Yesterday, I had the pleasure of treating these sweet friends to "cooking camp"! Friends since kindergarten, these soon to be middle schoolers and I enjoyed a day in the kitchen!Making Pink Lemonade CupcakesStuffed Strawberries Drizzled with ChocolateRolling Out Butterfinger Sugar CookiesTime Out for a Little "Make Up" FunDuring baking time, the girls enjoyed some dancing … Continue reading Cooking Camp 62212
My friend, Pam, and I have been friends since we were 4 years old! That's 48 years! I'm not worried about telling my age - I'm just so thankful to be my age! When my family moved to the home where my Mother currently lives, there was an empty lot beside us. On the other … Continue reading Thankful Thursday – Best Friends Forever
Ham and Cheese PuffsI have 5 shelves of cookbooks (one day I will count them!) and easy access to recipes by Google, but sometimes the best recipes are find in my recipe box. It is filled with "tried and true" recipes that I have had since I first started cooking. This one is from my … Continue reading What’s in the Bread Basket? Ham and Cheese Puffs
Corn Off the CobThis is my current favorite summer dish! For 2 weeks in a row, I have sauteed corn fresh from the Farmer's Market. My family likes "corn on the cob" but Elle can't eat it now that she has braces, so I found this option to be just as good, maybe better!6-8 ears … Continue reading Sweet Corn – Sweet Memories
When I was going through cancer treatment, my friend, Lynne, from Ohio sent me the "coolest" basket of treats to make me smile. She called it an "In the Pink" Basket and the idea was to open a package any time I was feeling "blue". At the time, Elle was almost 4 so I let her pick … Continue reading "In the Pink" Basket
Quick and Easy Apple Cobbler (Or Blueberry or Strawberry)2 (21 oz.) cans of pie filling of your choice1 stick of butter, softened4 oz. (1/2 block) cream cheese1 t. vanilla1 box yellow cake mixPreheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread pie filling in bottom of 13 X 9 inch baking dish. Mix butter, cream cheese and vanilla. Cut butter mixture … Continue reading What’s for Dessert? Apple Cobbler
While I am following the Women's College World Series in Softball and the NCAA Regional Baseball Championships, I am reminded of another team of baseball players - The Miracle League, whose mission is to provide opportunities for adults and children with special needs to play baseball!Recently, the University of Alabama Baseball Team hosted The Miracle … Continue reading Play Ball in the Miracle League!
So, am I the only one who has never heard of the "Arnold Palmer" until yesterday? First of all, I was watching Paula Deen in my hotel room (Staybridge Suites is fabulous, by the way!) and also reading John Grisham's "Calico Joe" so I wasn't paying complete attention. Paula was making Arnold Palmer cupcakes and … Continue reading Sip of Summertime – Arnold Palmer