Category Archives: Party Ideas & Entertaining

Jello Shot Orange Slices

Are you familiar with Pinterest? It’s an on-line/virtual bulletin board – in other words, when you come across a really cool idea on-line, rather than bookmarking the site – if it has a photo, you can “pin” the site to … Continue reading

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Heavenly White Cake

I learned a lesson today that I hope finally sinks in~ I keep finding, making, and trying “new” recipes on-line, looking to improve recipes that I already LOVE. I have been disappointed time & time again. Not that the recipes … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Sundae Cupcakes {No Melt}

My 5th grade daughter requested 1 dozen flooded sugar cookies for a lunch recess picnic with her friends TOMORROW – the thing with royal icing flooded cookies is DRYING time. She felt bad because she had told everyone she would … Continue reading

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Kettle Corn

I will NEVER, well I shouldn’t say never, but I don’t plan on buying Kettle Corn again in the near future; especially at $6-8 a bag at street fairs or around $2 at Trader Joes. For years, I have popped … Continue reading

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Cream Puffs

I like dough, I like crust.  – I love cream, too! and I believe I mentioned how much I like sugar… put them all together & that makes Cream Puffs.  My mom has been making this cream puff recipe forever … Continue reading

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Christmas Spiced Cider

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This recipe comes from my daughter’s Physical Therapy office, it seems they make it every day during the month of December. I am not a fan of cold weather, because I am easily chilled to the bone, so I constantly … Continue reading

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Cookie Exchange Makeover: Host a Chex Party Mix-Change {Ideas/Giveaway}

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Sometime after Halloween a commercial caught my eye… surprising, since I don’t spend a lot of time watching T.V. and I typically busy myself with something else during commercials. This particular commercial was for making homemade Chex Mix in 15 … Continue reading

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Brownies

Who doesn’t like Peanut Butter & Chocolate? Not only is the name a mouthful, but so are these treats; brownies made w/Reese’s Peanut Butter Chips and Peanut Butter Cookie Dough w/mini chocolate chips topped with chocolate ganache and Reese’s Pieces. … Continue reading

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Pizza Rolls ~ {100% whole wheat}

You’ve heard the saying, “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover?”… Please don’t judge this recipe by the picture. These are so good that I didn’t want to wait to share this recipe.  (I added some-what better photos.) So,what are … Continue reading

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Hamburger Buns

Back to school already and I was just getting into summer-mode. *sigh~ I made lots of plans for this summer. The kids were going to have their beds made & be fully dressed and ready to go before 10am every … Continue reading

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