It was supposed to just be a Cake blog…..

In 2006 I was pregnant with my 4th child BEN, and I can honestly say that I was thinking (naively) “I got this.” I am 5th of 12 children and I loved growing up in a large family, so 3 little kids was busy but not crazy, it was all I had ever wanted to… Continue Reading

Cornflakes, Butterscotch & Peanut Butter

This is heaven. I dont make this very often because I cant stop eating it if its around. Melt the PB and chips together then pour over the cornflakes in a large bowl- mix well but gently to avoid crushing the cereal too much. Spread it on a wax paper covered cookie sheet and let… Continue Reading

Uncle Scott’s Hot Cocoa Mix

We named our first born son after this guy! And he makes a great Hot Chocolate Mix. Every winter when we visit they have huge containers of it and we just LOVE it. It can be tailored to taste by using different flavors of instant creamer- I love adding peppermint but to please the crowd… Continue Reading

Pomegranate Salsa

This was so good! My friend Genni hosted Bunko at her house and had a whole counter full of delicious food- pulled pork, beans, rice, tortillas and a bowl of this…..heaven! I thought about it for 3 days after and had to make it. I am not ashamed to say that over the next day… Continue Reading

Best Ever Bread

This is a recipe that NEVER fails, I love it. I got it from our friends the Hamiltons and I love that is has butter, milk and eggs and its so soft and delicious. The recipe may sound too easy but it is- just put things in the mixer in the order listed! (and let… Continue Reading

PB Oatmeal Double Chip Cookies

This are so good- the dough AND the cookies. (I used our own healthy chicken eggs so I was not worried about the raw egg, not that I ever have anyway!) The cookies are just the perfect texture- just a little crispy and still chewy in the middle. LOVE LOVE LOVE. 1 c butter 1… Continue Reading


Once you try homemade it will be hard to ever go back to store bought. These took me about 20 minutes to make (they need time to set afterwards.) Easy and Delicious!! I love that they are not overly sweet- but that means its easy to keep eating them….and eating them. You dont need to… Continue Reading