November 27, 2015

Saving Money on Vacation (on food)


Since I just returned from the beach, I thought I would share some of my past tried and true tips about saving money on food while vacationing. Believe it or not, one new trick I did this year was to bring a […]

Simple Party Cake Pops


Do you remember the first time you saw some cake pops (or cake balls to some)? I’m sure your reaction was similar to mine – How adorable, followed by, Why didn’t I think of that? It’s become a craze over […]

10 Minute Parmesan Ranch Chicken Tenders


Every once in awhile, a little small miracle occurs around the dinner table. (Well, in full confession, it happened around the TV, but since I recommend fighting for family dinners around the table, we’ll just pretend for the sake of […]

No Bake Peanut Butter Cup Bars


It’s not often I’m called cruel. In fact, I don’t know if I’ve ever been called that, but I’m pretty sure you may mutter that under your breath today. I admit,  putting up a picture of these No Bake Peanut Butter Cup Bars […]

Oatmeal Applesauce Muffin Recipe


One of the most popular posts on this blog are visitors coming back for my healthy Banana Oatmeal Muffin Recipe. It’s been so fun to read the comments and see all the slight twists and variations that bakers across the country have made […]

Yogurt – Orange Pancakes


Breakfast foods are by far a favorite in our home, so I’m always trying to add a new twist to some of our traditional recipes. You would not believe the amount of pancakes that my kiddos can inhale. I love […]

Easy Crock Pot Teriyaki Chicken


If you haven’t pulled out your crockpot in a while, tonight is the night. I’ve had this Easy Crockpot Teriyaki Chicken recipe sitting on my computer for ages because I needed to take better pictures. I wanted better shots that accurately portray just how […]

Quick & Easy Dessert Ideas for Easter


Admitting this is painful, but true. Last year, the day of our  annual Easter Egg-stravaganza came, the house brimmed with guests and dessert was NOT made. GASP! How does this happen? What kind of hostess am I? I had a […]

Cheesey Chicken Broccoli Rice Bake


As I look at these pictures, I’m mourning the last of my freezer meals. Gathering with friends (or just taking a few hours by myself) to whip up some freezer meals makes all the difference with my week. When that […]

Chicken Tetrazzini (Freezer Friendly Meal)


A few weeks ago, I gathered some of my friends for a bulk cooking day. It’s one of those things that I host periodically because the accountability of knowing friends are coming makes it happen. By the end of the day, […]

Easy Elegant Chicken in Minutes


Every once in awhile when I cook, I accidentally mix unique flavor combinations that become a family favorite. Sometimes I’m really not even sure how it happened. Well, I know how it happens, but often, it stems from cleaning out […]

Green Bean Casserole with Gourmet Touch


Did you grow up attending church potluck or gatherings where they ask you to bring a covered dish? Yes, I am one of those that routinely organizes those and I know everyone racks their brain wondering what to make? Well, this is not […]

5 Fast Ways to Get Easy Family Dinners on the Table


The new year has brought me into a little funk and I don’t mean the music kind. Have you ever felt that way? Just “off” a bit? I’m sharing about what was revealed to me over at (in)courage. I have […]

Easy Homemade Yeast Dough for Bread Loaves or Rolls


I just can’t stay away! There’s just something about the aroma of fresh homemade bread that does me in every time. Comfort at its finest, for sure. For 20 years now, I’ve been making homemade bread. Yes, I am even […]

12 Quick Bread Recipes from 1 Homemade Baking Mix


A few months ago I finally shared my Homemade Baking Mix Recipe, aka Homemade Bisquick that doesn’t use any shortening. It’s been fun to hear from how so many of you have used my mix to make your baking needs […]

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