After School Snack Ideas

After School Snack Ideas

With school starting later this month, I wanted to share a few favorite After School Snack Ideas that our girls enjoyed when they were young. Simple and easy to prepare, these snacks will satisfy kids of all ages–young and old. Our daughters always rode the …

Old-Fashioned Custard Pie

Old-Fashioned Custard Pie

This Old-Fashioned Custard Pie is an old recipe my mom used to make when I was a girl. It’s easy to put together and perfect for a summer day. Our daughters and I always enjoy a good custard dessert, whether in a dish or in …

Spaghetti Sauce and Mighty Meatballs

Spaghetti Sauce and Mighty Meatballs

Our family loves Italian food, especially when I make my homemade Spaghetti Sauce and Mighty Meatballs. The sauce cooks long and slow and fills the kitchen with such a delightful aroma it makes everyone hungry. Plus, it’s a wonderful recipe to make with kids, who …

Lemon Cake with Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Lemon Cake with Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Nothing represents summer better than a lemon dessert, and this Lemon Cake with Lemon Buttercream Frosting is a perfect choice for a summer gathering or potluck. Three layers of moist, lightly lemon-flavored cake, topped with a citrusy buttercream frosting that will have you licking your …

Sourdough Cheddar Cheese Crackers

Sourdough Cheddar Cheese Crackers

This recipe for Sourdough Cheddar Cheese Crackers is so delicious and a great way to use “unfed” sourdough starter. Lightly flavored with Vermont Cheddar Cheese Powder and sourdough, the combination brings a smile to my little grandson’s face. My daughter insists that he likes them …

Corn and Black Bean Salad

Corn and Black Bean Salad

Corn and Black Bean Salad is a delicious and easy recipe to make this summer. Perfect for a weeknight dinner or even a family picnic. It’s a cool and refreshing dish to make after a long, hot day.  Using fresh produce is always a good …

Patriotic Popcorn Snack

Patriotic Popcorn Snack

I love to make snacks for our grandchildren, as I did for our girls when they were young. This Patriotic Popcorn Snack is not only tasty, but it’s colored with Red, White, and Blue, making it the perfect way to celebrate the 4th of July. …

Easy Homemade Playdough

Easy Homemade Playdough

My grandma always made playdough when I visited her house. Here is a recipe I enjoyed making for my daughters–and now my grandchildren! The recipe my grandma used relied heavily on salt. This one actually came from a babysitter I hired many moons ago. We’ve …

Patriotic Berry Dessert

Patriotic Berry Dessert

When our daughters were young, I liked to make a Patriotic Berry Dessert for the 4th of July. Filled with strawberry and blueberry Jello, whipped cream, berries, and angel food cake, it was the highlight of the evening, usually enjoyed following the fireworks display. As …

Country Rice Cereal with Blueberries

Country Rice Cereal with Blueberries

I like to make this Country Rice Cereal with Blueberries when I have some leftover rice. It’s so creamy and delicious, lightly scented with cinnamon and loaded with fresh blueberries. Drizzle with a little honey and this could serve as breakfast and dessert!   Ingredients …