Halloween Cookies

Yesterday was Halloween cookie day here!  Woo Hoo!  Love this time of year when I can bake to my heart’s content!  So here are a couple of super easy and super quick Halloween cookie ideas for you. First, Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies, just get a pouch of Betty Crocker Peanut Butter Cookie Mix (or any … Continue reading

Easy No Bake Cookies aka Gorilla Poops

After we went through the school lunch ideas, I had the girls make some no bake cookies.  This recipe is from a blog called “Six Sister’s Stuff”.  They have a post with 50 No Bake dessert ideas, how great is that?  These were really easy to make and the girls had fun making them and, … Continue reading

School Lunch Ideas

The girls all came over to my house last night for our weekly activity where I gave them some school lunch ideas and then we made some no bake treats.  The genesis for all these lunch ideas came from a blog called “Easy Lunchboxes”.  Her blog is amazing so I would recommend checking it out … Continue reading

Garlic Lime Chicken Fajitas

My daughter Courtney recently got engaged and so last night we invited her future in laws over for dinner so that we could meet them.  We decided to do a fajita bar which I’ve never made before.  They turned out pretty great!  We did both chicken and steak fajitas as well as lime rice (recipe … Continue reading

Breakfast at Fanny’s Grill

  Today is my 27th anniversary!  27 years ago I married my sweetie and best friend Bob!  We celebrated on Monday night by going out to dinner at La Jolla Groves restaurant in the Riverwoods and then we went up and spent the night at the Homestead resort in Midway.  After we checked out Tuesday … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

So, I was craving muffins this morning (oh, who am I kidding?  I crave muffins EVERY morning!) and wanted a quick and easy recipe so I went right to Betty Crocker’s website and found this one.  Quick, easy and delicious! 1 egg 2 cups Original Bisquick mix 1 1/4 cups mashed very ripe bananas (2 … Continue reading