November 20, 2017

Resurrection Rolls – Making Simple Easter Recipes Meaningful


I can’t believe it’s been eight years since I first shared this post. My baby was only five and now she’s a new teenager. Oh my! How does that happen?  I thought this was worth sharing again because it’s a […]

Gratitude Rolls: Special Thanksgiving Tradition


Grateful Rolls – This simple tradition is a fun way for your family to express what they are grateful for during your Thanksgiving dinner. As guests arrive have each person write a few things that they are grateful for on small sheets of paper. We always make our special “butter horn” rolls each Thanksgiving,

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. […]

Simple Blueberry Banana Muffin Recipe


I am not a morning person. Never have been, never will. I’ve tried everything to embrace those dark, still moments with joy, like so many of my other friends who think early hours are heaven on earth, but the only […]

The Perfect Short Cut Trick for Homemade Egg McMuffins


Months ago, I put this picture on Instagram (beautyandbedlam) with the caption, “Breakfast of Champions.” Anyone that knows me, understands my deep down delight in all things french fries, as well as the fact that I am a City Girl […]

Sweet, Sugar Cinnamon Popovers


Last week, I shared my simple popover recipe. It’s a wonderful alternative to the traditional dinner roll or bread; a crisp hollow pastry with an eggy interior. I love dipping popovers in my soup or slathering them with butter, but […]

Popover Recipe: (Give it a try and never go back)


It’s a chilly, rainy day today, and nothing seems more inviting than a bowl of simmering soup accompanied by some fresh, out of the oven, popovers. A few months ago, I visited my sweet sister in-love and she introduced me […]

Easy Homemade Baking Powder Biscuits: Biscuit Recipe for Kids


As a Family Manager, one of my goals is to spend quality time in the kitchen with our kids. In a previous post,  I asked my readers when you all learned to cook. It hit me just how emotional of […]

Stuffed French Toast Casserole with Fruit


Stuffed French Toast Casserole Regardless of how many mouths I have to feed, there always seems to be a few pieces of left over bread discarded, with new loaves opened. Yes, no regards for finishing the last loaf. I never […]

Healthy, Banana Oatmeal Muffins


There’s something about this cold weather that just calls for turning on the oven, and filling the home with baked goods to tantalize our taste buds. Well, my taste buds have been tested with SO many sweets during the holidays […]

Butterhorn Roll Recipe, Butterhorns


via Every time my extended family gets together, you can bet this delicious Butterhorn roll recipe will be shared.  Butterhorns are a fairly simple yeast bread recipe with the added benefit that they have a beautiful presentation, so they make […]

Zucchini Banana Bread


This Zucchini Banana Bread is a wonderful choice for my Baking Days. I tripled the recipe because it’s a perfect bread to freeze. For those times you are trying to do too many things at once,  I always love a […]

How to Make Homemade French bread


Making homemade bread seems like a daunting task, but this detailed video of me going on and on will show you how you can literally make homemade French bread with only ten minutes of your time (plus, the extra time […]

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls (Copy Cat Cinnabon Recipe)


We’ve all stepped into the food court and smelled the amazing Cinnabon Rolls from afar. Our mouths start watering instantly. We see them rolling, baking and frosting, but then we see the price, and have sticker shock. Well, with a […]

Whole Wheat Bread using Evaporated Milk


Tackling homemade bread is a topic that sends any reasonable homemaker running for the hills. I mean seriously, why would one spend hours mixing, kneading, rising, shaping, and baking when she can go to the store and purchase a loaf […]