Category: 4th of July

The ULTIMATE Rice Krispies

My brother, James, is a HUGE fan if Rice Krispie treats.  So much so that that is all he asks for when his birthday rolls around.  I am, of course, more than happy to make them because he has to be one the hardest people in the world to buy …

Homemade Ice Cream has never been so good (& easy)

Summer is officially here and it is ICE CREAM TIME!!  Honestly it is always ice cream time in my world, but especially in the summer.  I mean just look how refreshing it looks…it is the perfect summertime treat!! Homemade and OH SO EASY! Growing up my dad would always make …

Easiest Pie EVER

Ok, Ok I now I talked a lot about how much I love all the berries right now yesterday, but I just have to share one more recipe with you.  This one is all about blueberries and they are SOOOO good!! Easiest Pie I have EVER made I love summer. …

Celebrate with this berry trifle

The first long weekend of the summer is here.  School is getting out.  The days are getting longer and it is time to enjoy it all with family & friends.  Trust me this berry trifle is a perfect way to enjoy it all! Berrylicious Everything  Walking through the produce section …

potato salad is a must have this weekend…

Memorial Day is fast approaching and that means it is time to start planning for the big BBQ you are going to be having and potato salad is a must have on our menu…and this potato salad is a delicious one!! Now I have made my fair share of potato …

Ribs by James…

My brother James and my mom are HUGE fans of ribs.  Anytime we go eat at any of our local BBQ joints (which we have several of here in Texas) they always order ribs.  Me, I am more of a brisket and sausage gal, but that is for another day …

THE BEST EVER…cornbread that is

Cornbread is one of those recipes that I seem to have a 1000 recipes for.  Some sweeter than others, some super savory, some spicy, and even some with bacon but this recipe will be my go to recipe from here on out.   Sweet or Savory I grew up with …

Dill Pickle Dip…yes you read that right

Well it is Super Bowl Weekend!!  I can’t believe it is already February….this year is already flying by. Party Time?! What fun plans do you have this weekend? I live in the Houston area so we are going to take in some of the fun Super Bowl activities and taking some time to …

Sweet, Sticky & Grilled

The Super Bowl is just a week away, and that means it is time to start thinking about the food.  In our house we will have a dip of some sort, like this Party Dip or this Dill Pickle Dip.  We will also be grilling. Since we do live in Texas, …

bacon makes this party dip ROCK!

One week from today is the SUPER BOW!!  What do you have planned?  Are you starting home with just the family? Planning on having a big party? Maybe going to a party? Well, whatever your plans this dip would be a great treat that everyone is sure to love. A classic…updated So why …