Sour cream pound cake

 You will need: 1/2 pint of sour cream2 sticks of butter6 eggs1/4 tsp. baking soda3 cups flour3 cups sugar1 tbsp. vanilla ...more

Orange juice cake

Orange juice cake...more

Even Though Sometimes My Punch Lines Fall Flat

It’s easy for me to see why humor is a beautiful characteristic –- after all, the sound of laughter and the look of a big, wide smile are two very beautiful things. But cultivating humor is hard -– truly amusing people, I suspect, are just born that way. Most people are probably like me: personable and fun, but not actually funny-funny. Does this mean I’m missing a key beautiful quality? Do funny people shine a little brighter than the rest of the ho-hum world? ...more

You are right - humor is so much more than jokes. The older I get, the more I see the ...more

Put That Bread Machine to Work

Did you or someone in your family get a bread machine for Christmas? Bread machines can be a great tool for whipping up fresh, homemade bread and beyond in your kitchen this winter. Here are some ideas for ways to put that new tool to work. ...more
If I'm in a hurry I'll let my bread machine do all the work (which just so happens to be the ...more

$25 Pampered Chef Gift Certificate Give Away

When I first met my husband, Marc, I wasn’t the healthiest eater in the world.  I wasn’t terrible, but there was definitely room for improvement.  I never checked the ingredients in what I purchased.  I ate my fair share of junk and fast food without a second thought.  However, over time, his good habits rubbed off on me, and for the most part, I eat very healthy now....more