Oatmeal Carmelitas

These Oatmeal Carmelitas are a quick go to dessert. This one of my new favorite recipes. Servings: 24 bars Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour More »

Georgia Aquarium {Staycation 2014}

We recently took a trip to Atlanta over the 4th of July weekend for a little staycation. We got the City Pass, which kept us busy the 3 days we were there More »

Cruise 2012 {Day 1}

Here’s my first of probably at least 7 posts about our cruise earlier this month that will include lots of cruising tips. They may be a little spread out, but I’m just More »

Mummy Magnet {Halloween craft}

Makes: 1 Making Time: 10-20 minutes depending on age Materials: Wooden ice cream spoon White glue 2 googly eyes 1 magnet (or instead of making a magnet you can use a safety More »

Chimichangas

This is a recipe for one of my favorite Mexican dishes, Chimichangas. My kids love this recipe. Makes: 4-8 servings Prep Time: 35 min Cook Time: 15-20 min Ingredients 1 lb. ground More »

 

Minute Maid Park {Houston, TX}

Today for my Places I’ve Been… series, I’m taking you Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. I’ll admit that the home of the Astros is not the most picturesque ballpark I’ve ever been to, but it does have a couple of cool features.

MinuteMaidParkHoustonAstros

31 Days of Must Read Cookbooks {Day 23}

31 Days Of Must Read Cookbooks

I’m taking part in the 31 days challenge this year. As a collector of great cookbooks, I decided to share 31 must read cookbooks. Some of these books will be books that are part of my collection that I have found useful through the years, while others are books I come across in the library.

The Kitchn Cookbook

Praline Cookies

I love pralines, but often find them to be so sweet that one bite is plenty. When I found this recipe for Praline Cookies, I knew it had to jump to the top of my list. When I made them recently, I was not disappointed in the least! So good.

PralineCookiesServings: 24
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:
1/2 cup softened butter
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar (I used dark)
1 large egg
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans
1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (optional – I didn’t use for the first go around.)

31 Days of Must Read Cookbooks {Day 22}

31 Days Of Must Read Cookbooks

I’m taking part in the 31 days challenge this year. As a collector of great cookbooks, I decided to share 31 must read cookbooks. Some of these books will be books that are part of my collection that I have found useful through the years, while others are books I come across in the library.

Hungry Girl 1-2-3

Nutella Pumpkin Bites

Nutella Pumpkin Bites - a simple and different recipe great for dessert, snack, or even brunch.Servings: 24
Prep Time: 5 minutes + 30 minutes to chill
Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:
1 cup of Nutella
1/3 cup of pumpkin pure
1/2 cup of confectioner’s sugar
crescent rolls or homemade dough

31 Days of Must Read Cookbooks {Day 21}

31 Days Of Must Read Cookbooks

I’m taking part in the 31 days challenge this year. As a collector of great cookbooks, I decided to share 31 must read cookbooks. Some of these books will be books that are part of my collection that I have found useful through the years, while others are books I come across in the library.

Family Favorite Recipes by Gooseberry Patch

Pizza Dough You Can Throw {Bread Machine}

When I found this pizza dough recipe at first I was like, “Oh, I don’t need another pizza dough recipe.” But then, I just realized this one had a few less ingredients than the other Pizza Dough Recipe that I usually use, so I decided to give it a shot. When I started rolling it out, something made me pick it up and start stretching it out with my fists and I tossed it up. It tossed beautifully! I was kind-a pumped. :)

Bread Machine Pizza Dough Recipe - If you're looking for a dough you can throw, this is it!Servings: 1-2 pizzas
Prep Time: 1 and half hours (bread machine time)
Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:
1 1/4 cup of warm water
1 tbs. extra virgin olive oil
1 tbs. honey
3 cups of all purpose flour
1 tsp. salt
3 tsp. active dry yeast

31 Days of Must Read Cookbooks {Day 20}

31 Days Of Must Read Cookbooks

I’m taking part in the 31 days challenge this year. As a collector of great cookbooks, I decided to share 31 must read cookbooks. Some of these books will be books that are part of my collection that I have found useful through the years, while others are books I come across in the library.

Baking Illustrated

iPhoneography {Week 40}

Another week down…I can’t believe how quickly time flies by.

October 12-18, 2014

31 Days of Must Read Cookbooks {Day 19}

31 Days Of Must Read Cookbooks

I’m taking part in the 31 days challenge this year. As a collector of great cookbooks, I decided to share 31 must read cookbooks. Some of these books will be books that are part of my collection that I have found useful through the years, while others are books I come across in the library.

Jell-O Collection: 3 Cookbooks in 1 - 01