Cracker Barrel Hash Brown Casserole #Recipe

Cracker Barrel Hash-brown Casserole #Recipe I started making hash brown casserole about 15 years ago. I had Cracker Barrel’s breakfast version and decided I could make that at home. What I recreated came out great. I took it to a family pot-luck and that was all it took. For years I was asked to make it […]

14 Fast and Easy Breakfast Recipe Round-Up

Fast and Easy Breakfast Recipe Round-Up   I am sure you have already heard “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”. Breakfast certainly makes me feel better too! As summer is winding down we are starting to think about the dreaded school days. Well not really in my house because we homeschool but […]

Easter Soda Recipe

Easter Soda Recipe Easter soda is an easy, low sugar recipe. Its made with seltzer water. The Jelly Beans coating comes off and changes the flavor and color of the drink as it sits. Its actually kind of neat to watch the entire process. Easter Soda Recipe: Ingredients: Small handful of Jelly Beans Raspberry seltzer […]

Memory Meal with #ManwichMondays

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. A meal can be almost as good as a photo album. We tend to remember a lot of memories surrounded by food. Manwich is one of those foods for me. It brings back a flood of […]

Strawberry Cream Cheese Dip

Strawberry Cream Cheese Dip OMG! I threw this together for my daughter’s girl scouts valentines party that I forgot about! So I whipped this together. Its great for anytime of year too! Serve with graham crackers or sliced fruit. I personally loved it with the apples and the chocolate graham crackers best. Strawberry Cream Cheese […]

Sensational One Pot Chili

Sensational One Pot Chili I grew up with my mom making chili about once a winter. She used some seasoning pack and kidney beans. I never made it when I moved to Florida, it never seemed cold enough to need chili. The winter I was pregnant for my last child it got cold enough in […]

15 Minute Lobster Tail Recipe

15 Minute Lobster Tail Recipe I was born and raised in Michigan; so seafood wasn’t really good or affordable. I never liked the lake fish that I grew up being served. I moved to Florida and soon grew to love seafood. Now I cook seafood regularly and even eat raw oysters 🙂 My husband and […]

Not Fruit Cake Cookie

Not Fruit Cake Cookie I enjoy fruitcake. I grew up having a piece of fruitcake and eggnog on Christmas eve. I tried to pass on this tradition to my children but so far none of them like fruitcake. A few of my kids do like this cookie though, so give it a try! I brought a […]

Turkey Stock Recipe

Turkey Stock Recipe Turkey Stock is the second best thing about Thanksgiving, of course stuffing is first! I use this to make turkey noodle soup, turkey and dumplings, and much more. I love to be able to get something from the bones of the turkey. Turkey Stock Recipe Ingredients: 1 turkey carcass (bones from the […]

Nutella Sugar Cookies

Nutella Sugar Cookies with Nutella Frosting   Nutella is a favorite of my children. I purchase the HUGE one from Sams club and its gone in just over a week! I decided to make these Nutella sugar cookies so I could lure my high school senior home to visit with me! She is so super […]

Nutella Frosting

Nutella Frosting This works great on cookies. I made a Nutella Sugar Cookie for this yummy frosting. It also works well on a cake although I haven’t gotten a picture. It has a fabulous Nutella flavor. These are a must have for the Nutella lover in your life. This is really simple to make! There are […]

Halloween Treat Butterfingers

  Halloween Treat Butterfingers Here is another great Halloween treat to try! My daughter wanted to make butterfingers for her halloween party. I decided to take it a step further and make finger shaped butterfingers. They came out great! Everyone loved them and some didn’t want to eat them because they looked to real. Use […]