My Favorite Easter Breakfast – Resurrection Rolls

This is what we have for breakfast every Easter morning. These are so fun because when the rolls are done baking – they are empty inside – JUST like Jesus’ tomb! You need just 5 ingredients: crescent rolls, marshmallows, sugar, cinnamon and butter Give each child one triangle shaped section of crescent roll. This represents the tomb. Each child takes one marshmallow which represents the body of Christ. Dip the marshmallow in the butter and roll in cinnamon and sugar mixture. This represents the oils and spices the body was anointed with upon burial. Lay the marshmallow on the dough […]

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Our New Years Eve Traditions (A Recipe and a Meaningful Moment)

(pictured above – cabbage roll, sauerkraut, creamed corn, mashed potatoes, homemade crescent roll) In my 35 years of life, I have never celebrated New Year’s Eve without sauerkraut and cabbage rolls! Since I was born, my extended Hungarian family has gathered on New Years Eve and eaten what we call “Pigs In the Blanket“. About 8 years ago, I inherited the holiday as mine. So it’s been my task to make cabbage rolls for the entire extended family. Last year my sisters came to help me make them and I went to snap a photo of them hard at work […]

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Tasty Tuesday: How I Menu Plan

Last Thursday I shared my Daily Schedule and My Weekly Cleaning Schedule. Today I want to share with your my Menu Planning Schedule. As we get life in order for the fall, creating an organized meal plan is a piece of the puzzle for me. The average woman will plan, shop, cook, and clean up over 1,000 meals in just one year!!! So for me, finding a system that works, is efficient, and stays within our budget is important. I use an Excel spread sheet that I just literally plug in the meals and voila – it’s quick and easy! […]

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Tasty Tuesday: Homemade Waffles

For Mother’s Day my mother bought me a new waffle maker. Yep, you heard me right – my mother bought ME a Mother’s Day gift!!! She’s so generous! So here is my recipe for delicious Homemade Waffles! Ingredients: 2 cups flour 2 tbsp sugar 4tsp baking powder t tsp salt Mix together. In a separate bowl whisk these together: 1 tsp vanilla 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups milk 1/2 cup oil Add these to the dry ingredients. Cook your waffles according to the waffle maker instructions and Enjoy!!! Walk with the King! I am participating in Tempt Your Tummy Tuesday, […]

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Tasty Tuesday: Homemade Blackberry Pie

Nothing says summertime like this fresh blackberry pie! During the Marriage Challenge, we were to make our husband’s favorite meals and desserts. Fruit pies are on the list of my husband’s favorite desserts (right next to Cheesecake)! Last week my sister had us over and she served this pie made with berries from her own yard (picture below). Since my vegetable garden did not do so well , I’m thinking maybe I should try growing some berries and things next year? We’ll see. Here’s her recipe for Blackberry Pie: Pastry for 9inch two crust pie (she used Aldi’s brand) 1 […]

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Tasty Tuesday: Homemade Starbucks Mocha Frappuccino

This is my FAVORITE Starbucks drink! There can be 10 inches of snow on the ground and I still crave this icy drink! But we all know that these little Starbucks drinks are $4 a pop! So I was DELIGHTED to find that my oldest sister, Kristen, has discovered how to make these at home – bless her heart! This is what older sisters are for right? lol!Last week, while the kids swam at her house – she whipped one up (actually two and she offered me thirds but who’s counting right?) and it was delicious!!! Here’s the recipe: Starbucks […]

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Tasty Tuesday:Quick Cottage Cheese Veggie Dip!

I will admit that my recipes are not spectacular – actually they reveal my very basic cooking skills lol! The good news is I have a spectacular cook coming to Women Living Well for Tasty Tuesdays in September – she’s gonna knock your socks off!! But until then – you’re gonna have to put up with my 3 ingredient recipes lol!!! Two weeks ago we had our church VBS all week long – I worked with the sweet 1st graders! We have it in the evening and we serve the children dinner! Our church served over 500 dinners every night […]

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Tasty Tuesday: Hawaiian Meatloaf

I mentioned yesterday that this is one of my husband’s favorite dinners. This is a great summer meatloaf that I’ve been serving since our first year of marriage! Hawaiian Meatloaf (can also be made into meatballs) 1 lb ground beef 1 egg 1/3 of a can of crushed pineapple (or tidbits if you aren’t trying to hide them from the children like I am! , Drain and save the juice 1 tbsp. chopped onion 2 tbsp. of pineapple juice 1/3 cup of breadcrumbs 1 tsp. of salt Mix it all together. Bake it in the oven at 350 for 1 […]

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Tasty Tuesday: Marshmallow Fluff Fruit Dip

This simple 3 ingredient recipe is a hit with a fruit plate and perfect for summer fun!! Marshmallow Fluff Fruit Dip Recipe 1-8 ounce package cream cheese, softened 1-7 ounce jar marshmallow creme 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Instructions: Step 1: Soften cream cheese by leaving out on the kitchen counter or by microwaving on low power 30 seconds. Step 2: Place cream cheese in a bowl and beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Step 3: Add marshmallow creme and vanilla and beat until fluffy. Step 4: Serve with an assortment of fresh fruit. Makes 2 cups. Walk with the King! […]

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Tasty Tuesday: Dirt Cake

I just made this dessert for the 4th of July. It was a hit! It is so cute and so tasty you have to try it! Dirt Cake Ingredients: (serves 12-15) 2 sixteen ounce packages Oreo Cookies 6 ounces cream cheese, room temperature 3 tablespoons butter, room temperature 2 packages (3.9ounces) of instant chocolate pudding 2 1/2 cups milk 1 16oz carton frozen whipped topping thawed 15 gummy worms 1. Chop Oreo cookies very fine in a food processor – set aside. 2. Combine cream cheese, butter and stir until creamy – set aside. 3. In another bowl combine the […]

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Tasty Tuesday: Lady Bug Appetizer

First, I want to share that I am being featured at Tip Junkie’s Birthday Bash!! Monday’s title is Princess and Fairy Birthday Girl Ideas . There’s 20 birthday girl ideas featured and I’m number 11! If you have never been to Tip Junkie, I must say you are missing out! Her crafty ideas and features are AMAZING! So I am honored to have the opportunity for Lexi’s Cinderella 4th birthday party to be featured! So while I am featured there, I want to feature my friend Clare’s 1st birthday party for her daughter Lila! It’s a Lady Bug Birthday Party!!! […]

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Tasty Tuesday: Pineapple Pretzel Fluff

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My friend Janelle from ComfyInTheKitchen.com, showed up at my house with this bowl in her hands. It looked so pretty in the bowl that I did what bloggers do! I grabbed my camera and took pictures!!!I was even happier when I discovered how amazingly delicious it was. I had at least 3 servings and possibly 4 (and if I could have had a 5th without embarrassing myself I would have lol!) The next picnic I attend I’m bringing this! So who wants to have me over? lol!! Here’s how to make Pineapple Pretzel Fluff: Ingredients 1 cup coarsely crushed pretzels […]

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