I love to bake and cook and I’m always looking for new recipes & techniques to challenge me☺️.

I have amazing grandchildren that I love spending time with. We love to hike in nature and a couple of them actually like hanging out with me in the kitchen!!

I strive everyday to seek God and His will in my life. 1 Corinthians 15:10 “By the grace of God, I am what I am.”

Latest Recipes

  • Spiced Wafer Cookies

    I know the “pumpkin spice latte” is pretty much the official sign of all things Fall, but when I was growing up it was Ivin’s Spiced Wafers. The iconic orange box would be stacked high in the local grocery stores like ACME and Shop Rite.  My mom always bought them and when I got married,…


  • Key Lime Pie with Coconut Graham Crust

    I’ve made quite a few key lime pies in my life, and I’ve always been really happy with the outcome.  There are a LOT of different variations to this tart treat. Key lime pie filling usually consists of three basic ingredients – egg yolks, sweetened condensed milk, and key lime juice. The range of choices…


  • Bing and Ranier Cherry Galette

    I love making galettes.  They’re so easy to make, and the outcome is so delicious!  They are both rustic and beautiful at the same time.  I also love the crust to filling ratio😉. Last week our local grocery store had both bing and ranier cherries on sale, so of course I had to buy them. …


  • Peach Cake

    “You could be the tastiest, most juiciest, most delicious peach out there in the world; there’s still going to be people out there who don’t like peaches .”—Benson Henderson   As far as I can remember, I have always loved eating peaches!  I know a lot of people are not a fan.  Maybe it’s a…



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  • Banana Streusel Chocolate Chip Muffins

    I was on a mission to use 4 very ripe bananas I had sitting on my counter, and these muffins were the perfect recipe choice to make them shine! Paired with chocolate and walnuts, these gems are scrumptious from the first bite to the last!  The streusel topping put these tasty bites of deliciousness over…


  • Mojito Cupcakes

    Mojito cupcakes have been on my baking list for a while now, so when I saw Nicole’s Mojito cupcake post on Instagram the other day, I knew I needed to make them pronto! Looking through my cabinets and refrigerator for ingredients I was pleasantly surprised I had everything to make these delicious gems!  I did…