July 30, 2016

Strawberry Margarita Pie

May28

It’s that time of year when I get a hankering for anything strawberry, and I count the weeks till we can go pick them ourselves. I just love a good Strawberry Pie, especially one mixed with fresh strawberries and whipped […]

8 Fancy Pound Cake Fix ups (Great Last Minute, No Bake Desserts)

Apr15

Everyone needs a few quick and easy dessert ideas which they can whip up in minutes. Preferably, not just any ‘ole quick recipe, but one that mimics having spent quite a bit of time in the kitchen. Guess what? This […]

10 Super Fun, Christmas Rice Krispie Treat Ideas

Dec11

As ovens gear up for hours of Christmas baking, it’s this time of year when I stock up on marshmallows. Yes, my name is Jen, and I am a Rice Krispie treat-a-holic. It started in college when I won fame […]

5 Minute Delight: ROLO Turtle Candy Recipe made with Pretzels

Nov17

What’s a girl to do when she’s sitting at her laptop attempting to get work done and that tiny little sweet craving hits? She tries to resist it, but it keeps calling her name. She makes her own personalized Turtle Candies, […]

Easy No Bake Buckeye Bars

Sep14

Today I’m sharing about the combination of which I can’t get enough: Peanut butter and chocolate in the goodness of  No Bake Buckeye Bars. When the guy holding his chocolate bar stumbled into the girl with her peanut butter, a match was […]

No Bake Chocolate, Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies Recipe (aka If you’re in a HUGE pinch dessert)

Nov16

Over 20 years ago, I received my handy dandy Recipes for Youth Group Survival cookbook. Yes, as a junior and senior high youth director, my high school kids wanted to make sure I knew some of their favorite Desserts for Teens and […]

Brownie Oreo Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

Jul14

The last few weeks have been one of those non stop, go-go-go, invite a ton of people to your home kind of times. Last week alone we hosted two large parties totaling over 125 people. There’s nothing more that I […]

Easy Butterscotch Torte

Jun23

Do you love browsing old church cookbooks as much as I do? Honestly, one of my favorite recipes come from sweet Edna and Edith’s collections . Those ladies know how to cook and they understand the definition of comfort food […]

No Bake Chocolate Eclair Cake

Jun20

It’s hovering at 92 degrees here in NC and our upstairs air conditioning has been out for weeks. Yes, adding more freon didn’t work, so it’s a whole new unit for this family and apparently, every air conditioning repairman has […]

Low Fat Blueberry Pound Cake Recipe

Dec20

I realize that it’s the time of the year when we all want some figgy pudding or fudge or hot chocolate,, or (name your favorite) but honestly, a delicious low fat lemon, blueberry pound cake recipe sounds just about perfect […]

White Chocolate Dipped Oreos with Candy Cane

Dec6

Oh yes, this will make your day. More Simple Holiday Recipes that can whip up in minutes. We want to enjoy this holiday season, not add more stress. I’m sharing one of those decadent dessert short cuts that will make […]

Beautiful Fresh Fruit Cake

Jul17

Everyone needs a group of friends who inspire you in new and unique ways. I have my frugal friends, my creative friends, my “iron sharpens iron” friends and I even have ladies who continually challenge me in wonderful ways to […]

Christmas Chocolate Mice (Sweet Treat Recipe for anytime of the year)

Dec12

“Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.” Well, maybe those mice aren’t pitter-pattering in your house, but in ours they sure are… Our Children’s choir concert reception stirred […]

Easy Pumpkin Bar Recipe

Nov11

Entering my mother in law’s kitchen and viewing a huge jelly roll pan of pumpkin bars gracing her counter top is the first memory I have of holidays in her home. Isn’t it amazing how smells, sights, and a great […]

Doctored Up Snickers Cupcakes (with cake mix)

Oct26

Over the last few months, I have had to make a lot of cupcakes. With every thing from graduations to bridal showers to “Welcome to America” gatherings, there’s been a desire for the beauty that only a decorated cupcake brings […]