These cookies are a family favorite that we make every year in memory of my Grandma. Not just because she asked me to continue making them when she no longer could, but because they are really good! Lemon Whippersnappers are sweet lemony little morsels that melt in your mouth. This has to be one of the easiest recipes ever! Give them a try and let me know what you think... If ... Read More about Recipe: Grandma Grace’s Lemon Whippersnappers
Making Special Moments Count: Pear Picking Fall is a great season for outdoor activities here in the Midwest. Taking advantage of the last days before the Holiday festivities begin, we head out for some family fun. Grandpa (my Dad) and Grandma (my Mom) live on several acres and planted many trees when they ... Read More about Picking Pears
The Background to the Story... Here is some background information that I should share with you so you can understand my perspective. I am a very easy-going, go-with-the-flow, don't-rock-the-boat kind of girl. And my sisters, Es & Jay are very persuasive creatures who can usually talk me into just about anything and don't take "no" for an answer. I tried to resist their crazy, foolish ... Read More about Parker’s Story: It’s a Dog’s Life & I Love It!
That Salad: A family tradition for more than 5 generations. This scrumptious whipped cream salad has been a favorite of my family for many years. It's an easy dish to make and looks so festive. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do! These are the ingredients you will need: Vanilla Wafers, Miniature marshmallows, Heavy Whipping Cream, Bananas, Pineapple, and Maraschino ... Read More about Recipe: That Salad
White Castle is a big deal here in the Midwest. Belly bombers (pictured above) are the bomb in the middle of the night. Or as a special treat when the undeniable urge strikes. If you've ever had one, you know what I mean. Sometimes you just can't get there, or you don't live in an area that has a White Castle. What do you do? Here is an alternative. Though not actually a White Castle ... Read More about Recipe: Not Quite, but almost A White Castle Burger
My grandma was a sweet, kind lady. Christmas at her place was always a fun time, with cousins, aunts and uncles gathering together to share family time. Grandma Grace had a two kinds of cookies that our entire family just loved, Lemon Whippersnappers, and these Christmas Tree Cookies. She made these treats for us every Christmas. Being asked to carry on the tradition of baking her signature ... Read More about Recipe: Grandma’s Christmas Tree Cookies