Throwback Thursday: Easter Dinner Menu

Lamb Cake Grace Elizabeth's

Throwback Thursday highlights a post from years past that we think you might enjoy! This post originally made its debut on Grace Elizabeth’s on March 25, 2013. Have you begun to create your Easter dinner menu for 2015?  I honestly haven’t put much thought into it yet but here are some ideas from[Read more]

Delicious Bacon Ranch Chicken

Delicious Bacon Ranch Chicken

Have you ever had a craving for something yummy for dinner but not sure what to cook?  I remembered pinning a chicken recipe the day before which I was drooling over on Pinterest and grabbed my computer. Unfortunately I was extremely disappointed when I clicked on it and it lead[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]

An Attitude of Gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude

The now-extended Nelsen clan joined together yesterday not just for the delicious home-cooked food, but for family fellowship. Dad gathered us together in the morning, between table-setting and food-prepping, for a family devotion centered on the attitude of gratitude. After a brief history lesson behind misconceptions of the holiday itself,[Read more]

DIY Stenciled Canisters

DIY Stenciled Canisters

As my husband and I continue to settle into our apartment, I keep finding more small projects to do. For today, I finally finished my dry ingredient canisters. You can find the “cracker jars” at Walmart. I think they are very functional and look great! For now, I only needed[Read more]

Menu Monday: Quick and Easy

Menu: Pork Tenderloin and Orange Broccoli

Have you ever had the kind of day that when you get home, you have no motivation to do anything? I have those several times a week! I can barely get myself to cook. I have learned that meal planning does help somewhat in keeping me on track and feeding[Read more]

Recipe Review: Fettuccine alla Carbonara

Recipe Review: Fettuccine alla Carbonara

I have had this recipe on my menu planner for a couple of weeks now. Lately I have just been picking 3 dinner recipes per week with 2-3 days of leftovers and 1-2 super quick meals. I feel like just three cooked meals wouldn’t be that difficult to accomplish, but[Read more]

Coffee at My House

Cinnamon Crumble Coffee Cake

With all those coffee shops out there – you know what I’m talking about – does anyone out there ever invite friends over to their house anymore for coffee?  Well I just did and we had a great time chatting up a storm.  I’m thinking maybe I should do it[Read more]