Dump-It Tex-Mex Soup

Made this for dinner the other night and the boys have been chowing down on it, they been eating it like salsa with Naan Chips. 2 (15.5 oz each) cans diced tomatoes, undrained 1 (15.5. oz) can pinto beans, undrained 1 (15.5 oz) can black beans, undrained 1 (15 oz) can corn, undrained 1 (4.5 … Continue reading

Lemon Pesto Pasta

I am aware that this perhaps does not look that good however if you love lemon, then you will absolutely love this pasta, it was to die for! pesto 2 whole lemons 4 cloves garlic, peeled 1/2 cup almonds 1/2 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper pasta 16 oz pasta of your … Continue reading

Easy Sour Cream Chocolate Bundt Cake

I wish I was eating a piece of this for breakfast right now instead of this silly protein bar!  Courtney and Jaren came over for dinner the other night and when she comes for dinner, there must be chocolate cake for dessert! 1 cup butter 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 cup water 2 eggs 2 … Continue reading

The Best M & M Cookies

I guess the title says it all . . . 3/4 cup butter, softened 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 egg 2 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 (3.4 oz) box instant vanilla pudding 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups flour 1 1/2 cups mini or regular M & Ms 1  Preheat … Continue reading

German Sausage and Cabbage Soup

Here is a very yummy and very speedy dinner idea for you, I’m pretty sure it took less than 30 minutes to prepare.  The use of coleslaw mix and frozen hash brown potatoes cuts way down on the prep time and make this meal so quick to fix and bonus, it’s delicious too! 1 tablespoon … Continue reading

Lemon Sugar Cookie Bars

Treats for a friend yesterday who likes lemon sugar cookies but I didn’t really have time to make those so thought I’d try these instead, they were delicious! bars 2 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon lemon zest 10 tablespoons butter, softened 1 egg 1 … Continue reading

Minecraft Fondant Birthday Cake

My friend Michelle texted and asked if I would make a Minecraft birthday cake for her twin boys who were turning 7, after asking what Minecraft was and then doing a bit of googling, I said yes and this is the result.  I think it came out pretty cute.  The bottom is a 10″ vanilla … Continue reading

Baby Rattle Cupcakes

I made these for my cute friend Jessica’s baby shower this morning.  They were pretty easy to make and came out pretty cute. 1 batch cupcakes, your choice (I made lemon white chocolate chip) 1 batch frosting, your choice (I used my favorite Buttercream Icing) 1 – 2 bags large gumdrops paper straws, cut in … Continue reading

Salted Caramel Crumble Bars

My son Zach got his tonsils out on Wednesday so I’ve been sticking close to home to take care of him.  My daughter Courtney came over to visit last night so I made some dinner and these little bars of yummyness!  Salted Caramel is my new favorite, right after chocolate of course and these were … Continue reading