Category Recipe Box

Sugar Cookies & Jam Star Cookies

  Star Linzer Cookies 3/4 lb butter, room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3 1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup raspberry jam Icing Sugar for dusting Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Cream butter and…

Cook With Campbell’s

  I had the chance to test out some recipes using the Cook with Campbell’s website last month. Make a recipe, eat the recipe and provide feedback. The campaign didn’t require a blog post however, I thought I’d share some…

Oh, Deer! {a cookie recipe}

These Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies were super easy to make and absolutely adorable. The recipe came from BakerGirl. I had been planning to make them with my children but realized that the nose, eyes and antlers needed to be put…

Easy Pickled Beets Recipe

At $1.88 for 6+ quarts of beets, it’s hard to beat beats for price I think. I just love pickled beets and so does my middle man, John. Isaac might too, but he’s never had them because he’s messy and…

Ticket To Ride

My husband purchased the game Ticket to Ride last month. We had friends of ours over on Canada Day for a BBQ celebration. While the children ran inside and out, played lego, watched a movie and basically entertained themselves, the…

Dinner on a Cutting Board

  par-boiled potatoes, pan fried on one side to crisp them up sour cream steamed broccoli, a squeeze of lemon pork loin seasoned with homemade herb and garlic salt, pan seared with butter and olive oil and finished in the…

Homemade Mini Cheesecakes

Several years ago I bought a mini cheesecake from Williams Sonoma and I’ve used it a number of times over the years. It came with a recipe on the back which has never failed me. Making a basic cheesecake, I…