Family · Food · Sweets

Stamped Sweets Makes Any Occasion Special

Friends, I’ve never been big on Valentine’s Day. Not for any social reason like I’m opposed to the commercialism of it or anything. Just because. Then when I got married it kinda seemed like our anniversary started to check the box of what Valentine’s Day is supposed to cover. Since becoming a mom I have… Continue reading Stamped Sweets Makes Any Occasion Special

Food · Sweets

Cookie Butter Swirl Fudge

I’m a big fan a Trader Joe’s. Which means, of course, I am also a big fan of Cookie Butter. This weekend I whipped up a batch of this Cookie Butter Swirl Fudge to share with my team at work. I’m pretty proud of the combo. You’ve been warned though; it’s very sweet. Like verging… Continue reading Cookie Butter Swirl Fudge

Food · Sweets

The Day I Bought 12 Pies: An Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies Review

We visited the Chickasaw National Recreation Area in Sulphur, OK this weekend. After hiking and swimming in this beautiful area we were hungry in a way you can only be after playing outside all day in summer. Feeling starving and excited to visit Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies for the first time made me temporarily lose… Continue reading The Day I Bought 12 Pies: An Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies Review

Family · Food · Sweets

Pizza, Cookies, and Mario Cake, Oh my!

My 4 year old son has been talking about cooking and baking nonstop for about 2 weeks now. He even started saying he is going to be a baker when he grows up. I am all about fostering what my kids are into even if it is a phase. However, for me baking is more… Continue reading Pizza, Cookies, and Mario Cake, Oh my!

Breakfast · Food · Sweets

Grandma Ada’s Apple Pumpkin Streusel Muffins and a thanks for the Meet and Greet!

Many years ago for Christmas, my older sister printed off some family recipes and put them in a binder for us to start a family cookbook. This weekend I found this recipe for my late grandmother’s apple pumpkin streusel muffins.  I ran out of streusel topping and was too lazy to make more (even though… Continue reading Grandma Ada’s Apple Pumpkin Streusel Muffins and a thanks for the Meet and Greet!

Food · Sweets

Easy Chocolate Marshmallow Cupcakes

These were a creation for my son’s birthday. He’s 4 and loves marshmallows. So I tried to figure out a way to incorporate that into his birthday cake. I blended marshmallows into the cake batter. Then I melted marshmallows and chocolate chips to use in place of icing.  We served these with vanilla ice cream,… Continue reading Easy Chocolate Marshmallow Cupcakes

Food · Meaty Main Dishes · Sides and Veggies · Sweets

Food Ideas for the 4th

How are you celebrating the 4th? Do you make the standard burgers and hot dogs or something else? I have all next week off work. So we are unplugging, relaxing, and doing family time to the max. I thought I’d just do a quick post with some food ideas for the 4th. Have a happy and… Continue reading Food Ideas for the 4th