Red Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies

Red Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies

When you think of Valentine’s day, doesn’t it just scream Red Velvet???  These Red Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies are a new favorite in our house! When my kids and I were raising money to go to Peru I made cookies and sold them at work to my co-workers.  It was kind of a win-win […]

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Valentine’s Day Lunch Box Joke Notes

Valentine's Day Lunch Box Note Jokes

Valentine’s day isn’t necessarily my favorite holiday.  Like, not really at all.  I’m not sure why I have such a hard time with it.  It’s a good Holiday.  Right?  It’s all about hearts and love…. Regardless of how I feel, I try to make it a special day for my kids.  I make special Valentine’s […]

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Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Red Velvet anything is one of my Dad’s favorite desserts.  I’ve made him Red Velvet Cheesecake Bars and Red Velvet Pound Cake, both of them were amazing.  But for Christmas this year I wanted to make him these Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies.  They looked so delicious!  And so festive, don’t you think?  Perfect for the holidays […]

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Korean Beef and Rice

Korean Beef and Rice

We have had the strangest weather here in Oregon this winter.  And by strange I mean, it’s been cold.  Like, COLD COLD!  We’ve had snow and freezing rain when we normally have rain.  Fifty degree rain.  Not thirty one degree rain.  We don’t really know what to do in weather like this so we’ve had […]

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Milk Chocolate Caramel Fudge

Milk Chocolate Caramel Fudge

This is, hands down, the best fudge you will ever eat, and believe me, I’ve eaten a lot of fudge.  I love it!  But again, I love it if it’s delicious.  I don’t want it if it’s mediocre.  You know what I mean.  When it’s waxy or dry or chewy.  Fudge isn’t supposed to be […]

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Pumpkin Spice Snowballs

Pumpkin Spice Snowball Cookies

A “spiced” up version of Mexican Wedding Cake Cookies that’ll knock your socks off.  They’re that good! Do you call them Mexican Wedding Cake Cookies or Russian Tea Cakes or Snowballs?  I’ve seen them all over the internet and they all have different names.  But the recipe is the same and they are delicious!  One […]

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Simple Salisbury Steak

Simple Salisbury Steak

When the weather is cold and chilly outside, there’s nothing like good comfort food to warm you up.  This Simple Salisbury Steak recipe is easy to make and delicious! My kids are pretty picky eaters so I have a hard time finding a recipe that all three of us love.  I wasn’t quite sure when […]

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Toffee Pecan Pie Bars

Toffee Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie Bars

Pecan Pie in bar form?  Yes, please! One of my absolute favorite Christmas cookies are Pecan Tassies.  My Grandmother used to make them and then my Mom and now me.  They bring back great Christmas memories of driving to my Grandparent’s house on Christmas Eve, eating Swiss Cheese Fondue and all the other amazing foods […]

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Pumpkin and Black Bean Soup

Black Bean and Pumpkin Soup

When you think of soup does the word pumpkin ever come to mind?  For me?  No way.  I would never have thought to put pumpkin in soup.  I guess it was a good thing I didn’t know what was in it when my Mom had me try this soup years ago.  I loved it.  I […]

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Raspberry Cream Cheese Empanadas {Secret Recipe Club}

Raspberry Cream Cheese Empanadas

The delicious taste of homemade red raspberry jelly plus cream cheese empanada dough make these little hand pies amazing. It’s with a sad heart I say that this is our last Secret Recipe Club post.  I’ve been apart of this great club since August of 2011.  Holy smokes.  That’s monthly posts for over six years! […]

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