Grandma’s Easy Cheesy Tomato Soup

This is one that is so simple, but tastes soooooo good! A must try!


1 lb box of elbow macaroni

1 can of Hunt’s Traditional Spaghetti Sauce

8 oz Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese~cubed

Boil 6 cups of water in a saucepan. Once boiling cook the pasta to your liking. Turn the burner off and add the Cubed up cheese. Stirring to melt the cheese. Then add the can of Spaghetti Sauce. Stir to fully incorporate the ingredients.

Spoon into bowls, and Enjoy!

**You can use other pasta shapes besides the elbow macaroni and you can always add more cheese! Many times I will add a full pound of Cheddar Cheese! **


No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies


2 cups Sugar

1/2 cup baking cocoa

1/2 cup shortening

1/2 cup milk

1/2 cup peanut butter

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 cups uncooked Oats

Combine the sugar, milk, baking cocoa and shortening on the stove over medium heat and bring to a boil. Let boil for 1 minute.

Remove from heat and add the peanut butter and vanilla extract. Once mixed add in the uncooked oats, stir thoroughly.

Drop by the tablespoons onto wax paper. Let cool.


***can add coconut, nuts or raisins***

Meaningful quotes

*If you never ask the answer is Always no!

*Did you really have a bad day or fortunate 10-20 minutes where you let your thoughts run undisciplined which led you to a bad vibe that you let carry you away? Come on….you run this shit.Pay attention!

*If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything!

*Only I can change my life….No one can do it for me…

* Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.  ~Thigh Nhat Hang

* Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.  ~ Norman Cousins

*Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable!

*The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. ~ Carl Sandburg

*Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat. ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald

*Sometimes it’s the princess who kills the dragon and saves the prince. ~ Samuel Lowe

Banana bread


1/2 c. Butter

3/4 c. Granulated Sugar

2 large eggs

2 c. Flour

3 tsp. Baking powder

Pinch of salt

3-4 medium ripe mashed bananas


In a large mixing bowl, combine butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Add eggs, one at a time. Beat well.

Combine flour, baking powder and salt

Add flour mixture and mashed bananas alternately to butter mixture, mixing just until ingredients are moistened. Do not overmix

Pour batter into greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.

Bake in preheated 350° F oven for 50-60 minutes

Cool in pan on wire rack for 5 minutes then remove from pan and cool.

Store tightly wrapped

*Best served the day after baking