How to Make and Store Your Own Dried Orange Zest

Have I ever told you about my love for my dehydrator? (Heh, Heh, of course I have.) Well here's yet another task it can handle for you! How to Make and Store Dried Orange Zest ...more

Coconut Pound Cake

The weather has finally cooled down here in Georgia and I’m taking advantage of it while I can. My oven is on and I’m ready to bake!...more

Buffalo Chicken Pizza

“Thick homemade pizza crust topped with spicy hot sauce, chopped chicken, and loads of cheese. The simplest and tastiest pizza!” I wanted to take a break from sweets today and share with you the easiest pizza. Cheesy, chewy, crispy, spicy, homemade thick crust pizza....more

My Grandpa and Cherry Pie

My grandpa was always a kidder.  You never knew if he was serious or not and was always cracking a joke.  As kids, he used to tell my sister and I about the elephants that lived under his house.  He had very good explanations as to why that was totally possible and I believed it with heart and soul!  He was a lover of ice cream, that was almost completely melted, and he loved cherry pie.  EVERY single time he had a slice of cherry pie, he found a cherry pit.  I mean every single time!...more

Protein-Packed Cookie Dough Dip

Do you ever have those times when something or someone keeps popping up in your life? Recently, I had that happen with cookie dough. Seriously, it was haunting me!! I don't know if my sweet tooth was just getting the best of me, but I was either noticing cookie dough more or cookie dough was really haunting me. It was everywhere ... cookie dough ice cream, cookie dough Oreos, cookie dough frosting and then I had a conversation with someone about eating cookie dough! ...more

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Monsters

TammyRenea “People who are always taking care of their health are like misers, who are hoarding a treasure which they have never spirit enough to enjoy.” ~ Laurence Sterne ...more

Eggless Oatmeal Cookies

It was the night before my son’s day camp began and I had not been to the store in a week. I was looking over the list of things I was supposed to pack for him including a lunch and snacks. The previous week we had had 2 little boys in the house and they had eaten every snack in the place. Goldfish? Gone! Popcorners? An entire bag eaten in one afternoon at the pool. Raspberries? Devoured with pancakes. Graham crackers?...more

Cherry Cookie Cups

As you know, I have 11 pounds of cherries!Man oh man, my family is quite the bunch of pickers. ...more

Jazzy Summer cupcakes

Cupcakes are usually one serving size, no sharing involved. They’re small and easy to package, store, and transport. Decorating cupcakes is fun and creative  for people of all ages. Generally they can be made out of common kitchen supplies and ingredients you have on hand, and they take less then 1/2 an hour to bake. Cupcakes are perfect for a plethora of events, including birthday parties, bachelorette parties, business events, rehearsal dinners, bachelor......more

Cherry Picking and Cherry French Toast Casserole

One day, we decided to take a day excursion over to Michigan to do some cherry picking.  Just a day in the country of good ol' fashioned fun.  We went to the cutest orchard about 2 1/2 hours away called Tree-mendous Fruit Farm.  What a fun day in the orchard! ...more