Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies {with Pudding}


I’ve been making these pudding chocolate chip cookies for decades, and I’m not sure why I’ve never shared the recipe before. They are so yummy! Adding pudding mix makes for extra soft chocolate chip cookies that have great flavor. My mom once told me she calls these her “no-fail” cookies, because they turn out soft, […]

Look What I Made! Wednesday #176

Is anyone else freaking out that the summer is more than halfway gone? So far I feel like my summer has consisted of running kids to practice and activities, planning girls camp, attending girls camp, driving to Oregon, helping plan a reunion, being sick, and passing kidney stones. Sounds awesome, doesn’t it? I really, really […]

Strawberry Banana Trifle

Strawberry Banana Trifle

Strawberry Banana Trifle- Yummy homemade pudding, fresh strawberries and bananas, pound cake, and whipped cream- all layered together for a summer dessert that tastes as good as it looks! Trifle is one of my family’s favorite desserts. I make raspberry and strawberry cheesecake trifle on a regular basis, but my 16 year old requested a banana […]

It’s Back! Look What I Made Linky Party

Hello peeps! As you may remember, I had some serious problems with my linky parties a few weeks ago. As in, all the links disappeared. Every single link ever posted on my site since the beginning of time. Including my recipe, tutorial, and free printable indexes. Not a happy day. I had to re-enter every single […]

Free Printable Cookbook Covers

Printable Cookbook Covers

Printable Cookbook Covers- a great gift idea for graduates or new brides!As some of you know, I work with the 12-18 year old girls at my church. I spent the last week up at girls camp with 30 of them, which is the reason for my online absence last week. We didn’t even get cell […]

Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

When I make homemade ice cream, I usually opt for chocolate. And the more mix-ins the better. But every once in awhile  I get a hankerin’ for a simple fruit  ice cream, and that is what happened a few weeks ago. I had some fresh strawberries in the fridge, so I decided to whip up some Strawberry […]

Happy 4th of July 2014!!

Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July!! I’m taking the day off to spend time with my family. My 9 year old, Justin, wanted to wish you a happy Independence Day. He created an American flag with his Battleship game, all on his own! He then told me that I could share it on Pinterest with all my […]

What I Learned and Loved in May and June

Favorite Products- Downy Unstopables

Well it’s time again for another re-cap of the last two months. Which has been insanely busy around here, even though it doesn’t show here on the blog. I realized that I only posted 8 times during the month of June. What the what!? That is a record low for me, and a sign of […]