Peach Cobbler Muffin Recipe

  I hope y'all will welcome my daughter-in-law Emmaline to the blog today! For a newlywed bride, she sure does make some amazing dishes. I'm hoping she's going to help me learn how to cook healthier. Just not today because these Peach Cobbler Muffins are just too divine!   Okay, I know I am supposed to be the "healthy food … [Read more...]

Cranberry Pumpkin Quick Bread

  Does it feel like time is flying by at the speed of light? It sure does to me! After writing 31 days for the month of October for my 31 Days to a Beautiful Home series you'd think I'd put my feet up and rest a while! (You can find all the posts here, and I'd love if you'd check out my great tips!) Nope! I'm in the middle of some terrific … [Read more...]

31 Days: Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel Topping

  I have been away all weekend on a scrapbooking retreat, but I wanted to share the recipe for Pumpkin Muffins that I make every fall.  Every time I make these muffins someone asks for the recipe. In honor of the sweet ladies that make it so much fun to get away and recharge, here it is! They are super easy to make and were … [Read more...]

Easy Strawberry Bread Recipe

  One of our favorite family traditions each year is strawberry picking at a local farm. This year the weather couldn't have been more beautiful or the berries more perfect. You might say we spent a few dollars on them! Yes, these are all ours! It took the four of us just over an hour to pick them and about two hours to … [Read more...]

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

It was such a lovely day in my hometown yesterday. A brisk breeze accompanied the rays of sun shining on us from the heavens above. And then today happened. Wet, dreary with a forecast of wintry mush. I'm just going to close my eyes and pretend that I'm sitting on our deck with the warm breezes blowing.... instead of bundled up in my parka … [Read more...]

Bread Machine Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

Our family has developed many traditions throughout the years. These include cow day, our Christmas Village display and Instant Russian Tea. Thanksgiving Day is filled with all our family gathered around the table enjoying the standard turkey and dressing with cranberry apple casserole and all the rest. Thanksgiving evening finds … [Read more...]

Easy Pumpkin Muffins (with a cake mix)

Yesterday I shared my All Things Home Fall Tour and invited you to come in and share a muffin and a glass of southern sweet iced tea with me. Today I'm back to share my recipe for easy pumpkin muffins made with a box cake mix.  I love to cook from scratch but life sure can get busy and we all need to have a few shortcuts up our … [Read more...]

Best Ever Homemade Hamburger Buns

  I don't know about you, but I always thought making bread sounded so hard. Hours of slaving over the dough. Not anymore. I've discovered a secret weapon. The bread machine!   This homemade hamburger buns recipe is just a measure and go one, but if you're new to a bread machine I've left you a note on the recipe card to … [Read more...]

Sweet White Bread Recipe for the Bread Machine

  Do you love homemade white bread as much as my family? I found this bread recipe for Decadent Sweet Milk Bread and had to try it. The first time I followed the recipe exactly and made the dough in the bread machine and then did the braid. This time I wanted to see if it would work as a loaf and save me some time. I am … [Read more...]

Banana Crumb Muffins with Streusel Topping

When I saw this recipe I knew I wanted to see if the Banana Crumb Muffins would taste as good as my  Chocolate Chip Banana Bread. None of my family are huge breakfast eaters (at least in the morning) so I like to have something homemade that's easy for them to grab. One of the easiest ways to use over ripe bananas is in bread or in freezing … [Read more...]

Jiffy Corn Bread with Creamed Corn

When I was growing up my mom's mother (MawMaw to me) lived with us until she passed away when I was 15.  She was almost like a mom to me during my preschool and school years when my own mom went back to work to help provide for us. MawMaw was the one who made sure I had a snack in the afternoons and got my energy out before dinner! She saw … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

What do you get when you combine bananas and chocolate chips? A most delicious bread to serve for family or friends. Whenever I take this to get togethers I am always asked for the recipe. My homeschooled kids learn to bake with this recipe (yes, it's that easy!) and I love that it only uses one mixing bowl! ***Easy Tip: This recipe is … [Read more...]

Bread Machine Focaccia Bread Recipe

    I am in love with my bread machine. My first one was purchased for $5 at a yard sale and I wore it out! Second one was also purchased from yard sale (don't remember how much it was.)  It's a great way to have fresh bread, and my family fights over it whenever I make it.   My kids used to call this "Fohgotcha" bread. … [Read more...]

Homemade Hamburger Buns (Bread Machine)

I first saw this recipe on Life as Mom but it was originally from Recipezaar. I promise you, after you make these hamburger buns you will never want to go back to the cheap grocery store version. They are that good. Seriously.   Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups milk, slightly warmed 1 beaten egg 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup white sugar 3/4 … [Read more...]