Our youngest daughter is quite the character. Her strong spunky personality, quick wit, and ability to constantly keep us laughing (sometimes secretly) makes her extra special in our eyes. I’ve shared a few of her Dennis the Menace antics, but there are new ones on a weekly basis. I admit, I do get frustrated at … More Sugar Baked Smokies and ornery kids!
I tend to get on little kicks with certain foods and kinda go nuts with making them all the time. A few months ago, it was ciabatta rolls. I picked some up at Aldi one day and decided to use them for chicken salad. The next time, I used them for these awesome breakfast sandwiches. … More Ciabatta Breakfast Sandwiches to start the week off right!
My girls love it when we have a big breakfast on the weekends. But what they love even more is when we have a big breakfast for supper! Sometimes it’s so fun to make the house smell like pancakes and syrup and enjoy a big hearty breakfast for supper. I adore Ree Drummond and just … More Baked Blueberry French Toast
I thought I’d share an easy little breakfast recipe that could also work as an appetizer. I made these for my Bible study group at church and I think they all liked them. I went home with an empty platter so that’s always a good sign. One thing I look for in a breakfast dish … More Ham Cups and quarterback mornings
I thought I’d share this recipe again since Thanksgiving is coming up. This is one of my favorites and is so simple to make. We have it a few times a year, not just around the holidays and it always gets gobbled up! It can be made in advance which is always nice on those … More More Please! Repost of Warm Cranberry Chutney
Do you know what’s coming up this weekend? If you are from central IL (more specifically the Morton – Peoria area), then you know exactly what is coming this weekend. It’s the Morton Pumpkin Festival!!! A celebration of the beginning of harvest and the history of a bustling factory right in the midwest. This factory … More Pumpkin Bars – You will like it, like it, like it!
If you are from central Illinios, then you are probably familiar with Jumer’s. For those who are not from my neck of the woods, Jumer’s was a small hotel and restaurant chain in central IL. The one in Bloomington specialized in French cuisine and the one in Peoria was German. Both have changed to different … More Jumer’s Cinnamon Rolls