November 7, 2011

One Pan Breakfast

If you’re like me and HATE making messes first thing in the morning, this is a recipe for you! In a frying pan cook up 3-4 […]
November 6, 2011

Dutch Oven Potatoes

These can be made in a dutch oven, or like I did tonight- in a frying pan. Cut up bacon, place in pan and cook slightly […]
November 4, 2011

FREE Cookbook!

I just got an email from a Chef offering to give away a free copy of his new cookbook to my readers! I checked out the […]
October 31, 2011

Crock pot Stroganoff

This was another amazing recipe idea I got from It’s super easy, fairly cheap, and creates minimal dishes!  Plus it’d be a great one to throw […]
September 24, 2011

Camping Mama

A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to preview a new ds game called “Camping Mama”.  We had so much fun with it the day […]
September 19, 2011

Sex in a Pan (aka 5 layered dessert)

This is an amazing dessert- and super quick and easy to make as well.  It’s been known as “Better than sex”, “Sex in a pan” or […]
September 9, 2011

Chicken stir fry

We got this recipe from our sweet Lin’s salesman Al, and I changed it up a little.  It was great as he made it, and great […]
August 15, 2011

Still alive!

Just wanted to post that I am still alive! 😀 It’s been a busy few weeks around here- we announced our pregnancy, due date is Feb […]
July 26, 2011

Green Bean Casserole

Was really craving a green bean casserole and was missing sour cream so I improvised! 2 T butter- melt in sauce pan 2 T flour- mix […]
July 13, 2011

Pasta Salad

Something quick, easy, and delicious for Summer time is pasta salads.  You can get creative and add whatever you like in them.  They are also great […]
July 13, 2011

Car Seat Recovering

Years ago I recovered one of our boosters to make it more enticing for my son as he was growing into the new seat.  I recovered […]
July 11, 2011

Book Cover Contest

As I’m finishing the final editing on my book I was thinking about a different cover than I had originally designed. So I am going to […]
July 6, 2011

Taco Salad

Taco Salad’s are something that’s easy and delicious to make. Plus it’s a great way to get your kids to eat some veggies! Cook 1# ground […]
June 23, 2011

Steamed Asparagus

Asparagus is something I don’t make very often but every time I have it I wonder why we don’t have it more? I steamed a handful […]
June 23, 2011

Parmesan Tilapia

This is an AMAZING fish recipe.  If you’re not a big fish fan, but want the benefits of having it for health reasons I would highly […]
June 22, 2011

Chicken cordon bleu

This is a great and relatively easy recipe to make.  It’s a great healthy dinner to make too! Slice your chicken breast in half but not […]
June 21, 2011

Bottled Cherries

Since my sister has cherry trees with plenty of cherries we had some to bottle! I put my kids to work pitting the cherries- you can […]
June 21, 2011

Pickled Green Beans

I first tried these at a friend of mine parent’s house.  They are VERY strong but delicious!  Apparently they are good with certain alcohol drinks but […]
June 10, 2011

Father’s Day Applebee’s $25 GC

Take your daddy out for Father’s day! Applebee’s is offering to give one of our lucky readers a $25 gc! Winner will be announced on our […]
June 5, 2011

Canning Supplies

This post is all the tools you will need to start canning aka bottling.  The great thing about canning is once you do the initial investment […]
June 5, 2011

Healthy lunches while at work

ok I got the best idea for those of you who work or have husbands that work and take lunches! Tupperware has a product called Vent […]
May 25, 2011

Olive Garden’s Chicken Gnocchi Soup

Normally I don’t order soups at restaurants, but Olive Garden’s Chicken Gnocchi soup is all I order when I’m there!  So I found a copy-cat recipe […]
May 25, 2011

Blackberry Jam

Jam is a lot easier to make than you might think. We got a case of blackberries with our bountiful basket this week so jam is […]
May 25, 2011


As soon as I saw a nice package of beef cubes at Costco kabobs were on the menu! I marinated the beef using my new mini season […]