Cute and Easy Non-Food Kid Valentines
Cute and Easy Non-Food Kid Valentines that are great for school and classrooms with food allergies. Valentine’s Day is this weekend. I happen to really love Valentine’s Day. My mom always made it really special when we were kids and I like to do the same for my kids. They love bringing treats to ...
Soft Whole Wheat Caramel Chip Cookies
Soft Whole Wheat Caramel Chip Cookies that are made with white whole wheat flour, no one will know that these cookies are whole grain. We had a snow day yesterday, and it was glorious. We got over 18″ of snow and it was blustery all day. My windows are covered with so much snow you [...] The post
Game Day Snacks
The best part of the Super Bowl? The game day snacks. Some classic game day grub that everyone will love. Let’s just say that my son is having a hard time accepting that the Pats aren’t headed to the Super Bowl this year. After the game, he needed some time to process the loss and [...] The post
February 2016 Goals
February 2016 Goals using the Powersheets from Lara Casey. Making things happen in 2016. Whew, January was a blur. I am always surprised how busy January is around here. We are in between sports seasons, but there are lots of little things that go on that us on the move. The highlight of the month
Slow Cooker Smoky Chicken Chili
Slow Cooker Smoky Chicken Chili is full of smoky sweet flavor. Perfect for your Super Bowl party! Smoked paprika, chipotle peppers, and dark brown sugar develop a rich smoky flavored chili. Day 3 of Chili Week! It is no secret that I love a soup, stew, or chili recipe so this week has been one of
Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Chili with Blue Cheese Sour Cream
Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Chili with Blue Cheese Sour Cream is perfect Super Bowl Chili fare. All of the buffalo flavor, in chili form. No orange faces to be found! It’s Super Bowl week! Which means that we are all planning our game day grub. For me, Super Bowl means chili and I have 3 [...] The
Slow Cooker Green Chicken Corn Chili with Baked Tortilla Straws
Slow Cooker Green Chicken Corn Chili with Baked Tortilla Straws is so simple and a family favorite. Day 2 of CHILI WEEK to celebrate the Super Bowl! My Slow Cooker Green Chicken Corn Chili with Baked Tortilla Straws is so simple and a family favorite (definitely mine). I’ve made this so many times
Clementine Yogurt Olive Oil Cake
Clementine Yogurt Olive Oil Cake is perfection for breakfast or dessert. Simple and with a hint of vanilla and citrus. I found this recipe for Clementine Yogurt Olive Oil Cake in the Washington Post and 5 minutes after reading it, Clay and I were in the kitchen pulling out the ingredients. It’s a
Homemade Russian Tea
A version of the classic Russian Tea. My homemade Russian Tea has black tea, spices, fresh lemon and orange juice make a warm comforting drink. When my husband was a kid, his mom used to make him Russian Tea when he wasn’t feeling good. One night recently it was cold, we were all cranky, and ...
Rich, comforting, slow-cooked, and tastes even better a day or two later, this beef stew recipe is a favorite at my house. I’m writing this from the Salt Lake City airport and crossing my fingers that I am going to make it home today. My connection is through Baltimore and, well, they had some ...