Mini Strawberry Cream Pies @createdbydiane
Thai Peanut Noodles Recipe from @createdbydiane
BLT Cole Slaw @createdbydiane
funnel cake @createdbydiane
Fresh Cherry Margarita Recipe @createdbydiane

Mini Strawberry Pies

Strawberry Pies scream SUMMER, and these are so irresistible!


Mini Strawberry Cream Pies @createdbydiane


Mini Strawberry Cream Pies

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I don’t want to TELL you what to do, but you really should bake up some of these cute mini pies.

Everyone will LOVE you for it.

I just love fruit pies that are FULL of fruit, I also like a delicious creamy, custard like filling, oh yes, these have that too….

then they are topped off with some pretty meringue and a strawberry.

These will look great on any summer dessert table! [Continue reading]


Thai Peanut Noodles

Thai Peanut Noodles Recipe from @createdbydiane

If you like easy recipes, this is for YOU! These Thai Peanut Noodles can be made in minutes and is so flavorful.       I just love meals that are versatile, and this is that kind of recipe. The sauce can be made as spicy or mild as you like, by adjusting the amount of crushed red pepper you add and and if you like it with more of a kick add in some chili oil and heat the sauce up and smell the spiciness! This is an all around perfect meal, add cooked chicken if you like. … [Continue reading]


BLT Cole Slaw + spiral sliced hot dogs

BLT Cole Slaw @createdbydiane

This is not your ordinary cole slaw recipe, and summer is upon us and it is the BEST time to try a NEW go ahead and try this one. This recipe is KICKED up with great flavor and will be devoured.   This cole slaw has the fantastic flavor of a BLT, and it is not to be reckoned with! This will be a HIT at your next BBQ, cook out, picnic or middle of the week hamburger night! I do love that pre-cooked bacon is readily available in stores, it will make this even … [Continue reading]


Homemade Funnel Cake

funnel cake @createdbydiane

I don't know what it is that I find so irresistible about boardwalk food, but I just LOVE it. Today I'm going to show you how easy it is to make funnel cake at home. No need to drive to a fair, boardwalk, circus or event to get it. You can have it ready in minutes for your whole family to enjoy!       It's crunchy and delicious and slightly sweet and oh how I LOVE funnel cake! Join me today in making one of my all time favorite treats, and get ready to hear the oohs and … [Continue reading]


Fresh Cherry Margarita

Fresh Cherry Margarita Recipe @createdbydiane

I just LOVE cherries and wanted to combine my love of margaritas with cherries in a refreshing and delicious drink to carry me through the summer!     I buy LOTS of cherries, and wow do I enjoy eating them. I can hardly get the bag in the fridge without devouring half of it! Sometimes that just means I need to buy two bags really. When I stock up on cherries I always make a batch of Cherry Syrup...I just love it. You can make cherry syrup for these or you can muddle the … [Continue reading]


Thai Peanut Sauce

Thai Peanut Sauce from @createdbydiane

I am a sauce girl through and through and when I come upon one I like, I will eat it on everything for a week to find out which things I like it best on. It's no different with the   Thai Peanut Sauce. Believe me you will want to eat it all week too!     I've made a few peanut sauces before, but none that I wanted to eat all week. This one was a total game changer for me! And everyone else who tried it, I shared knowing I would be making another batch the next day. Yes, … [Continue reading]

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Banana Split Cream Puffs


If you like the cool creamy taste of a banana split you are going to LOVE these Banana Split Cream Puffs. I'm happy to announce that Betty Crocker is re-releasing their Rainbow Chip Frosting, yes that fun favorite will be back on the shelves for you to purchase. This post for Banana Split Cream Puffs is sponsored by Betty Crocker, all opinions are my own.     I have loved cream puffs for as long as I can remember, and had a friend who used to make me a whole batch just for me. … [Continue reading]


Lemon Cream Cheese Cookies with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Lemon Cream Cheese Cookies and Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting @createdbydiane

One bite and you will fall in love with the lemony deliciousness of these cream cheese cookies. This post for Lemon Cream Cheese Cookies with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting is sponsored by Dairy Good. All opinions are my own.     Cream Cheese makes everything better: I can hear my mom saying it now. And she's right, especially in this case. Cream Cheese Frosting is always a huge favorite in our house and when it's kicked up with a delicious lemon flavor, well... it's … [Continue reading]


Roast Beef Stackers

Roast Beef Appetizers @createdbydiane

This easy appetizer can be ready in just minutes which is a why it should go to the top of  your go-to list for appetizers. This post for Roast Beef Stackers is sponsored by Triscuit, all opinions are my own.     Roast Beef, creamy horseradish sauce and a pickle... oh just wait until you bit into one of these..... It's sure to feel like LOVE. My whole family loves roast beef, and when it comes to snacking....the heartier the better around here. When I think of … [Continue reading]

Creamy Horseradish Sauce

Creamy Horseradish Sauce @createdbydiane

This Creamy Horseradish Sauce is so worth making...   I love sauces, spreads and well just about anything you can dunk something into. Creamy Horseradish Sauce is no different, I LOVE it! … [Continue reading]

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Teacher Gift Idea – It’s NUTS how much I learned this year!

teacher gift (it's NUTS how much I learned this year! Thanks

I'm sharing a fun and easy teacher gift idea, food gifts always seem to be well received and this is one I would LOVE to get!     This is a great gift for thanking the teachers who have helped you or your little one all year long. Any type of peanuts or nuts will work, in a bag, can or place some in a mason jar! … [Continue reading]

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Teacher Thank You

Teacher Thank You with PRINTABLE @createdbydiane

Giving thanks to a teacher can happen any time of year. Teacher appreciation, end of the year, showing your appreciation to someone who has taught you something is always appreciated.   Today I'm sharing with you an thank you idea with printable. I purchased small succulent plants and found these recycled paper cups to place them into and attach the note with jute (natural string) Here is where you will find the printable Thanks to you my knowledge grew printable tag … [Continue reading]

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Raspberry and Lime Shrimp Ceviche

raspberry and lime shrimp ceviche recipe from @createdbydiane

This is not your traditional ceviche, it's updated with a delicious fruity flavor and it's irresistible!   Throwing tradition to the wind with this one.... I'm a seafood lover through and through and have made ceviche many times, I often don't use raw fish and seafood, because I like to be sure it's safe to eat so I often steam/cook it first before putting it into the lime juice. This however I was a little different, I cooked the shrimp in Moscato Wine and the flavor was … [Continue reading]


Balsamic Cheese Dip

Balsamic Cheese Dip @createdbydiane

Comfort is what's on my mind today... To me comfort food typically involves pasta and cheese, and if they equal comfort food for you too, you will love this Balsamic Cheese Dip Recipe served along with these super easy to make fried tortellini. I'm working with Frigidaire to bring you this sponsored post. All opinions are 100% mine.   Comfort food is just minutes away.... I love spending time in the kitchen, but to be honest there are a few things that would make my kitchen even … [Continue reading]


Vanilla Cupcakes filled with Pastry Cream and Vanilla Frosting

Vanilla Cupcakes iwth Custard Filling and Italian Buttercream Frosting @createdbydiane

Simply delicious!     These is exactly what these cupcakes are. Each component is delicious on it's own and combined together makes a triple delicious vanilla explosion! The cake portion has a moist crumb and the custard cream filling is smooth and delectable. The cupcakes are topped with Vanilla Italian Buttercream frosting that is so silky, you may not be able to stop at just one cupcake, you have been warned! … [Continue reading]