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Grace Elizabeth's making Pear Salsa

The FREE September Calendar download is here!  This picture was taken while making Pear Salsa last year!  It is tasty with grilled pork chops or pork loin.   To get the free calendar background, right click on the image below and save as your computer wallpaper. Enjoy!     Sonya Kay Entrepreneurship flows in Sonya’s blood.[Read more]

8 Irresistible Corn on the Cob Recipes

8 Irresistible Corn on the Cob Recipes -

Do you like Corn on the Cob?  Our family loves it.  I will admit we have not been very adventuresome through the years but I couldn’t resist sharing some recipes that caught my eye while searching for ideas for our 4th of July Picnic. Who knows, one of these recipes[Read more]

Homemade Nutty Granola

Homemade Nutty Granola

There is nothing like homemade Granola. I love this recipe because it packs in a lot of good healthy ingredients and is low in sugar and oil – two ingredients many recipes use in excess but not needed. The secret is applesauce. The natural sweetness of the apples provides the sweet taste[Read more]

Recipe: Broccoli Slaw Salad

Recipe: Broccoli Slaw Salad

This recipe has been a long-time family favorite. It’s a twist on traditional cole slaw. The ramen provides some extra crunch – and the dressing a bit of tang. This a great side for a picnic or potluck! If you give this recipe a try, we’d love to hear from[Read more]

Relaxing Bachelorette Party

Spa Bachelorette Party

I had the honor to throw a Bachelorette Party for a friend of mine this past Friday night! Because most of the bridesmaids didn’t know each other well, and my friend has had such a hectic time planning the wedding and graduating college, I decided a night in would be[Read more]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day Grandma!

Lemon St. Patrick's Day Cake

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! In our family it’s “Happy Birthday Grandma.” You see she is a St. Patrick’s Day baby. She doesn’t seem to mind that her birthday falls on a holiday. I’ve always proudly told everyone – hey it’s my mom’s birthday (Grandma to my girls). We celebrated her[Read more]

Family Favorites Menu

family favorites menu @

Every week I make a menu in which detail what I am planning to serve for supper each night of the week. I started doing this last year as a part of my household binder. I enjoy doing it and it makes my life so much easier. I don’t have[Read more]

Menu Monday: Chicken Enchiladas with Spanish Rice

Chicken Enchilada Mix

Mexican Menu: Chicken Enchiladas Spanish Rice Tossed Lettuce Salad   Mexican food is an ethnic favorite at our house.  I must say that I prefer dining out and if the restaurant is authentic Mexican all the better. However over the years we have learned to make our own Mexican food[Read more]