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 · Uncategorized

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 thought… 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

Food · Sweets

Girl Scout Cookie Ice Cream

It’s that time of year again . . . GIRL SCOUT COOKIE TIME! Between seeing these blasted cookies everywhere and trying to figure what to make for the Super Bowl, we got inspired. We have a little Cuisinart machine that makes ice cream a liter at a time. It’s not great to like volunteer to… Continue reading Girl Scout Cookie Ice Cream