Bakery, Home Bakery, Pricing Info, Retail Bakery

The Cheap Cake Lady

One of the most difficult things to deal with when it comes to owning your own baking business (or ANY business) is probably deciding what to charge. I’d like to do an entire post in detail on how to decide your prices and what you should be charging, but for now I want to talk about… Read More The Cheap Cake Lady

Bakery, Bakery Suppliers, Decorating Tools, Home Bakery, Resources

6 Things Your Home Bakery is Missing!

Who says you’ve got to have a storefront to have an awesome workspace? If you have a few essential items you will be set! I have compiled a list of items to make your home bakery experience as organized and efficient as possible. Some of these items can be purchased at local hardware stores, craft stores,… Read More 6 Things Your Home Bakery is Missing!


White Queso Recipe

**UPDATE** I made this dip yet again, but it was a major fail! I’m adding another tip to help prevent this from happening to you. See the updated post below for the oh so important information!  If you’re anything like me you’ve been perusing Pinterest all week looking for the perfect menu for your New… Read More White Queso Recipe


Christmas Cracker Toffee

If you are a fan of crunchy sweet caramely goodness, then you will love this recipe for Christmas Cracker Toffee.     This isn’t ordinary toffee, as the name implies.  This is a recipe you’ve probably seen before actually. It’s all over Pinterest and Facebook. But there’s just one thing that really gets me about… Read More Christmas Cracker Toffee


Double Chocolate Fudge

Who doesn’t love fudge?! In my opinion, it is the best candy in a Christmas goody tin. Especially Double Chocolate Fudge. Double Chocolate Fudge is two layers of yummy goodness! It is also really simple to make which is the best part of all!     This recipe for Double Chocolate Fudge only uses a… Read More Double Chocolate Fudge


The Only Biscuit Recipe You’ll Ever Need

I decided after my last recipe titled “The Only Meatloaf Recipe You’ll Ever Need,” I would do an entire series of recipes with this theme!  In this series I’ll share with you only the tried and true recipes that have or are becoming my absolute go to recipes for certain dishes.     These will… Read More The Only Biscuit Recipe You’ll Ever Need


The Only Meatloaf Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Ok, guys. For reals. I know you’ve heard it before, but this is seriously the only meatloaf recipe you’ll ever need!     It is the best meatloaf recipe I have ever made. And the crazy thing is, it was a complete accident that I made it this way. I was actually following another recipe and… Read More The Only Meatloaf Recipe You’ll Ever Need


Creamy Corn Chowder

So it’s technically Fall and that means it’s time to eat soup!! Unfortunately it is still 85 degrees here in Small Town, Middle America. ūüôĀ But that hasn’t stopped me from eating soup for lunch… and dinner, for the past two days! Today I am sharing with you a quick recipe for Creamy Corn Chowder.… Read More Creamy Corn Chowder


Salted Brown Butter Brownies

A few years ago when my husband was working construction I made a batch of brownies for him to share with the guys he worked with. ¬†There was one man he was good friends with that mentioned he hadn’t had traditional brownies in years. ¬†His wife was a bit of a health nut and she… Read More Salted Brown Butter Brownies

Freebies, Tips & Tricks

How I Defeated The Laundry Monster and You Can Too!

Piles in the bedrooms, piles in the bathrooms, piles in the laundry room, piles on the living room couch, piles in the closets… Piles and piles of laundry everywhere. Laundry has alway been my arch nemesis. It was when I was a teenager and it especially was once I became a wife and mom. But, today I can… Read More How I Defeated The Laundry Monster and You Can Too!


Cherry Pie Filling

This is a recipe for a super simple cherry pie filling using fresh, ripe cherries!   Be sure to use fresh, ripe cherries for this recipe to ensure the best flavor. This recipe is fool proof so don’t be intimidated by making your own pie filling. After you whip up this filling head over and¬†check… Read More Cherry Pie Filling


Fried Cherry Hand Pies

It’s cherry season and you have an abundance of cherries. You have been searching for just the right recipe to use up all that ripe, fresh fruit. Well, look no further! I have a delicious¬†recipe just for you! ¬†This recipe for fried cherry hand pies is so quick and easy you won’t regret making them!… Read More Fried Cherry Hand Pies


Caramel Peanut Clusters

I stood staring into my pantry late last night, trying to figure out what I was craving. I nearly gave up finding a snack and thought¬†I’d resign myself to going to bed instead. I went back to my room and plopped down onto the edge of the bed to only find¬†that the hubs had decided… Read More Caramel Peanut Clusters

Tips & Tricks

DIY Tiered Fruit Bowl

There is nothing more pleasing than coming home from the farmer’s market and unloading your goodies. ¬†I absolutely love to display my fresh, beautiful produce for everyone to admire! ¬†I have searched high and low for the perfect fruit bowl to hold all of my farmer’s market finds to no avail. So, I took it… Read More DIY Tiered Fruit Bowl


Simple Meals for When You Can’t Get Motivated

There’s not much¬†worse than just being too busy (or tired) to plan and cook a complicated meal. That’s why I love simple meals! Now that summer is here we are not only busy but we are just plain HOT! ¬†It’s difficult to motivate yourself to cook a meal in 90` temps! Many times in the… Read More Simple Meals for When You Can’t Get Motivated