Nine Side Dish Recipes & Affordable Dinner Ideas You’ll Love!

Nine Awesome Side Recipes, and Affordable Dinner Ideas

This post brought to you by Sam's Club. All opinions are 100% mine. It’s spring, and with spring comes new spring recipes everyone.  I do not know about you, but I am seem to have the hardest time finding different side dishes when I cook. All my life there has been certain meals that we only have in the cooler months, and others in the warmer months.  I always love the new dishes … [Read more...]

Seven Easy Slow Cooker Recipes Using Campell’s Slow Cooker Sauces!

Seven Easy Slow Cooker Recipes!

I love trying new things, especially when it’s a new easy slow cooker recipe, and it makes cooking dinner faster, and easier than before.  Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauces are super easy to use, and totally tasty!  Using them is easier than one would ever imagine!  Simply place two – three pounds of meat into your slow cooker, add in the amazing sauce packet, and WOW!  The … [Read more...]

Super Easy Homemade Granola Recipe

How To Make Homemade Granola Recipe

 Super Easy Homemade Granola Recipe Do you like granola?  Have you ever had homemade granola?  If not you are totally missing out, homemade granola is by far the best.  The beauty of making your own granola is that you can customize your granola recipe so it fits your lifestyle.  My sister-n-law likes to add coconut, but I am not a huge fan so I leave it out.  If you … [Read more...]

Three Yummy Easter Brunch Recipe Ideas

Cheesy Potato Casserole Recipe for dinner

This post brought to you by Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. It will not be long, and we will be preparing Easter recipes, getting together with family and friends to watch the kids hunt Easter eggs.  I am pretty excited about Easter this year.  We are going have company, and I have already found a few Easter brunch recipe ideas I want to use.  Since I have been cooking more, I … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday Gallo Family Vineyards Hearty Burgundy! #HBturns50

wine red recipe

    Being a mom isn’t easy, it’s often busy, and sometimes stressful.  There is so much to get done in a day – cleaning the house, driving kids to school, then to practice, laundry, helping them with homework, don’t forget all the unexpected things that happen, and that I am trying to keep up with my job as a blogger.  Once dinner rolls around, I am ready for bed.  I … [Read more...]

The Olive Tap – Bon Appétit


It is so strange because I am of German heritage but I LOVE just about anything Italian, including Spaghetti and meatballs, Italian bread with olive oil, bread dipping herbs and Aceto Balsamico di Modena. The Olive Tap has the best Extra Virgin Olive Oils and Bread Dipping Herbs I have ever tasted.   The Olive Tap generously sent me the “Little Italy Sampler” set of Bread Dipping Herbs, … [Read more...]

Saint Patrick’s Day Recipe: Green Pistachio Muffin Recipe

Saint Patrick’s Day Recipe: Green Pistachio Muffin Recipe

Raise your hand if you are looking for an awesome Saint Patrick’s Day Recipe!  I know, I have not really posted many, it’s only because I knew I would be posting my Green Pistachio Muffin Recipe, and they are so much better than any green cupcake, or cake I have ever tasted!  I actually made these for the 2nd time the other day, and they are addicting, even my husband likes them and he … [Read more...]

Grilling Indoors: 2 Of My Favorite Food Recipes For Stovetop Grilling

Grill On Stove Top

There’s nothing like the mouth-watering, savory flavor of a thick juicy, sumptuous steak, my preference Ribeye, grilled to perfection accompanied with a side of sweet grilled veggies. Are you hungry?? Do I have your attention yet?? Today I’m going to share with you 2 of my favorite stove top grilling recipes and the most awesome grilling apparatus ever!!  I love to BBQ, weather … [Read more...]

Want Easy Dinners Ideas? Try This Easy Chicken Taco Salad Recipe!

Easy Chicken Taco Salad

  I love easy dinner ideas, especially when they are yummy as this SUPER EASY Chicken Taco Salad Recipe! It's not just yummy, and super easy, it's totally customizable. If you don't like chicken, use beef, if you don't like lettuce or something else, don't add it. Maybe you want beans, add them. See, so my recipe, probably will just be a starting point for you to create your own easy Chicken … [Read more...]

