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Skillet Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas

Cooking dinner in a large deep skillet pan is one of my favorite tricks. I love how easy the clean up is, and most of the time they come together quickly, saving precious time as well…which is a great feature for the summer, am I right! Things can get pretty hectic during the summer months […]

Summertime Menu Plan Week #3

Hello, friends. Thanks for dropping by today. I have a great lineup of food for you all this week. Hope you find something to love! To Print the plan click HERE. 30 Minute Skillet Chicken Enchiladas Lettuce, Sour Cream, Guacamole, Tortilla Chips, Salsa Greek Chopped Chicken Salad Turkey Bacon Ranch Flatbread Sandwich Cantaloupe and Watermelon […]

Chocolate Banana Bread

I am forever looking for great ways to use up brown spotted bananas! It seems there are always several sitting on my counter. I have some great recipes in my archives (scroll to the bottom of the post to see a few favorites) but have always wanted a great Chocolate Banana Bread recipe to add […]

Snickerdoodle Cookie Bars

I love a good Cookie Bar recipe and have many favorites in my archives (scroll to the bottom of the post to see a few that we love and make frequently). Cookies in Bar form take so much less time to prepare! I’ve had Snickerdoodle Cookie Bars on my bucket list for some time now […]

Summertime Menu Plan: Week #2

Happy Weekend! I hope your summertime is going well! I’ve got a great lineup of food for you this week including the very easy and surprisingly tasty Grilled Western Hot Dogs, a killer Chinese Chicken and Noodle Salad and a fun Caramel S’more Munch Mix. Enjoy! To print the plan click HERE.    Pork Chops with […]

Friday’s Report: When Teenagers Do Great Things

My daughter Anna graduated from high school last week. We had these cute kids over the morning of graduation… …to take pictures together and eat yummy food. You know yummy food had to be part of the equation, right? 🙂 I’ve been so impressed with many, many of these kids. It’s been a pleasure to […]

Cheesecake Cupcakes, One Recipe {3 Ways!}

I have a fun and ever so pretty recipe to share with you all today. Cheesecake in mini cupcake form. Yum! Seriously these are as delicious as they are beautiful. Wedding Season is upon us and I know many of you host bridal showers and parties of the like during the summer months. I thought […]

Chinese Chicken and Noodle Salad

If you are looking for an amazing (easy!) salad recipe to add to your arsenal of light summer cooking options, this is it, my friends. It has a fantastic, Asian flavor and is loaded with all kinds of yummy treasures, like red peppers, green onions and toasted sesame seeds. It’s perfect to take a long […]

Summertime Menu Plan: Week #1

Happy Summer, everyone! I am planning to make a couple of changes to my menu plan this summer to better fit summertime cooking needs. 🙂 I will still be including 6 dinner options (that make good use of seasonal produce and hopefully not heat up your kitchen too much! I’ll stick with many grilled and crock […]

Friday’s Report: 25 Favorite Picture Books for Preschool and Early Elementary Kids

When I was growing up we spent a ton of time at the library. My dear mom is an avid reader and has a great passion for children’s literature. We spent hours of time reading, especially during the summer months. We would journey to the public library and come home with giant stacks of books. When […]