Simple Ways to Save Time & Sanity in the Kitchen

Meals can eat up a lot of time in the day.  Not being the biggest fan of freezing and thawing meals or an owner of a large freezer,  I look to save time and money by following a general theme for the week based on a main ingredient or two.  This allows me to purchase what’s in season or on sale. I meal plan based on “planned-overs”.  One set of leftovers morphs into a new recipe the next night with {Read More}

Amazing Hummus Recipe with 7 Simple Ingredients

The past few weeks I’ve been working on a few exciting projects that I’m almost ready to share with you!  Stay tuned over the next few weeks because it all seems to be coming at once. Today Bernadette will introduce herself and share a recipe for something I have seemed to fail at making over and over.  I’m looking forward to trying her recipe and enjoying some amazing homemade goodness! Hi! I’m Bernadette, and I blog about my life as {Read More}

Raspberry Punch Recipe

photo by L. Davidson (sis-in-law) Pink and green were the colors of the shower and I was in charge of the punch.  This was a last minute combination I found in the store to replace a punch I found a little too pricy for my taste….Perfectly pink for the arriving girl! INGREDIENTS: 1 can of frozen pink lemonade (thawed) 1 2 liter of lemon-lime soda (cold) 3/4 cup of frozen raspberries – add right before serving or color will leave {Read More}

Thanksgiving Naps

Every Thanksgiving since I can remember I have gone to my Mother’s house.  We eat dinner and struggle to get the kids to take a nap.  We’re all exhausted from cooking and doing dishes and the excitement of the holiday parade.  While the guys nap, the girls look through the ads and plan out the “attack” on Friday morning.  Last year the kids didn’t cooperate.This year it will be different.  I hope.We’re doing Thanksgiving at my house – just my {Read More}

Pumpkin Bread & Muffins!

Ok, so I don’t have a cute picture of my pumpkin bread or pumpkin muffins, but I put in a much cuter pumpkin if I may say so myself 😉 Last month I posted about trying out a Pumpkin Bread recipe on Pinterest.  I have to say it wasn’t my favorite.  It tasted to sweet to me (and my husband too).  It was good, but if I want something that sweet, I want chocolate too! Last week I roasted a {Read More}