Homemade boysenberry ice cream

I remember the first time I tasted homemade ice cream, it was plain vanilla, nothing fancy but it was oh so delicious. There is just something about homemade ice cream that screams summer to me. Maybe it’s the hot summer sun that calls to crave something ice cold. Or maybe it’s just that creamy delicous handmade flavor that imparts nostalgia for days past. Our house came with a boysenberry bush in the backyard. We moved in September so we missed… Read more »

Sparkler treat perfect for the 4th of July

The 4th of July is only two days away and I wanted to come up with a fun and festive treat that everyone could enjoy! I had been thinking about sparklers after buying some for our 4th festivies. Sparklers were always my favorite as a child, I loved to write my name with them and watch the light fade rapidly. So I thought up a treat that resembles a sparkler and tastes oh so yummy! (This post contains affiliate links… Read more »

No-Bake Rhubarb Swirl Dessert

Some of my early childhood memories involve BBQs at my paternal Grandparent’s house. There were many “work-days” where some kind of project needed to be done, whether it be yard work, tree trimming or just because it was Saturday. Once the work was done there was always food (because how else did we get everyone to come!) One early memory I have is of a dessert called “Rhubarb Swirl.” To this day it is still hard to describe to anyone… Read more »