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Happy 4th of July!

It’s been a little hectic around my house lately, but I wanted to take the time to wish all of you a wonderful holiday weekend! Here is hoping your Independence Day celebration includes lots of great food, relaxing with family and friends, and good fireworks!  I know I can’t wait for my family’s cookout. I […]

Daydreaming of Cookies

So I was sitting here thinking about dream jobs.  Number one was veterinarian, but number two was bakery owner.  Neither of those is probably surprising, but alas, obviously I have way too much time on my hands. So going along with my daydream, being a vet is out. The closest vet school is  A&M.  Can’t […]

The Amazing Kimber Sauce

I’ve been promising this recipe for a while now and I finally remembered to ask Kimber if I could share it.  This is a family recipe from my good friend and critique partner, Kimberly Gardner.  My boys fell in love with it and named it Kimber Sauce so it had become a staple in our household; […]

Lemon Cookies

I have been wanting to try these cookies! Lemon Cookies Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup white sugar 1 egg 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sliced almonds Directions: Preheat oven […]

Scottish Shortbread Cookies

As you probably know by my post about tea, I love shortbread cookies. Well I found a good recipe and wanted to share it with all of you. I cannot believe how simple, yet how delicious these are. I gave my niece a sandwich bag of them and told her to share with my mother. […]

My Favorite Bread Machine Recipe

As some of you may know, I love my crockpot and my bread machine.  They have saved me a lot of money and a lot of time.  Time better spent writing. 😉 For crockpot recipes I highly recommend Stephanie O’Dea. I love her Make it Fast, Cook it Slow recipe books. You can also find a lot of […]

Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sorry, it’s been so long since I’ve posted. The Sci-Regency series is keeping me busy. And though my mind is filled with Regency edict, dreamy gentlemen, and a rough highlander at the moment, there is always time for cookies!  I love to bake.  So, with the holiday season coming up, I thought I’d share a […]

Awesome Dinner Rolls

I know I’ve been posting a lot of recipes lately and my apologies for that. I promise to get back to a variety of blog posts. I’m always on the look out for bread machine recipes and I found a really good one. Oh my golly goodness! I made these the other night and all […]