Homemade Peppermint Ice Cream

Homemade Peppermint Ice Cream is one of my all time favorite treats!  I will admit that I make this recipe all year long! Yes it is that yummy! This ice cream was made at lots of family parties growing up with my moms side of the family. This recipe originally came from my aunt and has been passed down from generation to generation. It is perfect just by itself or on top of a warm brownie and even better is with homemade hot fudge. Here is my favorite ice cream maker! Homemade Peppermint Ice Cream 3 eggs 3 cups sugar 1 …

Krusteaz Bakers Dozen Holiday Recipes

Krusteaz Bakers Dozen Holiday Recipes

Working with Krusteaz this year has been so much fun! And another benefit of being a part of the Bakers Dozen is being able to meet and work with such an amazing group of bloggers. I love to see what we all create using their mixes! I am always surprised at the variety of different recipes that we come up with when given the same general topic! If you have not seen the holiday recipe I created for Krusteaz check it out here. And then do yourself a favor and check out these other amazing recipes created by the other …

Apricot-Pistachio Rolled Pork

  With the holiday season quickly approaching I feel like I am constantly looking for great recipes for upcoming parties and events. Whether it is a appetizer, dessert, or a main dish I am always looking for a nicer dish then the average everyday meal. This recipe is what I would like to call a “special occasion” main dish. I would not typically spend this amount of time on a week night meal. In fact when I was making this on a Saturday my husband asked if I was bringing dinner to someone or having people over haha. I actually …

Halloween Food Ideas

Halloween Food Ideas

I feel like with Halloween food it is all about getting a good visual ideas of fun and festive Halloween foods. Here is a collaboration of a few Halloween foods that I made last year! Most of them aren’t much of a recipe but just a vision. So if you have any questions or need any more info let me know and I will send it on over to you! Halloween is one of my favorite times baking in the kitchen with my mom. Majority of these dishes come from her. We have our annual “spooky dinner” the Sunday before …

The Best Dinner Rolls Recipe

Dinner Rolls Recipe Bread is everyones favorite addition to a delicious dinner meal! Follow this recipe to see how I make the best dinner rolls. Everyone needs a good dinner roll recipe! These are some rolls that my family has a couple times a month. My mom has made them since I was a little girl and continues to make them for me and my family. They are so yummy with butter on them or honey or jam is my sons favorite. But I think my favorite thing is eating them with ham and cheese the day after! They are …

Easter Bunny Tails

  I love Spring and I love Easter! I feel like this time in my life my kids are at the perfect age for Easter! My boys are 5 and 3 and baby girl is 18 months! I cannot wait for Easter egg hunts this year! There is so many fun treats out there for Easter and these Easter Bunny Tails are no exception! We packaged them up with a cute label and handed them out to people along with mini carrot cakes and bunny bait that will be posted later this week!     Easter Bunny Tails   1 cup butter, …

Carrot Cake with Thick Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting Carrot cake is an absolute must this time of year and this recipe will teach you how to make it absolutely perfect! The trick is have a thick cream cheese frosting and a moist inside. Do you love cake as much as I do? Check out my other recipes! Chocolate Bundt Cake Banana Bread Coffee Cake Better Than “Anything” Cake         If there is any dessert that screams Easter to me it is Carrot Cake. And luckily it is my husbands favorite! That is always his birthday cake of choice! This …

St Patricks Day Meal

St Patricks Day Meal

It feels like all over Pinterest during this time of year is fun things to eat, craft, or decorate for St.  Patricks Day. I always pin a million things and plan to do them with my kids but rarely does it ever happen. (Hopefully I’m not the only one) I was out of town with my kids while my husband worked the days leading up to this holiday. So when I returned home I was exhausted, had a pile of laundry to do, and was trying to pick my battles. So the unpacking and laundry was set aside to make this fun …

Mini Toasted Coconut Pistachio Cream Pie

Mini Toasted Coconut Pistachio Cream Pie

        With St. Patricks Day right around the corner its seems like all over Pinterest has been festive “green” recipes! And for some reason I have spent way too much time thinking and coming up with my own St. Patricks Day fun recipes! I also realized that food items dyed green aren’t always that appetizing haha!   When Diamond Nuts contacted me and asked if they could send me some of their NEW! Shelled Pistachios I knew I could have some fun with them. And since pistachios are my husbands favorite he didn’t mind either. The only problem was telling him …

Sugar Cookies Recipe

Sugar Cookies Recipe – from Scratch! Ever wonder how to make perfect, fluffy sugar cookies from scratch? This is the recipe for you!     There is nothing that says “I love you” more in our house than freshly baked sugar cookies! My husband absolutely loves sugar cookies! I also think that my husband would say nothing is more sexy then watching my wife make sugar cookies haha. So you can tell in our home if there was 1 thing that I could make for my husband for Valentine’s Day that would make him happy sugar cookies is where it …