Red, White and Blue Cake

Red, White and Blue 4th of july cake @createdbydiane with Star

  Summer seems to be in full swing here, we were at 100 degrees this week and I'm sure it will get even hotter. Summer fun seems to kick off at Memorial Day, but the 4th of July is always a fun summer celebrating time with all the Red, White and Blue, fireworks and of course yummy food, … [Read more...]


Lemon Coconut Friendship Bread

Lemon Coconut Friendship Bread

Lemon Coconut Friendship Bread I made this with a very sweet and thoughtful friend in mind, it is called friendship bread after all. I sure wish she were here to enjoy this with me, I'm glad with modern technology keeping in touch is easier than it used to be, it really helps especially when … [Read more...]


Chocolate Rose Cake

Strawberry cake-chocolate buttercream frosting

Pink and brown make such a pretty combination, especially in cake! My daughter wanted to make a strawberry cake. She really wanted to do it all herself, but I'm glad she let me help, just a little bit. She baked a Betty Crocker Strawberry Cake. Thanks to my mom she cut me off some pretty … [Read more...]


Pumpkin Pecan Friendship Bread

Mini Pumpkin Amish Friendship bread

Mini Pumpkin Pecan Bread It may not be Fall, but pumpkin is always a favorite around here. This is just one more variety of Friendship Bread I've made. I've posted about the Cinnamon and Chocolate Coconut friendship breads and just couldn't hold off until Fall to post this! I combined all the … [Read more...]


Coconut Chocolate Chip Friendship Bread

chocolate coconut friendship bread

Coconut and chocolate are certainly my good friends, so it only seemed fitting to make a Friendship Bread with them in it. I posted about Amish Friendship Bread the other day and mentioned that I had made several varieties. This is one of them, just the mention of chocolate and coconut has me … [Read more...]


How to make Southern Red Velvet Cake

I love Red Velvet! I think the main reason I love it, it the color. I really love red. Is that a shock? I didn't think so. I do really love the wonderful taste of red velvet, but I like to taste the cocoa, it can't be hiding. Don't even get me going on cream cheese. Really, Cream...good! … [Read more...]