Cynthia’s Key Lime Pie Recipe

Cynthia's Key Lime Pie--cropped

Did you ever need a little something to bring a ray of sunshine into your winter day? How about a piece of Cynthia's Key Lime Pie? This week, as I was looking for recipes that used egg yolks, I ran across this Key Lime pie recipe that my friend, Cynthia, gave me for our church cookbook. I have … [Read more...]

Lynn’s Chocolate Cherry Brownies Recipe

Chocolate Cherry Brownies 2--lightened

Brownies . . . one of the ultimate chocolate delights! And my husband, Lynn, can make the BEST Chocolate Cherry Brownies you ever put in your mouth! When I got back home from visiting Mama, I looked in his oblong plastic covered container saw a treat! His Chocolate Cherry Brownies were calling … [Read more...]

Mama’s Sweet Potato Pie Recipe!

Sweet Potato Pie

Mama, the 92-year old pie maker! My mother may be 92 years old, but she can still bake a mean pie!!! I went to Mama's yesterday and she had baked her Sweet Potato Pie! Let me preface this by saying that I never liked Sweet Potato Pie until I ate hers a few years ago. She thinks this recipe is … [Read more...]

Snow Pudding Recipe

Snow Pudding--lightened

An easy little dessert (or fruit salad) . . . Have you ever wanted to find a little dessert that would be so easy to make, pretty as a picture, and tasty too? Well, I found one! I ran across this recipe for "Snow Pudding" in my research for desserts for my "Winter Wonderland of Sweets" e-book. I … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Cheesecake

White Chocolate Cheesecake

Ahhh, the wonders of winter! I have to say that winter is probably my favorite season. I know that some people see winter as stark, and not appealing, but I see the white of the freshly fallen snow as a blanket of the promise of spring. Plus, in winter, you can snuggle up by the fire with your … [Read more...]

Mama’s Meatloaf Recipe


Mama's Meatloaf . . . Nothing says "home" like Mama's Meatloaf. I remember as a child, Mama would make her meatloaf often. She would serve it with fried potatoes or with macaroni and cheese. Her recipe at the time also had strips of bacon on top. Who remembers the meatloaf of the 1960's? But … [Read more...]

Noodles and Rice Casserole

noodles and rice

Rice as a side dish . . .and Prairie County! When we think of "side dishes", we generally think of potatoes, or vegetables. Well, living most of my growing up years and early adult years in Prairie County, (central Arkansas), we ate a lot of rice. You see, Prairie County, and the central part of … [Read more...]

Snowy Crispy Treat Bars

Crispy Treats

During the one snow day we had last month, I pondered on some more "snow recipes". I decided to make some "Snowy Crispy Treat Bars". This is a recipe that is adapted from the Crispy Treat recipe we are all familiar with.  And, by adding a couple of extra ingredients, I was able to make an … [Read more...]

Skillet Chicken and Wild Rice

Chicken and wild rice

What's for supper? Who wants to cook when they have worked most of the day? That's how I felt this afternoon when I got home from helping in Candace's shop. So, after sitting with my feet propped up and drinking a cup of coffee or two, my hubby said, " What do you have planned for supper?" I looked … [Read more...]

Celebrate Life: A “Snow Much Fun” Dinner

family of snowmen in the evening city

Celebrate Life with a "Snow Much Fun" Dinner! With the excitement of December and the Christmas holidays over, January brings it's own opportunities for "festive fare-ing".  Snow, and snowmen are two things associated with January that are both near and dear to every child's heart. This "Snow … [Read more...]