Homemade Oreos

Made these beauties with my beautiful girls from church tonight!  So much fun and so yummy!  The recipe comes from a blog called “pen n’ paperflowers studio and design”. cookie ingredients: 1 Devil’s Food cake mix 2 eggs 1/2 cup oil vanilla cream filling: 1/4 cup room temperature, unsalted butter 1/4 cup vegetable shortening 2 … Continue reading

Paula Deen’s Mountain Dew Cake

I have a friend at work who is a huge Mountain Dew Throwback fan so when I saw this recipe on Pinterest, I knew just who to make it for!  It comes from a blog called “The Big Red Pot”.  Can’t tell you how it tastes obviously but it smelled pretty good while baking, won’t … Continue reading

Cafe Rio Chicken

So here’s what’s left of the 2 pounds of Cafe Rio chicken that I made for lunch/dinner today.  Cafe Rio is one of my husband’s favorite restaurants so I thought I’d give this recipe a try and I was not disappointed!  It was really easy to make and tasted awesome!  The recipe comes from a … Continue reading

Outrageous Chocolate Cookies

What better way to spend a day off work than making cookies?  These are a Martha Stewart recipe and will please the chocolate lover at your house, actually please may not be a big enough word, they will send the chocolate lover at your house into a blissful state of joy!  🙂  (If such a … Continue reading


How fast can 2 able bodied reasonably talented in the kitchen young ladies (ok, 1 youngish lady and 1 younger lady) put together a birthday cake?  Turns out the answer is pretty darn fast!  Yesterday was Jaren’s (my daughter’s fiance) dad’s birthday and Courtney wanted to make him a cake but it was like 7:30 … Continue reading

Mini Chocolate Cupcakes

And the last dessert from Courtney’s bridal shower, adorable little chocolate cupcakes.  The recipe for the mini cupcakes comes from a blog called “Baking Bites” while the presentation idea comes from another blog called “Savannah Smiled”.  I love the presentation with the mini cupcakes sitting in a plastic goblet on top of candies and then … Continue reading

Applesauce Cinnamon Quick Bread

I found these adorable little tiny paper loaf pans at that same store in SLC, “Gygis”, where I found the candy mold.  That place is heaven for people who love all things food like me!  There is a coffee cake that I make which is very cinnamony so I thought I’d make some tiny loaves … Continue reading