Mom’s Surprise Treats


My friends and I recently got together to do some Christmas baking. It was a fun day full of laughter and chit-chat. One of the treats we made didn’t require any baking at all. Not knowing the real name for these treats my friend has nicknamed them Mom’s Surprise Treats. They are super easy to […]


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: […]

Pretzel Salad No Bake Cheesecake

Pretzel Salad

I got this recipe  for Pretzel Salad No Bake Cheesecake from my step-mom many years ago. I fell in love with it as I love anything that is sweet and salty (basically I love food). This is a great dessert to take to a pot luck. It makes a lot so it’s great for when you’re […]

Sausage Pilaf Recipe


Over the years I have accumulated a number of recipes that have become family favorites. This Sausage Pilaf recipe is one of them. As I look at my recipe box and realize how long I have had some of these recipes I am surprised that they are still readable! It is surprising how many memories […]

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 […]

Bean Salad


This bean salad is a summer favorite at our house. It makes lots so it’s a great take along dish on your next picnic or potluck get together. Bean Salad   Print Prep time 15 mins Total time 15 mins   Recipe type: Salad, side dish Serves: 12 Ingredients 1 can green beans 1 can […]

Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe


We’ve used this homemade pizza dough recipe for over 20 years. We love it and it hasn’t disappointed yet. Homemade pizza-and-a-movie night are a great way to connect with the kids. We’ve even made this dough for our kid’s birthday parties. We’ve found in our family that each of us has a pizza making specialty, […]

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 […]