Banana Cream & Cherry Trifle

Thanksgiving will soon be here and it tends to be a day when people enjoy the meal a little too much- including me!!  I thought I would share a very simple and LIGHT dessert recipe that might prevent you from having to wear your “buffet pants!” (The ones with the elastic waist!)  I might add that […]

Monkey Bread

Monkey bread.  Why in the world do they call it monkey bread??  I’m still trying to figure it out!?!  I do know that it’s a delicious, gooey, pull apart treat that I should only make once a year! We had it for breakfast and added a cheese stick.  That’s a complete meal right there!! Did […]

Ooey, Gooey Chex Mix

One Christmas, a wonderful neighbor brought over a little treat for our family- Ooey Gooey Chex Mix!  Once I had a bite, I was addicted!  Honestly, I thought about hiding the container so I didn’t have to share with anyone!  Yes, it was THAT GOOD!  Sadly, the neighbor moved to Florida (Miss you, Terry!) but […]

Best Banana Bread

This banana bread has a reputation.  A GOOD reputation!  I started making this bread years ago for my “mail lady” at Christmas and now it is one of her favorites!  I made a mistake one year….I gave her homemade granola for Christmas instead of the bread.  She was gracious and wrote me a thank you […]

How to use up that rhubarb- part 1 (Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler)

This Rhubarb recipe is very near and dear to my heart…it’s a family recipe from my Great Aunt- I know she would be thrilled that I am sharing this recipe!! (Scroll down to see the recipe in it’s entirety.) For this recipe, you will need 2 cups of rhubarb and 2 cups of strawberries.  (You […]

Funfetti Bars…Valentine’s Day Edition!!

As a treat for my family on Valentines Day, I decided to make them some Funfetti bars for dessert!  This recipe originates from my friend, Michele who was really into making food “fun” and festive.  Here we go…. Here are the ingredients….(full recipe below) First you open your funfetti cake mix and dump it into […]

Peach Thing

    I am so blessed to have friends and family who have wonderful recipes!!  The best part is…they SHARE their recipes with me!  One of the reasons I started this blog is to be able to share MY recipes with others, so—here we go!  This recipe came from my Mom’s parents, Dorothy and Lloyd […]