Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies

Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies

Have you ever made Whoopie Pies before?  Up until yesterday, I had never made them. Over the weekend, Harrison and I were in Home Goods, where we came upon one of their clearance racks.  There were several cookie sheets, pots and pans, and then I discovered a treasure: a whoopie pie pan!!  AND, it wasContinue Reading…


Apple cider has never tasted so good! Poured over vanilla ice cream and topped with caramel and whipped cream, its the perfect fall treat!

Caramel Apple Cider Floats

Caramel Apple Cider Floats

Apple cider has never tasted so good! Poured over vanilla ice cream and topped with caramel and whipped cream, its the perfect fall treat! Sometimes, in life, difficult days are to be had.  Its inevitable, and completely unavoidable.  As we all know, its how we handle those difficult situations that define us as a mother,Continue Reading…

Happy National Homemade Cookie Day! Monster Cookies to Celebrate

Happy National Homemade Cookie Day!  Monster Cookies to Celebrate

Happy National Homemade Cookie Day, everyone!!  To celebrate this day of sweet indulgence, why not give this Monster Cookies a try?  These are probably my favorite cookie.  They have everything – peanut butter, oatmeal, chocolate chips, M&M’s and Reese’s Pieces.  To me any sweet treat that combines chocolate and peanut butter is top notch inContinue Reading…


Slow Cooker September: Slow Cooker Country Curry Chicken

Slow Cooker September: Slow Cooker Country Curry Chicken

So, I’ve had my new slow cooker for about three weeks now, and I’ve used it at least 10 times.  It really is one of the hardest working appliances in my house, and has saved me hours of meal prep already.  I truly love the fact that I can throw together a meal in theContinue Reading…

This amazing Apple Cider Cake recipe, topped with Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting is the perfect fall dessert! Made in a bundt pan, this fantastic apple cake will be a showstopper for any occasion!

Apple Cider Cake with Caramel Cream Frosting

Apple Cider Cake with Caramel Cream Frosting

An amazing Apple Cider Cake recipe perfect for fall! This amazing Apple Cider Cake recipe, topped with Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting is the perfect fall dessert! Made in a bundt pan, this fantastic apple cake will be a showstopper for any occasion! I’ve been craving something cinnamon spicy.  Something sweet, but not overly sugary.  I decided toContinue Reading…


Caramel Chunk Fudge Bars and meeting Madge

Caramel Chunk Fudge Bars and meeting Madge

Yesterday I met a lovely lady named Madge.  I was busily running errands, and made a stop at the local grocery store to pick up some groceries.  I made my way out to the car, loaded my groceries, and returned my cart.  After walking back from the cart return area, I noticed an elderly ladyContinue Reading…

Slow Cooker September: Overnight Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Slow Cooker September: Overnight Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

I am writing today after a wonderful weekend.  The weather was FINALLY fall-like, in the mid-70’s and cool, crisp mornings.  On Sunday morning my 5 year old had his very first flag football game.  The game was at 9am, and despite hot weather of a few days ago, it was only 50 degrees at gameContinue Reading…