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

  • Cheater Croissant Dough

    This recipe is inspired by Sarah Kieffer’s Cheater Croissant Dough, and it is definitely a game changer.  It can be used to make other breakfast treats, like danish, cruffins and morning buns (just to mention a few).  I purchased Sarah’s book 100 Morning Treats, and I couldn’t wait to make these gems. The first time I split…


  • Vanilla Bean Sable

    Makes Approximately 30 Cookies What is a sable? A sable is by far the most popular cookie in all of France.  Many variations may be found, but this is the basic cookie.   You can switch it up by adding orange or lemon zest, chopped roasted pistachios or hazelnuts, or throw in some chopped dried cherries…


  • 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…



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  • 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…