Lasagna Cups

Lasagna Cups

  Isn’t pasta amazing?  If you answered ‘no’ to that question, I’m not so sure we can be friends any longer The best kind of pasta in my opinion is lasagna – and when lasagna all of a sudden gets super simple, that’s when this chick gets ecstatic.  If you are someone who gets ecstatic… {read more}

Fruit Pizza

Fruit Pizza

Fruit Pizza simply made with watermelon & your choice of other fruits. Healthy, delicious, & so easy even the kids can do it! Fruit pizza is a favorite treat of mine, and no – we’re not talking about fruit atop of cheese, tomato sauce, & crust because, well… that would be nasty.  And, I don’t… {read more}

Simple School Lunches Your Kids Will Love {Video}

Mrs Happy Homemaker Fox 8

 Simple school lunches your kids will love – and you’re gonna love them too! Are you looking for some simple (and fantastic!) lunch ideas that your kids will love?  Check out my last appearance on Fox8 Morning News where I share some great ideas for the lunchbox.  And they don’t all have to be for… {read more}

Lemon Pie Milkshake

Lemon Pie Milkshakes - just 3 ingredients

Sweet. Tangy. Perfection.  That’s what these simple 3 ingredient Lemon Pie Milkshakes are. When I was a little girl, my Daddy would often take me to get the best milkshakes… at the oddest place for the best milkshakes.  A rinky dink gas station/bait store in the middle of nowhere.  The middle of nowhere being Staley,… {read more}

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies (Flourless)

Gluten Free Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

These gluten free peanut butter chocolate chip cookies will definitely satisfy any sweet tooth and are completely flourless.  Can be made dairy free too! Gluten is an intolerance that a lot of folks have realized they have, especially in the last few years since more knowledge is around about it. Several of my friends as… {read more}

Slow Cooker Cinnamon Rolls + Plus WIN a Gooseberry Patch Cookbook!

Slow Cooker Cinnamon Rolls

Slow Cooker Cinnamon Rolls?  Is this possible?  Oh YES!  Totally possible.  Totally indulgent.  Totally easy.  You need these in your life.  Trust me. Mmmm, Cinnamon Rolls.  In the slow cooker though?  Oh yes! As soon as I saw this recipe in Gooseberry Patch’s Slow-Cooker Favorites, I knew I had to get in the action.  (Scroll… {read more}

15 Back to School DIY Teacher Gift Ideas

Back to School Teacher Ideas

It’s back to school time already!  Start this year off right with these cute DIY teacher gift ideas!   It’s that time of year – back to school!  So, I thought you may enjoy this cute little round-up of these cute & genius DIY teacher gift ideas! And if you’re a homeschool mama like myself,… {read more}

No Bake Pecan Pie

No Bake Pecan Pie

Love pecan pie but hate the wait & having to heat up your kitchen? Well look no further & check out this No Bake Pecan Pie! Guaranteed to satisfy! Pecan Pie is by far one of my favorite treats. In fact, I’ve even construed what I consider to be the very best pecan pie I’ve… {read more}

Flashback Friday – The Mrs’s Perfect Squash Casserole

Perfect Squash Casserole

Looking for the perfect squash casserole? Well look no further.  This squash casserole is it!  This week on Flashback Friday, we’re pulling my squash casserole front & center again.  The original post was made back in August of 2012.  This is the squash casserole recipe I use every single time I make it, and it’s… {read more}

Quick Prosciutto Baked Beans

Quick Prosciutto Baked Beans

These Prosciutto Baked Beans are such a delicious fast fix. Kick up your baked beans with this unique easy recipe! You only need 4 ingredients! As you all know, if a dish is yummy, easy, & budget friendly – it’s a shoo-in for a recipe in my home! Baked beans are such a traditional side… {read more}

Bacon & Corn Casserole

Bacon & Corn Casserole

My kids are on a summer vacation with my parents right now, as they do every year…  so I’m completely kid-less at the moment.  I like being kid-less… for all of about 3 hours.  Then I start to miss the dickens out of them!  Even the teenagers! I’m going to totally suck at having an… {read more}

Flashback Friday – Sausage Gravy Stuffed Biscuits

Sausage Gravy Stuffed Buttermilk Biscuits

Sausage gravy covered buttermilk biscuits becomes portable in today’s Flashback Friday.  This recipe was originally posted in 2012 & is one of my favorite recipes. I took my mother’s buttermilk biscuits & traditional sausage gravy, and put a modern day spin on it.  Buttermilk biscuit ‘cups’ stuffed to the brim with a thick sausage gravy…. {read more}