Homemade Biscuits and Gravy

the biscuits, melt in your mouth inside with a little crunch on the out Hoping I’ve shared this early enough in the week for any of you out there that would like to give this a try come Saturday (or Sunday) morning this weekend! It’s not as quick as a …

Homemade Frosted Cut-out Cookies

The All-Occasion Homemade Frosted Cut-out Cookie I was a Lofthouse Cookie lover UNTIL I found and tried this recipe . These became my go to treats for all occasions and what inspired me to try taking my kids’ birthday cakes to the next level. I’ve been making and perfecting these …

Homemade Caramels

How to Make Homemade Caramels Those ooey, chewy, caramely, melt-in-your-mouth pieces of goodness that always seem to make their way into the holidays are something I have never attempted because I thought they would never turn out like they were suppose to and I didn’t have the time to try …

Fresh Baked Apples

’tis the season to use up those apples … There’s something about the smell of apples baking in the oven as I glance outside to see the fall colored leaves gently blowing around that just brings peace to my soul. Everybody has something different that in a simple moment can …

Birthday Season

This has consumed much of my free time over the past few weeks, between the Pinterest searches to get ideas, the baking, and the decorating. Making our kids’ birthday cakes has been a fun tradition and I could have never imagined some of the cakes I’d be making! #4 has …

Homemade Applesauce

Homemade Applesauce look at these beauties! I’ve never been much of one to be too sentimental, I haven’t been the mom that cries on the first day of kindergarten for her child (we have two more to go through so this could change!)or gets weepy when she comes to the …

Homemade Dill Pickles

How to Make Your Own Pickles Again, it’s been a  while … ugh! This post has been in the making for a few weeks now and just hasn’t made it to the top of my priority list along with all the other things that have managed to reach the summit …

Freezer Meals Round 1

FINALLY …. The freezer meal plan from last Sunday is up on the blog. Freezer meals aren’t extra-ordinary and I have done a few here and there, but what I took on last Saturday was definitely a first for me! It’s not necessarily in the “Homemade Day by Day” category …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Now I know when it comes to a chocolate chip cookie recipe there are a thousand out there and I probably have never made the same recipe over and over again! Since the group of us girls that did the freezer meals ran out of time last Sunday, I had …

Homemade Fresh Salsa

We have been enjoying some fresh salsa using tomatoes we were so graciously allowed to use while some dear friends of ours were on vacation and let us use any fresh produce that was ready for picking while they were gone! Last night I enjoy some of this deliciousness a …