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Eating Light – Fettuccine with Spinach Pesto #recipe

Pesto Pasta Recipe

The Spring 2012 edition of Eating Light - 400 Calories or Less has 103 slimmed down versions of your favorites! Try this delicious and healthy pasta recipe that uses fresh herbs, cheese and spinach to create a gorgeous, lower calorie meal. Then, check out the Stuffed Pork Chops and 7-Layer Dip! … [Continue Reading...]

Eating Light – a healthier Stuffed Pork Chop #recipe

Stuffed Pork Chop Recipe

The Spring 2012 edition of Eating Light - 400 Calories or Less has 103 slimmed down versions of your favorites! Try this delicious and healthy pork recipe then check out the Fettuccine with Spinach Pesto recipe and 7-Layer Dip! Eating Light - Stuffed Pork Chop Recipe   Save Print Prep … [Continue Reading...]

Celebrate Red Lobster’s Daily Seafood SurPrize

Red Lobster

Spring! It's the season where I want to eat the freshest food I can find while enjoying the warming air! With beach weather soon on its way, there is no better time to indulge those cravings for delicious fresh seafood at Red Lobster! It's one of my favorite places to dine and even though my hubby … [Continue Reading...]

My favorite Split Pea and Leftover Ham Soup #recipe

Split Pea and Ham soup

We had a wonderful Easter Dinner at our home this year! I made a large ham and luckily we had quite a bit of ham left on the bone after everyone had their fill. Never ever ever waste a good ham bone, it will make any soup taste out of this world! This happens to be my favorite Split Pea soup … [Continue Reading...]

My family’s #sogoodsosweet Moments!

Deer Park visit 2011

It's Springtime and that means we'll soon be able to get out and about to all of the places our state has to offer. Some of my favorite family moments are the ones we create by  hopping into the car for a road trip to a zoo, park or other attraction. My Dad always surprised me with road trips when I … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

Cranberry Pumpkin Crunch Dessert : Baking with #PAMSmartTips

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PAM Cooking Spray. It's my favorite time of year! The weather is cooler, the holidays are coming and I get to bake delicious food to share with my friends and family!  I've had this Pumpkin Crunch recipe stashed away in my Gramma's recipe … [Read More...]

Spring Brunch Strata with ham, potatoes and cheese #EBbrunch

egg strata recipe

Recently, I threw a fun egg themed brunch where I focused on creating recipes that use nutritious Eggland's Best eggs. I thought I would share just one of the dishes that I served to my guests. I decided to make a cross between a strata and a frittata -- this is what I came up with after reading … [Read More...]

Silk Pumpkin Pie Bread Pudding Recipe #SilkHoliday

pumpkin pie bread pudding

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 … [Read More...]

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Home & Garden

diy rustic wheel herb container garden project

DIY Rustic Wheel Herb Garden How-To #MiracleGroProject

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Gardening should be fun!  I love to … [Read More...]

my weekly menu board

DIY Photo Frame Menu Board with Fellowes Saturn2 95 Laminator

I know I have been saying it a LOT, but it is almost time for our kids to go back to school! Nine more days until the big day! We have been getting … [Read More...]

Family Moments

Dinosaur Park 1988 - Rapid City, South Dakota

Dad and The Giant Dinosaur :: Throw Back Thursday #tbt

I have wanted to participate in Throwback Thursday for a while now, but I always forget! Not today! I dug out some old photos and hope to remember to … [Read More...]

recipe book from a mini photo album

Preserve Memories with a DIY Photo Album Recipe Book #CanonPIXMA

This is a sponsored conversation inspired by the Canon PIXMA MG7120. All thoughts and opinions are genuine and 100% my own. For more information on … [Read More...]

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