Cake Mix Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches


I volunteered to be in charge of dessert for our cul de sac 4th of July celebration.  Celebrating together as neighbors has been a tradition for as long as we have lived in our home – over 20 years. It is a much anticipated party!  I decided I needed to do something really fun for dessert.  I love getting my guests involved in putting their food together so I decided to provide all the makings for ice cream sandwiches.  I’ll be back tomorrow with all the details on how I [Continue Reading...]

Monday Inspiration Linky Party


Hey, hey, hey, party people! Hoping you all had a lovely weekend {a holiday weekend for lots of us}! We’re ready to kick off July with another inspiring party full of your fabulousness! We’re so glad you’re here to party with us! During the week, we love to feature lots of your links on our social media outlets, using the hashtag #InspirationMonday. Feel free to follow us on social media below to check out all of the ongoing  #InspirationMonday fun>>>  I Should Be Mopping the Floor | Redhead Can Decorate | Refresh Restyle  Scattered [Continue Reading...]

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have a lot of hobbies, things I like to do.  The list includes, sewing, gardening, reading, scrapbooking, family history, learning French, and I am sure there are a few more. Also on that list is experimenting with chocolate chip cookie recipes.  I love a good chocolate chip cookie and over the years I have tried dozens and dozens of different recipes.  I probably try 2-3 a month.  I always think I am going to find a better, more perfect chocolate chip cookie.  Most of the times I don’t and [Continue Reading...]

Steak Bites

Steak Bittes

  Today I’ve got a recipe redo for you.  The photos in the original post were so bad it just had to have a redo.  I had actually taken the original photos at the dinner table as we were sitting down to eat and the lighting was terrible.  I have made these twice in the last few weeks because they are so easy and delicious.  If you are eating Paleo or Whole30 these work great. Here’s the original post with new photos! I have a confession to make! I skipped [Continue Reading...]

No Bake Banana Split Dessert

Banana Split Dessert

Today’s recipes is another one of those oldies but goodies.  I have had it in my recipe file for over 30 years and it originally belonged to my mother.  It is on a nice little type written 3 x 5 index card in my collection of recipes.  I remember spending hours on my typewriter typing out all my recipes!  Now all I have to do is log onto my blog. I served today’s recipe at a farewell dinner party for a sister missionary in our ward this past week.  Her [Continue Reading...]

Chocolate Snack Cake

Chocolate Snack Cake

Today we’ve got our second installment of Kids Can Cook.  If you missed the first one be sure and check out Bread in a Bag! Chocolate Snack Cake is the perfect solution to summer boredom or hunger!  When the kids say they are bored – put them to work in the kitchen.  Let the kids make their own treat.  It is a great after school snack too and will keep the kids busy. They will also learn a few things along the way. Tip One: One of the things I [Continue Reading...]