Mini Caramel Molasses Cheesecakes #ToraniFlavors

When I received a box of Torani Flavored Syrups in the mail last week, I was excited to see what new flavor I would be sampling. I was just the tiniest bit disappointed that I had received the same two flavors that I reviewed last year. Then I remembered how delicious the Gingerbread and the […]

Christmas Cookies: Big Soft Sour Cream Sugar Cookies

This is a simple recipe for a simple sugar cookie. These Sour Cream Sugar Cookies are soft and keep amazingly well in an airtight container. At Christmastime we always make a big batch and leave them unfrosted until we’re ready to eat them. We do usually decorate a large platter for guests and always leave […]

Dollar General Inspired Recipe: Bacon and Spinach Tortellini Bake

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine. Since our Dollar General Store came into our small town years ago, we have done a lot of our basic shopping there. When the store outgrew it’s space, they built a bigger building at the other end […]

Eat your veggies with Birds Eye Steamfresh Kid-friendly meals!

Even though my kids aren’t little any longer, they still enjoy getting in the kitchen with mom to help create meals they will approve of. Of course, there a few tricks that I use to encourage them to use veggies in the dishes we create. One is to incorporate their favorite foods into the meals […]

Silk Pumpkin Pie Bread Pudding Recipe #SilkHoliday

My son and I are both lactose sensitive. While we don’t often let that stop us from enjoying our favorite foods, I do try to make them without adding unnecessary milk. That’s where Silk comes into the picture. We both enjoy drinking Silk products in smoothies and on their own — especially the Chocolate Silk, […]

Berry Morning Breakfast Crisp Recipe! #YayOats

Since I was a little kid, oatmeal has been a common breakfast dish. I have always loved eating oatmeal in the countless ways it can be prepared. From my memory of Dad’s stove-top cooked hot Quaker® oatmeal with cranberries to my favorite oatmeal raisin cookies, oatmeal has always been there to fuel and fill me […]

Celebrate World Pasta Day with Barilla Ditalini & White Bean Soup!

What’s for dinner tonight? Why not celebrate World Pasta Day along with millions of others around the globe! Whether it’s spaghetti, linguine, tortellini, farfalle, campanelle or just plain old elbow noodles, be sure to take time to enjoy your favorite pasta dish today! Barilla has got you covered, with their large selection of pasta shapes and […]

Wicked Good Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

When you have an over abundance of zucchini, you must find creative ways to get everyone in the house to eat it, whether they like zucchini or not. These chocolate zucchini muffins are the perfect way to entice your family to eat their veggies. Plus, they are so good, I cannot stop eating them! Help! I […]

Bake Sale Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

When I dropped my daughter off at basketball practice tonight, I realized that I had forgotten something. Everyone was carrying various trays and bags of cookies which reminded me that I was also supposed to bring 2 dozen cookies for this weekend’s bake sale. Woops! A stop at the store, 2 hours, and 6 1/2 dozen […]

A very delicious Banana Bread recipe

The other day I had a pile of overripe bananas sitting on the counter. I remembered seeing a recipe for buttermilk banana bread on Penelopesoasis.com that sounded quick and delicious so I printed it out and whipped it up! I made a few adjustments to the already perfect recipe, it turned out so well that […]

BBQ Baked Chicken Strips using Bagel Crisps Recipe #VZWSM #samp

When I recently tried the new mini BBQ Bagel Crisps from New York Style, I knew that I had to try coating chicken with them! The delicious BBQ crisps have a nice smoky sweet flavor that is so much nicer than plain old breadcrumbs! As I began to gather my BBQ Baked Chicken ingredients, I […]

Quick Chicken Alfredo Pizza recipe

I was going to let the kids and hubby fend for themselves for supper tonight. Then came the sounds of cupboards doors opening and closing, back and forth walking, refrigerator staring… No, things are not going to magically appear in the fridge if they weren’t there 10 seconds ago. Or the 10 seconds before that. […]