My Travel Essentials!

My Travel Essentials Is anyone else just ready to jump on a plane to go anywhere, like actually anywhere? I have been daydreaming about traveling again just to use these travel essentials I love! I’m on my way to a girls trip in Hawaii after months of planning! My family LOVEs to travel and we take several trips every single year. It is such a fun way for us to bond and spend time together as a family. They have become some of our favorite memories! Traveling so frequently has helped me narrow down the essentials for any trip and …

Magic Cookie Bars

Magic Cookie Bars Layered cookie bars are the ultimate dessert bar, in my opinion. They are absolutely delicious!   Magic Cookie Bars instructions 1/2 cup margarine or butter 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 14 oz eagle brand milk 6 oz chocolate chips 1 cup sweetened coconut flakes 1 cup chopped nuts instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a 13×9 inch pan melt the butter or margarine in the oven. Then remove from oven. Sprinkle the graham cracker crumbs on top. Then pour the sweetened condensed milk on top. Then the coconut Then the chocolate chips Press down …

Best Salad Dressing Recipes

Best Salad Dressing Recipes Homemade dressing is so much better than store bought! Check out this list of salad dressings that only take a few ingredients to make. I promise they will make your salads extra yummy! Every salad is different and in my opinion, the dressing ties it all together! Sometimes I am in the mood for a creamy dressing and other times I like a nice vinaigrette. These recipes have it all and will fit to any salad you want to make! They are also all super quick and easy to make it is perfect when you need …

White Chocolate Raspberry Bundt Cake

White Chocolate Raspberry Bundt Cake Recipe Are you looking for a unique and irresistible cake for a special occasion? You have got to try this AMAZING white chocolate raspberry filled Bundt cake! Not your favorite flavor? Check out some of my other yummy cake recipe: White Texas Sheet Cake Layer Carrot Cake Chocolate Bundt Cake Key Lime Cupcakes Strawberry Cupcakes with Coconut German Chocolate Cake We are obsessed with Nothing Bundt Cakes, so I had to try to make my own copycat version of this incredibly moist and insanely delicious cake.While this bundt cake is something I usually make for …

How to Make Bread

How to Make Bread – Different Ways!  Learn how to make bread in tons of different forms. These recipes are all delicious and can be made as a side for any meal! Looking for more “How to” posts? Check out these: How to Boil Corn on the Cob How to Make Hummus Learn How to Substitute Baking Soda How to Mince Garlic How to Cut an Onion – The Right Way! Find Out How to Clean a Cast Iron Skillet Properly How to Cut a Watermelon Mom’s Knotted Bread Rolls A traditional knotted bread roll that looks and tastes amazing! …

Copycat Little Debbie Oatmeal Cream Pies

Homemade Oatmeal Cream Pies Have a childhood favorite cookie? You know the kind that usually came in plastic wrapping and was your favorite snack to bring to school! Oatmeal Cream Pies were a favorite of mine. The other day I went to a local restaurant and they had homemade oatmeal cream pies. I got one to go and ate it while I did my carpools that afternoon. That same weekend my homemade Oreo cookie was blowing up. Everyone was making them. So I figured if that was a popular one with you all then you all would love this homemade …

Chicken and Rice Casserole

Chicken and Rice Casserole Recipe This chicken and rice casserole recipe is about to become your new favorite dish! Easy to make and absolutely delicious! Need more dinner recipes? Check out some of these: Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings Chicken Cordon Bleu BLT Pasta Salad Frittata Recipe Quick and Easy Dinner Ideas What is this Casserole? Never had a chicken and rice casserole? My family loves this recipe and it is super easy to make if you need a quick but yummy dinner idea! It is the perfect combination of chicken and rice with a yummy sauce on top and lot …

Baking Soda Substitutes

Baking Soda Substitutes Looking for a baking soda substitutes? Everyone has had that moment where they get out their favorite baking and recipe and realize they are missing a key ingredient….baking soda! It can be so frustrating to not have everything you need on hand. Typically, I wouldn’t recommend trying out replacements for baking items because unlike cooking, baking is a science! Baking soda seems to be in just about every baking recipe. In the case of baking soda, there are several alternatives that give you a similar end result in your baked goods! All of these baking soda substitutes …

White Texas Sheet Cake 

White Texas Sheet Cake  Texas sheet cake is a family favorite! The chocolate version has been made hundreds of times in our home. But when I tried this white Texas sheet cake I fell in love with it even more!  This recipe is called white TEXAS sheet cake for a reason…it’s huge! Perfect for parties or if you eant to have a dessert in your house for a few days. Everyone always loves this recipes because it is a spin off of the famous chocolate sheet cake. I don’t know which one I like better but if you like milk …

Breakfast Potatoes with Bacon, Peppers, and Onions

Breakfast Potatoes with Bacon, Peppers, and Onions Favorite breakfast side dish is breakfast potatoes. I absolutely love them. My moms friend shared this breakfast potato recipe and I could not wait to give it a try.  Breakfast potatoes loaded with veggies, bacon, and some butter and herbs! You can even top it with a fried egg to make it a whole breakfast dish and not just a side dish. Breakfast Potatoes with Bacon, Peppers, and Onions ingredients 6 slices bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 T butter 4 small-medium russet potatoes, diced 2 bell peppers, seeded and finely chopped …