Graduation Party Dessert

Graduation Party Dessert - Marty's Musings

This past September my DIY hubby graduated from Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science in Religion. It was a very long and winding road to get to this point in his life at the age of 52, but I couldn't be prouder.  Hopefully I'll have all the details and fun graduation party ideas up on the blog soon. I wanted to make … [Read more...]

Candy Corn Flowers

Candy Corn Flowers - Marty's Musings

  I don't know about you, but in our house the Christmas holiday probably gets the  lions share of baking for the year. However, it doesn't seem fair so I'm here to least serve up  a few delights for Easter as well by sharing these simple Candy Corn Flowers from Dixie Crystals. If you're looking for a project to keep the kids … [Read more...]

Easy Spring Table Setting Ideas

Easy Spring Table Setting Ideas - Marty's Musings

  How do you feel about entertaining? Does the thought give you cold chills and heart palpitations? Do you only do it because you have to (family obligation or tradition)?  Today I want to share some easy spring table setting ideas that are inexpensive, easy to translate from one season to another  and will hopefully … [Read more...]

Favorite Spring Recipes


 If you somehow missed it, All Things Home hosted a week of Spring link parties last week, with tons of projects and ideas to help us welcome spring! Our terrific group of bloggers shared mantels, crafts, vignettes, porches and wreaths. As host for the favorite spring recipes linkup I thought I'd round up some of my favorites just in time … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

Slow Cooker Chicken Chili - Marty's Musings

Slow cooker. Crock pot. Time saver.  Whatever you want to call it, I love it! My DIY hubby and I received one for our wedding 27 years ago, but only recently have I been on a mission to discover even more recipes my family will love.  I better do it fast. Tim does not like soup in warm weather. No how. No way. Although we … [Read more...]

Oreo Dirt Cake

Oreo DIrt Cake - Marty's Musings

(Don't miss the link party at the end of the post!) It's been a somewhat rough winter in NC. A big snow (for us) and a recent ice storm left many without power for days. I've had enough of this. And need to see more of this. Today I'm so happy to be joining with my friend Amy at Atta Girl Says and Kelly from My Soulful Home to … [Read more...]

Better than “You Know What” Cake with Milky Way Bites

u Know What" Cake #EatMoreBites #CollectiveBias

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser.   Y'all may be more familiar with this dessert as Better than Sex Cake. But I'm a proper Southern gal and I can't go having that three letter word plastered … [Read more...]

Napkin Rings with Duck Brand Craft Tape

Napkin Rings with Duck Brand Craft Tape - Marty's Musings

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Duck Brand for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. As a crafter, I obviously love craft products. You might remember I have a slight obsession with scrapbook paper.  And ribbon. And maybe a few other minor embellishments and tools. ~smile~ When I was sent a new product from … [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...]

Ten Delicious Chocolate Desserts

10 Delicious Chocolate Desserts - Marty's Musings

If you didn't know me in real life you might think I was slightly infatuated with chocolate. Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake Okay, if you know me in real life you KNOW I love a good chocolate dessert. Snickers Brownie Ice Cream Cake  I thought I'd save y'all some trouble and share my ten delicious chocolate desserts in one … [Read more...]