More Slow Cooker Recipes 1
(The above post is on my slow cooker Pinterest board – follow me on Pinterest here – because it looks so helpful!)   These next two slow cooker recipes are on the menu for this week.  I thought I would share them with you so you could try them too, […]

More Slow Cooker Recipes

Foil Packet
When you have been cooking for a family of 4, then suddenly find yourself cooking for 1 or 2, you have to make some changes.  Over the past 5 years, this has happened: oldest daughter left for college husband passed away oldest daughter graduated from college oldest daughter got married and moved […]

Foil Packets = Easy Dinner Prep

homemade salad dressing 1
Making Homemade Salad Dressing is Easier Than You Think Fresh salads and healthy lifestyles go hand in hand. After all, what could be better for you than a big plate full of leafy greens, fresh vegetables, fiber-rich legumes and lean proteins? Unfortunately, you could end up negating these delicious and […]

Homemade Salad Dressing

easy basic pizza dough 3
As a single, working mom it’s difficult to find the time to make meals from scratch.  I get it.  I am in the same boat, paddling furiously, just like you.  One of the traditions that we have established in our house is that Friday night (typically) is pizza night.  We […]

Easy Basic Pizza Dough

kitchen seasonings and spices
Kitchen Seasonings: A Quick World Tour Herbs, spices and other seasonings are a natural and healthy way to add a lot of flavor to your recipes without adding a lot of extra calories. With a little practice, you can create an endless variety of delicious recipes, such as Mediterranean-inspired favorites […]

Kitchen Seasonings From Around the World

More slow cooker soup recipes
Here are more great slow cooker soup recipes that I have found to share with you! (I have tried this soup … and it is amazing!  It is indeed the best loaded baked potato soup I have ever eaten.  You won’t be disappointed!)   (Flour On My Face is one […]

More Slow Cooker Soup Recipes

easy slow cooker italian meatballs
As I have said in previous posts, I love my slow cooker(s). I actually have two that I use, so when one is in the dishwasher I have a spare. At least a few nights a week we are dining from the slow cooker.  I love how easy slow cooker […]

Easy Slow Cooker Italian Meatballs

DIY Daisy Shadow Boxes 4
My daughter is always “updating” her room as she grows and matures, and as her taste in decor changes.  I have tried to find fun and inexpensive ways to let her be creative and express her own style.  Here is a project we did a few years ago to brighten […]

DIY Daisy Shadow Boxes

Griz Cookies
Here is one of my favorite recipes. Or rather, one of my “Would you please make this?” or “WOW, these are great!” recipes. I guess that’s why this is one of my favorites – because people seem to like these cookies so much. They are called Griz Cookies. The original […]

Recipe – Griz Cookies

slow cooker dinners 4
I love the ease of slow cooker dinners! One of my favorite apps on my phone is the myfitnesspal app, which was recommended to me by a trainer at the Anytime Fitness club where my daughter and I work out.  During the one-hour personal trainer session that you receive when […]

Slow Cooker Dinners from myfitnesspal

Easy Mason Jar Votive 2
Everywhere you look these days, you see projects involving canning jars. Pinterest has been taken over with crafts using these versatile jars. Honestly, I bought a box of a dozen canning jars recently, and have used them for everything from salads to craft projects. So here is my latest project, just in […]

Easy Mason Jar Votive

It's Safe Now
Today – September 29 – is National Coffee Day! From the National Calendar website: “National Coffee Day is celebrated annually on September 29. People across the United States celebrate one of the most beloved morning beverages on National Coffee Day. It is a morning favorite, however, it is found being […]

National Coffee Day – September 29th