Anyone Can Do This · Recipes

Anyone Can Do This: Superbowl Food (Walking Taco)

Hosting a Superbowl party this year? or attending one and need to bring food? Try making walking tacos. You may want to make White Chicken Chili as well. We like it best with Fritos. As to recipes for red and white chili, I swear by the McCormick seasoning packets. These are also great to bring… Continue reading Anyone Can Do This: Superbowl Food (Walking Taco)


Easy-Peezy Sugared Walnuts

I love sugared walnuts in my salads, so when I found out you could do them in the microwave in about five minutes, I had to pass the info. on. 2 cups walnuts 1 cup brown sugar 1 T water Mix it together and set your microwave on high for 5 minutes. Be sure to… Continue reading Easy-Peezy Sugared Walnuts

cakes · Recipes

Best Carrot Cake Ever

This is the best recipe for carrot cake I have ever had or made. I got it from and it is really called “Best Carrot Cake Ever”. 6 cups grated carrots 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup raisins 4 eggs 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1… Continue reading Best Carrot Cake Ever


Banana Crumb Muffins Recipe

Here’s a yummy recipe for the next time you have overripe bananas! This is one of our favorites for breakfast or snack time. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 bananas, mashed 3/4 cup white sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/3 cup butter, melted… Continue reading Banana Crumb Muffins Recipe


Fun Munchies

Here are a few of my favorite alternatives to chips and dip, salsa, etc. These are a fun to bring to caregroup if you have snack, or to have at your next party or celebration. They are easy, require little to no preparation, and taste yummy. You may want to still have a “normal” munchie… Continue reading Fun Munchies

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Mini Cakes

I bought Maggie a Tiny Treats “cook book” for Christmas and we finally made one of the recipes. These are supposed to resemble cakes the perfect size for an American Girl doll.  Basically you take two oreo-type cookies and glue them together with butter cream icing. then ice the cookie cake, smooth it, and decorate… Continue reading Mini Cakes


Your 2 cents: Good Date Recipe?

I mean fruit-dates, not the romantic evenings we plan with our husbands… although I’m always happy to hear advice about “date night” as well, if you care to share. Do any of you have a good recipe that calls for chopped dates? I seem to remember a really good bar cookie from years back that… Continue reading Your 2 cents: Good Date Recipe?