Easy Strawberry Bread Recipe

Easy Strawberry Bread - Marty's Musings

  One of our favorite family traditions each year is strawberry picking at a local farm. This year the weather couldn't have been more beautiful or the berries more perfect. You might say we spent a few dollars on them! Yes, these are all ours! It took the four of us just over an hour to pick them and about two hours to … [Read more...]

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread - Marty's Musings

It was such a lovely day in my hometown yesterday. A brisk breeze accompanied the rays of sun shining on us from the heavens above. And then today happened. Wet, dreary with a forecast of wintry mush. I'm just going to close my eyes and pretend that I'm sitting on our deck with the warm breezes blowing.... instead of bundled up in my parka … [Read more...]

Bread Machine Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

Bread Machine Cinnamon Rolls - Marty's Musings

Our family has developed many traditions throughout the years. These include cow day, our Christmas Village display and Instant Russian Tea. Thanksgiving Day is filled with all our family gathered around the table enjoying the standard turkey and dressing with cranberry apple casserole and all the rest. Thanksgiving evening finds … [Read more...]

Easy Pumpkin Muffins (with a cake mix)

Easy Pumpkin Muffins with a Cake Mix

Yesterday I shared my All Things Home Fall Tour and invited you to come in and share a muffin and a glass of southern sweet iced tea with me. Today I'm here to share my recipe for easy pumpkin muffins made with a box cake mix. My youngest daughter made them and they were a hit. This year in our homeschool my only two students are learning … [Read more...]

Best Ever Homemade Hamburger Buns

The Best Ever Homemade Hamburger Buns from Marty's Musings-6

  I don't know about you, but I always thought making bread sounded so hard. Hours of slaving over the dough. Not anymore. I've discovered a secret weapon. The bread machine!   This homemade hamburger buns recipe is just a measure and go one, but if you're new to a bread machine I've left you a note on the recipe card to … [Read more...]

Sweet Milk White Bread (Bread Machine)

Sweet Milk White Bread-Marty's Musings

  I found this bread recipe for Decadent Sweet Milk Bread from Frugal Dr. Mom. The first time I followed the recipe exactly and made the dough in the bread machine and then did the braid. This time I wanted to see if it would work as a loaf and save me some time. I am seriously in love with my bread machine, but it's a little quirky … [Read more...]

Banana Crumb Muffins

Banana Crumb Muffins from Marty's Musings

When I saw this recipe I knew I wanted to see if the muffins would taste as good as my  Chocolate Chip Banana Bread. None of my family are huge breakfast eaters (at least in the morning) so I like to have something homemade that's easy for them to grab. One of the easiest ways to use over ripe bananas is in bread or in freezing for later use. … [Read more...]

Jiffy Corn Bread with Creamed Corn

Jiffy Corn Bread with Creamed Corn - Marty's Musings

Even though I'm a southern gal I have never been much of a corn bread gal. Usually too dry for me. But since I am Southern and Southerners love corn bread I went on a hunt to find the truly "best" recipe! Everybody has their "best and easiest" cornbread. I'm here to tell you that this Jiffy Corn Bread with Creamed Corn recipe really and … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread from Marty's Musings

What do you get when you combine bananas and chocolate chips? A most delicious bread to serve for family or friends. Whenever I take this to get togethers I am always asked for the recipe. My kids learn to bake with this recipe (yes, it's that easy!) and I love that it only uses one mixing bowl! This recipe is a great way to use … [Read more...]

Bread Machine Foccacia Bread

Meat and cheese sandwich made with focaccia bread square, served with french fries

I am in love with my bread machine. My first one was purchased for $5 at a yard sale and I wore it out! Second one was also purchased from yard sale (don't remember how much it was).  It is a great way to have fresh bread, and my family fights over it whenever I make it. My kids used to call this "Fohgotcha" bread. There's nothing to forget … [Read more...]