Three homemade popsicle recipes!

The summer heat has officially reached Colorado.  It’s that time of year when it’s just too darn hot to bake or make hot comfort food. I don’t even want to think about turning on the oven! So what do we do instead?  We make popsicles! After a day of sitting…

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Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

A family summer tradition. I grew up hearing the churning sound of the homemade strawberry ice cream maker during summer at least once a week.  When we were young, my little brother and I helped make the ice cream, then played, then dashed in with bowls and spoons when the…

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Homemade Strawberry Milk

When I was a little girl, my grandfather drank a lot of homemade strawberry milk every May when fresh local strawberries were abundant.  Now, I love to make this for my kids.  More accurately, I love letting them make this for themselves.  Recall all of your happy chocolate milk moments, then…

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Make Your Own Homemade Strawberry Honey!

I start dreaming of strawberries in January, so my family gets very excited when they finally arrive in May!  We eat whatever is fresh and in-season (easy to do when you live in NC!).  This year, we made homemade strawberry honey, homemade strawberry jam, homemade strawberry kiwi jam, homemade strawberry…

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Chocolate Chip Cake

We all have a favorite birthday cake, something we look forward to all year long.  My kids ask for strawberry icing and sprinkles.  I love a good chocolate cake with seven-minute icing.  And my husband loves Chocolate Chip Cake.  I make it for his birthday every year, which means I…

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Try making homemade hummingbird food!

Spring is here!  🙂  As soon as I see azaleas blooming in my yard, I make hummingbird food. I have two Best-1 32 oz. Hummingbird Feeders and I love them. Replace the hummingbird food every 7 days, though I sometimes stretch it a little longer.  The same hummingbirds travel to…

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Quick and Easy Blueberry Muffins!

Like apple pie, blueberry muffins are classic! Healthy enough to be a snack or part of a meal.  Sweet enough to be dessert and satisfy that sweet tooth craving. These muffins are moist, flavorful and FILLED with yummy blueberry goodness.  Oil (instead of butter) and greek yogurt (instead of milk)…

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Pecan Pie Bars

These are amazing!  If you like pecan pie, you will LOVE these!  In fact, I personally love them way more than pecan pie because it doesn’t have the crust coming up and over the sides. Our friend Trish gave us this recipe several years ago, and it was an instant…

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