guessing it depends on how your Momma cooked it. Am I right? Varieties  The most common varieties  (according to [...]

Friends Who Pick Blueberries With You

Friends Who Pick Blueberries My friend Susan is a food blogger and her husband is a musician. They visited last year and picked blueberries with me and this year when they came [...]

Picking Blueberries and Thinking About Life

Picking Blueberries Sometimes when I’m picking blueberries I turn the radio up and open up the car doors and rock out but sometimes I just enjoy the silence. It’s good thinking time. [...]

Celebrity Chef Elizabeth Falkner on Atopic Dermatitis

Celebrity Chef Elizabeth Falkner has Atopic Dermatitis (eczema) but she hasn’t let it keep her from following her dreams. She is one of the most recognizable chefs in the culinary world and [...]

A Mother’s Day Tribute Video, Recipes and Craft

We have another video and post from Martha, our ten year old vlogger. She talked about her Grandma, Mema and Mom in today’s Mother’s Day Tribute video. Check it out below: Recipes [...]

A New Product to Improve Car Seat Safety and Usability

Disclaimer: I have been compensated to review this product. All thoughts and opinions are strictly my own. Car seat safety is important to parents and grandparents. Anyone who has watched videos of [...]

A Million Dollar Pound Cake With Strawberries On Top

My friend, Peggy, is a great cook. We love everything she makes but this past week she hit the jackpot with a million dollar pound cake. Her cake pan was in the [...]

Easy Dinner Ideas for when the Grandkids Visit

I’m always looking for easy dinner ideas so that when the grandchildren come over I can have something ready that they like to eat that doesn’t require me being in the kitchen [...]

A Gluten-Free Thanksgiving?

Earlier this year, my middle son was diagnosed with multiple food allergies, including wheat, and we are trying to figure out how to make sure he can still enjoy our holiday food [...]

Grandma’a Stuffing Recipe

The Best Stuffing Recipe Ever! Gratitude is something we can never have enough of and my kids feel the same way about my stuffing, or as we call it, Grandma Layne’s dressing [...]

Friendships and Blessings

My friend Peggy is a great friend and a blessing to our family.. For a long time she lived out in Arizona but she moved back and we are so happy she [...]