GrandkidsTakes Priority

Since I am headed to hug some grandkids tomorrow, I will not be back until Oct 2nd. If I can use my daughter’s computer without having to share it with the 3 year old, I will write this week, but if not, will see you on the 3rd…..blessings and lets continue to pray for this … Continue reading

Bruschetta Chicken & Veggies

Tonight, since I am leaving town tomorrow for a week to go see grandkids, I figured that I should feed Randy a home cooked meal so he would appreciate me. After a friend of ours gave me this recipe last week, I have been waiting to try it and tonight was the night. It is … Continue reading


I know, I know, there are a million zillion recipes out there for these delightful little cookies, but I happened to buy bagged  4.25 lb Gold Medal flour instead of the flour that comes in the paper sack and this recipe was on the back. It is different than the others I have made because … Continue reading

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Brownies

FYI, this time of year brings the need to bake something pumpkin. For those of you who are new to this blog, if you want a fabulous recipe that combines both cream cheese and pumpkin, be sure to type in this recipe in the search box at the bottom right under the archives. This was … Continue reading

Apple Cobbler

In the 70’s, my neighbor Cam, who was the best cook and would always bring us samples of her goodies, made these and brought them to us one night. I had forgot about them until I saw the recipe posted on…..they are just so different. Easy, even if you don’t like to make pie crust, … Continue reading

Linda Cooper’s Pralines

Bunco is at our house tonight so thought I would surprise the ladies and make some fudge and pralines. Linda Cooper gave me this recipe in the 80’s and we have made it ever since for holidays and have given away plates of them. They are easy to make, you don’t need a candy thermometer, … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pancakes

Searching for new recipes for the holidays, I found this one in a little cookbook that I had bought for one dollar quite a few years ago. It is a little cookbook that is called Holiday Celebrations, which was on a bargain table at Mardels back in Dallas. I have used so many recipes out … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

Went to a brunch this morning and had the most delicious and moist coffee cake I think I have ever had. The middle of the cake had melted chocolate chips, combined with sugar and cinnamon and it looked like it had a layer of fudge right there in the middle of the cake. So naturally … Continue reading

Breakfast Casserole

This morning I had to take a breakfast casserole to a brunch to feed 20 ladies. I went on-line and found this one, which turned out to really be a keeper. I think the ladies liked it because it wasn’t so “eggy” because of the potatoes and bread in it, it had more substance and … Continue reading