My Favorite Hot Cocoa and Christmas Decorating

Christmas in the Kitchen

Thanks World Market for sponsoring this post. Of course, all opinions are my own! Ā  Hi friends! Can you believe it’s December? I’m almost completely done with my holiday decorating and it feels so good looking around and seeing twinkling lights, lots of greenery, and pops or red and green. I just love it this […]

Mocha Banana Smoothie

Banana Mocha Smoothie via Making Home Base

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media GroupĀ® and Nestle, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia Ā #BreakfastEssentials Mocha Banana Smoothie Breakfast. It’s soooo good for you! But… it’s so hard for me. Breakfast foods aren’t my favorite. I always am underwhelmed by the options but […]

Reese’s Pretzel Bites [A Valentine’s Day Treat]

Reeses Pretzel Bites

Hey friends! I’ve been whipping up some yummy treats to share. It all started after Christmas when Matt asked me to make some yummy treat that a co-worker had brought in to work. He was going on and on about the salty sweet deliciousness. Well, I like salty sweet deliciousness so he didn’t have to […]

Crock Pot Cheesy Tortellini Recipe

Crock Pot Cheesy Tortellini

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Groupā„¢ and Barilla, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #JoytotheTable Ā I LOVE my crock pot. I use it to death in the winter months. I just love be able to dump the ingredients in and letting it do […]

Holiday Desserts: Coconut Marshmallow Brownies

#shop #kraftessentials brownies

I am a member of the Collective BiasĀ® Ā Social FabricĀ® Community. Ā This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and its client. Brownies are probably my absolute favorite dessert. I make them way too often. It’s bad. But they are sooooo good. Now that I’ve pretty much […]

Easy Plum Tarte

Easy Plum Tarte Recipe

My Gramma has a plum tree in her backyard. Ever since I was little I loved picking them. Isn’t there something special about food that you pick yourself? A few summers ago I took my husband to my Gramma’s for a visit. He also loved being able to pick the plums right off the tree. […]

Blueberry Muffins, THE Best I’ve Ever Made – You’ll Love Them Too!

The Best Blueberry Muffins I've Ever Made

Blueberry muffins are a favorite around here.Ā I’ve been making them for years. Everyone loves them. My husband could eat his weight in fresh blueberry muffins, and even the little lady goes crazy for them. Over the years I’ve tried many recipes, different ingredients, fresh blueberries, and frozen. These are the BEST blueberry muffins my family […]

Lemon Shake Up Popsicle Recipe

Lemon Shake Up Popsicle

One of our favorite summer refreshments are Lemon Shake ups! My mom says they are really common in the midwest but around here you can pretty much only find them at the flea market or at the fair. You can also make them at home, and they are yummy and refreshing. There’s only one thing […]

Chocolate Cake With Vanilla Bean Frosting

Chocolate Cake with Vanilla Bean Frosting

This week was a very eventful one for me. I celebrated my anniversary AND birthday! Seriously, I got married two days before my birthday. It makes for a fun filled week for me each year. Not so much for the hubby who tries every year to combine gifts. Silly guy šŸ˜‰ The best part of […]

Cookies and Cream Frosting

Cookies and cream frosting

Hi friends! You are in for a treat today! I’m sharing my favorite frosting recipe today, Cookies and Cream Frosting. Have you ever tasted cookies and cream frosting recipe? It’s mouthwatering. Yesterday, I shared my daughter’s sweet Milk & Cookies first birthday party. To go along with the theme of the party we served yummy […]

Miss P’s Birthday Smash Cake with Von’s $5 Birthday Bundle

First Birthday Smash Cake With $5 Bundle

Have you noticed that smash cakes are all the rage now? It is so fun to commemorate your little one’s first birthday with photographs of them diving into a little cake made especially for them. And since little lady’s birthday is only days away it was time to a smash cake photo session. It’s quite […]

Yummy French Toast Bake

Yummy French Toast Bake

Welcome welcome! Today I want to invite you over for breakfast. Seriously, friends I wish I could have you over for breakfast because this dish is amazing! I hosted a breakfast for a few ladies yesterday and I made this delicious breakfast treat. I am usually not a fan of sweets for breakfast but this […]

Snickerdoodle Cookies with a Valentine’s Day Twist

Making Home Base Snicker doodles V Day

Happy Monday friends! I hope you all had a great weekend. I had planned on posting another Valentine’s Day craft today but after all the love you guys gave me over my Valentine’s Day Candy Bark I thought you wouldn’t mind another tasty dessert recipe. This time it’s my Snickerdoodle Cookies with a Valentine’s Day […]

Valentine’s Day Candy Bark

Making Home Base Valentines Day candy bark

Hi friends! Are you guys ready for this? My very first recipe post. I’m excited Are you? I have an insane sweet tooth. (I’m slightly addicted to Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. Have you tried the limited batch, Cannoli yet? It’s amazing.) It’s okay though because my husband does too. Normally when I bake something […]