Ice Cream Sandwich Cake. Yes, please!!

Indiana is heating up. Yesterday it was 90 degrees! Time to start thinking about ICE CREAM. Time to start stocking our freezers with popcycles and ice cream bars. When you are in the mood for a super sweet, cool and chocolatey treat….I have the answer for you! My family AND all the guys I work […]

There is Fun to be Found!!!

Our family has fun. There is always fun to be found. Sometimes it is right out in the open and easy to find. Sometimes fun has to be searched for. We have been wishing for fun this week as we have been sharing a lovely coughing, fever, sleep-all-day-long bug in our family. Only one has […]

Taco Time Taquitos

Seeing as we leave for Mexico TOMORROW I thought I would share one of my newest, most favorite recipes that happens to have a little Mexican flair. Well, I’m pretty certain it is Americanized Mexican flair…but I LOVE it anyway. To any of you that grew up with a Taco Time down the road like […]

Popcorn……for dinner?

I am spoiled. My family lets me call POPCORN dinner. Well, on weekends they let me get by with it at least! Our favorite way to make popcorn is in a stir-crazy popper I found in the box…brand new….at our local Salvation Army store. Score! We started out adding butter and salt after we popped […]

Bacon & Egg Spaghetti

1 slice bread, cut into pieces 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 1/2 T olive oil, 8 oz. dried spaghetti 6 slices bacon, 3 cloves garlic 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper 4 eggs snipped fresh chives, grated Parmesan cheese, and cracked black pepper (optional) Preheat oven to 350. In a food processor […]

Homemade Dishwasher detergent

Recently I shared our homemade laundry detergent. Today I am going to share our homemade dishwasher detergent recipe. We go through a LOT of dishwasher detergent just like we do laundry detergent. I wonder why that is??? Oh, right….because my family of 8 (plus random friends, family and neighbor kids!) feel they need to eat […]

Peanut Butter Cookie Yumminess!

If you promise not to laugh I’ll tell you the BEST peanut butter cookie recipe EVER! (Sorry Mom!) Now, my Mom makes some amazing peanut butter cookies. I think they taste even better because she has always used a potato masher (the one with the little squares) to smush the cookies down with before she […]

Yummy Vegan baking!

Two of my favorite sweet treat recipes are actually Vegan recipes a friend gave me a few years ago. I do not eat vegan typically…but, oh my, these are AMAZING!!! Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies: 2 cups unbleached flour, 2 tablespoons baking powder, 1/2 tsp salt, cinnamon to taste, vegan choc chips or carob many […]


Tonight at small group tonight we are going to have tacos…my ABSOLUTE favorite meal! Quite often at our home we will have ‘taco meat dinners’ which means I have out all the fixins’ for tacos…the meat, cheese, sour cream, tortillas, taco shells, tortilla chips, refried beans, tomatoes, avacados- The works! This is such a great […]