December 8, 2016

10 Minute Cheese Ravioli Bake

Jul7

There are moments in life when you just need to believe you are a rock star in the kitchen. With that believing, the old adage, “Fake it till you make it” may just come into play. Am I even allowed […]

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

Jul2

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 […]

Quick Banana Bread (using cake mix)

Jun29

I am all about making homemade banana bread. In fact, I’ve shared some delicious recipes in the past including Cream Cheese Banana Bread with Maple Glaze, Blueberry Banana Muffins,  Banana Oatmeal Muffins (healthy and delicious), Pineapple Banana Muffins, my go […]

Sunshine Fruit Salad

Jun22

There’s nothing I love more than a huge fruit salad on a hot summer day. No, I take that back. There’s nothing I love more than a huge fruit salad on any day when someone else washes, cuts and makes […]

Saving Money on Vacation (on food)

Jun12

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

Jun9

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

Jun4

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

May20

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

May7

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

Apr30

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

Apr23

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

Mar30

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

Mar15

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)

Feb25

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

Feb3

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 […]