Blueberry Coffee Cake

If you are a fan of blueberries and coffee cake, this is a great recipe.  This blueberry coffee cake is very easy to make and has become a huge hit at your house.  It's also a great dessert to have around when company is coming. I received this blueberry coffee cake recipe from my Aunt Linda who lives in Kentucky, she's such a great cook, I refer to her as "Recipe Linda!"  Enjoy the recipe everyone! Blueberry Coffee Cake Recipe … [Read more...]

Crockpot Turkey Breast – Simple Recipe

. My dad has cooked his turkey in a large roasting pan as seen above for years and has always said that they was the only way to go, but he had turkey at his sister's house and he said it was SO tender that I should ask her about it. Since he said it was so great and using a crockpot is always so helpful, I sent an email over to find out more about this simple turkey crockpot recipe. . . Here's my Aunt Linda's response: All you do is … [Read more...]

Warm Spinach Or Broccoli Dip Recipe

Often times when we are asked to get together, I need a simple recipe for a quick appetizer when I am short on time.  The following recipe can be served with chips, vegetables or crackers for a quick dish on the go.  This recipe will meet expectations, especially when arranged nicely on an eye catching platter.  We are all short on time, so why not make life easier with quick recipes like the one below - enjoy! Warm Spinach or Broccoli Dip … [Read more...]

BBQ Pulled Pork Recipe EASY

  This Pulled Pork crockpot recipe is so great and easy, that I had to ask to share it on the mom blog.  Roxanne walked me step by step through the 3 ingredient recipe so I could get some great photos to share - enjoy! Pulled Pork Recipe You Will Need The Following 3 Ingredients: Pork Shoulder, also called Pork Butt Apple vinegar BBQ Rub Here's the BBQ rub that Roxanne used when making her pulled pork.  She placed … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Roll Recipe

Have you ever made a Pumpkin Roll?  Each year I order one of these from the school when the kids are selling them for fundraising and I end up eating most of the roll myself.  I love this desert but have never made one myself.  My Aunt Linda, Recipe Linda as I call her, is an excellent cook so I asked her to share her Pumpkin Roll Recipe with me on the mom blog. After asking Recipe Linda to share her Pumpkin Roll Recipe with me, she said this … [Read more...]

How to Make Your Own Pickles

Enjoy the following post that was sent in by Emily. Confession: I had no idea that pickles were cucumbers until I was in college. Seriously thought they were a whole other vegetable that grew off the vine tasting tangy and delicious. But it turns out pickles are just regular cucumbers marinated with some vinegar for a while, it’s that easy! Ever since this discovery I have loved making my own pickles. Whenever there’s a sale on some seasonal … [Read more...]

Zucchini Bread Recipe

Zucchini Bread has been one of my favorites for years!  My step mom used to make this in bulk.  She would leave a loaf out to eat and would freeze the rest.  I loved eating her Zucchini Bread but never tried making it myself as I knew it was a long process.  Since we live so far away from each other, I need to start making this Zucchini Bread myself, so I grabbed the recipe from my Aunt Linda.  If you've never experienced Zucchini Bread, then you … [Read more...]

Carrot Cake Recipe

My aunt Linda, "Recipe Linda" as I call her, says she loves this Carrot Cake!  This recipe was even given a thumbs up by First Data - enjoy! Here's Linda's favorite Carrot Cake Recipe: 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tea baking soda 1/2 tea salt 2 teas cinnamon 3 large eggs 2 cups sugar 3/4 cup vegetable oil 3/4 cup buttermilk 2 tea vanilla 2 cups grated carrots 1 8 oz can crushed pineapple [drained] 1 [31/2 oz] can flaked coconut 1 … [Read more...]

Sponsored Video: #StirUpBreakfast

Are you a cereal fan?  Have you ever thought about adding a little twist to your normal, every day cereal? Kellogg’s Rice Krispies® has always been a hit in our house, but what if we were to add peaches, cashews, coconut-giner yogurt, sliced basil and mint to our bowl?  Chef Christina Tosis developed that cereal twist for the #StirUpBreakfast Kellogg campaign.  Honestly, until I read about this campaign, I hadn't even thought about adding … [Read more...]

5 Minutes to Nutella Mug Cake in the Microwave

I don’t know about you, but my sweet tooth has been driving me crazy lately.  This time of year not just anything sweet will do, but I’m really craving something warm I can sink my teeth into. Which is exactly what this Nutella Mug Cake is! With just five minutes and ingredients you probably already have in your pantry, you can make this delicious molten cake in the microwave. You will need the following "wet ingredients": 3 tablespoons … [Read more...]

Easy Apple Pie Bites #Recipe

Are you looking for an easy recipe to help use up all of those apples you just got on sale?  Here is one for you!  I love love LOVE apple pie, so making these quick apple pie bites are perfect for my family and me. You will need: ¼ cup of packed light brown sugar 1 teaspoon of apple pie spice, and some additional apple pie spice for sprinkling on top of the apple pie bites 3 tablespoons of butter 1/3 cup of chopped pecans … [Read more...]

Apple-Cream Cheese Bundt Cake #Recipe

Doesn't this sound great?  Recipe Linda sent this Apple-Cream Cheese Bundt Cake recipe in to the mom blog for us to share.  She says this recipe is time consuming but very good! Since I didn't personally make this cake, I grabbed an image from to feature in this recipe post. Cream Cheese Filling 1 8 0z package of cream cheese 1/4 cup butter softened 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 large egg 2 Tbsp all purpose flour 1 tsp vanilla … [Read more...]

Homemade S’mores Bites

It is bonfire season, so that means it is also s’mores season!  I love sitting around a bonfire with my marshmallow on a stick and then putting it on my graham cracker and chocolate bar!  But, I know not everyone has an opportunity to just make a fire and melt his or her marshmallows.  For those of you who want s’mores but do not have access to a fire, I have a great idea for you! Photo Credit: You will need: 7 graham … [Read more...]

#Recipe QUICK Banana Pudding Without The Mess!

My teen loves banana pudding, and so do I, but I don't always have the time to cook it or clean up the mess afterwards.  One day while in the grocery searching for banana pudding I had this idea so I threw it together while no one was taching and it was a hit!  My son came home, saw the banana pudding in the fridge and asked me if the banana pudding had enough time to set up.  Little did he know, this pudding was already set up before I even … [Read more...]

#Recipe: Tarragon Skillet Chicken and Potatoes

Are you looking for a yummy chicken dinner recipe to cook up for your family?  Perhaps you are having guests over for a dinner party.  Whatever your plans are, this chicken recipe will be perfect!   I was given this recipe by a friend so I didn't have an original photo to use to display this particular recipe.   In order to give you a peek of perpared Tarragon Chicken, I grabbed the image above from You will need: One … [Read more...]

Chicken Hot Wings #Recipe

  Does your family enjoy eating chicken hot wings at the restaurants?  Have you ever made them at home?  Linda sent her favorite Chicken Hot Wings Recipe over so I thought I'd share it on the mom blog today. Chicken Hot Wings Recipe You can buy packages of frozen chicken wings that have already been dejointed or you can buy fresh chicken and dejoint it yourself. Arrange the wings on an aluminum foil lined pan and cook until … [Read more...]