Happy Valentines Day!

Is Valentine's Day a thing at your house? Why or why not? My family is precious to me! My Lord is ever more dear to my heart when I think of those blessings he has given me! Valentine's Day is of course centered around love and in many realms, is referring to "LOVE and cupid." … Continue reading Happy Valentines Day!

Delicious Sugar Scrub Recipe

I love sugar scrub!!! Photo by Tara Winstead on Pexels.com Perhaps one of my favorite gifts to make around the holidays and throughout winter season is Sugar Scrub. I wanted to share my super easy base recipe that can be tweaked so many ways and with so many scents! Delicious Sugar Scrub 3 C. Sugar … Continue reading Delicious Sugar Scrub Recipe

DIY Starbucks Pumpkin Scones Recipe

Photo by Valeriia Miller on Pexels.com Starbucks is known for a few things. Honestly it is not a "big" thing here. We have a few "small" non- franchise coffee shops within a 1/2 hour commute that people will pass up Starbuck any day to drive there. However, having had Starbucks several times, they do have … Continue reading DIY Starbucks Pumpkin Scones Recipe

World Best Pumpkin Bars (*A Large family Pumpkin Pie Cheat*)

Pumpkin Pie Bars Pumpkin. Need I say more? Not pumpkin pie filling, but the pure flesh of a fresh pumpkin, NUM! We bake our Amish Pumpkin Pie pumpkins straight from the garden. After baking, we cool and make pumpkin puree in the blender. Next we set aside all we will immediately use and store the … Continue reading World Best Pumpkin Bars (*A Large family Pumpkin Pie Cheat*)

Soft Maple Cookies

Flavorful! Amazingly Delicious! Irresistible! If you lack self control in the kitchen, skip this post and move on please. [As my husband would say ~To the living room with a glass of milk perhaps~ 😉 because these cookies are like fresh maple syrup topped pancakes.] ~Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Set your baking sheets … Continue reading Soft Maple Cookies

Better than Bakery, Fudge Brownie Recipe

~Locate one 9 X9 baking pan. Grease or line with parchment paper. Photo by Lina Kivaka on Pexels.com Fudge Brownie Recipe ~In a warm glass bowl, place (10) Tablespoons of unsalted butter that is softened. Add 1 & 1/4 Cups of sugar, 3/4 Cup plus 2 Tablespoons of cocoa powder and 1/4 teaspoon of salt. … Continue reading Better than Bakery, Fudge Brownie Recipe

DIY Salsa Verde (Sweet)

Photo by John Lambeth on Pexels.com Tamatillos are one of the favorite items to plant in our garden. I say one, because they are up there among the tomatoes, peppers, onions and eat before you get to the house fresh produce! Many people consider staples to be only their rice, sugars, flours, etc. In our … Continue reading DIY Salsa Verde (Sweet)

DIY Fried Apples (Cracker Barrel Version)

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Stewed apples, fried apples, do I need to say more? Perhaps the only 100 % kid loving recipe. My kiddos think it's dessert at breakfast. I usually double this recipe and serve it as a side (with my substitute version) at breakfast. Whatever is left over, I run it through … Continue reading DIY Fried Apples (Cracker Barrel Version)

Cookies in Minutes ~ With a Recipe

Photo by Mateusz Dach on Pexels.com In a pinch and having some company? Or a last minute Sunday school or teaching treat for the students? Look in the cupboard and grab a box of cake mix. Mix one package of cake mix, 1 stick of softened butter and one egg. Stir. Mix until smooth. Roll … Continue reading Cookies in Minutes ~ With a Recipe

Kid friendly- Cheerio Treats

Kids love all things cereal. I love this recipe because it goes with the classic rice krispie bars idea, which I have yet to find a child that does not like rice krispie bars. These are just as big of a hit! Whether you are bringing a birthday treat, having a party, guests, a classroom … Continue reading Kid friendly- Cheerio Treats