The Best Apple Pie Recipe

The Best Apple Pie Recipe

  I have been making this apple pie recipe since I was a teenager. I was given the recipe by a long-forgotten acquaintance at a church activity where we were taught how to make pies…and I’ve been making it for my family ever since. I have tried many apple pies over the years, and this […]

The Ultimate Christmas Cookie Exchange {40+ Recipes}

Ultimate Christmas Cookie Exchange Foodie Collection

  My mom always made a holiday plate full of treats to deliver to our neighbors and friends. So after I got married, I naturally started making goodie plates for our neighbors and friends, too. Today, I’ve gathered some of the most delicious cookie and bar recipes into my newest Foodie collection, The Ultimate Christmas […]

Classic Cuban Medianoche Sandwich #PSF

Cuban media noche sandwiches

  The day after Thanksgiving, I was looking for a few new recipes to make with leftover turkey, and I accidentally stumbled on a recipe for Cuban sandwiches. I love Cuban sandwiches. Love. I decided to make some sandwiches for dinner for the family. Other than the fact that not everyone in the house is […]

Beef Potpies Recipe by QVC’s David Venable


This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of QVC. The opinions and text are all mine. If my 13-year-old son made a meal plan, it would look something like this: Monday: Pot pie Tuesday: Pot pie Wednesday: Chili Thursday: Pot pie Friday: Pot pie Saturday: Nachos Sunday: Pot pie So when I […]

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Feast Recipe Collection #Foodie

thanksgiving collage

  Thanksgiving dinner is officially my favorite meal of the entire year. I’ve collected some of my favorite recipes along with recipes from across the internet – from appetizers to side dishes to turkey to desserts – to create this Thanksgiving Feast Foodie recipe collection. This post is sponsored by Foodie but all thoughts are […]

Triple Chocolate Cupcakes

Triple chocolate cupcakes recipe with American Heritage Chocolate

I don’t need much of an arm-twist to bake, especially when chocolate is involved, but this week I was challenged to come up with a recipe using some American Heritage chocolates, which are based on early American chocolate recipes from the 1700s, and a bag of classic M&Ms. I gladly accepted that challenge. This post […]

How to Make Homemade Gingerbread Houses & Frosting Cement

How to make your own Gingerbread houses and frosting cement

  It’s hard to believe that it’s THAT time of year again. Just this past weekend, I walked in to Target and heard Christmas music playing. Although I’m not quite ready to decorate the Christmas tree yet, it’s never too early to start sharing holiday recipes, right? I rediscovered this recipe last week and knew […]

Creamy Homemade Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon #ProudOfIt #ad

Creamy Homemade Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon

This recipe for creamy macaroni and cheese with bacon is brought to you by MIRACLE WHIP but all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. It’s officially Fall, and for me (among other things) that means lots of comfort foods to eat and plenty of get-togethers with family and friends. October through December are home […]

Grandma’s Pumpkin Pudding Cake

Pumpkin Pudding Cake Recipe

  I love fall baking! One of my favorite recipes – one that I grew up eating – is pumpkin pudding cake. It was a regular at all of our fall and winter family gatherings when I was growing up (what I really mean is that someone had BETTER make the pumpkin pudding cake any […]

An Apple a Day – A Collection of Apple Recipes

An apple a day - apple recipes

  Apples were always my favorite fruit (at least for as long as I can remember), so you can imagine my sorrow when I became allergic to fresh apples after I had kids. Since I can’t eat a cold, crisp apple straight from the fridge, I try to find as many ways as I can […]