in honor of all their hard work

Are you watching the Olympics?  I am pretty sure I have watched more rowing and beach volleyball in the last 2 days than I have ever seen in all my life.  Of course I have also watched a ton of gymnastics and swimming.  I just love the swimming. I have to …

stack it up

It is Monday!!  Where did the weekend go?  Also, did you know that simmer is also over?  Yay…it is crazy school starts in 2 weeks. Monday needs easy…EVERYTHING When Monday rolls around I know I love it when I can feed my peeps something yummy and EASY…because lets be real …

Grill the weekend away…

What are your plans this weekend?  Are you taking a little time away?  Hanging out with friends and family?  Are you grilling?  In my house we will be grilling for sure…and who knows what else. Whats on the grill? Are you doing burgers (like these sliders)?   How about those …

The more spicy… the more better

Are you a sauce person?  I am a HUGE sauce person.    I like sauces on everything from pasta to  dessert, but with fries is a must. Sauce, why? Ok, I understand that not everyone is a fan of sauce with their fries, but I urge you to just try it. …

Fries without any frying…

yep…you read that right.  I give you fries all done with any frying, even better they are primarily done on the grill. Fries any way, anytime… I love potatoes any way you give them to me, but I really, really love fries.  I mean is there anything better then a hot …

simple, grilled salmon that is so good

Simple is sometimes so, so good.  You know like an apple on a hot day, or just a simple scoop of vanilla ice cream…sometimes simple really is best. Salmon can be simple? Sure it can be, but it is a special simple.  This salmon is seasoned with a favorite little …

Cheesecake in bars + another favorite

If you were to ask The Hubby what dessert he would want he would say chocolate chip cookies or cheesecake.  If you were to ask me I would say anything chocolate…yes ANYTHING chocolate.  So last week when I was craving something sweet I decided to bring together two favorites into one…Chocolate …

Welcoming the week with blueberry LOVE

Hello Monday!  Oh my, where did the weekend go?  I don’t know about you but I could use a long weekend. Well since we are not going to get an extra day let’s at least start the week off right with these muffins! Lemon & Blueberry, yes please First of …

I need this Chocolate Pie…NOW

I think I could eat pie everyday, given the opportunity.  I love a good creamy filling topped with more yumminess all wrapped in a flaky crust.  Doesn’t it just sound so good?  Well, if you love pie too you have to try this Chocolate Cream Pie…it is a must make …

Easy Peasy Pie Crust

Do you make your own pie crust?  Did you just look at me (thru the computer) like I am a crazy person?  I know, I know, why make your own crust when you can buy it?  Well, the short answer is…it is so much better and its easy!! It’s easy? YES!! …