Apple Dumplings Recipe


We wrap our week filled with Apple Recipes with these amazing Apple Dumplings. These aren’t your typical Apple Dumplings though, they are more like Cinnamon Rolls, but they’re really pastry wrapped around  a yummy apple filling. I made the Apple Dumplings with a very special new apple, SweeTango! It’s from Washington State and is a […]

Blueberry Orange Bread


We love blueberries! Blueberry Pancakes, Blueberry Muffins and this Blueberry Orange Bread was a hit too. When I shared the Cake Mix Cookies last week, I shared with you how I bake for Nick’s Football Team every Thursday. I try to mix up what I take, so last week I decided to bake Zucchini Bread […]

Chocolate Doughnuts for Secret Recipe Club


I’m super excited to tell you about a new group that I’m very honored to be a part of…Secret Recipe Club was created by Amanda’s Cooking to bring together food bloggers. We are assigned a different blogger each month, and it’s a secret until our post goes live and we reveal the blogger. My secret blogger […]

St. Patrick’s Day Food: Irish Soda Bread and Shamrock Pretzels

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We continue our St. Patrick’s Week today with some traditional Irish Soda Bread and kid-friendly Shamrock Pretzels. Yesterday I shared some recipes for Appetizers and Main Dishes. Do you cook a St. Patrick’s Day Dinner? These Shamrock Pretzels are easy and fun to make, starting with dough in the bread machine makes them even easier. […]

Homemade for the Holidays: Cranberry Bread

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Welcome to another great day of Homemade for the Holidays! Yesterday, I shared Homemade Peanut Butter Cups, an easy but impressive gift. This Cranberry Bread recipe comes from my Grandmother. Unfortunately I don’t remember her baking it, although I do remember my Mom baking it for Thanksgiving and Christmas every year. Giving a gift from […]

Banana Bread

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Banana Bread is a favorite at our house. Lately I’ve had to hide a few bananas just to be able to bake the Banana Bread. Seems like the boys go in spurts, first I have tons of leftovers bananas, then they are eating them up like crazy. It’s funny how things in life usually come […]

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread Recipe ::

Baking special treats and making Holidays fun, has always been important to me. Irish Soda Bread is a traditional bread served on St. Patrick’s Day. Wondering why they call it Soda Bread, I used my handy Swagbucks toolbar, and searched around, this is what I found from the Society of Preservation of Soda Bread (yep, it really does exist ) “Just like the bagpipes […]