Waiting on Monkey, Monkey Bread

What’s there to do while waiting for our monkey to arrive?  Make monkey bread of course!  Every time I see a picture of monkey bread I start drooling, so I decided to take a whack at it.  If I’d known how easy monkey bread was to make, I would’ve been making them for years.  ThisContinue reading “Waiting on Monkey, Monkey Bread”

Cherry Cream Cheese Pie with Homemade Graham Cracker Crust

Adapted from: AllRecipes   This pie is so easy, delicious, and looks amazing!  Besides baking the crust, this is almost a no-bake pie…how great is that?  The red cherries really pop on only dinner spread, and this cool pie would be refreshing on a hot summer day.  To make this recipe even easier, you couldContinue reading “Cherry Cream Cheese Pie with Homemade Graham Cracker Crust”

Pumpkin Crisp

Krista: Hey!  I have a great idea.  Let’s have dessert first and dinner second tonight! Nate: Wanna know how I know you’re pregnant? Dessert first, dinner second is exactly what we did!  And man was it worth it.  I swear, this stuff is even better than pumpkin pie, and I LOVE pumpkin pie.  Do IContinue reading “Pumpkin Crisp”

Lemon Crackle Cookies

Source:  Tidy Mom So I’ve mentioned before that I work at a plant nursery.  My co-workers and I could be certified as plant geeks.  Surprisingly, many of them are excellent cooks and bakers!  So when it was time for the annual volunteer potluck, I got super excited because a) would have yummy food to eat b)Continue reading “Lemon Crackle Cookies”

Desperate Holly Dolly Bars

I don’t like coconut.  Seriously.  I’ve never really understood the shaved, dry, waxy, stringy white stuff that sometimes ruins a completely innocent cake.  The texture alone turns me off.  So why did I make a holly dolly bar?  Not sure.  But, am I glad I did! While I haven’t been fully converted into a coconutContinue reading “Desperate Holly Dolly Bars”

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Source: Stephanie Cooks Nate and I were super tired last night.  This weekend was considered very active for us, a wedding Friday night and the company Super Bowl party Sunday night.  So to say our day at work was dragging would be an understatement!  For dinner we had tortellini salad and cooked chicken, that’s it. Continue reading “Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies”