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Easy Pasta Puttanesca Recipe

Easy pasta puttanesca recipe

Did you ever make something a little bit different from the norm for dinner and just sort of sneak it in without telling anyone?  I’ve been trying to experiment in the kitchen a bit more since I get tired of the same old meals.  The problem is that the rest of the family likes the […]

Help Your Local Animal Shelter During Kitten Season

Help your local animal shelter during kitten season #FoodShelterLove

This post is sponsored by Hill’s. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Hill’s® Food, Shelter, & Love Program, but I only share information I feel is relevant to my readers. Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. is not responsible for the content of this article. If you want to help your local animal […]

Caramelized Onion Crock Pot Recipe for Burgers

Caramelized onion crock pot recipe for burgers

My family has pretty traditional food favorites. While I can occasionally get away with something different for dinner (like my Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls), most of the time they want your typical American meal choices.  Cheeseburgers, macaroni and cheese and spaghetti are the most commonly requested meals. Caramelized Onion Crock Pot Recipe for Burgers When we have […]

Skillet Baked Mac and Cheese

Skillet Baked Mac and Chese

I love my cast iron. There is something about cooking and baking with cast iron that just gives food a different taste. Of course, you need to make sure that the cast iron is cared for properly too. You don’t care for it the same way as traditional cookware. If you haven’t already, take a […]

Bailey’s Irish Cream Non Alcoholic Irish Coffee Creamer

Bailey's Irish Cream Non Alcoholic Irish Coffee Creamer

I love flavored coffee creamers but I refuse to buy the ones at the store that are made with high fructose corn syrup. Did you know there is no actual *cream* in most of those at all? While I don’t use coffee creamer on a daily basis, I do love splurging on flavored coffee drinks […]

Upcycled Candle Holders | Mardi Gras Candle Holder

Upcycled Candle Holders | Mardi Gras Candle Holder

So I have been checking out all the fun Mardi Gras decor online and really fell in love with this Mardi Gras Candle Holder by Partylite. Since I’m working on decluttering and not bringing in any more things into the house, I decided I would make a Mardi Gras candle holder myself. I have several […]

DIY Disinfecting Wipes with Tea Tree Oil

DIY Disinfecting Wipes with Tea Tree Oil

I worry about germs in the kitchen. After all, I’m preparing raw meat and fish and there is a constant parade of people at the sink with dirty hands. I prefer to use all natural cleaning products in my home but I really want something that’s going to kill any germs and bacteria that are […]

Dairy Free Salmon Chowder Recipe

Dairy Free Salmon Chowder Recipe #LentenRecipes

When I grew up, there was meat on the table at every dinner. I don’t mean little bits of meat buried in a casserole or a stew, my family was purely a meat, potatoes and vegetable type of family. When I moved out on my own, it was only natural that I made the same […]

White Chicken Chili Recipe with Sour Cream

White chicken chili with sour cream #CansGetYouCooking

This year, we have had more days where the temperature was below zero than I remember in a long time. I hate being cold all the time and tomorrow, the high is only going to be 3. No, that’s not a typo. On days that are that cold, I really want to make a hot […]

Easy Irish Coffee Scrub DIY Recipe

Easy Irish Coffee Scrub DIY Recipe

It’s no secret that I love all things coffee. I drink it. I use it to scent my home. Now, I’m using it to keep my skin soft and smooth.  I absolutely love the taste and the scent of coffee. When I added creamer to my coffee, I often added an Irish Cream flavored creamer. […]