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

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

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

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!

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

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

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]

Easiest-Ever Choucroute

What in the world is Choucroute?  According to Merriam-Webster.com it is a French, modification of German Sauerkraut – it is sauerkraut cooked and served with meat. Our family likes both – Score!  I came across this recipe trying to find something to make out of the pork chops I had bought in bulk (package of 10).[Read more]