October 21, 2017

Easy Pumpkin Bar Recipe

Oct16

Entering my mother in law’s kitchen and viewing a huge jelly roll pan of pumpkin bars gracing her counter top is the first memory I have of holidays in her home. Isn’t it amazing how smells, sights, and a great […]

5 Fast Ways to Get Easy Family Dinners on the Table

Aug27

I can’t believe we have already kicked off a new school year. Did fall of 2017 sneak up for anyone else? I feel a bit like I’m in an episode of Ground Hog Day. Have you ever seen that movie? The one where […]

Red, White and Blue Dessert Delights – July 4th Inspiration

Jul3

We are hosting two large groups of people this weekend, with virtually no notice, and the need for some 4th of July dessert ideas inspiration has hit in full force. My teen age sons got home from their work camp […]

Are You Ready for Game Day? (Or Fun Food?)

Jan18

Yes, my husband grew up in Green Bay. That says it all. We bleed green and gold and even have our own brick at Lambeau field with our kids names listed followed by “Pack fans since birth.” If you throw […]

20 Favorite Gift Ideas for Home Bakers

Dec11

Oh my goodness!!!! We are less than two weeks away from Christmas and I know your kitchens are a flurry. Well, to be specific, my own kitchen is a mess, but that’s not the point. 😉 My college guys come home […]

Hot Parmesan, Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Dec7

Between Thanksgiving and the Super bowl, savory appetizers are pretty much a main course in our home. I could put out a spread like this every single daily and my family would be thrilled. This Parmesan, Spinach and Artichoke Dip served […]

Our Favorite: Dump & Run Taco Soup

Nov21

This easy family recipe, our favorite taco soup, whips up in minutes. Double the recipe for extras because it freezes very well.

I Speak French: Yes, French Fries

Oct24

If you’ve been friends with me for more than five minutes or have eaten at any restaurants with me, you know that French fries are my favorite food. Yes, my girlfriends know that I always order a salad and a side of […]

Low Fat, Southern “Fried” Chicken

Oct16

Yes, I know you may be rolling your eyes, thinking there’s nothing as good as plain ‘ole Southern Fried chicken. Here in the South, they have perfected fried chicken and it’s truly an art, so it is really possible to […]

Easy Homemade Pumpkin Cake

Oct11

This has been one of the most popular recipes on my blog since 2012. Enjoy! It’s so worth it! With fall weather kicking in, my sweaters are coming out, right along with my cans of pumpkin, and pots for chili. […]

Brownie Oreo Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

Aug10

The last few weeks have been one of those non stop, go-go-go, invite a ton of people to your home kind of times. Last week alone we hosted two large parties totaling over 125 people. There’s nothing more that I […]

Decorating with Recipes: Neat Framed Recipe Ideas

Aug3

I walked into her kitchen and saw it simmering on the stove – my mom’s homemade Sloppy Joes. My mouth watered, and memories came pouring back, bringing me right back to my child hood. “Oh Mom, it’s been forever since […]

10 Minute Dinners: Marinade & Grilling Tips

Jun28

With summer time in NC, we are in full grilling mode, as I am sure many of you are as well. Grilling is such an amazing way to enjoy the beautiful weather, create those summer memories through infusing our yard […]

Strawberry Margarita Pie

May28

It’s that time of year when I get a hankering for anything strawberry, and I count the weeks till we can go pick them ourselves. I just love a good Strawberry Pie, especially one mixed with fresh strawberries and whipped […]

Easy Citrus Herb Chicken (Low Carb C.O.S.T Cooking)

Apr26

I’ve been making this recipe for quite  a few years ago, but remember what I put when I first tried it. “There are times when I bite into a new recipe and I just exclaim, “Wow.” Rarely do I hear […]