Slow Cooker Cinnamon French Toast Casserole


I have noticed we are seeking comfort food lately. I thought it was just the time of year, wanting fully enjoy the Thanksgiving and Christmas season, with all of the favorite foods. But, then I read an article that more and more people are eating their feelings right now with election season being stressful for…

Quiche Lorraine


Yesterday afternoon while I was in a meeting gas prices rose $.24 to $3.09 a gallon. I was shocked. I knew it was coming but the reality felt like a gut punch. I drive a couple hundred miles a week. It cuts into our budget. So, even less dinners out now. Quiche Lorraine is one…

Simple Corned Beef Hash with Eggs


If you have read some of my blog posts you may know that may family loves corned beef. Around St. Patrick’s Day I buy 3-5 briskets to keep in the freezer to have over the next several months. This past weekend we put one in the slow cooker with some beer and I saved enough…

Top 5 Blog Posts – February 2018


Thank you everyone for being so patient with me during our vacation. I hope I have caught up with all your wonderful comments and questions. If I have missed any please let me know! February was a terrific month here. Two of the most viewed and liked blog posts have been top posts over the…

Sour Cream Coffee Cake with Crumb Topping


I don’t make desserts or sweets very often. When I do the kids think it is such a special treat. I am not a baker. Cooking and baking are two totally different things. With baking your measurements have to be precise otherwise the science of having a cake raise or hold together as it bakes…

Banana Bread Waffles with Walnuts


My parents will be visiting in less than 24 hours.  We haven’t seen each other in about 18 months.  We moved 600 miles west, then moved again and bought a house.  Then my parents packed up their house of almost 50 years and moved about 600 miles south to be closer to my brother.  So,…

Broccoli and Ham Brunch Casserole


As we begin the New Year it seems that everyone is making resolutions.   Mine is to get more fruits and vegetables into my children.  We do really good at dinner time.  We usually have at least one or two vegetable sides plus a spinach salad with all kinds of vegetables.  It is breakfast and dinner…