Happy Father’s Day

This FREE printable is a perfect way to wish your dad, or another special man in your life, a Happy Father’s Day. Print it out and use it to make a homemade card, or frame it with a  sweet note. You could also use it as a sign to say …

cheesy bread goodness

For me, one of the best parts of eating Italian food out is the bread.  My favorite is the crusty bread, slathered in butter with mealy cheese everywhere.   There is one small local Italian restaurant that inspired this bread that makes everything homemade.  Their pasta is homemade, their sauce …

one pan pasta…perfect for tonight

Summer is definitely here in SE Texas and summer hasn’t even officially started yet.  Along with a large part of the country out temps are in the 90’s and feel like the 100’s. When the weather is like this the last thing I want to do is have the oven …

Father’s Day love

Father’s Day is just around the corner…like in just a few days and in my family my 2 brothers and I always claim to be the favorite of my parents.  Now we all know deep down that I am the favorite, but they insist on making that claim as well. …

be thankful

It is Monday…the beginning of the week.  A time to start fresh…a time to be be thankful. What are you thankful for?      > your kids      > your spouse      > your family      > friends      > work      > home     …

slow cooker ranch yumminess

Just because it is summer doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the best of all your slow cooker has to bring you.  I mean what is better than being out all day playing (or working) and coming home to dinner being 90% done and knowing that everyone is going to love …

Chanel & Mammaw – lessons to live by

I have been a fan of CoCo Chanel for as long as I can remember.  There was just something about the way she carried herself, and her inner strength that immediately drew me to her…and then of course there were her designs.  I honestly have no words for her designs. …

zucchini for everyone

I have found that zucchini is one of those veggies that people either love or not love…but I have found a solution with these zucchini spears. OK I know you maybe asking yourself…a spear for dinner made out of zucchini?  Yes, I made spears made out of zucchini coated in …

caramel makes me happy

I LOVE caramel anything really.  I love it in my coffee, I love it on ice cream, I love it swirled into cakes and I especially love it with brownies.  Over time I have made a couple of caramel brownie recipes (like this one)  but this new recipe is The Hubby’s …

crispy without the guilt

Crispy & good without guilt sounds like a perfect dinner to me.  Crispy with cheese & good sounds even better!! About 6 weeks ago I had surgery and was not able to get around very well for several weeks.  Finally about 3 weeks ago I could start getting back into the …