School has already started for some, and others will be back in soon! I know my girls are excited to see what’s coming up in their new adventure in Middle School. Something that I know I’m going to have to start thinking about is after school snacks! I know that as soon as they get… Read More Back to School- Snack Time!
You’ve seen a couple of posts where I get to make up some recipe using ingredients that were sent to me… like everyone’s favorite cooking show, “Chopped”… Well… I got to do it again! This will be the last in this secret box series from Walmart, and it was a lot of fun! This time,… Read More Recipe Challenge- Italian Chicken Alfredo Pasta
It’s almost time to celebrate Independence Day! Every year, we typically get a picnic together and head out to the Marine Corps Base for their 4th of July Festival and Fireworks Show! No picnic is complete without a yummy dessert, and since it IS the 4th of July, I figured I’d get festive with it!… Read More Recipe: Red, White and Blue Mini Fruit Pizzas
Summer is almost upon us, which means lots of grilling, pot lucks, and get togethers with friends. One thing I really love about Summer is all the fresh produce! Did you know that you can get fresh, local produce at your local Walmart stores? YOU TOTALLY CAN! Walmart now has more locally grown produce and… Read More Buy Local, Support Local at Walmart!
It’s that time again! We received a new box full of ingredients that we had to come up with a recipe for. This box contained some new pasta, different salad dressings, sweet chili sauce, and Skippy P.B. Pretzel Bites. I thought… I used the pasta and dressing last time to make a great pasta salad…… Read More Recipe Challenge: Cheese Wontons & Tofu Wontons
I had a fun little challenge this month, trying to come up with a recipe using ingredients that were sent to me…. Sounds a little like a really cool show on that cooking channel, right??? The difference is, I didn’t have to use EVERYTHING, nor did I have a panel of professional chefs judging my… Read More RECIPE CHALLENGE: Pasta and Veggie Salad
Easter is coming up quickly, and with that, another chance to get together with friends and family. If you’re looking for a simple, and delicious dessert to bring to Easter Dinner, this one is perfect! I wanted to share with you, one of my absolute favorite desserts from my childhood, and something that my dad… Read More Easter- Baking the Perfect Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Ok, so the biggest game of the entire football season is coming up next weekend. Many of you will be throwing parties, and having groups of people over, and you need something to serve, that’s quick, easy, and inexpensive… Well, we have a recipe for you that fits all three of those, and it’s quite… Read More Game Time Recipe: Luau Bruschetta
Lent is a solemn religious observance in the liturgical calendar of many Christian denominations that begins on Ash Wednesday and covers a period of approximately six weeks before Easter Sunday where people choose to abstain from certain activities or luxuries, most commonly being meat. I wanted to share one recipe that we really enjoy for… Read More Meatless Recipe for Lent- Tequila Citrus Shrimp Chile Rellenos
Are your mornings too busy to eat a good breakfast? Between getting the kids ready for school, getting yourself ready for work, or whatever your day entails… Breakfast for you seems to just get pushed aside for a quick grab and go granola bar or something similar. I’ve got a recipe here that just might… Read More Breakfast Smoothie To Get You Going- Berry Blend Flax Smoothie Recipe