• Baked Goods
  • Those Reeces Cookies

    This recipe is another payment in the “family cookbook” series. I’ve been collecting recipes for years and I publish and share them on this blog. A few years ago, I started designating some as “family recipes.” To garner this status the recipe must have been cooked by us at least a handful of times and […]

  • Baked Goods
  • Lemonade Layer Cake

    Matt’s birthday always seems to get lost in the shuffle. It’s not because he’s not incredibly important to me and the kids, but because things are always going on, it seems. Graduations, Mother’s Day, etc. He also doesn’t like to make a big deal about birthdays and generally buys himself whatever he wants during the […]

  • Cookbook Challenge
  • Lemon Pudding Cakes

    I think my give-a-darn must have been broken last night when I was trying to make dinner. My parents brought the kids back to our house and I made the easiest meal ever, spaghetti, forĀ  dinner and Matt whipped up this dessert, Lemon Pudding Cakes (from Great Food Fast, in case you’re in the dark). […]

  • Baked Goods
  • Banana Cupcakes

    For Tabby’s birthday dessert she wanted Dirt Dessert. With all of the processed this and that, it is not something I would normally condone, but what the heck? You only turn five once, so that is what we made. But she also got to bring a treat to school to share with her friends during […]

  • Desserts
  • Smores Cookies

    Since Tabby was born, we’ve been going to Zoolights every year. And as is tradition, we bring a warm beverage in our thermoses (pretty much the only time we use them) and a treat to go with them. This time, inspired by a pin on one of my boards, we made these s’more “cookies” they […]

  • Baked Goods
  • Oreo Truffles

    from: Theresa Nichols Ingredients 8oz cream cheese 1 pkg Oreos 24 oz semi sweet baking chocolate Directions Process Oreos in food processor to make fine crumbs. Combine 2.5 cups ore crumbs with cream cheese and form into balls. Melt chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly. Dip balls into chocolate and sprinkle with remaining crumbs. Allow […]