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Healthy Winter Salad

Healthy Winter Salad

I don’t know about you but this time of year tends to have a lot of heavy foods. Not only are there a million sweet treats to try and avoid but comfort food is flowing strong. One way I love to combat the heavy foods […]

Ultimate Candy House Frosting

Ultimate Candy House Frosting

I think I have shared about 10 frosting recipes here. Maybe I have a slight obsession with frosting… I don’t even think I knew I had this obsession until I started sharing them. I do love a good frosting. But, this one isn’t for cupcakes. […]

Quick Supper Bread

Quick Supper Bread

I hope you all had a Happy Thanksgiving!  We hosted Thanksgiving at our house with my side of the family.  Those of you that host Thanksgiving every year, my hat goes off to you.  While I enjoyed every stuffin’ moment of the preparation, it was […]

Christmas Card Winner and Happy News!

Christmas Card Winner and Happy News!

I almost gave up.  I almost failed.  So super close to just throwing in the towel. If you remember EIGHT MONTHS ago, I did THIS post.  I have regretted the post ever since.  I had high hopes that posting something for the world to see […]

Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

I love soup. I cook soup at least once a week from October through March. It has my heart. One of my very favorite is a classic chicken noodle. I love the broth, the comfort of the veggies and noodles. It is so yummy. I […]

Halloween Dinner

Halloween Dinner

Last night my parents came over for Family Home Evening.  We have made an effort to get together monthly to have dinner, a treat and a gospel lesson.  I treasure this tradition and time spent with my parents.  We were pretty horrible at it over […]

Homemade White Bread

Homemade White Bread

Comforting smells were going strong today and I definitely needed them. It’s Fall and it was raining today which means 2 of my most favorite smells combined. It causes me to take deep long breaths with my eyes closed just so I can absorb more […]

6 Week Bran Muffins

6 Week Bran Muffins

Tonight was one of those nights you wish you could hang on to forever.  My family had a Family Home Evening lesson, then we spontaneously rode scooters and bikes together under the amazing sky, played football a bit, and then when it got dark, we […]

Raspberry Chocolate Chip Scones

Raspberry Chocolate Chip Scones

Today is the first day of school! I have some kids at school and some kids at home. In fact, it is split right down the middle. I have 2 in school, one in kindergarten for half the day and I have 2 still at […]

Vanilla Raspberry Frosted Cake

Vanilla Raspberry Frosted Cake

It was a late Sunday night and I was craving something delicious. Something fresh but it also needed to be a baked good. I love baked goods. Cookies, cakes, pies… yum! We had just picked a bunch of raspberries from the garden earlier this week […]