Red White and Blue Recipes for the Fourth of July!


The Fourth of July Weekend is coming up quickly, my friends. I hope you have some fun plans in place that include some delicious food and the people that you love! I thought it would be fitting to share some of my favorite Red White and Blue recipes with you today, just in case you […]


BLT and Bowtie Pasta Salad


If you are looking for a great take along summer salad or a fantastic (hearty!) main course salad…then this is it, my friends. This salad loaded with bowtie pasta, bacon and grilled chicken. The dressing has a wonderful smokey bbq/ranch flavor that pairs so nicely with the bacon and tomatoes. It’s a keeper! I took […]


Summertime Menu Plan, Week #4


Hello dear reader! Thank you for dropping by today. I have a great lineup of summer loving recipes for you all, including an amazing Grilled Sesame Chicken and Noodle Bowl, some Lumberjack Baked Beans perfect for taking along to a summer bbq, and a Sheet Pan Fruit Pizza that will feed a crowd and is beyond […]


Sheet Pan Fruit Pizza


If I could do anything in my power to convince you to make this amazing Fruit Pizza, I would do it my friends. Not only is it stunning to look at…not only will it produce many servings to feed a crowd of your hungry friends, family and neighbors, but it tastes so fantastically wonderful you will think […]


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 […]