Hamburger Vegetable Soup

My birthday was last week. And soup is my favorite food so what do you think I made for dinner that night? If you guessed soup you're right. Ha! Not too hard of a riddle. Hamburger Vegetable Soup to be exact. I've liked vegetable soup since the day I was born and learned how to…

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Apple Crisp

Today I made apple crisp for the kids to eat for their after school snack. I know it's quite the "snack" but every once in awhile you've got to eat dessert in the middle of the day for no apparent reason. Haha! Almost as good as eating it is how amazing it smells while baking.…

Cinnamon Sugar Cutout Cookies

Here is an easy cutout cookie recipe. You can decorate them with icing and sprinkles or just sprinkle them with cinnamon sugar like I did. A delicious sugar cookie that goes perfectly with hot chocolate and coffee. Cinnamon Sugar Cutout Cookies 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 1 (2 sticks) cup butter 2…

Peanut Butter Blossoms

It's Christmas time and that requires Christmas cookies! And with cookies you need coffee. Or milk. Or hot chocolate. You get the point! Coffee for me most days but every once in awhile I'll enjoy a hot chocolate with the kiddos. One of our family favorites when it comes to Christmas cookies are peanut butter…

Christmas Wreaths

Once the wreath is hung on your front door you know that the Christmas season is officially upon us! As a child growing up, December 1st was the magical day that we were finally allowed to listen to Christmas music. I was one of 7 children and it was a big day full of music,…

Blackberry Cobbler

Cobbler is my kind of "fruit cake". It's fruit in cake, right? Ha! And so yummy. Blackberry cobbler is one of my husband's favorite desserts. Somebody ordered one from me for Thanksgiving and my hubby almost cried watching it leave our house. I promised I'd make him one too once the Thanksgiving pies were eaten.…

Turkey Pot Pie

The day after Thanksgiving we invited friends over for dinner. I made turkey pot pies and they brought pizza for the kids. Between us there's eight kids and they all prefer pizza over pretty much anything. But we adults were absolutely pleased with the meat pie. After eating the pot pie, we brewed coffee and…