Winter Beef Stew

I made this stew this week and I was definitely satisfied. I was excited to eat it despite that I was expecting my husband would most likely say "it's ok" ...

Ben’s Pie Crust

My brother came home from cross country practice one day with a recipe. Apparently his coaches wife made the teams pies and Ben asked her for the recipe! He simply ...

Sweet and Hot Sausage Sandwich

My husband and I like to create sandwiches and see if we can impress each other. When I asked him if he thought they were good (we weren't able to ...


Christmas Treats Kids Can Make

Christmas is such a wonderful time to make memories! I am so ...

Christmas Breakfast Ideas

My family always had a huge Christmas Eve dinner, and then we ...

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake

  With all this cold weather (thank heavens it's over! - for ...

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Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Hasn’t sister week been great??? 5 awesome recipes from 5 awesome ladies. To finish off sister week, my sister Amy is sharing her husbands recipe. These two are always putting together delicious food….ALWAYS! Every time we have eaten there I have always loved everything they’ve made for us. I’m so glad to live close to […]

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Bow Tie Pasta Chicken Salad

Bow tie pasta combined with spinach, cranberries, honey roasted peanuts, chicken, fresh parsley, and a homemade sweet teriyaki dressing…need I say more??? This salad is SO GOOD!  My mom makes this all the time when she is hosting us. First off, it makes a ton, so its great because it will either last throughout the weekend, or […]

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Fruit and Nut Trailmix

Every year my family takes a two week vacation “out west” to visit my husband’s family and friends in Utah.  And since we can’t afford to fly, we drive.  We usually break the 24 hour drive up into a couple days, the first being the longer of the two stretches on the road.  Yes, that […]

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Video: How to Cut Watermelon Watermelon Spears

It’s summer time!!!! This is an awesome way to cut your watermelon and keep it from getting all over your chin when eating it!

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Meal Plan

Meal Plan includes 5 meals for a family of four. Occasionally there will be a meal that is large, I’ll try to create those leftovers into a new meal for you, but sometimes there will just simply be leftovers (and I’ll make a note of it to give you a heads up)! I will give […]

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My Favorite Marinades

I love marinades. They are great to put together in the morning to have later that night, or even put together and throw in the freezer. As you thaw the meat out all the flavors get into the meat and flavors it wonderfully! I thought I’d share with you some of my favorite marinades so […]

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Comfort Food Can Be Healthy

When I think about comfort foods I think of noodles and cheese. Two things that my body doesn’t agree with on a regular basis, not to mention the fact that I wouldn’t consider a consistent diet of noodles and cheese to be particularly healthy. Therefore, I find myself in a dilemma. It’s freezing outside, I want […]

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