Bee Hive Cut Out Sugar Cookies

As part of the Expressionery BAKES campaign sponsored by both Expressionery and The Bakers Party Shop, I receive a baking box of goodness.  In the box was a cookie cutter and while I found it to be more than adorable, I dies a little.  I have never been very successful at getting sugar cookies to actually come out of the oven in the shape of the cutter.  And so I …

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3 Ingredient CRUMBLE for Muffins

My favorite part of a muffin is that sweet, crumbly top part.  I played around with ingredients and this is my favorite!  It is a 3 ingredient crumble for muffins but would be awesome on breads and other baked goodies too! It is so easy peasy and it is so delicious and sweet and CRUMBLY!!!  Crumble for muffins can be used on cakes, cupcakes, donuts and well, really anything! Here …

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Strawberries Dipped in White Chocolate and Sprinkles

Sometimes the stars simply align and everything matches up.  I was shopping in Costco and found these amazing strawberries!  I bought them (of course).  That same day I received a box from my friends at Baker’s Party Shop filled with all kinds of crazy awesome goodies.  I put it all together and made strawberries dipped in Wilton Vanilla Candy melts and sprinkles! Well, first I shared the most awesomest strawberry on …

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Epic Rainbow Pretzel Bark

When I was making those awesome donut holes into cake pops a few weeks ago, I had extra melted chocolate, a lot of it.  The closest thing on hand to add it with was a half filled bag of pretzel sticks.  It turned into epic rainbow pretzel bark and is now being requested in my house to be made again.  Things that just happen and work make me happy.  Check …

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My Mom’s Amazing Chicken Divan

My mom was not really a very good cook.  It’s true.  If you knew her, share a comment and validate me please!  However, she did have a few really good recipes that she made in excellence.  This is one of them.  My mom’s amazing chicken divan was my favorite meal growing up.  I made it for my Bunko group this week and they all asked for the recipe.  So, here …

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Easy Peasy Cake Pops with Dunkin Donuts

The other day my bestie (Laura Neiman from Housewife Hellraiser) stopped by and  asked me to go with her to Dunkin Donuts for some awesome iced coffee. I always love the entire Dunkin Donut experience that starts with the color scheme…orange and pink!  That probably sound super silly but to me, colors matter and driving up, it’s the first sense that gets hit.  Next of course is the smell when …

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Gluten Free Quinoa and Vegetable Meatloaf

We are working on creating healthier eating habits around here these days.  Quinoa is highly recommended for all of us and veggies, well they are an of course!  Last night I mixed together some ingredients I had on hand and it was delish.  We are calling it quinoa and vegetable meatloaf. This is what I mixed together then molded into a loaf in the dish. It was  bit gooey which …

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Almost Rotten Banana Cookies

This was my mom’s recipe for Almost Rotten Banana Cookies and it is my brother’s favorite.  I often buy too many bananas just so a few will get left and look almost too bad to eat just so I can make these. The recipe is on a card from her file box and she has been in Heaven since 2003 so I hold this sacred.  It is a recipe that …

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Crinkle Cookies Stamped With Sweet Sugary Love Notes

We love crinkle cookies because they are so super easy peasy to make and take a matter of minutes from start to eating them.  Last night at Target we found this amazing cake mix and so it was decided….crinkle cookies as soon as we got home! This is the cake mix we used.  Not only is the packaging adorable, the strawberry flavor is delicious! They stack up pretty! And they …

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