easy cheesey dip

Easy Cheesey Dip

Calling all cheese lovers, have I got a dip for you!  Easy Cheesey Dip!  This dip has cheese, cheese and more cheese in it.  There is so much cheese in it that I can’t believe I even like it.  I generally do not eat cheese unless it’s on a sub, on a cheeseburger or on pizza.  I may eat it… Read More
baked chicken pie

Baked Chicken Pie – Classic Comfort Food

When the weather gets cool I crave warm comfort food.  Soups and stews are two of my favorite comfort foods.  Another  favorite is baked chicken pie.  Some people call it pot pie but to me that’s not the same thing.  Maybe baked pot pie but for me I only know it as baked chicken pie. For me, pot pie was… Read More
sweet and salty smores

Sweet and Salty S’mores

With Summer in full swing there is nothing we love more than to end our week with a bonfire.  Not just any bonfire but a fire in our homemade oil tank fire pit.  You can read how we made it here. Anyway, the last time we were hanging out around the fire the girls decided they wanted s’mores and of… Read More
salted toffee chocolate squares

Salted Chocolate Toffee Squares

Ever since my sister in law introduced me to these Salted Chocolate Toffee Squares I have been making them for picnics, get togethers and pretty much any other special occasion I can come up with.  These delicious little squares are not only addicting but are also very easy to make.  They’re so easy to throw together with little clean up,… Read More
easy peasy monkey bread

Easy Peasy Monkey Bread

I come from a family of dessert lovers.  Well, really a family who just loves eating anything remotely resembling a sweet, carb filled after dinner or anytime treat.  I personally love all things gooey, chewy, creamy, dreamy, scooped, fried or baked.  There aren’t too many sweets that I would turn away. One of my favorite snacks to make is Monkey… Read More
sweet and savory hamburg barbecue

Hamburg Barbecue

My Grandma Neiman made THE best hamburg barbecue ever!  She always made a big pot of it on special occasions.  I remember eating it on Christmas Eve when the whole family would gather at her house.  We would eat supper then everyone would crowd into the living room and open gifts and finally we’d head off to candle light service. … Read More
quick and easy yogurt parfait

Quick and Easy Yogurt Parfait

Sometimes my kids surprise me by asking me for a healthy snack.  Out of both daughters, one likes fruit the other likes vegetables so I guess I should consider that a win?  Well both kiddos like my Yogurt Parfaits.  These are so easy and can be tailored to use whatever fruit you choose.  My two faves are strawberries and blueberries… Read More
five minute fudge

Five Minute Fudge

  My Grandma Weaver made the best fudge.  She made peanut butter fudge and chocolate fudge and both were delicious.  Apparently she used the recipe on the Fluff container which suggests using the ‘soft ball test’.  For those of you wondering what that is here’s a quick explanation.  When you’ve boiled your ingredients the suggested time, you drop a couple… Read More