Small Failures, But a Big Success {and Happy News!}

I usually post yummy recipes and pretty projects. I don’t often speak about what’s going on in my life. But today I thought I’d share a few ups and downs that I’ve been going through. Life is full of surprises. Full of failures. Full of successes. I’ve learned that if I keep going, even if […]

Flashback Friday- Breakfast Hash

Recipe for breakfast casserole with hash-browns and sausage.

This week I am featuring a breakfast recipe that is an ultimate family favorite. And when I say favorite, I mean that my kids would eat this Breakfast Hash multiple times a week if I would let them. They would eat it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner with no complaints. Especially the 16 year old. […]

Flashback Friday- Blue Ribbon Strawberry Cake

Blue Ribbon Strawberry Cake- a great way to showcase fresh spring berries!

Fresh strawberry season is upon us. Can I get a hooray!! There are not many foods that get me more excited about spring weather than fresh strawberries. I love just sitting down with a bowl of ripe berries, but I also love baking with them. This Blue Ribbon Strawberry Cake couldn’t be more simple, but […]

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Muffins

These Strawberry Chocolate Chip Muffins make any morning special!

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Muffins- Everything you love about chocolate covered strawberries all wrapped up into a soft and fluffy muffin. A breakfast treat that is sure to bring a smile to any face! When strawberry season rolls around, I get a little crazy. Every year I buy cases of fresh strawberries, and we proceed to […]

Frozen Caramel Crunch Torte

Recipe for Caramel Crunch Dessert. A decadent frozen dessert!

Frozen Caramel Crunch Torte-  Graham cracker crust, creamy filling, butter brickle crunch, and ooey gooey caramel all combined into one stellar dessert. Every bite is heavenly! I hope you are enjoying these food holiday posts that I am doing with some blogging friends, because I sure am! Tomorrow is Easter, but it also happens to be National […]

Flashback Friday- Chinese Chicken Salad

Chinese Chicken Salad- a delicious, healthy meal!

As soon as the weather starts turning warm, we trade in our soup dinners for main dish salads. This Chinese Chicken Salad has been a family favorite for years. The original recipe called for all cabbage, but we like it with half lettuce. And it has a much lighter dressing than most recipes I’ve seen. […]

Toasted Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you like coconut, you will love these Toasted Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Toasted Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies- Toasting the coconut takes these cookies up a notch. They are chewy in the middle, crisp on the edges, and have a perfect balance of coconut and chocolate. You’ll love them! I have always liked coconut in baked goods. But toasted coconut? I love that stuff. I could eat it by […]

Bird Nest Spring Wreath

Fabric Wrapped Wreath for Spring

This time of year, I love listening to all the little birds tweeting outside my window, because it means the snow is coming to an end. Plus they make me happy because they are just so darn cute. I include little birds in my decorating all year round, but especially during the spring. I whipped up this […]