Creamy Chicken Pasta

I LOVE anything pasta!  Bring on the carbs!  This as a nice light meal with some veggies to trick our brains into thinking we are being healthy! What you need: 2 TBS Butter 3 TBS Flour 1 C milk 2 oz cream cheese 1 C chicken broth 7 cloves garlic (minced) 2 C spinach 1 […]

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Mom’s Decadent Chocolate Cake

Who doesn’t love chocolate cake?  It has gotten me through some very tough kid induced mental/emotional breakdowns.  I always say the richer & more chocolate the better.  This cake is definitely  a rich chocolate flavor.  Perfect for hiding in the bathroom (while tiny fingers wiggle under the door) & drowning your sorrows.  It might even […]

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Zesty Lemon Spaghetti Squash

Summer is upon us!  We are all panicking dieting to fit into our bikini (never gonna happen for me)! Before we completely give up & decide to just wear a t-shirt into the pool, we search for any healthy recipes that resemble real food.  Now this will never be carb filled delicious pasta but it […]

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Summer Grilling with Giant Eagle

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GrillNGear #CollectiveBias Summertime is my favorite time of the year!  It’s warm, it’s bright, & best of all….it’s time for some grilling!  I look forward to anytime we can grill outside, but the first big grilling day for […]

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Hawaiian Summertime Cookies

This is just something I dreamed up (I’m sure there is something similar out there) because I can not wait until everyday is warm & sunny.  I’d also love to go to Hawaii…that isn’t happening (at least anytime soon) so I brought some of the tastes of Hawaii to myself!  Enjoy! What you need: 6 […]

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Aquarium Jello Treats

These are a really fun summertime treat. My kids got a kick out of fishing the candy fish out of the jello!!! What you need:  3 boxes blue jello Candy fish 4- 16 oz mason jars (or 8- 8 oz) 3 C cold water 3 C boiling water Pair of tweezers   What to do: […]

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Snickers Poke Cake

Snickers have to be my all time favorite candy bar.  It’s always been my go to when I need a little chocolate therapy.  This cake is not for the faint of heart.  It is a Snickers overload that anybody with a sweet tooth will love. What you need: Chocolate cake mix Chocolate frosting 1 box […]

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BBQ Pork Shish Kabobs

Shish Kabobs are one of my favorite things about summer!  I make them at least once a week!!! This recipe includes homemade BBQ sauce as well. You will need: 1-2 lb pork roast (depending on how many you want to make) 2-3 potatoes green pepper onion 1 can pineapple chunks 1 C ketchup 1/2 C […]

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Crescent Wrapped Hot Sausage

  These are so delicious.  I absolutely love spicy food.  Hot sausage being my favorite.  Wrap them in a crescent with some veggies & you have a party pleaser!!!   What you need: 1 lb hot sausage Mixed peppers Onion Crescent rolls 2 TBSP butter 1 tsp Italian seasoning Now you need to:  Cut sausage […]

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Harry Potter Themed Birthday Party

I don’t know who was more excited for this party…me or my daughters.  We are a houseful of Harry Potter fans.  There is just so much to do with this party!  Including Butterbeer…who hasn’t wanted to try Butterbeer?  I hope you enjoy & throw your own Harry Potter Party!   Harry Potter Butterbeer Taste just […]

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