How to Make Amazing Cinnamon Rolls

At some point in every woman’s life, there will be a yearning to make cinnamon rolls. (OK, probably every American woman. I can’t imagine some Chinese lady in a rice paddy standing up one day and thinking “I would like to make a sweet bread I’ve never heard of.” Or… Read More

How to Make Perfect Snickerdoodles

I’m going to start a feature called Friday Favorites. I’ll be posting some of my old recipes and posts on Fridays. O.K. basically it’s reruns. But maybe it’s new to you!  Maybe you didn’t know who I was back when I posted my Snickerdoodle tutorial the first time.  It was… Read More

Homemade Wheat Thin Crackers

I spent several months on the Paleo bandwagon and I just decided that it’s not the way I want to feed my family. While many people have an intolerance to gluten, we don’t. I also strongly feel that wheat and grains are an important and wholesome part of our diet.… Read More

Sparkly Colored Oreos

Colored Oreos are an adorable party treat. Think of the theme possibilities! Pink and purple for a princess party. Red and blue for a Superman party. Light blue and brown for a boy baby shower. Green for St. Patrick’s Day. Oooh, my imagination is running wild! These are white chocolate… Read More

Cake in a Jar

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week! In the past some Room Moms have turned it into more of a Parent Extortion Week with requests for gift cards and hardcover books, but this year we’re keeping it simple. My kids will be doing thank you notes and these lovelies: Red Velvet cake in… Read More

Oatmeal Cookies!

In honor of our item of the week (Oats! Buy some now!) let’s make some oatmeal cookies! This recipe is my favorite Oatmeal recipe ever. First of all let’s talk about oats; they come in Regular (also called Rolled) and Quick. The only difference is that Quick oats are rolled… Read More

Braided Herb Bread

In honor of this week’s preparedness item–flour–I’m going to show you how to make one of my family’s favorite foods, Braided Herb Bread. It’s a lovely white bread chock full of savory herbs. I think it’s especially good with soup or a hearty salad. If you are already thinking that… Read More

Hobby Week–Baking

Hmmm, Hobby Week was a little sparse. Maybe I should make this Hobby Fortnight. One of my hobbies is not putting pictures in my blog. It takes such a loooong time (say this in a whiny voice). It’s such haaaaard work. I tend to really procrastinate when I’m working on… Read More