Cherry Jello Poke Cake – and driving way too fast


Cherry Jello Poke Cake


I have officially lost my taste for driving in the city. I can’t handle it! This past weekend I drove over to the big city of Austin, Texas for a MommyCon Mini. It’s been years since I’ve driven in a city with more than 20,000 people in it. Anything bigger than a two-lane road makes my palms sweat. I was a little freaked out when I merged into the flow of traffic as I entered Austin.

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Crock Pot BBQ Pork Sandwiches

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Crock Pot BBQ Pork Sandwiches

Hi y’all – today we’re happy to share our super easy recipe for delicious Crock Pot BBQ Pork Sandwiches on our new site:

Head on over there for more great pictures and our how-to for this southern family favorite.


Piña Colada cookies made with cake mix


Cake mix cookies drive quite a bit of traffic to our site through Pinterest and search engine queries. I’ve been inspired by the increased hits on our site to provide several more recipes, and possibly an ecookbook sometime in the near future.

I can often find cake mixes on sale. Recently I was able to pick up several boxes for .87 cents each! One of the flavors I procured was pineapple. I knew in a flash I needed to make a Piña Colada cookie.

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Strawberry Cookies Made with Cake Mix


Another busy day – another batch of yummy Cake Mix Cookies made by my 12-year-old. Whenever we have extra cake mix on hand, she always asks to make cookies. I’m happy to let her. Especially when she’s making delicious strawberry cookies with white chocolate chips.

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Quick and Easy Blueberry Muffins Made With Cake Mix


For more great muffin recipes, see our NEW site: and discover some more of our family’s favorites, like:

I make a lot of muffins. We take breakfast items to share with our Sunday School groups at our church. Muffins are a quick and easy item to whip up for a crowd. Cake mix makes it all the more easy to bake up something yummy to share. Whenever cake mixes are on sale at our local grocery store, I like to buy at least 10 boxes to use for cookies, muffins, and banana bread.

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Cake Mix Muffins: Apple Cinnamon


I love using cake mix for baking. It’s an easy time-saver to have all the flour, sugar and leavening agents in one box. When cake mixes are on sale, I snatch up a bunch to use for cookies, banana bread, and muffins.

Recently I discovered Hershey’s Cinnamon Chips thanks to a friend on Instagram. If she wasn’t a total stranger who lived far away, I would hug her. These things are amazing.

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Mexican Lasagna and Terrible Food Photography


Have you seen really good food photography that makes you want to take a bite out of your monitor? You know, the up-close, detailed pictures that elevate food to an art form. Classy images of beautifully-plated meals are posed perfectly to inspire you to create your own culinary masterpieces. I love those pictures.

These are not those kind of pictures.

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