Lavender Lemonade (by request!)

Feeling a little stressed?  Kids making crazy?  Or making you crazy?  Missing summer already? Try a tall cool glass of Lavender Lemonade…both for you and the kids!  This has been a favorite recipe of ours for many years.  I love it in the summertime but it is...
Traditional Southern Dessert!

Traditional Southern Dessert!

I had some of my kids over for dinner this weekend and offered a choice of either peach cobbler or banana pudding.  My daughter chose banana pudding.  This is a down home southern comfort food.  You can’t do it justice with a box mix….nor is it healthy.  I...

Creamy Basil Dressing & the Next Soap Making Class!

I had the privilege of speaking Monday night to a local herb group.  I had so much fun!  This was a diverse group of people – men and women of all ages! I was asked to speak about using herbs in various rooms in the home (cooking, cleaning, personal care and...

Fresh Strawberry Pie!

We had company last week…well really not company…more like family!  When this young man visits I like to make his favorite dessert – Strawberry Pie. This isn’t your normal Strawberry Pie.  You don’t cook it and you don’t use jello! ...
Recipe Review – Caramel Cake!

Recipe Review – Caramel Cake!

My dear friend Julie posted a picture and recipe  for Caramel Cake on Facebook recently.   I make a caramel cake but it is a time consuming recipe and this one looked easier.  I quickly sent her a message asking if she had made the cake.  I get my best recipes from...