Sour Cream Chocolate Bread from

If you love chocolate, and you love easy recipes…this one is for you.  Delicious sour cream chocolate bread! Sour Cream Chocolate Bread from Chocolate, Chocolate and More is moist, flavorful, and comes together quickly. It’s one of my favorite go-to recipes when I’m in the need of a chocolate fix but don’t have a lot of time. I definitely suggest – no, demand! – that … Continue reading Sour Cream Chocolate Bread from

Ranch Veggie Roll-ups

Years ago, my mom had a Pampered Chef party…and one of the recipes that the consultant demonstrated was Cool Veggie Pizza. Buttery crust, ranch cream cheese spread and lots of crisp, fresh vegetables – delicious! It’s been a family favorite over the years and I’m always looking for new ways to try it. After being inspired by various pinwheel recipes I had seen online, I … Continue reading Ranch Veggie Roll-ups

Stay warm with Loaded Baked Potato Soup from

It’s a cold day here in the mountains – temperatures barely rose above freezing before the sky went dark. When looking for dinner inspiration for tonight, I remembered one of my favorite potato soup recipes; thick, creamy and deliciously easy. Ultimate Loaded Baked Potato Soup from is a favorite in our house, and is perfect for nights like this! Yum! Delicious recipes from … Continue reading Stay warm with Loaded Baked Potato Soup from

Fluffy Peanut Butter Frosting from All Recipes!

I’m on a little bit of a cupcake research mission lately. I have the wonderful opportunity of making cupcakes for a dear, close relative’s bridal shower (I am SO excited) and we’ve been discussing flavors. Of course, I just have to do a few test runs…right? So, I was browsing for a great peanut butter frosting recipe (one of the flavors we’ve picked is inspired … Continue reading Fluffy Peanut Butter Frosting from All Recipes!

Cookies & Cream Freeze by Kraft

It may not be summer just quite yet, but the temperatures here in Southwestern Virginia are rising! Naturally, when it’s hot out, cool frozen desserts rise in popularity along with the temperature. 🙂 Today’s featured recipe is from Kraft Foods, and it’s long been a favorite of mine. Several years ago, while in culinary school, I had the privilege of teaching summer camp cooking classes … Continue reading Cookies & Cream Freeze by Kraft

Tried & True: Glazed Pork Chops from

So, as many of you know, I’m not just an Etsy fanatic… I’m a foodie. Always have been (even before my Culinary Arts degree), always will be. Sometimes I stumble across recipes that are just too good not to share…and today’s no exception. So delicious! While trying to think of fresh ideas for the pork chops in my fridge, I came across Budget Byte’s recipe … Continue reading Tried & True: Glazed Pork Chops from

Recipe Roundup: Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate!

Pardon me while I drool on my keyboard.. The subject of this Recipe Roundup is Chocolate. Yes, chocolate. If you’re one of the few crazy..err..completely normal people who don’t like chocolate, then I guess this Recipe Roundup isn’t for you. But if you’re like me and the mere thought of chocolate makes you crave it, then stick around. We’re going to have some fun… The … Continue reading Recipe Roundup: Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate!

CraftyGirl Approved Recipes: Brownie Batter Dip ✔

I love trying new recipes, and recently, I had the perfect occasion to test out a few new recipes. Dear Husband and I threw a small New Year’s eve open house, and I had a blast cooking. Here’s my favorite recipe of the night: Brownie Batter Dip   Brownie Batter Dip from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe  is decadently delicious. I didn’t make any changes to the … Continue reading CraftyGirl Approved Recipes: Brownie Batter Dip ✔

Recipe Feature: Easy Mints

Looking for a last minute candy recipe before Christmas? Look no further! This Easy Mints recipe from Karo has only 5 ingredients and is sure to be a crowd-pleaser! Make sure to check out the recipe here, as well as other holiday recipes from Karo! Until next time…stay crafty (and make candy)! -Katie Follow me on Facebook for blog updates and more!Tweet me on Twitter, … Continue reading Recipe Feature: Easy Mints

Recipe Roundup: Chicken Casseroles

It’s getting cooler, and casseroles are a cooler weather staple. There are so many possibilities! Casseroles are also great to throw together the night before and pop in the oven, and are a go-to dish for many busy moms. For today’s recipe roundup, I’ve picked 5 chicken casserole recipes that are drool-worthy…and don’t take a lot of preparation!   Mom On Timeout – Cheesy Chicken, … Continue reading Recipe Roundup: Chicken Casseroles

Recipe Roundup: Dessert Edition

I don’t know about you, but I have a pretty major sweet tooth. This leads to hours browsing on Pinterest, coming across delectable recipes and drooling over them. Today, I thought I’d share some dessert recipes I cam across recently that look…wait for it…AMAZING!    Cookies & Cups: Banana Blondies    Heather Christo – Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars Chocolate With Grace – Caramel Apple Dessert Pizza … Continue reading Recipe Roundup: Dessert Edition

Apple Spiced Mini-Muffins (Adapted from

Fall is coming…It may still be 80 degrees here in Southwestern Virginia, but fall is coming. And I am PUMPED! (Is it obvious that it’s my favorite season?) It’s a rainy day here, so I decided today was the perfect day for something with apple..and lots of spice.  While browsing for recipe inspiration online, I came across One Hungry Mama’s recipe for Baked Apple Donuts. … Continue reading Apple Spiced Mini-Muffins (Adapted from

Maine Blueberry Cake Recipe

So, I am a huge fan of berries. Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries… I’ll take them all! Sometimes, though, if you’re absent minded like me, you buy too many blueberries and you don’t have enough time to eat them before they go bad…oops. This is where one of my favorite recipes comes in! My maternal grandfather grew up in Maine, and my mother spent a lot of … Continue reading Maine Blueberry Cake Recipe

Easy Panini Recipes! (Affiliate Post)

I came across a great eBook today. Paninis are one of my favorite sandwiches..roasted chicken, roast beef..doesn’t matter what’s on it, I love it! With the Easy Panini Recipes eBook, you’ll get 4 additional books for FREE, for only $9.95! That’s $20 off the original price! What a deal. If you want to learn how to make great panini sandwiches, check out the Easy Panini … Continue reading Easy Panini Recipes! (Affiliate Post)

Spring Cleaning..aka, I’d Rather Be Crocheting!

It’s that inevitable time of year again here in the Wilson household…spring…cleaning! Aaaaah! Today’s main focus was our master bedroom. With a little help from the hubby (aka, Mr. Muscles), I stripped the sheets and blankets off our bed, and we rotated the mattress. Whew..who knew those things were so heavy? In the washer went the sheets and blankets, and I began the long, trudging … Continue reading Spring Cleaning..aka, I’d Rather Be Crocheting!