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Instant Pot Shredded Beef Tacos

Instant Pot Shredded Beef Tacos

Shredded Beef Tacos – another Instant Pot success!  Get dinner on the table in no time with this easy kid-friendly recipe. In the past year or so, my life has changed a lot – working full time, moving, new baby, and even more.  This has […]

Instant Pot Macaroni and Cheese

Instant Pot Macaroni and Cheese

Instant Pot Macaroni and Cheese…it’s quick, easy, creamy, cheesy and delicious!  Best of all, it’s ready in 20 minutes! If you’ve been following for a while, my Instant Pot is quickly becoming my favorite kitchen appliance.  I can make dinners I forgot all about usually […]

Calling All Moms!  Turn Your Kitchen Into A Gourmet Coffee Shop

Calling All Moms! Turn Your Kitchen Into A Gourmet Coffee Shop

Turning Your Kitchen Into a Gourmet Coffee Shop Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world, and it’s been that way for hundreds of years. We love it so much in the U.S., Americans drink more coffee than tea, juice, and soda […]

What To Do With Leftover Mashed Potatoes

What To Do With Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes are one of my favorite parts of Thanksgiving dinner.  Especially when they are smothered with turkey gravy!  But what do you do with the leftover mashed potatoes when you’ve already had your leftover Thanksgiving dinner?  Cheesy Mashed Potato Pancakes! My pregnant self was […]

Apple Cider Sangria

Apple Cider Sangria

Apple Cider Sangria is the perfect addition to any Thanksgiving dinner! I always tend to forget about making fun drinks during the holidays, and usually just resort to wine and beer.  And while wine and beer definitely work, it’s not very festive.  At our Friendsgiving […]

Thanksgiving Turkey Veggie Tray

Thanksgiving Turkey Veggie Tray

All of the kids loved how cute this Turkey Veggie Tray was at Friendsgiving! For some reason, I always forget a veggie tray, so this year, I made sure it was part of my menu.  I didn’t just want to serve a simple veggie tray, […]

Easy 7 Ingredient Thanksgiving Stuffing

Easy 7 Ingredient Thanksgiving Stuffing

We always like to change it up with stuffing, or dressing if your prefer varieties at Thanksgiving, but I think know this one is a keeper.  It’s moist on the inside, and a little crispy on top.  To my family, it’s the perfect stuffing.  For […]

Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower

Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower

Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower was the biggest hit at our Friendsgiving dinner.  Even the people who say “I don’t like cauliflower” were finding themselves going back for more and more.  Now I know to make a double batch next time.  I get to have Thanksgiving twice […]

30 Minute Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joe’s Make The Perfect Back To School Dinner

30 Minute Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joe’s Make The Perfect Back To School Dinner

Back To School is just around the corner, so I wanted to share this recipe for Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joe’s!  They are an easy weeknight meal that’s ready in only 30 minutes with all of the delicious ingredients found in a cheesesteak sandwich – just […]

Bacon Wrapped BBQ Meatloaf with Hidden Vegetables!

Bacon Wrapped BBQ Meatloaf with Hidden Vegetables!

BBQ Meatloaf is one of my most popular recipes – both on the blog and at home!  This version is wrapped in bacon before baking to make it even more delicious.  ‘Cause I mean, let’s be honest… who doesn’t like bacon? Like in the original […]

Ice Cream 101:  Making Homemade Ice Cream is Easier Than You Think!  Start With This Classic French Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Ice Cream 101: Making Homemade Ice Cream is Easier Than You Think! Start With This Classic French Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

French Vanilla Ice Cream is easy to make, and is the best ice cream you’ll have had all year!   There is something about ice cream that brings you back to your childhood, on a hot summer day, or the first time you made it yourself.  […]

Cauliflower Rice Is Easier Than You Think!

Cauliflower Rice Is Easier Than You Think!

Cauliflower Rice is a fantastic, simple recipe to keep in your fridge or freezer for an easy, healthy, gluten-free side dish. My boys weren’t always fans of cauliflower on it’s own, but they can’t get enough Cauliflower Rice!  I love that it takes about 10 minutes […]

Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken

Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken

This ever so versatile recipe for Cilantro Lime Chicken can be served as a main protein in a dish, or you can thinly slice it and serve it in tacos! It’s summer time, and that means we’re going to be grilling!  I mean, we’re still […]

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Back in Daytona, there is a little butcher shop/deli that sells Loaded Baked Potato Salad, and from the very first bite, I fell in love.  I mean, bacon, cheese and green onions… you really can’t go wrong.  Now, I serve Loaded Baked Potato Salad at BBQ’s […]

A Father’s Day Dessert The Kids Can Make | Dirt Cake Recipe

A Father’s Day Dessert The Kids Can Make | Dirt Cake Recipe

Dirt Cake is D.J.’s cake choice every year for his Birthday, and this year, we’re having it on Father’s Day as well!  Dirt Cake is super easy to make, and only uses a few ingredients that every kid loves!  I’ve even made this for Anthony’s […]

Grilled BBQ Pork Tenderloin with Peach BBQ Sauce

Grilled BBQ Pork Tenderloin with Peach BBQ Sauce

When I was writing my June Menu, D.J. was helping me think of new recipes, and when he mentioned pork tenderloin, I knew I had to add it to the menu.  BBQ Pork Tenderloin is super easy to make and takes no time at all […]