Three Ingredient Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Do you have an extra can of pumpkin puree left over from Thanksgiving?  If so, you might want to try this yummy, and really simple muffin recipe. Jim’s mom was out for a visit last month.  She travels… Read More

Birthday Cupcakes and Puppy Dog Sandwiches

I used to make elaborate cakes for the kids’ birthday’s.  Everything from cakes shaped like Veggie Tales characters to guitars, dolls and trains.  But, eventually my carpal tunnel got the best of me and it became hard to… Read More

White Raspberry Layer Cake

This is a cake we had earlier this week for our daughter’s birthday.  Jim came up with the recipe after seeing a similar expensive cake called The Bomb in an upscale bakery.  And it is “the bomb”, it… Read More

Ways To Use Leftover Oatmeal

In our house, oatmeal is on the menu most mornings.  We have oatmeal and toast Monday thru Friday, I like that it is very nutritious and inexpensive,  it’s a great menu option for our large family.  On the… Read More

Kitchen Help & Chicken Enchilada Casserole

It is 5 o’clock, water from the noodles that are cooking is boiling over, the bread is burning in the oven and there are still veggies to chop, the table to set and not a clean dish to… Read More

A Cinnamon Roll Recipe and a Birthday Breakfast

  This past week we celebrated a birthday in our house.  It has become a tradition in our home to have homemade cinnamon rolls for breakfast on each person’s birthday.  Their cinnamon roll comes complete with a candle… Read More

Bush’s Black Bean Salad Recipe

I love black beans because they are not only good, but very nutritious.  So any time I run across a new recipe that calls for black beans I get excited.  Recently we found this salad recipe on the… Read More

Spencer Family Coffee Cake

One of our favorites!  Perfect for breakfast or with an afternoon cup of coffee, or tea.  Here is the recipe: Spencer Family Coffee Cake Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Batter: 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup oil 2… Read More