August 23, 2014

From My Bed & Breakfast: Peach Puff Pancake Recipe

May15
This delicious peach puff pancake is the perfect blend of all my favorite breakfast treats.

Did you know it’s always been my dream to own a bed and breakfast? As a teenager, I would imagine sitting on my front porch sipping coffee with my guests. Yes, sipping coffee, swapping stories of adventure, and then parting […]

Mini Pecan Pie Muffins

Apr18
Mini Pecan Pie Muffins

For three years, I rented booth space at our convention hall’s local holiday market, worked harder than I’ve ever worked, and served thousands of these delicious Mini Pecan Pie muffin samples (along with other items) to shoppers near and far. […]

Easy No Bake Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Apr2
5 Minute No Bake Peanut Butter Protein Bars

I’ll never forget the first month I sent our 17 year old son to public school. Homeschooled since Kindergarten, but needing to be on a public school football team to receive scholarship offers, it was a whole new world. Now, […]

Strawberry Stuffed Crescent Rolls

Feb13
Strawberry Filled Crescent Roll Ring

As you might know by now, I have a teeny tiny love affair with all things crescent rolls. There’s  nothing that can go wrong with those delightful creations and they are nearly impossible to mess up, even when making them […]

Easy “Love Note” Muffins (Special “Any day” Tradition)

Feb4
Start a special tradition with these Love Muffins. Perfect for any occasion.

Often, in this world of Pinterest perfection, we forget that it’s truly the little things that create the biggest memories. For over five years, I’ve shared my desire to build up a legacy of simple memories and traditions that become […]

Heath Bar Mini Muffins

Dec30
Oh my! Heath Bar Mini Muffins

With a large family that’s on the go more than I like,  muffins are a wonderful option for breakfast on the run. I’d love to say we rarely eat in the car and that meals are always a leisurely, relaxing […]

5 Minute Cinnamon Roll Christmas Tree

Nov26
5 Minute Christmas Cinnamon Roll Tree

You will thank me later, if only in your mind. When your family raves about your unique creativity and you humbly shrug and respond, “Oh, it was nothing,” you will think of me. When you give them a little wave […]

Low Fat Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins

Nov22
Crumble Topped Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins

One can not have enough pumpkin in the home at this time of year, but can I tell you a secret? I don’t like Pumpkin Pie, but I love everything baked with pumpkin, so between my Easy Pumpkin Bar Recipe, […]

Homemade Pumpkin Gingerbread (Perfect Mason Jar Gift Idea)

Nov6
Homemade Gingerbread Mix @beautyandbedlam.com

On arrival, I tore open that adorable little snowman box. It must have been torture for the poor postman to hand off because the smells emanating from the box told me something inside would be delicious! It did not disappointed. […]

Easy Breakfast Skillet (Freezer Ready for Rushed Mornings)

Oct30
Freezer Meal Breakfast Skillet

As our children woke to the delicious aroma of a hot, home cooked breakfast, they stumbled down the stairs to their choice of eggs, sausage, hash browns, french toast and fruit salad. As the candles flicker, their sweet spirits slowly […]

2 Ingredients: Too Good to Be True Homemade Biscuits

Sep19
2 Ingredient Homemade Biscuits

When you live in the south, it gets quite confusing. There are lots of aunts and uncles around our homestead. We have “real” aunts and uncles and then there are those aunts and uncles you just stumble upon. You know […]

Overnight Refrigerator Rise Cinnamon Rolls

Sep2
Overnight Refrigerator Rise Cinnamon Rolls

As the coffee pot rumbled, I stumbled to the fridge half asleep, and reached in to pull out my tray filled with yummy cinnamon rolls just waiting to be popped in the oven. The work, which was really quite easy, […]

Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes with Homemade Simple Syrup

Jul9
Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes @beautyandbedlam

The kids clamored for pancakes and this momma came through with a blueberry indulgence that hit the spot. I mention indulgence because I don’t typically add ricotta cheese to our pancakes, but wow, such glorious addition to this brunch of […]

So Very Simple Homemade Blueberry Syrup

Jul8
Making a simple blueberry syrup @beautyandbedlam

“Mom, how can the syrup be all gone? I have a plate full of pancakes s and no syrup?” Syrup and gone were two words that I thought I’d never hear in the same sentence, but alas, my son was […]

For the Love of Blueberries

Jun11
how-to-freeze-blueberries

Blueberries and I have a long standing love affair. She woos me over and over again with her many, delicious attributes and reminds me of why my quest for the perfect basket of blueberries has been an annual tradition for […]