Category Archive: Homemade

Baked Popcorn Shrimp

One of my oldest son’s favorite meals is popcorn shrimp, which I’m pretty sure he could eat every day if possible. I don’t make it too often because shrimp itself is so labor-intensive,… Continue reading

Pinheads Revisited – Annual Time Capsule

A couple of years ago, our family started this tradition where we open the family memory jar on New Year’s Eve. It has become a tradition that we all look forward to, and… Continue reading

Crock Pot Chicken Marsala

I don’t know about you, but I love love love a crock pot meal. You just throw it together in the morning and by 6 p.m. you have a home cooked meal. And… Continue reading

Holy Grail Cookies

Edison recently participated in a local production of Spamalot. I made these cookies for the cast party.

Friends Cookies

My son just turned 15, and since he had just binge-watched the entire series on Netflix, he asked if I could make Friends themed cookies for his birthday. These were the results.

Homemade Weedkiller – Cheap and Effective.

Lately I have been seeing lots of ¬†links on both Pinterest and Facebook with recipes for homemade weedkiller. This was interesting to me since I’ve been using straight vinegar to kill weeds for… Continue reading

Theater Memorabilia Displays

For years I have been thinking about how to display tickets and Playbill covers from the shows we have seen over the years. I made one recently for the tickets, much like the… Continue reading

A Plethora of Decorated Cookies

It’s been Busy Baking Times over here, and I haven’t had much time to do Pinterest ideas, but I thought I would share some of the things I’ve made recently.   First, there… Continue reading

Decorated Mermaid Cookies

My oldest son is in his school’s production of The Little Mermaid, Jr. this year, and I wanted to make mermaid cookies for the cast party. The problem though, was that all of… Continue reading

A Super-Moist Carrot Cake Everybunny Can Enjoy

It’s Spring, and around Easter time, we always enjoy a good carrot cake. Who doesn’t? Carrot cakes are tough though. They can often come out dry or crumbly. Some are too spicy, too… Continue reading