Chocolate Chip Pizza

Made a couple of these for an activity with the Young Women at church last night and lucky for us there were a few pieces left over and they were scrumptious!  That is all. 1 (11 oz) refrigerated thin crust pizza dough 1 (15.25 oz) yellow cake mix 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, melted 1 … Continue reading

Easy 30 Minute Minestrone Soup

This weather is maddening!  One day it is in the 70’s and gorgeous and the next it is in the 40’s and raining!  So because of the rain I made a pot of soup last night because this week isn’t looking great for any sunshine. 3 – 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups onion, chopped, … Continue reading

Polka Dot Fondant Birthday Cake

Fun little get together the other night at the church with all the ladies to celebrate the Relief Society’s birthday and they asked if I would make a cake with the theme of polka dots so I happily said yes.  I decided to mix it up just a bit so each level of the cake … Continue reading

Star Wars Dinner

My daughter Courtney and her husband Jaren had not seen the new Star Wars movie so after I bought it at Target I called to see if they wanted to come over to watch it and then decided to make a Star Wars dinner to go along with the movie. Up first we had Vader … Continue reading

The Best Homemade Cheesecake

It was my daughter Courtney’s birthday a couple of weeks ago and she requested cheesecake instead of a birthday cake so I gave it a shot and it came out pretty good!  I don’t love cheesecake so don’t make it ever but this one was easy to make and tasted heavenly!  It wasn’t too cheesy … Continue reading

Zesty Hamburger Soup

This is a great dinner for a chilly day and it makes a lot of soup so leftovers! 1 pound hamburger 2 cups sliced celery 1 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 4 cups water 2 potatoes, cubed 2 cups frozen corn 1 1/2 cups uncooked elbow maccaroni 4 cups V8 juice … Continue reading