Archive for the ‘Recipes’ Category

Blueberries and a Poke Cake

We are blueberry farmers, (read about our farm by clicking here) and it’s picking season. That means everyone in my family is extremely busy, including me. I’m the delivery nana. I told [...]

My Granddaughter Turned a Coconut Creme Pie Into Easter Pie!

There's nothing more fun than spending time with your granddaughter and decorating a Marie Callender's Coconut Creme Pie with your own special touch! Watch as Abby turns this pie into an Easter Pie!

A Delicious Recipe for Slow Cooker Apple Butter

I would like to introduce you to my friend Susan Williams, who blogs at  Not only is Susan smart, funny and a faith-filled woman, she’s also a fantastic cook! I asked Susan [...]

Crazy Good Coconut Pound Cake

I love coconut and a few weeks ago I had a piece (or two) of a delicious pound cake my cousin made. Last week while visiting her family we decided to make [...]

Blueberry Pie At Nanas House

We live in southern Kentucky and have a blueberry farm. The farm is called Bellview Blueberry Farm and the land has been in our family for generations. I love blueberries and collect [...]


Have you ever seen the show Chopped?  It’s on the Food Network and my 9 year old granddaughter loves it. My son and his girlfriend decided to surprise Abby with our own [...]

Easy and Quick Casserole

It’s been awhile since I posted a recipe so I thought I would share a new casserole recipe. I like things that are easy to cook and healthy. My boys are hard [...]

National Blueberry Month

July is National Blueberry Month and this little berry is worth celebrating. Not only does it taste delicious but it is consistently ranked as one of the Top Ten Super Foods. Blueberries [...]

Best Friends and Blueberry Muffins

Some of my best friends in the world and their sweet mom happened to be nearby at a reunion when they received some sad news; a friend of their mom’s had passed [...]

Bill’s Blueberry Cobbler

We have a blueberry farm and the berries are ripe! I’m eating blueberries in the morning on my cereal. My friend took some home and made a lovely salad for her lunch. [...]

One Dish Chicken Pasta Recipe

Here’s a one dish chicken pasta recipe that will have your family asking for more! I am constantly looking for new recipes, things I think my family will enjoy. Last week I [...]

Mom’s Own Words

This is a guest post/interview with a new friend who is a mom blogger. Krisit Maloney who bogs at Mom’s Own Words. When did you start blogging and why? I started blogging [...]

How to Make a Great Pie Better

If you visit NanaHood often you know I love desserts. I’m one of those people who can skip the main meal and go straight to the sweet stuff! With Easter just around [...]

Tilapia Recipe

This Tilapia Recipe is so good even my non-fish eating family loved it! January is a good time to try to improve our diet and make smarter food choices. I’ve been experimenting [...]

Fun Center, a Birthday and Brownies

Our church took our youth group to a Fun Center this afternoon. I’m sure your town has one too. One of those places where they have fast food, loud music, flashing lights [...]

Kelly’s Barbecue Cornbread

Kelly’s Barbecue Cornbread: Slightly Spicy and Very Moist My sister-in-law invited us down to her house for supper. Her name is Kelly and she is a fantastic cook. Of all the delicious [...]

Talitha’s Mexican Soup

For the past several weeks I’ve been fighting a cold, an infection and stomach problems. Yesterday my aunt surprised me when she stopped by and brought me some homemade soup.  It’s the [...]

Pumpkin-Pecan Pie and Thanksgiving Thoughts

I love sweets. I’m the type person who can skip the meal and go straight to the dessert! I like pumpkin pie and pecan pie and I can never decide which to [...]

A Birthday Cake and Some Memories

My mom was an awesome cook. Her specialties were desserts. Every weekend there were homemade cakes and pies and always (she never used a mix)  they were made from scratch. Today is [...]

What’s for Breakfast at Mandy’s House?

Remember yesterday I shared a photo of my cousin Martha? Not only is she an amazing woman, so are her three daughters. This morning I ran across her oldest daughter’s recipe for [...]