This week we have been covered under a layer of ice on our little farm and temperatures haven’t been above freezing. We’re in the part of winter that’s hard. It’s grey all day, it’s cold and with Christmas way...
Whenever we have a big family party, pasta is always involved. We’re Italian so I’ve grown up with delicious, homemade pasta dishes that would make people salivate. Homemade noodle, sauce, meatballs…you name it and my grandmother has probably made...
I feel like fall has officially started and fall always makes me want bowls of comfort food. Pasta is my go-to comfort food. I try not to eat it too often, but fall and winter are the perfect seasons...
  When it comes to summer menu planning, everyone should have a few good burger recipes in their apron pocket to grill up for a weekend cookout or a quiet night at home. This Ginger Soy Pork Burger with hoisin...
As we get deeper into the summer months I have been craving all the vegetables. Greens, beans and everything in between has been on our menu. Sometimes I like to just eat them raw with ranch or hummus, but...
Confession: Sometimes I make food my husband says he doesn’t like just to see if he really doesn’t like it or if he just thinks he doesn’t like it. Case in point, this Coconut Milk Curry Shrimp. This one-pan Coconut Milk...
I just don’t have the kind of stomach that likes to eat first thing in the morning – unless it’s coffee. Around 10 a.m. my stomach decides to wake up and starts growling at me. By then I’m famished...
I’ve really been trying to do more with less lately. We are one income down (mine) and with 1,000 medical bills (my son’s) I’ve been trying so hard to stick to a grocery shopping budget each week. It’s different...
My daughter and I love to create together. Whether it’s practicing writing words together, crafting or cooking, we always bond over the experience of working together and learning together. When I heard that Uncle Ben’s® was hosting the first ever...
This post was sponsored by #Foodiechats and the Georgia Peanut Commission. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  Since I’ve been home I’ve kicked my lunch making skills up a notch as I try to eat better on a daily...
I’m always attempting to create great, weeknight recipes to make my life easier during the week. Even though I work part-time from home now, weekdays are still hectic and I often feel rushed to create good, nutritious food for...
 My husband and I sent the kids off to grandma and grandpa’s this weekend, binged on Netflix (watch Stranger Things!) and soaked up some quality time together. Usually we try to pack these kid-less opportunities with things outside our house...
This post was sponsored by Old El Paso. All thoughts and opinions are my own. It may be early fall still but it's chilly here already, especially at night. I spent most of the day today running around in a...
We had a family party this past weekend and I volunteered to bring a pasta salad. We're Italian so pasta salad or some pasta dish usually comes with the territory. Normally, in my family a pasta salad consists of...
I'm on a fish recipe kick lately. I love how I feel after eating fish at dinner (full but not too stuffed), how satisfied I am after dinner and how I feel the next morning. (adsbygoogle...
I love a good meal as much as anyone else. I love to take my time cooking, working on each component of the dish slowly and without pressure of hungry little people waiting in the wings. Unfortunately, that’s not how...
Do you ever feel like dinner is just one more chore at the end of the day? I'm usually so exhausted by the time 4:30 rolls around that it's har to muster up the energy to cook - especially during...

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