Baked Cake Donuts

I’ve been trying really hard not to be frivolous these days.  I’m trying not to need more ‘stuff’.  I feel like I have enough of that, you know?  But then I realized I don’t own a donut pan and all that went out the window. 😉 Somehow, I convinced myself I needed a donut pan. I blame Amazon. […]

Red Velvet Waffles

Hey Guys! Happy Valentines Day!  My daughter was so excited about Valentine’s Day last night that she couldn’t go to sleep… for a while.  Panic started to set in when I realized she was expecting something special and was maybe building the day up in her mind more than I had.  Yikes!  I had already […]

Easy Homemade Granola

After school the other day, my house was filled with the wonderful aroma that is fresh granola.  My son immediately opened the jar for a handful and sarcastically asks, “when did you turn into Gram?”   Well my dear son, I’ve been slowly morphing into my mother for years. It just took her famous granola […]

Baked French Toast

Baked French Toast.  Sweet, crunchy streusel topping, custardy bread, and tart blueberries… yum!  I resolve to make more baked french toast this year!   I know I’ve talked about my picky eater on the blog before.  On Christmas morning, when I pulled this out of the oven, my daughter asked what it was.  I said, […]

Apple Cinnamon Granola

My house smells amazing right now, thanks to this granola.  My house smells amazing… and my daughter just dumped a cup of pears, with a bit of juice no less, onto the floor.  And now she’s taking the remaining pears that were still on her tray, putting them into the cup, and then dumping them […]