Best Teacher Gift – Bag of Cash

The best teacher gift is one that the teacher will actually use. I’ve never met a teacher who didn’t appreciate a little extra cash!   When it comes to teacher gifts, I am all about practical. No apple crafts, and definitely no mugs. I have several friends who are teachers, and after twisting their arms, […]

Room Inspiration: Navy and Coral Family Room

One of my very favorite things to do is visit model homes to get inspiration for decorating my own house. Looking in magazines is great, but there’s something about actually walking through a beautiful space that just makes me happy. So very happy. Anybody else share the same addiction? There was a model home a […]

Quick and Easy Alfredo Sauce

Quick and Easy Alfredo Sauce . . . with just a few simple ingredients, you can have a yummy dinner on the table in minutes! I’m a little ashamed to admit this, but after two decades of cooking for my family, I had never made homemade alfredo sauce. I know, how can I call myself […]

Homemade Caramel Sauce Recipe

Homemade Caramel Sauce – this smooth and creamy caramel sauce is perfect with ice cream, apples, or even cheesecake! When I was in high school, there was an ice cream parlor called Leatherby’s a few minutes from my house that I would often visit with friends. They served a killer turkey sandwich, and the BEST caramel sundaes. The […]

Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies – these cookies are soft and chewy with just the right amount of banana flavor. Kids and adults will love them! I often find myself with overripe bananas in my pantry that need to be used up. I have lots of banana bread recipes, but sometimes my kids are just not in […]

Easter Egg Resurrection Lesson – He Is Risen Printable

This Easter Egg Resurrection Lesson is sponsored by mormon.org as part of their Easter #PrinceofPeace campaign.  I hope you will love this Easter lesson as much as my family does! Easter is such a fun holiday for kids, and my family looks forward to it every year. As much as I love the egg hunts, the coloring of […]

Orange Banana Muffins with Sour Cream Glaze

Orange Banana Muffins – these moist banana muffins have a yummy citrus flavor. The glaze makes them extra delicious! I’m not sure why, but when the weather starts turning warmer, I feel the need to bake with citrus. It’s just such a happy, sunshiney flavor, isn’t it? I don’t know why I’ve never thought to […]

German Chocolate Pie

German Chocolate Pie . . . if you love German chocolate cake, this pie recipe is a must try. It is ooey gooey, and delicious! We love all things German chocolate at my house, and this pie was no exception! Rich gooey chocolate with nuts and coconut all in a buttery crust – what’s not […]