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Tasty Teriyaki Chicken (Crock Pot)

This is the kind of recipe every home cook can appreciate. Especially on a busy day when a person finds him or herself face to face with a to-do list so long it could wrap its self all the way up to the moon and back. You know the kind of day I’m talking about, […]

One Ingredient Frozen Banana Ice Cream

I know it’s January. Which means its bitter cold outside, man. Freezing gusts of snow are billowing right outside my window at this very moment! One might wonder why a girl like me would post a recipe for ice cream at this frosty point in time. What can I say to defend myself other than…this banana ice cream […]

Black Bean and Ham Soup (Crock Pot)

Boy, (or girl) do I have an easy recipe for you today. This Black Bean and Ham soup is full of flavor, very filling and loaded with healthy goodness. (At least, it’s healthy to me, man. Please don’t email me any information on the hazards of bullion cubes. I just don’t think I can take it. 🙂 Thank you […]

Cheesy Spanish Rice

I have a wonderful little side dish recipe for you all today. This fabulous Cheesy Spanish Rice can be made in 30 minutes or less and goes perfectly with many delicious Mexican dishes like Creamy Chicken Enchilada Casserole, Ground Beef Enchiladas or the tasty Sweet and Hot Shrimp Tacos I posted this past Friday. The rice […]

Rubee Lane Recipe File Book Giveaway

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED Rubee Lane is a fun site that promotes daily deals on boutique and hand crafted items.  They look around for fabulous deals on fun items… like these… like these (cute!)… …and these (super sweet and cute!!!!). Then they let you know all about the great deals they have found. Saves you a […]

Sweet and Hot Shrimp Tacos

Over the winter break my sweet sister-in-law Rachel (and HerHandsomeHusband and cute little kids) stayed with me and my family. We spent a lot of time visiting, playing cards and hanging out with the rest of our extended family. MyTeenSonMark and my cute sister in law Rachel  Some who are really brave and daredevil-ish piled on winter gear and frolicked […]

January Menu Plan 2013

When the calendar turns from December to January, do you automatically feel like turning your back on everything sugary and fattening and bathing yourself instead in an enormous pile of healthy vegetables? You do! I have to admit…after the gluttony of the holiday season, I do too! I really look forward to slimming down my life […]



My Personal Favorite Recipes Posted in 2012

Hey there, gang. To the end of the year we all have arrived, like it or not.  It’s always nice to take a little time and reflect on the things we have enjoyed doing over the past year, and ponder on the things we would like to fix. Two of my main goals this year, are to read […]

The Top 12 Most Popular Recipes from 2012

Did you know that 2012 is rounding its very way out of our lives, ladies and gentlemen. There are just a few short days left to enjoy! I have been reflecting a bit and looking over all of the recipes I have stored here on this little ‘ol blog of mine. I have chosen 12 of […]