Chicken & Waffles

It’s hard for me to admit this but I had my first taste of Chicken and Waffles after turning up my nose to the whole concept.  You see, those two food items don’t mix in my mind.  Rick and I were recently in South Carolina and I saw this on[Read more]

Menu Monday: Easter Dinner

When I put together a holiday menu I think of several things. Are there any traditions to include What did we have last year What can I do to make it special and yummy OK, we don’t have any “traditions” for Easter dinner that I have to include, I don’t[Read more]

Freezer Meal: Tasty Crock-pot Ribs

After a long day at school, the last thing I want to do is cook. Unfortunately, one of the first questions I’ll likely hear from my husband is “What’s for supper?” Freezer meals have become one of my “quick fixes” to serving a great meal with little effort on my[Read more]

Catered by the Men

This weekend we had our first Grace Elizabeth’s planning meeting. Saturday was full of brainstorming and decision making. You may notice we changed our look (one of the many outcomes of our meeting). Because the four women were hard at work, the two men lucky enough to be around (our[Read more]

Birthday Cheesecake

At this point in my life I have decided birthdays are just another day. No need for much celebration. However, I’m all for the cake. No need for gifts. Just a special meal or cake is fine by me. Luckily I married someone with similar ideas. Nathan doesn’t need a[Read more]

Spaghetti Frittata: Breakfast or Supper

Do you like to impress your guest with fabulous breakfasts?  I love to make breakfast for guest.  And my family loves it because it gives them a break from having cereal and I love it because it is a great way to use leftover spaghetti. I have been making this[Read more]

Menu Monday: 2.11.13

Meals slated for this week’s menu include: Sunday: meatballs & mashed potatoes Monday: french dip sandwich & chips Tuesday: Hellman’s parmesan chicken & potatoes & frozen veggies Wednesday: runza casserole Thursday: Homemade Steak Valentine’s Day Friday: grilled brats with rice Saturday: Out to Eat! We are pretty busy this week[Read more]

Yogurt Parfait: It’s All About the Presentation

It’s all in the presentation.  Let’s say you purchase a new dress for your niece’s wedding and what do you do next?  You either raid your jewelry box and closet for accessories or better yet you continue to shop to find the perfect necklace, earrings, belt and shoes. Why do[Read more]