Baked, Dessert, Recipes

Apple Cider Cookies

Do you like chewy or hard cookies? My Pop Pop loved hard-crunchy cookies. I prefer a soft chewy center  : ) I can't believe how fast the summer days flew by. Which leads us to my favorite season in 13 days, Autumn! The leaves are starting to change, football officially started, caramel apples arrived and… Continue reading Apple Cider Cookies

Happiness is homemade, Home Cooking, Recipes

Glazed Rainbow Carrots and Green Beans

Rainbow carrots : ) Have you tried them? I think there's a subtle difference in flavor. Fun facts --- one person consumes over 10,000 carrots in their lifetime. Carrots are the second most popular type of vegetable after potatoes. I've made brown sugar glazed carrots in the past and wanted to try something new. Balsamic… Continue reading Glazed Rainbow Carrots and Green Beans

My Style, Rustic Refinish

Rustic Refinish, Coffee table

Rustic beginner! I purchased this cheap coffee table at a craft sale two years ago. A couple friend's have a talent for sanding & staining furniture. Their finished work always looks amazing and considered asking them to refinish this table. My a-ha moment --- DIY! This beginner is looking forward to a fresh farmhouse style… Continue reading Rustic Refinish, Coffee table

Happiness is homemade, Home Cooking, Recipes

Gruyere Thyme Rolls

Easy homemade dinner rolls! I purchased crab legs (one of my favorites AND a big thanks to Labor Day sales)!! I wanted to add a little something on the side. So, I baked up these guys.  I couldn't resist dipping a couple of pieces into the butter & it made the roll extra yummy. If… Continue reading Gruyere Thyme Rolls

Dessert, Happiness is homemade, Recipes

Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry shortcake! When I was a little girl, I liked the Strawberry Shortcake cartoon so much. As an adult, I like the dessert even better. In the past, I've made this dessert in a trifle bowl --- known for its pretty presentation. Layering a mason jar "nicely" with custard and strawberry glaze was definitely a… Continue reading Strawberry Shortcake

Baked, Food for the Soul, Home Cooking

Macaroni and Cheese Donuts

Take a cheese! When my son was 3 yrs old he picked up his Mom Mom's camera and said "take a cheese". Lol! Evidently we used the old 'Say cheese' photo-op moments often. Moving on to the cheesy business... I made something really good but really bad. Stirred up some homemade macaroni n' cheese... as… Continue reading Macaroni and Cheese Donuts

Baked, Dessert, Home made

Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Pizookie! It sounds like a game, right?...but it's not. Pizookie is an old latin term --- combines the two words pizza and cookie together. Pizookie aka chocolate chip skillet cookie. Cooked in a cast iron skillet and served with ice cream melting perfectly on top. Creating the ultimate dessert-a-lish! I experienced this mega yumminess for… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie