Apple Cheddar Muffins

Alex has been sick twice now in two weeks and is in fact, still recovering at the moment. Today is day six of the second round and I think he’s finally reaching the point where he can’t stand being sick anymore. He told Keith and me tonight that he needs to get better. Believe me […]

Apple Pancakes with Apple Maple Syrup

Happy Fall!!! It’s apple and pumpkin season! We have a couple of orchards just down the street where we live and are taking full advantage of all those fresh apples. Here’s a couple of super-easy and delicious recipes to add to your collection. Enjoy! On a personal note, the pain of losing Cyber is finally […]

Braided Cream Cheese and Blueberry Bread

This is actually King Arthur Flour’s Braided Lemon Bread recipe but since I’m not using lemon curd in the filling, I decided to call it the above (longish) name. :) I guess it doesn’t really matter what it’s called because all you need to know is…it’s d-e-l-i-c-i-o-u-s! In fact, KAF should officially rename it Delicious […]

Blueberry Sauce and Lemon Pancakes

The next thing we made with our yummy blueberries is a family favorite – blueberry sauce! And here, we pair it with lemon pancakes, something equally delicious in their own right but when combined with the blueberry sauce, they are out of this world! Enjoy! Blueberry Sauce {lightly adapted from the Blueberry Sauce recipe in […]

Blueberry Muffins

Muffins are one of my favorite things to make. They are easy to put together, they are not finicky (mostly), and they bake up pretty and delicious in no time at all. So, that’s the first thing we made with our bountiful blueberries. Enjoy! {Lightly adapted from the Perfect Muffins recipe in the McCall’s Home-Baked […]

Granola Bars

These granola bars are absolutely delicious! They are just right in so many ways – not too sweet, not too chewy, not too crunchy…just perfect! And the best part is they are full of yummy goodness! Did I mention that my 11-year-old kiddo (Alex) made these with hardly any help from me? :) Recipe can […]

Steamed Chocolate Banana Bread

With soaring temperatures, we avoid cooking indoors whenever possible. This essentially means no baking in the oven for the summer! As an alternative, I decided to get my “baked” goods fix through steaming (on our grill’s side burner) instead. Since bananas are always plentiful in our home, there would always be ripe bananas waiting to […]

Orange Poppy Seed Bread

Happy Spring!!! The weather may have been disagreeable these past few days, but it is officially spring! Woo hoo! The end is in sight! Ahhh…now that I’ve gotten all that out of my system, let’s celebrate with this simple and light but oh so yummylicious, wake up my taste buds bread. Enjoy! :) Note: This […]

Banana Oatmeal Muffins

Feels like forever since I last posted something! “Has she fallen off the face of the earth?” some of you might wonder (I wonder about that often myself). However, the truth is nowhere near as dramatic. :) I’ve just been feeling sooooo… exhausted lately, and the weather is certainly not helping! I’m so sick of winter…..can’t […]

Our Thanksgiving Meal

Here are some photos of our simple but oh so delicious Thanksgiving meal. We ate around noon since there wasn’t much prep involved. Just had to heat the ham and scalloped potatoes, cook the green beans, and the rest was essentially done. And boy, did we thoroughly enjoy our meal! Hope you all did as well. […]