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Pumpkin Bread Pudding Recipe

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of King’s Hawaiian®. The opinions and text are all mine. I can not believe we’re only a few weeks away from Thanksgiving. The holidays are coming FAST, which means so is this baby! With the holidays approaching, I was asked to make a recipe using […]

Slow Cooker Shredded BBQ Chicken Recipe

I’ve been menu planning for the past 3 weeks and so far has worked out pretty well. I think there’s only been 2 or 3 nights that I haven’t stuck to the plan out of three weeks! One of the meals on my list was shredded BBQ chicken so that I could use it again […]

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Recipe

I posted this recipe back in 2010 when I didn’t have a good camera and had no idea what I was doing with taking pictures. There’s still so much more that can be done with these pictures, but I think they are a vast improvement over this post. This is definitely a fall favorite in […]

Slow Cooker Beer Chili Recipe

Yay! It’s fall again. It’s MY favorite time of the year. We can finally cool off from those extremely hot days of summer but it’s not yet so cold that I don’t want to be outside. This past weekend we went camping at Boy Scout camp for their annual Cub Scout Family Camp. We had […]

Pumpkin Apple Muffins #Recipe

Last Sunday I woke up with the craving for some fresh homemade muffins. I had a can of pumpkin so I set out to find a recipe that I could modify to make some pumpkin muffins. This is the first time I’ve really messed with making my own baking recipe. I wanted to add some […]

Cranberry Cake #Recipe

This is a family favorite recipe. It’s made for every family gathering in the winter. I really should take a few bags of cranberries to freeze so we can have the cake at other times of the year as well. This cake has the sour taste of the cranberries and the sweet taste of the […]

Pumpkin Cupcakes- Simple #Recipe

Easiest recipe ever!! Just two ingredients and very yummy! I was in the mood to bake tonight so I was browsing Pinterest and found this recipe. In my picture I show cream cheese frosting, but I decided I wasn’t going to frost these cupcakes and just leave them as they are. They don’t dome up […]

Apple Glazed Pork Chops

I got this recipe from Taste of Home. Ingredients 4 bone-in center-cut pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick and 7 ounces each) (I used 6 thin bone-out pork chops) 2 tablespoons canola oil (I used olive oil) 1 cup apple cider or apple juice (I used apple juice) 2 tablespoons brown sugar, divided 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon […]

Taste Test Tuesday Apple Cream Cheese Twist

Thanks to my friend Di, I used a few different recipes to pull this together for my neighborhood fall tea. It was a big hit! Ingredients Apple Pie Filling (canned or use following ingredients/directions) (The following ingredients for the apple pie filling actually made double what I needed) 3 cups thinly sliced apples 1-1/4 teaspoons […]

Taste-Test Tuesday: Pumpkin Cream Cheese

Ingredients: 1 (8 oz) package of cream cheese 1/2 c canned pumpkin 1/4 c sugar 1/2 t vanilla extract 1 t pumpkin pie spice Directions: In medium mixing bowl, mix all ingredients with an electric mixer until smooth (around 3 minutes.) Refrigerate at least one hour. Add more pumpkin pie spice to taste. I love […]

Wordless Wednesday: Fall in Chicago?

Notice what the kids are wearing in the middle of October in Chicago!

Taste-Test Tuesday- Skillet Apple Chicken

When we went apple picking I wanted to try some new recipes out. I found this Skillet Apple Chicken recipe on AllRecipes.com. Ingredients 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/4-inch strips 1 sweet apple – peeled, cored and thinly sliced 1 1/2 tablespoons garlic salt (used 1 T) 1 […]

Taste-Test Tuesday Dutch Apple Pie with Oatmeal Streusel

I used a recipe from AllRecipes to make this apple pie. Ingredients 1 (9 inch) pie shell 5 cups apples – peeled, cored and sliced 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2/3 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 2 tablespoons butter 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground […]

Duncan Hines Decadent Cake Mixes Review

Duncan Hines has come out with a new line of cakes and glazes called Decadent Cakes and Amazing Glazes. I was given the opportunity to review the Apple Caramel cake and the Triple Chocolate cake. I have not had the opportunity to try the chocolate cake yet. The first week of home school featured the […]