Day two of the very inexpensive Ikea hacks gifts that you can make for your neighbors.  This one is my favorite one.  I just love how they turned out.  supper easy of course.  so lets get started. You can do this two ways  the first takes a little more time but looks better up close  […]

Neighbor gift Ikea hack number 2 painted bread boards

Hello friends I was invited to a friends giving this year and was asked to make a couple of my yummy caramel apple pies.  “ok” I said,  then darling B said, “why don’t you try a Slab pie?”  “What???? a slab pie I’ve never heard of such of thing!! ”  “It looks easy” said B […]

How to make an Apple slab pie Martha Stewart style

Do you think I post too many recipes for cakes?  Ok maybe I do but I love love love a good baked good!  This is one of my absolute favorite cakes.  Even a devout chocoholic I can safely say that this is one of my all time favorite cakes.  and its so pretty!! This cake doesn’t […]

The best Coconut Cream layer cake recipe

 Hello friends,  so excited to feature this darling vintage carnival themed party.  If you didn’t see me on Studio 5 today here is the recap of all these darling DIY’s that I’ve been posting over the last few weeks.  And Ill up date this to put the link to the show a bit later.   PS stay […]

vintage carnival theme party Studio 5

I love caramel corn its kinda a weakness of mine.  And unfortunately I found out that I love white chocolate popcorn almost as much.  To tell you the truth I made it so that I wouldn’t eat it!!! I’m not a big fan of white chocolate but hello no such luck in not liking it, that popcorn was so […]

white chocolate popcorn recipe

I know I know my baby is 12 but he still gets notes in his lunch box.  I’m sure he gets all red in the face and tries to hide them, but I adore that kid and I want him to know he’s loved.   So here are a few links to my favorite back to school […]

5 cute sites for free back to school lunch printables

Well today I’m going to share a cake recipe that I’ve been making for years  and its one of my favorites,  I know I always say that this is my favorite but lets just say,  cake IS my favorite. I  make a  lot of cake for my husbands work parties each month so I know what the masses […]

Orange Rum sheet cake or as my kids call it Creamsicle cake.

  Photo credit johnsmags These are two of my most favorite cakes and with all the Bar-B-Q’s coming up I thought I’d share.  I bake 3 cakes once a  month for my husbands work birthdays and believe me I know what kind of cake will do well in a sheet pan.  You can be fancy and […]

How to make the best chocolate sheetcake