Bird’s Nest Sugar Cookies

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Hello Lil’ Luna readers! It’s me Natalie, from Life Made Simple.  I hope you love sugar cookies as much as I do, because today I’m sharing a festive sugar cookie recipe with you! Back in February I made a batch of bakery style sugar cookies and fell in love them. They were soft, sweet and tasted […]

Cream Cheese Filled Banana Bread

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!! I’ve talked about my love for non-yeast bread recipes before. They’re usually super easy, and we are always on the hunt for the yummiest recipes. My mom was able to find one – yet again! This next recipe comes from Just a Pinch. She made only a few modifications, including adding […]

Mozzarella Penne

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I have another delicious dinner recipe for you today!! Not sure about you, but I can never have enough of them. Way too often it comes close to dinner time and I still have no clue what I’m making. I’ve mentioned this in the past but I recently started a Monthly Meal Planner and it […]

Soft Baked Cinnamon Roll Pretzels

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Hello Lil’ Luna readers! It’s me Natalie, from Life Made Simple.  Today I’m sharing a version of one of my favorite soft baked pretzel recipes. Back when I was in middle school I helped run an after-school cafe. Several students, including me, would spend all day making treats and snacks to sell to help raise money for […]

Avocado Bacon Egg Rolls

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You may have figured something out by now… That is – my family LOVES to eat! So much of what we do is centered around food and provides excuses to get together. Being in Texas, I’m not there anymore to enjoy all the delicious cooking and baking going on, but I’m definitely trying out all […]

Lemon Chicken recipe

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You ready for more Chinese food recipes? I am!! If you love Chinese like me, you’ll appreciate all the options I’m sharing with you. Not sure about you, but if I don’t plan my dinner at least a day in advance I’ll find myself at 4 PM looking at the pantry thinking, “What in the […]

Honey Sesame Chicken recipe

Honey Sesame Chicken recipe - this is SO delicious!! #chicken

I’m sharing more Chinese food recipes for you!!! One of my favorite dishes is Honey Sesame Chicken. It has been a favorite of mine for as long as I can remember! I’d have to say that it along with Teriyaki Chicken are my all-time favorites. Do you love them too? Well, today’s recipe is one […]

Orange-Kissed Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Hello again, Lil’ Luna friends! I’m so happy to be back as a contributor this year. This site is such a fun place to be, and I love being part of the community! This recipe I’m sharing with you today… well, it’s fantastic. These are some of my favorite cookies that I’ve ever made. I’ve […]

Candy Cane Kiss Sugar Cookies

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Hello again, Lil’ Luna friends! I have such a fun recipe to share today! I think holiday treats are one of my favorite things about this season, and these candy cane kiss sugar cookies are extra fun and festive. I made them last week with my six year old daughter, and she went crazy over […]

Peppermint Crunch Fudge

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Hi, it’s me Lily again! On Friday I had a Lockdown Drill and it was really scary for me. We were going to hide and not talk, and if we talked you’d have 2 color changes!! I did not want that. Well, I found out that it wasn’t that scary at all. A police man […]

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bars

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I think it’s pretty safe to say that this will be the last Pumpkin recipe of the year. You’re sad, I know it. I’m just trying to give you lots of options so come Thanksgiving you have a ton of pumpkin recipes to choose from. Through the recipes I posted and I the Pumpkin recipe […]

Dinner Rolls Recipe

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Yesterday I shared my mom’s recipe for Heavenly Rolls – our favorite! Today, I’m sharing another great recipe from my mom… Homemade Dinner Rolls! She’s only made these a few times compared to the Heavenly Rolls, but we loved them too and wanted to make sure we shared so you had more than one option […]

Heavenly Rolls Recipe

So good they're called Heavenly Rolls - YUM!! #rolls

Let me brag here for a second… My mom makes THE best rolls in the world!! They are always SO soft and so delicious and are requested by family members and friends all the time!! Although she makes them for our family a few times a year, she ALWAYS makes them for the extended family […]

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Delicious Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

On Tuesday I shared my family’s recipe for Funeral Potatoes. As mentioned in that post, we always have these on Thanksgiving, but we still also have mashed potatoes. My mom had been making the same recipe for years but last year tried a new recipe from my friend Kara that she likes even better now. […]

Funeral Potatoes Recipe

Funeral Potatoes Recipe - one of our favorite side dishes! #potatoes

There are certain dishes that have to be made on Thanksgiving in our family. Some of those include my aunt’s super yummy Ham, my mom’s rolls, and several side dishes, including Funeral Potatoes (also known as Hashed Brown Cheese Casserole). Yes, we do have regular Mashed Potatoes as well (recipe to come later this week), […]

Candylicious Cookies

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Hi, it’s me Lily again. I had so much fun on Halloween. Here is a picture: I was a witch, my brother was the Hulk and Evie was a witch too. We went Trick or Treating and got SO much candy. The day after Halloween my mom went through our candy and took out a […]

White Chicken Chili

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Would you believe it warmed back up again here in Houston this past week?! Pretty sad!! The funny thing is, my mom has told me how cool (and sometimes cold) it’s been back in Arizona the past month. Pretty ironic for me to think since we always sweated a bit on Halloween in Arizona. Looks […]

Glazed Almond Poppy Seed Bread

Almond Poppy Seed Bread - SO good!

Along with soup, I’m always craving warm bread in the Fall and Winter. It is just so yummy and warms the soul. Wouldn’t you  agree? I hate to admit that I still don’t consider myself a “bread maker” because of my fear of yeast, but I’ve decided to conquer that in the coming year (promise)! […]

M&M Chocolate Oat Bars

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Have I mentioned that I like to bake?! I’ll pretty much take any excuse I can get to try out a new dessert. I made a ton of desserts back home, but I feel like I get to make even more now because we’re trying to branch out and meet new people, which means we’ve […]

Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

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Maybe  I should have warned you yesterday, but I’m going to be sharing several delicious soup recipes over the next week or two. I hope you don’t mind. I’m in Soup Mode right now and taking advantage of this cool weather to try out even more soups. I mean, how can you NOT love them? […]

Perfect Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Cinnamon and Sugar Topped Pumpkin Bread - YUM!

I may have mentioned I wouldn’t be doing any more Pumpkin recipes, but I may have fibbed. I have one more I wanted to try this week, and the next one is from my mom. My mom has always been known for her bread. It always turns out SOOO good, and so soft, and she […]

Cheesecake Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

If you love cookies, you'll love these Cheecake Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars!!

If you’ve been to my site before then you would know just how much my family loooooves DESSERTS. It’s by far, our favorite thing to make. We all love trying out new recipe, bringing them to family functions and then getting everyone’s opinions on them. If we love it, then we are sure to add […]

Halloween Chocolate Chip Cookies

Halloween Chocolate Chip Cookies!!

One of my favorite things to do is to go to the store and find inspiration for upcoming crafts, decor ideas and recipes. I usually don’t go to the store just for inspiration but are always on the look out for items to create with. The hubby think it’s a little crazy, but I can’t […]

Double Chocolate Mint Cookies + GIVEAWAY

Soft and Delicious Double Chocolate Mint Cookies! #cookies #mint #chocolate

This post is brought to you by McCormick and Mom it Forward. UPDATE: YAY!! My team (Team 6) won! Thank you for helping us with our Virtual Bake Sale!! You guys all know how much I love COOKIES, right? And you probably have guessed by now just how much I love CHOCOLATE too. Put the […]


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