Lemon-Blueberry Scones

After tweaking several scone recipes to make them more moist, this is what I came up with and it is delicious! As a side note, I think real scones are probably supposed to be on the dry side. I don’t like it that way, so I go for a little more moist and sweet. PrintLemon-Blueberry […]

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Coconut Pecan Icing

My sweet daughter, age 7, heard her VBS teacher say that she didn’t get a birthday cake because her daughter had eaten all of the icing (for German Chocolate Cake) before they could bake the cake.  My thoughtful daughter asked if I would make some birthday cupcakes for this sweet lady who didn’t get a […]

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Mother’s Anyday Treat- Frugal Frappuccino

Get out your blender, Magic Bullet, Ninja… or whatever you can find because this is a fun treat to make for yourself or your mom all year round.   This recipe makes enough to share, about  three 10-ounce servings.  See notes below recipe on making one serving at a time and for making it Low-Carb… an […]

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Easy Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

I found this idea on pinterest, although I made it even easier and just a little more delicious. Note- I’m taking these to a party.  In order to keep these from rolling around on a plate and keep them somewhat upright, I’ve put them in Deviled Egg Trays with Snap On Lids. . Now, on to […]

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Minnie Mouse Cupcakes

These were probably the easiest cupcakes I’ve ever made for a party. My kids were able to help out and they still looked great. (You know how sometimes the kids want to help, but…well, really, you’d rather they didn’t…?) The kids made the fondant bows (after I showed them how) and they put the cookies […]

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Great Beer Bread

The secret to really good beer bread is the beer.  Of course, you can make it taste fine with regular beer as long as you don’t forget the butter, but the best beer bread needs Shiner Bock. Recipe – Set oven to 350. Spray a 9×13 baking dish with baking spray. Ingredients- 3 cups self […]

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Cinnamon Pie

I heard that it is National Pie Day today, so I put together the fastest pie that I could!   Cinnamon Pie 1 graham cracker pie crust 2 boxes of vanilla pudding 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 small tub of cinnamon flavored Cool Whip (frozen is what I used, but it would be fine thawed as […]

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Over the Hill B&W cake

This black & white treat taught me many lessons! It looks fine here, but by the time it arrived at the party, it had a noticeable slant. So, the lessons learned for DIY tiered cakes on the move are: 1. Use proper support! I had ordered a Wilton Tailored Tiers Cake Display Set , but […]

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Streusel Topping for Muffins

Here is a simple streusel topping that you can mix up and keep in the freezer to add onto Pumpkin Bread or Muffins. I like to keep a double batch of this in my freezer since I use it so often. Streusel 3/4 cup sugar (you can also use brown sugar or mix it half […]

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Pumpkin Bread or Muffins

I make this delicious bread year round at the request of my husband & children. It’s very adaptable to suit your taste. You can add nuts, raisins, chocolate chips, or anything else you like in your pumpkin bread. The muffins on the left are baked in paper liners. They have varying toppings. One is a […]

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