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Back To School Giveaway!!  Easy Lunches with Revolution Foods NEW In A Cup!

Back To School Giveaway!! Easy Lunches with Revolution Foods NEW In A Cup!

I can’t believe that my baby is off to school in exactly a week!  Seems like just yesterday, we were potty training, and he was still my little baby who wanted to snuggle on the couch watching Blue’s Clues.  Now, he’s a big boy who […]

Homemade Ramen Will Make You Forget About Instant Noodles!

Homemade Ramen Will Make You Forget About Instant Noodles!

Homemade Ramen is so easy to make and is ready in about 20 minutes.  It’s so delicious and easy to make you’ll completely forget about instant noodles. Making homemade ramen is easier than you think and makes a great weeknight meal, or a good after […]

Get Ready For Back To School In Only 25 Minutes With These Easy Make Ahead Homemade Pot Stickers

Get Ready For Back To School In Only 25 Minutes With These Easy Make Ahead Homemade Pot Stickers

Homemade Pot Stickers are one of favorite foods and are so easy to make!  Only 25 minutes and 3 easy steps and dinner is done! We love pot stickers and usually get them when we are at a restaurant, but as delicious as pot stickers can […]

Get Ready For Back To School With This Easy Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Get Ready For Back To School With This Easy Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

This is honestly the creamiest Macaroni and Cheese you’ll ever have! It’s been a week or so a couple weeks (eeey) since I last shared a recipe.  This summer has been absolutely insane, and on top of it all, I hurt myself, and wasn’t able to […]

Sunday Family Dinner Night – Cooking Together As A Family – Easy Homemade Grilled Pizza Recipe

Sunday Family Dinner Night – Cooking Together As A Family – Easy Homemade Grilled Pizza Recipe

Making dinner together is something that I love doing with Anthony.  He is always in my kitchen cooking, and one of his favorites is making pizza.  This recipe is SO MUCH FUN to make with kids!  They can do almost every single step, and the […]

Can-It-Forward and Win! How To Can Your Own Salsa and Giveaway! #canitforward

Can-It-Forward and Win! How To Can Your Own Salsa and Giveaway! #canitforward

Today is a day to celebrate the joys of fresh preserving where canners, gardeners and food enthusiasts alike can share the simplicity of home canning with delicious recipes made from ingredients at the peak of freshness!  For me, this was canning my Summer Salsa with the […]

Twice Baked Potatoes

Twice Baked Potatoes

The thing I love so much about Twice Baked Potatoes is how easy they are to make! I mean it, they really are easy, just bake a potato, scoop out the guts, mix it with some cheese, stuff the skin, top it with some cheese and […]

Low and Slow Fall Of The Bone BBQ Ribs

Low and Slow Fall Of The Bone BBQ Ribs

For me, Summer doesn’t officially start until we sit outside all day and cook up some juicy BBQ Ribs!  And this year, summer started on Father’s Day weekend, when we sat outside with our neighbors, grilled up some ribs and had some tasty frozen margaritas! […]

You Don’t Need To Worry About Dishes With This Easy Foil Pack Mediterranean Chicken Recipe

You Don’t Need To Worry About Dishes With This Easy Foil Pack Mediterranean Chicken Recipe

Dishes (and laundry) are my archenemy, so this recipe for Foil Pack Mediterranean Chicken pulls at my heartstrings a little because there are ZERO dishes to do! I love recipes that are easy and involve little cleanup.  So many times I cook, and have 100 pots, pans, […]

Leftover Night Simplified!  Easy BBQ Pulled Pork Shepherd’s Pie

Leftover Night Simplified! Easy BBQ Pulled Pork Shepherd’s Pie

Do you love leftovers?  We sure do!  On leftover night D.J. always talks about how his Mom took leftovers and made something completely different with them, so I channeled his Mom, and made this BBQ Pulled Pork Shepherd’s Pie using the leftover CrockPot Pulled Pork […]

So Simple and So Delicious!  Easy CrockPot Pulled Pork

So Simple and So Delicious! Easy CrockPot Pulled Pork

Incase you didn’t know by now, I LOVE pork!  It’s so versatile, and super easy to cook – especially in the CrockPot like this CrockPot Pulled Pork. This recipe is very basic and very simple to make.  I kept this one simple without a lot […]

Simple Summer Grilling – Two Ingredient Grilled BBQ Chicken Wings

Simple Summer Grilling – Two Ingredient Grilled BBQ Chicken Wings

Grilled BBQ Chicken Wings are the recipe that I think won my parents heart over with D.J.  He grilled up some wings for them one night, and they we’re so excited, that this is the only way Mom will cook her chicken wings now! Have […]

Simple Summer Sides – Grilled Corn On The Cob

Simple Summer Sides – Grilled Corn On The Cob

There is nothing quite like Grilled Corn On The Cob!  It reminds me of the state fair and that big ‘ol vat of butter that they dip it in!  Delic!  Although you can’t dip your whole ear of corn in a tub of melted butter […]

Memorial Day Grilling – Kid-Approved French Onion Cheeseburgers

Memorial Day Grilling – Kid-Approved French Onion Cheeseburgers

I have my neighbor Rick to thank for this recipe!  Rick lives in the condo below ours, and is always grilling up something delicious.  A few weeks ago, we could smell Rick grilling, and it smelled so good!  I wish I could share the smell […]

Start Summer Off Right with Beer Can Chicken!

Start Summer Off Right with Beer Can Chicken!

I love the simplicity of Beer Can Chicken.  It only takes about 5 minutes to prepare and once it’s on the grill, you can just walk away and let the grill do all of the work! As if you couldn’t tell, summer grilling has been […]

Simple 30 Minute Sesame Noodles with Chicken and Broccoli

Simple 30 Minute Sesame Noodles with Chicken and Broccoli

G.G.S!  This is how all great homemade Asian inspired dishes start!  Ginger, garlic, scallions (green onions), and it’s delicious every time!  These super easy Sesame Noodles with Chicken and Broccoli use the “holy trinity” and are ready in only 30 minutes! Chef David taught me […]