Easy Ice Cream Cake Recipe

This easy ice cream cake recipe was such a fun dessert project for my family. Both kids (10 and 7) made this cake — with just a little help from me. I didn’t want them using the “big knives.” I’d call this semi-homemade ....more

Hummingbird Cake Recipe

I kept seeing a Facebook post from Southern Living that said this hummingbird cake recipe was its most popular recipe … in the entire 50 year history of Southern Living magazine. That’s a pretty serious statement. And, the woman who submitted the recipe, a Mrs. L.H. Wiggins is from Greensboro, NC, which isn’t far from […] The post Hummingbird Cake Recipe appeared first on Balancing Motherhood ....more

Blog Traffic & Progress Report – June 2016

Here’s the fourth installment of the Blog & Traffic Progress Report. ...more

Lemon Cupcakes with Lavender Buttercream

I’ve been wanting to make a different cupcake and didn’t know exactly what to do – until I saw a special Lavender Syrup from The French Farm. That’s when I knew I had to make a lavender buttercream. These lemon cupcakes with lavender buttercream are a winning combination of sophistication and elegance ....more

Blog Traffic & Progress Report – May 2016

Here’s the 3rd installment of the Blog & Traffic Report. Think of it as a Cliffs Notes for blogging. Sign up for the blogging newsletter...more

How to Make Grilled Pizza

My family has pizza every Friday night, yet I haven’t make a grilled pizza – until now. Why did I wait so long? Perhaps because I thought it was difficult ....more

Cookout Week!

Summer is going great so far. We’ve been camping, swimming (pools, rivers, and swimming holes), and traveling a bit. I LOVE summertime! ...more

Orange Cranberry Quick Bread

My orange cranberry quick bread is one of those special recipes that tastes great, and...more

Is Your Teen a Facebook Addict? 5 Ways to Help Your Teen Break His Facebook Addiction

Social media, the internet, and technology is unavoidable these days. It seems that everyone is tweeting, blogging, snapping, and Facebooking their lives. Many kids and teens know nothing different than a life constantly in front of a screen ....more

No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Layer Cake Recipe

Strawberries are the perfect fruit to use in summer-time desserts that are light and fresh. I’ve made this strawberry cheesecake layer cake...more