The Best Chicken Soup Ever

I don’t know if this is the best chicken soup ever since I’m pretty sure I haven’t tasted all of the chicken soups but that’s what the “Budget Savvy Diva” calls it so that’s what I’ll call it even though I deviated from her recipe quite a bit. 30 ounces chicken broth (I only ended … Continue reading

Butterfinger Blondies

Some treats to go with dinner for my friend Julie and her family.  I’m not gonna lie, I saved a couple for us and they were delicious!  The recipe comes from “Six Sisters’ Stuff”.  Bob loves Butterfingers so he loved these too! blondies: 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar … Continue reading

Taco Casserole with a Surprise Crust

I made dinner this week for a dear friend who had surgery.  I actually made two of these so that my boys could try it too because I knew that they would love this and they did!  The recipe comes from a blog called “Cents Less”.  It was easy, quick and yummy which, as we … Continue reading

Topsy Turvey Dinosaur Fondant Wedding Cake

Here is Ken and Sonja’s official wedding cake – a topsy turvey cake with polka dots in Sonja’s wedding colors topped with adorable bride and groom dinosaurs!  I think this cake came out really cute and was perfect for them!  The cake is a brown sugar cake taken from the White Almond Sour Cream cake … Continue reading

Movie Slate Fondant Groom’s Cake

Two of my cute friend’s got married on Saturday and the bride asked if we would make the wedding cake and a groom’s cake too.  Since I work with them both in the movie biz, we decided to do a slate cake for the groom’s cake.  The groom used to work for Nat Geo and … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Pecan Coffee Cake

Dinner last night with the fam plus my nephew Wyett and my niece Amber and her family.  I made spaghetti with my homemade sauce, a salad, some easy homemade rolls and this beautiful cake for dessert.  It said it was a coffee cake but I just drizzled some frosting on it and it was good … Continue reading

White Bean and Ham Soup

Trying to use up the last of the Christmas ham.  I haven’t tried this one yet but Bob said it was delicious.  The recipe comes from a blog called “Dashing Dish”. soup: 4 cups chicken broth (or one 32 oz box)  ( I used four 14.5 oz cans) 1 1/2 cups (12 oz) ham, diced … Continue reading