We try it!

We Try It: Pumpkin French Toast Bake

In theory, I knew that a casserole version of French toast was possible, but I’d never tried it. With a can of pumpkin puree hanging about my cabinet, I stumbled upon a recipe that claimed to be both easy and pumpkin pie-flavored. I decided to give it a go.


Mixed Nuts

Like a can of mixed nuts! That’s how I feel about Valentine’s Day. When I was growing up, those cans of Planter’s Mixed Nuts® would magically appear once or twice a year in the living room. At first glance, they looked like the regular dark blue can of roasted salted peanuts, easy for me to […]


Quick and Easy Toffee Bars

I’m sharing all of my family favorite holiday cookie recipes with you in these last few weeks of the year! But by far, my mom’s toffee bars are the quickest and easiest of my top three. If you have the most basic of baking ingredients in the house, you can whip them up in a […]

Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll 12/20

Good afternoon, EST’ers! If you’re working this Monday, hope it’s filled with sunshine.  If not, I hope your family isn’t driving you nuts.  Today’s lunchtime poll is a really simple one, we’re up to our earlobes in wrapping paper and sugar cookies over here.   What song always brings your mood up, no matter how many […]