History and Legends of Hot Dogs

Also called frankfurters, frank, weenie, wienie, wiener, dog, and red hot.  A hot dog is a cooked sausage that consists of a combination of beef and pork or all beef, … Continued

coffee cake

Holiday Morning Coffee Cake Recipe

 Holiday Morning Coffee Cake is an easy breakfast that your children can put together in a jiffy.   I like an easy to make tasty morning meal to start the … Continued

Caramel Corn

Homemade Caramel Corn Recipe

This classic caramel corn recipe is so satisfying and delicious!   Your children and/or grandchildren will label you the best Mom or Grandma when you serve this treat.   I personally … Continued

Cracker Jacks Popcorn

Homemade Cracker Jacks Recipe

I have such wonderful memories of eating Cracker Jacks as a kid and finding a prize at the bottom of the box!  The candy-coated popcorn and peanuts were also just … Continued

Homemade Lemonade

Homemade Lemonade Recipe

Homemade Lemonade is so refreshing and delicious!  When you have lemons, you should make old-fashioned Homemade Lemonade.  When you make it yourself it tastes just like your Grandma used to … Continued

Marshmallow Squisharoos Recipe

  Marshmallow Squisharoo are a fun marshmallow treat that is easy to make with your children.   This recipe comes from the Magic of JELL-O Cookbook.  So easy to make – just … Continued

Chocolate Chip Cookies In A Mug

Microwave Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Mug Recipe

  If you like chocolate chip cookies like I do, you will definitely enjoy these quick fix Chocolate Chip Cookies In a Mug that you can cook in just 1 minute … Continued

Mountain Bar No-Bake Cookies

Mountain Bar No-Bake Cookies Recipe

  Mountain Bar No-Bake Cookies are a very chocolatey and chewy no-bake cookie.  It is very similar to a fudge recipe. You cannot go wrong with the primary ingredients of … Continued

Natural Easter Egg Dyes

How To Make Natural Easter Egg Dyes Give the Easter bunny a run for his money by dyeing Easter eggs the natural way, using common foods and flowers.     … Continued

Packing School Lunches

    Nine More Months of Lunch Packing   One child is yelling about missing gym clothes and another shouting that their life is over because their hair is standing … Continued

Popcorn Balls

Popcorn Balls Recipe

Popcorn balls are great anytime, but they are especially fun to enjoy at Halloween or Christmas time. When I was a young girl (many years ago), my family would gather … Continued

Rice Krispies Treats Recipe

Rice Krispies Treats are delicious candy-like squares that are made with rice cereal, melted marshmallows, and butter.  This is the recipe that originally was on the back of their cereal … Continued

Smores Recipe

Smores are a recipe that has been passed down through years of family and scout camps.  This American classic is everyone’s favorite childhood treat!  There is no “right” way to make … Continued

Tips for working with kids in the kitchen

Tips For Working with Kids In The Kitchen

  There are a zillion benefits to working with your child in the kitchen.  Not only do you get that precious one-on-one time with your child, you get to teach … Continued

Toasted Pumpkin and Squash Seeds

Toasted Pumpkin and Squash Seeds Recipe

Toasted pumpkin and squash seeds are a great healthy snack and a delicious addition to salads, granola, or trail mix.  So, do not throw away those Squash and Pumpkin (pepitas) seeds! … Continued