Baked Chicken Firecrackers

These Chicken Firecrackers make for a great game-day appetizer or a quick after-school snack for the kiddos. They remind me a lot of Southwestern Eggrolls, but they are easier AND they are baked! If you are making these as an appetizer you can cut them in half or in thirds to make for easier eating … [Read more...]

Raspberry Lemon Cake

This Raspberry Lemon Cake made with Jell-O gelatin and Jell-O pudding is a true family favorite!  Because it is kept refrigerated, the cake is cold and refreshing on a hot summer’s day.  As a little girl, I couldn’t get enough!  The cake is so moist and the pudding makes a light and creamy frosting.  I … [Read more...]

Our Version of Taco Time Crisp Bean Burritos

These crisp bean burritos are a great finger-food– perfect for lunches or a quick snack. They remind me of little bean and cheese Chimichangas. Growing up, we were within walking-distance to Taco Time.. in fact.. it was really the only fast-food type restaurant within walking distance for us. I remember being really young and biking … [Read more...]

How to make Panoramic Easter Eggs

Click HERE for detailed instructions! Click HERE for detailed instructions! These panoramic Easter eggs are a tradition in our family. I loved that each year we would get our very own. They were always decorated so beautifully! When we got a little older she would let us help make them. She even came to my … [Read more...]

Buttermilk Ranch Dressing Recipe

There are two things that we BLAZE through at our house. Sriracha and ranch dressing. We go through more ranch dressing than I care to admit. We put it on everything from chicken tenders, to sandwiches, to pizza.. the list goes on and on. If you are a ranch dressing fan like us, you know … [Read more...]

Mini Cherry Cheesecakes

I got this recipe from my bridal shower… and I’m not going to admit how many years ago that was.  With only 6 ingredients, these Mini Cherry Cheesecakes are quick and easy to throw together for dessert and they are YUMMY!  You can get creative and use other toppings other than cherry pie filling.  Some … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Gingerbread House

My daughter, Alexa, gets all the credit for this Gingerbread House – aka “Lexa’s Love Shack.  We usually make a Gingerbread house during the holidays, but didn’t get to it this year.  She was disappointed, so I told her we would make a Valentine’s Day Gingerbread House instead.  She held me to the promise and … [Read more...]