Raspberry Almond Cream Cheese Danish

Raspberry Almond Cream Cheese Danish

I cannot begin to tell you how much I love breakfast! Eggs, toast, bacon, waffles and pancakes and…PASTRIES! These easy Raspberry Almond Cream Cheese Danishes are so flaky and good, your friends and family are going to think you picked them up from an upscale bakery. They are THAT good! We start with pre-made Puff Pastry dough, which you can find in your grocer’s freezer section. Lay out the thawed [Read More…]

Banana Muffins with Crumb Topping

Banana Muffins with a crumb topping - easy to make but so good!

I guess I’ll never learn. Our family isn’t eating bananas quick enough. Sometimes they eat them like crazy and then other times they won’t eat a single banana. Right now we’re on the non eating round. So I had 4 squishy bananas waiting to be used in some kind of recipe. I love love love banana bread but wanted to make some banana muffins this time around. These muffins are [Read More…]

All Time Favorite Milk Chocolate Chip Pancakes

All Time Favorite Milk Chocolate Chip Pancakes - they are so good and fluffy! A must try recipe.

My family loves loves loves chocolate.  I’m a vanilla girl.  But I bake with chocolate for the fans in my house. These Milk Chocolate Chip Pancakes hit the spot for everyone!  And yes, I even approved. These pancakes are easy to make and so light and fluffy.  Yum!  They taste great on their own but I added a little extra butter and syrup for our family.  Heaven!  I don’t normally [Read More…]

Raspberry White Chocolate Muffins


 Funner in the Summer is back.    Mariel  from Or So She Says  is up with another yummy recipe.  She is hilarious and I was happy to finally meet her in person at SNAP a couple months ago.  Check out Or So She Says for all kinds of fabulous ideas, tips and recipes. Hello, new friends! I’m Mariel. You’ll find me and my crew over at ‘Or so she says…‘, a blog all about [Read More…]

Make Your Own Baseball Donuts & Birthday Banners

Make your own baseball donuts- so cute and easy to make. Perfect for snack, team party or birthday party!

My youngest has loved baseball pretty much since the day he was born.   In his one year old pictures, he was holding a baseball.  He started playing when he was four and has been hooked even more since.  He now plays travel ball and has been a member of the all star team for three years.  He had practice on his birthday and I got permission from his coach [Read More…]

Mexican Breakfast Casserole

Mexican Breakfast Casserole - easy to make and tastes great!

I’m excited to share this Mexican Breakfast Casserole with you all today. This is a variation of a casserole we make at Christmas time, but this one has a spicy Mexican twist.  It’s cheesy, bready and a little spicy all in one. We start with 20 0z. of Chorizo sausage. They either come in links or in tubes like this: If you purchase them in links, cut the casing and [Read More…]

The Easiest and Yummiest Green Smoothie Ever

the easiest and yummiest green smoothie

Hello 30days readers, it’s Emma again and I’m super excited to be back to share another great tutorial.  But this time it’s a recipe! Today I’m sharing the best smoothie recipe ever, and it’ s a green smoothie!  Green smoothies are all the rage, have you noticed? I love them.  Not only do they taste great, but they’re really good for you too. About a year ago I started drinking [Read More…]

Russian Blini aka Crepes

Russian Blini- aka Crepes that are so easy to make using ingredients you have on hand already www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

The Winter Olympics start this week! I can’t wait. In honor of the games being held in Russia, I researched some recipes and gave them a try.  One of the recipes I loved were traditional Blini or Russian Crepes. I grew up having “Rolie Polies.”  My Aunt Janet called them that and the name stuck.   I didn’t even know that the real name was crepes until I went away to [Read More…]

Overnight Heart Shaped French Toast with Strawberry Syrup

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When I was little my mother would cut various foods into different shapes, grilled cheese sandwiches, pancakes etc.  There is just something that makes food cut into fun shapes taste better. So why not start off Valentine’s Day with a little fun and some heart shaped overnight french toast.  Valentine’s Day falls on a school/work day this year so getting a big fancy breakfast fixed before everyone heads out the [Read More…]

4 Ingredients Blender Pancakes

4 Ingredient Blender Pancake- takes no time to whip these up and they are healthy! www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

Remember how a few months ago I shared 5 Ingredient Blender Muffins? They were healthy and delicious.  I’m excited to share a new recipe with you today that is both healthy and delicious as well but only FOUR ingredients: Blender Pancakes. Now the ingredients look a little scary.  I wasn’t sure we’d be able to really appreciate the end result.  But I’m happy to report that I made them with [Read More…]