Whirley POP Giveaway {Winner!}

Thank you for the entries and the super cute comments on what you all do for family fun night!  Popcorn, or course, stole the show; although I loved the inflatable pool and lobster tails ideas, too! 🙂 The random winner of the Whirley Pop popcorn maker is: #6 ~ Kendra Smith: We cook dinner together […]

Easy Fish Tacos Recipe

Ahhhh…Fish Fridays are almost upon us!  Lent begins this week and that means fish for Ash Wednesday and a seafood meal every Friday until Easter.  I’m a good wife.  I wouldn’t even dream of tempting  Joel with a beautifully cooked medium-rare steak on a Friday until the end of the Lenton season. So you’re wondering […]

Protein Packed Spaghetti Squash Pad Thai Recipe

Hello, from Washington, DC!  I’m {M}…Phanneth’s little sister. I wanted to share this delicious and healthy recipe with everyone.  My husband is a fitness fanatic and we’re always looking for ways to pack more protein and fiber into our diets.  This recipe is perfect for those of you that are trying to become healthier in […]

Hello Dolly Recipe

Well, hello Dolly. I fell in love with this sinfully delicious, decadent and oh so gooey dessert, literally, from first bite.  You might call it a cookie bar, or a type of brownie.  I’m just going to call it GOOD. Thanks to my friend Kellie, who quickly rattled off the list of ingredients she used, […]

Champagne Cocktails ~ Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, my friends! Be safe, be happy, be ever so reminiscent for 2012 and always look to the future.  2013 is upon us! Make happy memories with your friends and family and hold your babies tight.  Keep each other safe and sound. Kiss your sweetie at midnight and clink your glasses with this […]

Best Peppermint Bark Recipe

Yep.  I said it ~ The Best Peppermint Bark recipe ever is right here.  Your search is over.  Trust me on this one.  I really did my homework! This is a layered bark recipe that sandwiches richly delicious semi-sweet chocolate between luscious layers of peppermint and white chocolate.  It’s very likely the same stuff that […]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Shallots

Oh me, oh my.  Yes, roasted Brussels Sprouts alone are delicious.  Add sliced shallots and shaved goat cheese to them and they will sing in your mouth. This is a beautiful side dish for Thanksgiving and a cinch to throw together. I’m not just saying that because of my love affair with Brussels sprouts (even […]

Cinnamon Sugar Pecans Recipe

SO excited to get to make a batch of these amazing Cinnamon Sugar Pecans for my family’s early Thanksgiving dinner!  They scream, “warm me up on this chilly fall day” and “Christmas is coming!” all at once. I make these every year for a couple of reasons: They are D-licious My dad LOVES pecans They […]

Easy Homemade Pizzas

Individual homemade pizzas and pizza rolls couldn’t get any easier than this.  Seriously. And you know how kids love to eat something they helped make?  And how proud they are of themselves for making their own meals?  This allows them to totally get creative!  And I love it! All you need are frozen dinner rolls, […]

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups Recipe

This election has my stomach in knots. So stressed out that I rummaged through the kitchen looking for something to make to take my mind off of the live news feed Joel had running in the living room. Last week, after my Halloween binging, I’d had my mind set on homemade peanut butter cups.  Mostly […]