Mint Sugar

I decided to give growing mint in my garden a try this year so I planted 1 mint plant and it is enormous already!  I started looking for some ways to use the mint and found this recipe for mint sugar on a blog called “The Nerdy Farm  Wife”.  It was really easy to make … Continue reading

Sweet and Sour Pork

The two hungry boys who live at my house love shredded pork so I’m always on the lookout for new pork recipes and this one looked like one they would like, it’s from a blog called “Coleen’s Recipes”.  I have to say that I didn’t ever try it because I made if for them right … Continue reading

Nacho Cheese Sauce

The Young Women and Young Men from church came over last week for a pool party and I decided to make them nachos for a party treat.  Found this recipe for homemade nacho cheese sauce and decided to give it a try.  It comes from a blog called “Part Time House Wife” and the kids … Continue reading

Pink Lemonade Chex Party Mix

And the other tasty Chex mix for the girls the other night, almost as yummy as the sugar cookie mix.  The pink lemonade seasoning packet came with a box of Chex cereal I bought to make the Peanut Butter Brownie Puppy Chow for the girls a little while back.  I bought the cereal at Target … Continue reading

Sugar Cookie Chex Party Mix

It was out last camp activity before heading off to camp at the end of the month so I made the girls a couple of different kinds of Chex mix for a treat.  They were both delicious but I think this was my favorite.  You can find the original recipe on the Chex website. 6 … Continue reading

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

Because really, what is the one thing that Strawberry Shortcakes are missing?  Chocolate!  We went to a dear friend’s baby blessing yesterday with a luncheon before and so I of course volunteered to make treats.  These were perfect, summery and light and yummy, just the right amount of chocolate.  The recipe comes from “My Recipes”.  … Continue reading

Grilled Corn on the Cob

I think this might be the way that we eat corn on the cob from now on.  I decided to experiment on the 4th by grilling the corn.  I brushed them with butter and lightly salted and peppered them and then wrapped them in foil.  Bob put them on the grill on low to medium … Continue reading

Oreo Truffle Flag

Happy day after the 4th of July!  Yesterday I made this Oreo Truffle Flag for the fam in celebration of Independence Day, I think it came out so cute!  And it tasted even better.  The inspiration came from Betty Crocker, but I decided to go with Oreo Truffles instead of cake balls, recipe for the … Continue reading

No Bake Eclair Cake

The Young Women were over for a swim party this week and I got to make some treats for them so I decided to try another no bake dessert and this one is amazing!  It’s so easy that when I was making it, I was pretty sure that it wasn’t going to be that good … Continue reading

BLT Grilled Pizza

For Father’s Day we got the hubs this pizza oven that you put on top of your barbeque.  It sounded like a great idea since he loves to grill and we all love pizza.  Sounded like a great idea but didn’t turn out quite so well, at least not the first time around.  We’re hoping … Continue reading