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25 Easy Easter Party Recipes

25 Easy Easter Party Recipes

The Easter season is around the corner and I am already thinking about what we should take to all the parties we are going to.   I decided to put together some of my favorite recipes and ended up with a list of 25 Easy Easter Party Recipes.  I have ideas for everything from appetizers to...
Hanky Panky Recipe

Hanky Panky Recipe

This weekend I made one of our favorite appetizers for a party with our cousins.  It had been years since I have dusted off this Hanky Panky Recipe, and I had forgotten just how easy it is to make them and what a crowd pleaser they are. Hanky Pankies are a simple mix of ground...
Easy Appetizer Recipe:  BBQ Chicken Dip

Easy Appetizer Recipe: BBQ Chicken Dip

When we are invited to parties I try to always show up with a dish in my hand.  And usually that dish is an appetizer for the crowd.  One of my favorite go-to appetizer recipes is for a BBQ Chicken Dip.  It is super easy to make and super scrumptious to eat. This dip takes...

The Great Pie Challenge of 2017

My mother threw down the gauntlet this fall and created a pie contest like no other, dubbed The Great Pie Challenge of 2017.  She invited anyone in the family to make their best pie to compete in this challenge. In the beginning I thought I would whip up some of my favorites to bring to...
Meatball Pie Recipe (Also Known as Lumpy Space Pie)

Meatball Pie Recipe (Also Known as Lumpy Space Pie)

My son decided that he wanted to make a Meatball Pie for a family gathering, and it knocked everyone’s socks off.  This all started when my mom decided to host a different sort of family dinner, and she created the Great Pie Challenge of 2017.  She invited the whole family to bring their best pies...
Easy Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

Easy Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

Recently I had a hankering for some chicken pot pie, so I tinkered around with a few recipes I found until I made it just right!  I do not like when Chicken Pot Pie is too mushy and full of sauce.  I like it to be full of meat and vegetables in every bite with...
Game of Thrones Dinner Party

Game of Thrones Dinner Party

To celebrate the return of Game of Thrones this Summer we put together a Game of Thrones dinner party. If you’ve never seen Game of Thrones then what are you waiting for?! It’s an amazing show that has spread worldwide, you can even watch Game of Thrones in Australia now! I feel like I’ve made...
Homemade Soft Pretzel Recipe

Homemade Soft Pretzel Recipe

My husband and I both value and cherish the traditions we have created over the years with our children.  One of our family’s favorite traditions is Homemade Soft Pretzel baking each December while we spend the weekend away at a little cabin in the woods. Our homemade soft pretzel recipe came from a cookbook that...
A Bridal Shower at Cooks' Wares

A Bridal Shower at Cooks’ Wares

This weekend I attended the most unique Bridal Shower at Cooks’ Wares in Montgomery.  Cooks’ Wares is a fabulous family owned kitchen wares store that sells anything and everything you could ever need in your kitchen.  They offer cooking classes of all sorts with experts in this field as well as helpful kitchen classes that...
Our Favorite Copycat Chipotle Recipes

Our Favorite Copycat Chipotle Recipes

If we could eat at Chipotle every week we would, but that is just not doable.  So we have scoured the internet to find a collection of Copycat Chipotle recipes that we can make at home.  The chicken burrito and chicken burrito bowl are our favorites, so that is what Michael makes when he creates...
Easy Cream Cheese Coffee Cake Recipe

Easy Cream Cheese Coffee Cake Recipe

When I am in the mood for a sweet breakfast my favorite thing to eat  is a simple cream cheese coffee cake.  I do not have to run to the bakery to indulge my sweet tooth.  I can create an easy Cream Cheese Coffee Cake in my kitchen, and so can you. You only need...
Easy Slow Cooker Meatballs

Easy Slow Cooker Meatballs

I always find myself asking people for recipes when I go to a potluck, and my school’s Christmas lunch was no exception.  My friend brought Slow Cooker Meatballs and they were delicious, so of course I had to ask her for the recipe.  When I found out how easy they were to make I just...