Five Kids in Six Years, No Multiples. Our House is Always Crazy, Rarely Quiet, and Full of Love.

Five Kids in Six Years, No Multiples. Our House is Always Crazy, Rarely Quiet, and Full of love.

Category Archives: baker’s delights

apple crumb cake

This yummy apple cake resembles a coffee cake with its crumbly texture. Preheat oven to 350° Ingredients: 1 1/2 C. all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 2 apples, peeled and diced 3/4 C. white sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/3 C. butter, melted 1/3 C. packed brown sugarContinue Reading

simple no knead bread recipe

In the November issue of FamilyFun, there’s a great bread recipe that doesn’t require kneading. Seeing as how I’ve struggled with making bread, I figured I’d give this kid-friendly recipe a try. The first two loaves I made were a success, but I didn’t take any pictures to show you. However, my Grandma gave meContinue Reading

cake pop therapy

After way too much computer time on Friday & Saturday, my brain turned to mush. {Come on, did I honestly think I was going to get through my elephant-sized to-do list before hubby’s vacation was over?} I woke up Sunday morning with mush brain & no desire, whatsoever, to even look in the general direction ofContinue Reading

I baked a cake & ate it too!

When my daughters turned 3 & 2, a few months ago [their birthdays are a week apart], I had no interest in baking a cake. In fact, after buying a Dora sheet cake for $30 from a local grocery store bakery, I decided I would always buy our birthday cakes. Afterall, for the time itContinue Reading

pumpkin butterscotch cookies. they are moist, delicious & eggless!

I originally started this blog to journal about my journey as a work-at-home mom. Looking back, I’ve had more posts scattered throughout the miscellany category than those that focus on my WAHM journey. So I promise to make the ratio at least 4:2 [4 parts work-at-home mom stuff & 2 parts other/fun stuff]. After all,Continue Reading

sugar cookies in a snap.

Digging through the pantry last week, I came across a tub of lemon frosting and so I started thumbing through recipes for sugar cookies to go with the frosting. However, dinner was already in the oven & every recipe required the cookie dough to be chilled before baking, which I didn’t have time for. Then,Continue Reading

the ultimate snickerdoodle.

This is a post from an old blog of mine, and I wanted to move it over here because these snickerdoodle cookies are the best I’ve ever had! I made some a couple nights ago just so I could have a photo to go along with the recipe. {And because I wanted to use myContinue Reading

the perfect chocolate chip cookie.

Tired of buying pre-made cookie dough in order to get delicious chocolate chip cookies, I’ve been searching for the ultimate chocolate chip cookie recipe for a long time [I've already found the ultimate snickerdoodle cookie recipe - look for it next week]. I’ve tried pretty much everything: recipes in cookbooks, those on chocolate chip bags,Continue Reading