#MorningEnergy Chocolaty Peanut Butter No Bake Cereal Bars Recipe

No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Cereal Bars

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Honey Bunches of Oats for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I have to admit it, I am horrible when it comes to skipping breakfast.  Monday thru Friday my mornings consist of rushing out the door to get the kids to school, rushing to the grocery store, rushing Mattie to her play group, it never fails I am always rushing. … [Read more...]

Super Easy Nutella No-Bake Cheesecake Recipe

Easy, No-Bake Nutella Cheesecake Recipe

My husband has been asking me to make him a chocolate cheesecake, and my daughter has just been bugging for any flavor of cheesecake.  I finally gave in, and made one of the best cheesecakes ever - Nutella No-Bake Cheesecake!  WOW, it was amazing.  I am going to be honest, I only tried one little bitty bite since I am on my diet.  If you are looking for a fast, and easy … [Read more...]

Valentines Sweets For Your Sweety!! Two Yummy Candy Recipes!

Valentines Sweets For Your Sweety!! Two Yummy Candy Recipes!

Nothing say’s yum better than Mike & Ike candies Valentines sweets for your sweety !! I have to say they are my over all favorite candies ever aside from chocolate!! I have a 7-year-old that will be handing out his little Valentines cards at school. Last year we went crazy going to different stores looking for the children’s Valentines cards to give and a treat to go with it. I was … [Read more...]

Fun Kids Valentine’s Day Recipe: White Chocolate Covered Marshmallows

Valentine's Day Recipe

I cannot tell you how much fun the kids and I have had this year making all kinds of yummy Valentine's Day recipes!  I am honestly still in shock! I am in no way used to being home with my kids and having time for any type of cooking, baking, or crafting.  It's truly been a blessing, and allowed us to not only make awesome White Chocolate Covered Marshmallows for Valentine's Day, but … [Read more...]

The Buffalo Wing Turns 50 | 5 Fabulous Buffalo Wings Recipes


This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Buffalo Wings, the iconic flavor created by Frank’s RedHot Sauce. Just in time for your Super Bowl Celebration, nothing says Super Bowl like the great taste of Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Wings recipes! Boy they got that right! I don’t know a single person who doesn’t love buffalo wings! We’re planning a big Super bowl party at my house … [Read more...]

Eight Easy To Make Super Bowl Recipes You Don’t Want To Miss

Easy to make Super Bowl Recipes

This post brought to you by Sam's Club. All opinions are 100% mine. Can you believe football season is already coming to an end?  It’s almost time for that Super Bowl party you have been planning.  I don’t know about you, but I am super excited for our Super Bowl party!  There is nothing like family, friends, football, and good foot!  Oh, and I have to admit I am one of those … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Recipes: How To Make Valentines Day Muddy Buddies!

How To Make Valentines Day Muddy Buddies Recipe

I love Valentine's Day, and making Valentine's Day recipes is so exciting.  My kids have been asking me to make them homemade Muddy Buddies, so here you are, a Valentine's Day recipe just for you - How To Make Valentines Day Muddy Buddies. Homemade Muddy Buddies are amazing, adding some color just makes them that much better.  My poor husband, he told me the other day that I was taking … [Read more...]

10 Valentine’s Day Recipes You’re Not Going To Want To Miss

10 Valentine's Day Recipes You're Not Going To Want To Miss

It’s Saturday and today I spy tons of awesome Valentine’s Day recipes! I don’t know about you, but I am always on the lookout for fun recipes for the holidays, and Valentine’s Day recipes are my favorite.  I have a few of my own I need to put up, but I have been collecting some awesome recipes on my Valentine’s Day Recipe Pinterest board.  Be sure to swing by and check them all, and … [Read more...]

Ten Easy Super Bowl Recipe Ideas Made With #Manwich

Sloppy Joe Slider Pull Aparts super bowl recipes

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Can you beleive the Super Bowl is almost here?  I don't know about you, but I am super excited to see the Broncos going, and my Payton Manning on his way to another Super Bowl Ring.  I hope he gets one anyone, either way I have been on the hunt for easy Super Bowl Party Recipe Ideas. … [Read more...]