Deluxe Spiced Tea Mix Recipe

November 18, 2011

I had a Sunday School teacher that would make this every year when I was young.  She always called it “Russian Tea.”  The smell of it brings back such memories.  This is a great mix to give as a gift during the holidays. Deluxe Spiced Tea Mix Recipe               […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Spread

November 17, 2011

I could eat this by the spoonful. And I did. But it’s supposed to be for bread or toast. And it’s wonderful on that, too.  The recipe says kids love it, but hey, I love it too!   Chocolate PB Spread 1/2 c. chocolate chips 2 T. hard butter 1 c. peanut butter Melt the […]

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Pecan Squares

November 16, 2011

This is a good alternative to pecan pie.  Great for parties and pot lucks! Pecan Squares Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 2/3 cup powdered sugar 3/4 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup honey 2/3 cup butter 3 tablespoons whipping cream 3 1/2 cups coarsely chopped pecans Preparation Sift together 2 […]

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Quick & Easy Vegetable Soup

October 31, 2011

I made this a few weeks ago for someone that is in my husband’s Sunday School class and again this past Sunday for lunch.  The first time I did it on the stove top and the second time I made it in the crock pot.  Both times it turned out great.  A great quick meal! […]

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Witch Hat Cookies

October 27, 2011

This is a great little treat to make for Halloween parties at school or for your own Halloween party!  The greatest thing about them….there’s NO baking involved : ) Witch Hat Cookies Ingredients 1 package fudge stripe cookies 1 package hershey’s kisses tube of orange icing Directions Turn desired amount of fudge strip cookies upside […]

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Pumpkin Muffins

October 26, 2011

I have seen this floating around Pinterest and thought I’d give it a try.  I’m not a huge fan of pumpkiny things but a friend said that it didn’t have a real heavy pumpkin taste.  For having just 2 ingredients, WOW!  These are some tasty little things and SO moist!  I also added a little […]

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Owl Cupcakes

October 15, 2011

Oh my goodness, these owl cupcakes are too cute!  I saw them on Pinterest and followed on to the blog post to see how they’re made.  They are so easy!  A perfect little goodie for your child’s Halloween party at school or for a fall/Thanksgiving party!  Check out Kara’s Party Ideas for other great Halloween […]

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Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

October 14, 2011

These are a great little cookie.  A parent of a little boy in my MDO class at church brought me some and I asked her if she wouldn’t mind sharing her recipe : ) These are kind of a combination of a sugar cookie and tea cake…and I love it!  I could eat about 20 […]

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Pumpkin Dip

October 8, 2011

A friend just told me about this recipe today (along with another one that I will be sharing soon) and knew I had to try it.  It sounded so good! (and of course easy!)  It’s a great treat to whip up for a party or just to have to snack on at home.  Pick up […]

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Homemade Mashed Potatoes

June 9, 2011

There’s nothing better than some good ‘ol homemade mashed potatoes!  This is a recipe for traditional, homemade mashed potatoes and they turn out perfect every time! Homemade Mashed Potatoes Ingredients 6 Medium Russet Potatoes, peeled and cubed 1/2 Cup warm Milk 1/2 Cup Butter or Margerine 3/4 Teaspoon Salt Dash Pepper Directions Place potatoes in […]

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