Do you love melt-in-your-mouth shortbread? We do! This recipe with its three simple ingredients won’t disappoint. As well as being absolutely delicious, it’s kid-friendly too. Kids will love helping you knead the dough, cut out the cookies and decorate them too. We hope you’ll find the time during this busy season to indulge in some […]

Christmas Cookie Cutouts


Christmas and baking seem to go hand in hand, in our house anyway. Baking Christmas cookies was always a family activity in our home. As the girls got older the task became easier and mush less messy. The last few years before the girls left home they needed very little assistance. Christmas baking started at the […]


bowl of snicherdoodles

Snickerdoodles are a favorite cookie in our house. Make them at Christmas or any time of the year. Their chewy middle and cinnamon and sugar coating will have them asking for more! Snickerdoodles   Print These cookies are coated in sugar and cinnamon and are soft on the inside. They are a family favorite! Author: […]

Brownies with Flaxseed


These brownies with flaxseed are delicious and best of all nutritious. Eating healthy food that is also delicious is a win-win combination. Make these brownies for snack time or for dessert. Your family will love them! Did You Know? Flaxseed is high in most of the B vitamins, magnesium, and manganese, but it is also […]

Apple Crisp


Apple Crisp is a delicious dessert any time of the year, but there is no better smell than an Apple Crisp baking in the oven on a cool autumn day . We think your whole family will enjoy this easy and delicious dessert. ~Enjoy! Apple Crisp   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 45 mins Total […]

4 Fun Cupcake Decorating Ideas


Cupcakes are an extremely tasty dessert, but a plain cupcake is also a blank canvas for a creative masterpiece. If you want to have the hit dessert at your next gathering, use the following cupcake decorating ideas to create some wild and crazy cupcakes that will have everyone in awe. 1. Popcorn Cupcakes Are you serving […]

Rhubarb Recipes: Quick Slice


Spring has sprung and so has the rhubarb in our garden, Rhubarb, often considered a fruit is actually a vegetable and one of the earliest to be harvested in the spring season. As far as rhubarb recipes go this one is delicious. It  was shared with me by my mother-in-law.  Rhubarb Quick Slice Cake is easy […]

Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe


Rebecca shared her family’s favorite recipe for chocolate chip cookies. These cookies are easy to make and make a wonderful after school snack and are a hit at bake sales. ~Enjoy! Chocolate Chip Cookies   Print Author: This Busy Life Ingredients I cup butter or margarine softened 1 cup sugar ½ cup brown sugar 2 […]