Turtle Cookies

I knew I wanted to make these turtle cookies the moment I discovered these baking caramel bits HERE.  These changed my life when it comes to caramel.  I love baking and making caramel apples with traditional caramels, but I HATE unwrapping every individual piece.  It takes forever!  Now I can have my cake and eat … [Read more...]

Cake Mix Coffee Cake

I am a big fan of coffee cake. I am even a bigger fan of it when I can skip a couple steps to get it done quicker! This cake mix coffee cake is light and fluffy, yet moist and delicious. It is so easy to do and I almost always have all the ingredients … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Popcorn

You don’t have to spend a lot of money on expensive gourmet popcorn – you can make your own at home.  This White Chocolate Popcorn is every bit as good as something you would find in a gourmet popcorn shop.  It is so easy to make.  All you need is 3 ingredients and a microwave. … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cherry Cake

This Chocolate Cherry Cake made with Jell-O gelatin and Jell-O pudding tastes just like you are biting into a juicy cherry chocolate – maybe even better!  This is a variation on our Raspberry Lemon Cake that is also found on our website.  Both cakes make a cold, refreshing dessert.  The cake is so moist and … [Read more...]

Triple Chocolate Trifle

If you are looking for something easy and absolutely delicious to take to your next BBQ/block party/potluck, this, my friend, is it. You will be loved by all. The last time we made this triple chocolate trifle it was literally polished within minutes. I am not kidding– the bowl was practically licked clean. The time … [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...]

Spiced Molasses Cookies

These Spiced Molasses Cookies remind me of the 4th of July and other special occasions… mostly because of who they remind me of.  My wonderful mother-in-law, whom we lovingly refer to as “Grandma Blick” made these cookies often.  We spent as many 4th of July’s with her as we could.  She lived in the small … [Read more...]

Orange Pineapple Cake

This Orange Pineapple Cake is a perfect dessert for summer gatherings with family and friends.  Our dear family friend, Mary Alice, brought this cake to us and we loved it so much I had to get the recipe.  We have made it many times since and it always turns out great!  It is so light … [Read more...]

Frozen Banana Split Dessert

This Frozen Banana Split Dessert is the perfect recipe if you are feeding a crowd.  It is easy to make and inexpensive when you consider one recipe makes up to 24 servings.  My daughter turned 21 a few days ago, and we were having a big family dinner to celebrate.  I thought after 20 years of … [Read more...]

Grilled Artichokes with Lemon Mayo Dip

Grilled Artichokes are one of my very favorite appetizers/side dishes!  I am seriously crazy about them right now, I can’t get enough!  I like my vegetables but these are by far my favorite!!  And they are low in calories, less than 40 calories per artichoke half!  Of course, after we are through with them that number is … [Read more...]