Flavorful, no bake, oyster crackers perfect for any occasion involving snacks. New Year’s Eve is approaching, and my family will skip a big meal in favor of a smorgasbord of our favorite homemade snacks and appetizers. There will be little pigs in blankets, Mexican cheese dip with chips, steamed Chinese […]
A family collaboration of bonbons and candies to give as holiday gifts.
When someone titles a post with 2020, you know the theme is going to be all about how things are different in 2020 than in any other year most of us have lived so far. Most years, my mom, two sisters and I get together to make Christmas candy the […]
A flavorful sugar cookie that is thick and will hold it’s shape when baked.
Learn how to make a fully edible chocolate delight.
An autumnal dessert, destined for the family recipe books.
A versatile dessert sauce ready to top, fill, glaze, drizzle, and make all your dessert dreams come true.
If you have the opportunity to pick apples out at an orchard, or even better, from your backyard; this recipe for spiced apple butter is a “must have.” PSA: Apple butter is not butter. It’s apples and spices cooked down to the point of being so thick, it spreads on […]
Tips, tricks, and recipe links for preparing your meals on a road trip.
My thoughts on where/how to stay overnight. Traveling beyond the safety of our home meant nights away from our safe, clean, beds. Choosing places to stay where we would feel safe and how we would manage more than one location also required some thought and consideration. For most of the […]