Pigs in a Blanket

 Most of the stuff I make often tends to be a little labor intensive and not always kids friendly.  When my Mom comes to town, she always thinks up all the best snacks that are totally on my kids level.  She’s made these the past few times she’s come to town and my kids devour…

Jared Morris’s Cottage Cheese Pancakes

 When Derek and I lived in Oregon, I spent consecutive birthdays at the Morris Family’s home on beautiful Lake Tapps in Washington just outside of Seattle.  I will never forget the birthday breakfast Jared Morris made me that first birthday I spent on Lake Tapps.  We woke up to a beautiful day the house surrounded by…

Our Best Bites Breakfast Casserole

 When my nephew Tanner gave his farewell address before leaving on his mission, the family got together afterwards for a bunch.  Everyone was asked to bring a breakfast casserole to share.  I had actually never made a breakfast casserole, but was sure Our Best Bites was the best place to find just the thing; it…

Miller Family Belgian Waffles

One very fond memory I have is that of attending my college roommate, Debbie’s, wedding in California.  All the old roomies gathered together.  We all slept at her parents home.  It was our last big sleep over together before the last of us got married.  A lot of memorable things happened that weekend, and the…

Gram’s Coleslaw

 To be honest, I’m not a fan of coleslaw.  I feel like it’s often soggy, usually too sweet, has way too much mayonnaise which is gross, and mostly I’d rather have a garden salad or any other vegetable on the side rather than coleslaw.  But, my Grams makes the best Coleslaw, and it’s easy!  My…