Melissa

caramel apple muffins

Snow day in Red Wing today! We’re getting all cozy, deciding what movies we want to watch. I made up a batch of these delicious muffins to go with our tea. They’re so yummy and easy to prepare, and they’re wonderful for breakfast, brunch, lunch box treats, dessert, and tea time! ~ preheat oven to…

diner meatloaf

I made up a pan of my Diner Meatloaf so we could make our favorite meatloaf sandwiches for dinner a few nights ago. They’re just SO darn good. Make up a batch of my oven fries to go with them, if you feel so inclined. 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter 2 cups finely chopped onion 3/4…

{disneyland beach resort’s} milky way cake

The first time I enjoyed this yummy cake I was visiting the Disneyland theme park in California. I’ve thought about it from time to time but never searched for the recipe so I could make it at home. There are LOTS of recipes for Milky Way Cake out there, but the Disney recipe is the…

amish mayonnaise applesauce snack cake

Oh my. This is one of those cakes that’s not too sweet, super moist, and totally addictive. I like to serve it warm with a pat of butter and a sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar. Amish Mayonnaise Applesauce Snack Cake would be a wonderful addition to breakfast, brunch, or tea. Because there’s no frosting, it…

101 romantic valentine’s day recipes & ideas

I’m happy to present to you my collection of 101 Romantic Valentine’s Day Recipes & Ideas! Below you’ll find links to breakfasts, salads, appetizers, main courses, desserts, cocktails, crafts, and gift ideas! From my home to yours… HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! HEART SHAPED CINNAMON ROLLS ROSE PETAL CREAM SCONES {JUST LIKE RITZ CARLTON’S} MAUI MACADAMIA WAFFLES…

grandma’s velvet chicken noodle soup

In my opinion, there’s no such thing as too many soup recipes. I was feeling a bit under the weather this past week and the only thing that sounded good was this chicken noodle soup. Upon first glance it might look pretty average, but the addition of a couple unique spices, garlic, and Kluski dumpling…

three ingredient peanut butter cookies

You aren’t going to believe how easy and delicious these peanut butter cookies are! And only three ingredients! They’re perfect, and with no flour added, they’re grain free! ~ preheat oven to 350 degrees F. ~ 2 cups creamy peanut butter 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 cups sugar In a large mixing bowl, combine…

{slow cooker} cream cheese ranch chicken sandwiches

Otherwise known as “crack” chicken… (That name bugs me. Not. Gonna. Lie.) This stuff is cream-cheesy, bacony goodness on a bun! These are so easy to prepare, and we love them for game day. As the original name suggests, they’re hard to stop eating once you start, so plan accordingly. These tasty little sandwiches are…

homemade snickers bars {in a cake pan}

What’s your favorite kind of candy bar? I have a few favorites, and Snickers Bars are definitely in my top three. I already have a couple recipes for candy bars on the blog. One is for healthy candy bars. It’s great for when you want to indulge without the guilt. Another recipe is for Salted…

crock pot cheeseburger sloppy joes

Cheeseburger Sloppy Joes! If you’re looking for something a little bit different to serve on game day, this is the recipe for you! It’s so easy and yummy. Different from the hum drum, tired, Sloppy Joe recipe you’ve made time and time again. Add cheese, and… magic! We like this recipe for potlucks and kid’s…