Rosemary and Cranberry Cheese Ball

Did you know when the clock strikes midnight on October 31st Halloween will turn into Christmas!  Take down your Halloween/fall decorations, turn on some Christmas music, start making your list and checking it twice. Take your Christmas decorations down from the attic and start working on your holiday menu! Do yourself a favor by including this […]

Cream Cheese Caramel Apple Spread

Sometimes the simple things in life are the best. This Cream Cheese Caramel Apple Spread is case in point! It is ridiculously simple to make, only three ingredients are needed and it’s perfect for any occasion. If you are like our family you are enjoying both the professional and collegiate football season. If we have a lot in common […]

Cream Cheese and Sausage Breakfast Crescent Rolls

 Cream Cheese and Sausage Breakfast Crescent Rolls We have a great family breakfast for you today.  We recently had these at our family reunion.   With all of the activities that we had planned, we needed a quick and easy breakfast that would appeal to everyone.   These Breakfast Crescent Rolls really fit the bill! While they […]

Cream Cheese Lemon Cookie Bars

I am on a lemon kick. I just can’t seem to get enough tart lemon flavor! My all time favorite lemon treat? Classic Lemon Bars. I have a dear friend Lisa who makes the best lemons bars EVER! All other lemon bars are always compared to Lisa’s, the standard has been set, and it is extremely high. […]

Strawberry Cheesecake Mousse Parfaits

Strawberry season is in full swing I’m drooling over all the scrumptious strawberry recipes I ‘m seeing on Pinterest. This recipe for Strawberry Cheesecake Mousse from Kristan at Confessions of a Cookbook Queen looked too good to pass up. I love simple recipes like this that look and taste like you spent hours in the kitchen. I love it […]

Cream Cheese Chicken Taquitos

I love these Cream Cheese Chicken Taquitos because you make the chicken filling in the crockpot. Walking in the door to the smell of this flavorful creamy chicken filling was heaven! Right away my kids wanted to know what was cooking in the crockpot. I love pretty much everything about crockpot cooking. It’s easy, the […]

Strawberry and Cream Cheese Pinwheels

Our family kinda had a party this weekend.  We had visitors come, late nights, ate food, played cards, didn’t get enough sleep, laughed and loved a lot. What was the occasion? Grandchild number three was born.  We now have three grandsons! Aren’t new babies a miracle? Although I do have two daughters, I did not […]

Coconut Cream Cheese Cake

I can’t think about the word “coconut” without thinking about Hawaii. And I can’t think about Hawaii without thinking about when I went there as a teenager. The summer that I was fifteen, my dad gathered the family together and asked where we would like to go on a summer vacation.  It took every member […]

Bavarian Apple Torte

Did you watch The Sound of Music? I know Austria and Bavaria are not the same place and that it all has nothing to do with this Bavarian Apple Torte, but I have been looking forward to it. The TV show and this dessert. We make this every holiday season, and it is a hit […]

Party Cheese Ribbon Slices

About 7% of all Boy Scouts achieve the rank of Eagle and my son is one of them! He was right up to the last minute, but it got done. Speaking of last minute, we barely managed to get his Court of Honor done before he left home on a mission for our church. Did […]