Happiness Tuesdays #38

Happiness Counts!


Happiness Tuesdays are here to tell you some things that make me happy and to share with you quotes, websites, and photos to make you happy!


Happiness Tuesdays #38


Here are three things that make me happy:


1)  Torch Lake dip!!  Our group has been making this dip for decades and now the next generation continues the tradition. Would you like to know how to make this easy, delicious treat?

Here goes:  in a pie plate use a fork to mash an 8 oz. block of cream cheese, next layer a 10 0z. can of Hormel chili w/o beans, then slice a couple of green onions, and top with about a cup of shredded cheddar cheese. Microwave for 3-5 minutes and serve with tortilla chips. It is sooooo good!


2) Brownies..friends always say they love my brownies…I don’t know why exactly, they are definitely not homemade. Use a family size package, any brand of brownies with walnuts. Follow directions making sure not to stir too much, but bake for 3-4 minutes less than the minimum time suggested. When cool, sprinkle with powdered sugar…yum!

fresh out of the oven, just need the powdered sugar!


3) A plan!  I go through spiral notebooks like crazy! I’m not sure anyone else could follow my organizational plan, but I do write things down often.   What to do, when to do it, what’s coming next, what to write, who to talk to next…lists and lists and lists. Usually if I write it down, I remember it and don’t really need the list :)    But occasionally I have to go through a few different notebooks to find the information I need…love those notebooks!

just a few of the many :)

What makes you happy? Can you find the little things? Jump into your own happiness!!


Happy Parenting!

D and C

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  1. Mary Love says:

    I too use the spiral notebook system, as a secretary. It helps me to remember things as well as verifying if I have or have not done something. (Of, course, I always do what I am told.)

    Torch Lake dip – yum! And what about stuffed mushrooms. We need those more often.

    I love reading your posts. Not only does it bring back wonderful memories, but I learn something new about you all the time.

    Love ya!

  2. Danielle says:

    Following you back from Life With Two Boys.. Thanks for stopping by!

  3. Coming by from the Blog Hop!
    I look forward to reading your blog. Please follow back :)

  4. Julie says:

    I to have a ton of notebooks with notes, lists, and such. As a writer a notebook is a must even in this day of laptops, smart phones and such.

    I’m following now because I want to read more.

    Have a great day.



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