a summer must…homemade chimichurri sauce

I am a sucker for sauces.  I love them on almost any dish…heck I love sauces on really anything.  Literally I love a good hollandaise for breakfast, and nice pesto for lunch and something like this Chimichurri for dinner (or anytime of the day). And it is so pretty I …

bring on the honey…and lots of it

It is no secret that I love to bake…I mean I really love cooking in general but baking is just so fun!   Recently I have been looking for some ways to have all my yummy baked goodies but maybe with a little less sugar.  Honey is the answer and …

a little added summer fun

Are the kids bored yet?  Out of ideas to make this summer something to remember?  Too much data being used from iPads and iPhones? It is time to take this summer to next level. Give each day a FOCUS By giving each day a theme you can get everyone excited …

Weeknight Grilling Goodness

I am all about the grill in the summer.  I will do anything to not have the oven on heating up the house.  So whether it is pork, steak or chicken I want it cooked on the grill as often as possible.  I love it even more if the sides …

no spending and so fun

As fun as summer can be it can also be VERY expensive.  All the day trips, theme parks, movies, family outings…etc can really add up quick.  After a busy long Holiday weekend I took a little down time to scroll though Pinterest and I got inspired…lets have a no spend …

perfect for any celebration!!

I love chocolate chip cookies!  I mean I L.O.V.E chocolate chip cookies and have been on the hunt for the perfect one for a long time. In the meantime I have a found a M&M Cookie Bar that is pretty amazing and SO EASY…much easier than any traditional cookie recipe …

Berry good time…

4th of July weekend is FINALLY here and it is time to celebrate!  Not only are we celebrating the 4th of July but lets also celebrate all the beautiful berries that are filling up all the produce areas of you local grocery stores and farmers markets. Now we could make …

A new way to sundae

Confession time…I never once had a traditional strawberry shortcake until I was in my 20’s.  Growing up my mom and grandmothers made their own version of “shortcake” with pie crust.  Yep you read that right…pie crust. It is all about the crust My dad’s most favorite dessert is crust and …

Plan it out

As a food blogger I try to plan out my meals for a few weeks in advance, but that doesn’t happen all the time.  Even when I can’t plan a few weeks out I try to plan at least 1 week at a time.  This Printable Menu is one that …

A must make summer side

The Holiday weekend is almost here and I am busy thinking about all the yummies I am going to fix.  One dish I know for sure is this Mexican Street Corn Salad.  It is a perfect side for this Holiday weekend. It is so much more than corn Ok, obviously …