Daily Bliss, Kitchen, Uncategorized

Crabbers are Crazy & Lemon-Lavender Pound Cake

We had a really big rain/wind storm the other day and I learned something new...   Crabbers, (Watermen? Fishermen? Guys who go out on boats and drop pods for crab...Crabbers?) whatever you want to call them, are simply crazy! Nuts! Loco! Ya'll, I watched their boats bounce back and forth, to and fro, side to… Continue reading Crabbers are Crazy & Lemon-Lavender Pound Cake

Kids, Kitchen

Veggie Doughnuts…what?

While two of my boys have been at soccer camp, this is what Henry, Nora and I have been doing...... Remember how I'm always sneaking in veggies???? Well..I managed to get some in here too! These doughnuts are baked...not fried! I came across this little Cutie and couldn't resist! It works wonderfully!!! Just what I… Continue reading Veggie Doughnuts…what?

Kids, Kitchen

Mini stories & Rainbow Cake in a jar!

So I wanted to post this morning, but I couldn't decide what to post about. I mean did you want to hear about how I caught Beau in the kitchen using a gallon jug of milk (half full) as a machine gun? Would you find our trip to IKEA amusing? I'm sure the 'stagers' at… Continue reading Mini stories & Rainbow Cake in a jar!


ELK….It’s what’s for dinner!

Remember that Elk meat my parents sent me? Well, after long thought I finally decided what to make first.....it so would've been the backstrap had Chicken been home, but he's off gallavanting around Long Island this week...alright, I guess he's probably been busy working, but any trip that leads 5+ miles from this house is… Continue reading ELK….It’s what’s for dinner!


The ‘I just slapped myself they’re so good’ mashed potatoes!

I started with potatoes..washed and skinned them... Boiled them... Oh yee gads, I'm not very good with a camera....look Grandma's cookie jar! Back to the potatoes.... Mmmm.. sour cream, cream cheese & shredded cheddar, little bit of garlic salt.....if this is wrong, I don't wanna be right! All dressed & ready for the party! Dang… Continue reading The ‘I just slapped myself they’re so good’ mashed potatoes!


Banana-Carrot Bread!

Fruit?.....check! Veggies?......check! 3 hungry boys?......check, check & check! All the makings for a great after school snack! I'm always trying out new banana bread recipes and this one is made with lots of grated carrots...sneaking in those veggies anywhere I can! I had this ready for the boys after school today and the entire loaf… Continue reading Banana-Carrot Bread!


Scrumptious Scones!

I thought I'd share my favorite scone recipe with you today. I've actually made it for dinner tonight...paired with a salad it's an easy, quick meal, which is what I need on a night like tonight when Dad's gone (gotta love the military) and I've got practices to sit through, and 5 hungry mouths to… Continue reading Scrumptious Scones!