What do you do when a sweet friend, who happens to be expecting a baby in August, asks for something made with lemons? You find a lemon loaf recipe of course! I love this sweet treat and I think you will also! Give it a try. You can find recipe here.
This was delicious!
We love baking sweets on all occasions and love celebrating our freedom!
Sprinkles shortbread cookies...yummy! Find recipe here.
Chocolate covered Pretzels…always a winner! Find recipe here.
Red, White and Blue Chocolate covered peanuts…perfect combo! Find recipe here.
Rice Krispie Treats…these are so cute! Find recipe here.
My daughter found this recipe and thought it was so cute, so she made these as well.
Rice Krispie Treats!
I was a little late on July 4th posting…but better late than never, right?
My daughter, Claire, keeps finding recipes she wants to try. That seems to keeps us busy at the store and in the kitchen. While she has changed her mind from wanting to be a chef (at 11 years old) to now wanting to be an event planner…I love seeing her love for food and baking continue! Conversations, laughter and memories are made in the kitchen.
OLD GLORY PIE. Find recipe here. I changed the recipe a bit and used fresh cherries, strawberries and blueberries. YUM!
ZUCCHINI CRUSTED PIZZA
My daughter LOVES Pizza…so she is always sending me links to low calorie Pizza. She found this recipe for Zucchini Crusted Pizza and wanted to give it a try. I was a little skeptical but we ended up really liking the flavor and texture. In fact, my whole family enjoyed! Great idea Claire!
You can make this a little more low calorie by reducing the cheese and the marinara sauce. It will still be very tasty, satisfying and good for your waist line!!
Recipe is under On the Healthy Side at top of page. ENJOY!
3-Day Quote Challenge
I was recently challenged by Simply Homemade by Paula to the 3-Day Quote Challenge. Thank you Paula! I love her blog! Go check it out.
My first “quote” is actually a verse found in Psalm 34:8. I have used this verse many times when taking baked treats to someone special. I also use this as a creative way to share a verse from the Bible to someone who may need to be encouraged that day. I hope it encourages you.
I even had this verse painted on a wall in my kitchen to remind me of God’s goodness in my life. I think it is a great verse as well as a challenge. A challenge to give God a try and see that He is good!
If you accept this 3-day challenge, post 1-3 quotes for 3 consecutive days, nominating 3 fellow bloggers to do the same.
I am nominating the following bloggers today to this challenge.
Never A Dull Bling
Mommy Lane Adventures
Mother’s Day 2016
Reading to my little girls each night in bed is something I still miss to this day. I miss hearing them beg for one more book or one more song or one more prayer. Trace Adkins hit the nail on the head when he sang “You’re gonna miss this”. My eyes well up with tears each time I hear it…
You’re gonna miss this
You’re gonna want this back
You’re gonna wish these days hadn’t gone by so fast
These are some good times
So take a good look around
You may not know it now
But you’re gonna miss this
Today my girls did many things to make my day special. One of the sweetest things was to give me a book I read to them as a child. Each of my girls picked out the book that reminded them of me when they were young. They wrote a note inside and told me why this book was special to them and the memories they have of me reading it to them when they were young. That touched my heart!
They also made me lunch so I could put it on my blog! They were so thoughtful! They made a delicious healthy lunch.
Honey Mustard Chicken Fingers Recipe Here
Strawberry Pecan Salad
Baked Sweet Potato Fries
And last but not least they gave me a new hand mixer for the kitchen. They know me so well! I love the pink…so pretty. KitchenAid
Thankful today for my wonderful daughters and so blessed that God allowed me to walk through this life with them!