Pumpkin Cake w/Cream Cheese Frosting

This cake is so moist and the cream cheese frosting is the perfect addition to this dessert that is a great for all occasions. Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 beaten eggs… Continue reading Pumpkin Cake w/Cream Cheese Frosting


Homemade Apple Pie

This pie is so good…definitely a show-stopper! It’s warm and delicious and goes great with a scoop of cold, vanilla ice cream or a warm cup of coffee!

Being Me · Faith

Cookie Monster

No, this is not about the furry, blue monster on Sesame Street (although these days with an 18 month old in the house, Sesame Street is pretty much a constant….).  As most people who know me know, I love to bake. I love to bake and eat! 🙂 So, anytime we run out of snacks,… Continue reading Cookie Monster


Black Forest Cupcakes

Yum I recently  made these cupcakes for my boys homeschool co-op, which featured foods from around the world from the countries they had been learning about. Black Forest cake originated in Germany and although these are not the official German way of making them, they turned out really awesome and delicious! Sweet but not… Continue reading Black Forest Cupcakes



Yum These cookies are SO simple and delicious! I first had these cookies when my mother made them for me as a teenager and as a lover of anything with cinnamon and sugar, I absolutely loved them. Then as a brand new wife(and cook!) I began making these for my husband and now for… Continue reading Snickerdoodles


Fluffy Biscuits

Yum Starting out as a young married woman, I barely knew how to cook anything and most of what we ate was prepackaged or frozen. Over the years, though, I slowly taught myself how to cook with some successes and some failures. Biscuits were always on the failing list, turning out flat and hard… Continue reading Fluffy Biscuits

Being Me

Happy Plate!

You know that feeling you get when walk into a kitchen and the smells permeate your senses, warm and delicious, like Thanksgiving in the air…I absolutely love that feeling! You can’t beat entering your kitchen and smelling chocolate chip cookies or warm apple pie wafting about, inviting you to come and enjoy their deliciousness. It’s instant… Continue reading Happy Plate!