Hearty Calico Beans Recipe From Grandma

When the weather dips to those colder temperatures, and the leaves start to turn? This Hearty Calico Beans recipe becomes one of my “go-to” recipes for those colder days of fall and winter. It’s kind of like comfort food – you know, like a hug from childhood in a bowl? This is something my grandma used to whip up and to this […]

Lunch Box Fun: Jokes!

I don’t know about you — but as the mother of a first grader, I like to mess with her lunch.🙂 I put all the cool, healthy stuff in it and then, something else: It could be a love note. It could be a goofy ring. It could be something seasonal. It could be a joke that she gets to share […]

Oreo Apple Pops

It all started with these cute buckets we found at the Dollar Spot at Target. It’s hard to see, but the little cut outs around the rim are apples. So, we HAD to do something very teacher-y with them! I had seen apple pops on Room Mom 101 (in their header) But didn’t want to do cake pops.   I […]

Fun Halloween Treat Ideas!

I have been on Pinterest…. and found some super fun ideas to share with you! Check out these great Halloween ideas: First, check out these Melted Witch Cookies from Taste of Home ! I spy Bugles!!! Now, how about Candy Corn Fudge from Kathie Cooks?OK, it was really for sugar cookies and I did something similar on a TV segment […]

Killer Corn Muffins!

It’s fall!Soup, Stew, Chili — dust those recipes off or try one of mine! (from HERE) They always need something yummy to go with it and our favorite, if we are having chili, is corn muffins! One of the oldest around and SUPER inexpensive is the Jiffy brand corn muffin mix.You can catch it on sale 3/$1.00 or 4/$1.00 and […]