Yesterday’s Facebook question of the day discussed must have items for your spouses care packages. Sherrill a great friend of mine who helps me with Army Wife 101 and is also a Foodie at her own blog Semi Gourmet Mom decided to give you a brief rundown of what goes into her husbands care package. For a special treat Sherrill has included her Melt In Your Mouth Brownies Recipe which is listed below the video.

*Melt In Your Mouth Brownies”

Sherrill takes great pics as well...don't these make your mouth water.


  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 3 cups white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9×13 baking dish.
  2. Combine the melted butter, sugar, and vanilla in a large bowl. Beat in the eggs mixing well until thoroughly blended.
  3. Sift together the flour, cocoa powder, and salt. Gradually stir the flour mixture into the batter. Stir in the chocolate morsels. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared baking dish.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until an inserted toothpick comes out clean, 35 to 40 minutes. Remove, and let cool before cutting.



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Krystel is the mom of two and an Army Wife. In addition to Army Wife 101 she is the Co-Founder of a digital media agency that connects brands with the military market. She has appeared on MSNBC ,FOX LA and formerly was a weekly contributor to HLN's "Raising America". She has written for various outlets including Sheknows and Lifetime and is a big fan of cupcakes and french fries.

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