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30+ Cupcake Flavor Ideas

When I had my storefront, I found one of the most difficult things to come up with was new, exciting cupcake flavors.  People are very fickle and get bored easily, so you need to be armed and ready with some creative flavors. Here is a list of 30+ popular cupcake flavor ideas you can use… Read More 30+ Cupcake Flavor Ideas


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


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


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


Knock Off Chick-fil-A Chicken Nuggets (Gluten Free)

When you’re craving those tiny, tender nuggets this is the go to recipe for you! The flour used is Gluten Free but you can substitute any flour you like and get great results. ¬†Just don’t leave out the secret¬†ingredient that makes these nuggets tastes so much like the real deal!       My son… Read More Knock Off Chick-fil-A Chicken Nuggets (Gluten Free)

Recipes, Tips & Tricks

Stabilized Sweetened Whipped Cream

Do you avoid¬†making whipped cream for the fear of it turning to weepy puddles before you can serve your beautiful dessert? Do you wish you could make a batch of that sweet, creamy goodness to keep in the refrigerator to use as a topping for your coffee, hot cocoa, or even fruit without worrying that… Read More Stabilized Sweetened Whipped Cream