Tag Archives: ideas

Grandchildren & the Cool Grandparent Badge

Being a grandparent is a lot different than it was being a parent.  Parts of it are a lot more fun, some things are a lot more frustrating, but it is just as much an adventure as it was being … Continue reading

Posted in Entertaining, Holiday, Ideas, Special Occasion | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tie Dyed Groom’s Cake

Greg & I have been married just over two years now, and I recently received a comment about the tie dyed cake asking to know how it turned out. The tie dyed cake was the groom’s cake, and because it … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Desserts, Easy, Entertaining, Ideas | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Low key Labor Day menu

We’re not having a big barbecue, and we don’t have any company coming either.  We’re not going anywhere, and it’s a kind of stay-at-home-and-get-chores-done weekend.  We aren’t alone in that–lots of people are staying home between the price of gasoline … Continue reading

Posted in Beef, Breads, Desserts, Easy, Holiday, Quick, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

55 Frightfully Fun Foods

It’s just been released, in time for the fall season, and it is filled with fun foods for celebrating every ghoul’s favorite holiday–Halloween.  So, what’s included in it? Obviously, there are 55 fun recipes, covering a wide variety of foods … Continue reading

Posted in Cookbooks, Easy, Entertaining, Holiday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Something delicious-sopapilla cheesecake

Sopapillas (pronounced like “soap-uh-pee-yuh”) are normally a fried pastry, made with the same dough that is used for tortillas or frybread.  It’s rolled thin, cut into rectangles, and deep fried where it puffs up to a hollow ready-to-fill piece of … Continue reading

Posted in Cookies & Bars, Desserts, Easy, Make-Ahead | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Poverty recipes

Poverty recipes…it sounds dreadful, but they aren’t.  They are often delicious, as well as often are comfort foods.  What they are is the foods we can make when our budgets have gone from merely sobbing after a trip to the … Continue reading

Posted in Beans, Budget, Canning/Preserving/Drying, freebies, Ideas, Pantry, Southern, Tales | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Portable breakfast: the CRC Breakfast Bar

CRC breakfast bar…it sounds so official, doesn’t it? It’s not really, it just stands for “Coconut, Raisin, Chocolate” breakfast bar.  The chocolate is for my husband, the diehard chocoholic.  The whole bar concept was really dreamed up for him.  Some … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast & Brunch, Budget, Easy, Make-Ahead, Quick, Recipes, Special Diet | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment