Our New Summer Fave – Lollipop Cookies!

lollipop cookies

My kids love to help me in the kitchen. Is that a good thing? I guess but I am always torn between “This is so fun!” and “This is so annoying!” My goals are usually to keep them entertained for a short while, to end up with something yummy that makes us all happy, and to make it into some kind of lesson.  (We homeschool, so they end up with a mini math lesson when we measure … [Read more...]

Cast Iron Enchilada Bake

cast iron enchilada bake

Once upon a time I was low on grocery money and high on random pantry ingredients and fridge leftovers. Often times this will result in breakfast for dinner or a mix and match meal. But, one night, the magic must have flew into my kitchen because something truly wonderful occurred. It's called Cast Iron Enchilada Bake and it's now a regular rotation on our list of favorite … [Read more...]

Ice Cream Recipes For National Ice Cream Month!


In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day. Good thinking because it sure is hot outside! So we've rounded up some perfect recipes for you to stuff your face with celebrate this delicious food holiday.Ice Cream Sandwiches- Taste Of Home Homemade cookies using cake mix with ice … [Read more...]

Breakfast Burrito Bowl


I've always been a breakfast lover. Morning, noon, night - breakfast food seems to hit the spot. Carbs and sweets are usually my favorite so whether it's waffles, french toast, pancakes or cinnamon rolls, sign me up for a hearty serving ... maybe even seconds!Lately though, I've been curbing the sugar fest and opting for protein rich meals. These breakfast burrito bowls do … [Read more...]

Fourth of July Pie


It's America's birthday and what better way to celebrate than with a bit of pie? This recipe is one of our family's favorites and berry placement is the perfect activity for little ones who are eager to join you in the kitchen.Fourth of July PieIngredients1 - 9 inch graham cracker crust 4 oz cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 - 9 oz container … [Read more...]