a S’more isn’t just for camping…

S’mores are a favorite of mine.  I love the combo of graham crackers, chocolate and marshmallows…it is summer in a  bite. NO campfire needed… One of the hardest parts of having s’more is they are traditionally cooked over a campfire, or at least a flame of some sort, but the beauty of these …

Happy 4th of July!

This 4th of July weekend is when we celebrate the Freedom we have here in the USA.   Thank you to all those who have served, will serve and the families of those.  We are so blessed to be living in this great country and I am so thankful for …

You are capable & AMAZING!!

Sometimes it is nice to have this reminder….YOU ARE CAPABLE & CAN BE AMAZING! Today! Today is your day to be amazing! Today is the day to show the world just how capable you are. Today is to make something happen. Today is the day to start. Today is THE …

honey butter corny, corn, corn

It is summer and that means it is time for CORN! It doesn’t matter how… I don’t know about your family but my family eats corn anyway we can. We love boiled corn, corn on the corn, kernel corn, creamed corn and of course popcorn…but my favorite is grilled corn for …

celebrate with cookies

The 4th of July is just around the corner (like next week) and these cookies are a perfect way to celebrate!! These are not just chocolate chip cookies? So what makes these so special?  Simple, pudding.  Yes there is pudding mix in the cookies, making them super moist and tender …

no empty pitchers here…

This is a lesson that has been hard for me to learn.   It is much easier to give and give then to say no…at least for me.  Running on empty… Just about a year a go I started learning this the hard way.  I was giving and giving, without any …

cheesy campfire goodness

Grilling has been about all The Hubby and I have been doing lately.  Summer is here and I don’t know about you but heating the house up wth my oven is not so fun…so out to the grill (or campfire) we go. Grilling more than just meat Grilling is not …

simple chicken, with TONS of yum

Sometimes simple chicken really is the answer for dinner, and this simple grilled chicken is a perfect choice for dinner tonight!! A family affair One of my favorite family traditions is family dinner.  We try to all get together (at least with us that live in SE Texas) at least …

Believe ALWAYS!

Sometimes all you have is is what you believe in.   Miracles are everywhere Growing up my mom and dad made sure to always help me to look at the bright side of things.  As I got older they also helped me to learn to appreciate all of God’s miracles that …

easy peasy peachy peach cobbler

What is the one dessert you have to have in the summer?  Is it something lemon?  Chocolate anything?  Pie?  For me it is definitely cobbler and peach cobbler is a must!! Peaches are everywhere When I walk through any farmers market or in the produce area of my grocery store …