Shake your Maracas, it’s almost CINCO de MAYO!

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If you are anything like me, you don’t need an excuse to eat Mexican food. Tacos on Wednesday taste just as delicious on Tuesday. But having a holiday that basically begs you to eat chips and salsa all day? Yes, please! Cinco de Mayo, you wonderful day. And while it’s not really observed IN Mexico… [Read More]

Easy homemade applesauce

homemade applesauce ingrediants

Last week I got a bushel full of apples from our produce home delivery service. My mind glazed over as I thought of baked apples, apple crisp and apple pie. But the first thing I decided to make was homemade applesauce. My kids go through GoGo Squeez faster than I can buy it, so I… [Read More]

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Pie

Last night, my sister, cake maker extraordinaire, ventured out of her usual territory and made my husband a giant Reese’s Cup for his birthday.  To say it was amazing, isn’t giving it enough credit.  It was RIDICULOUS.  I don’t even want to know how many calories were in there, but for ten minutes I didn’t… [Read More]

Carolina Pork Barbecue recipe


As I mentioned earlier in the week, October is National Pork Month. And with the holidays looming, pork is the perfect addition to any get together. My favorite thing to make with pork is barbecue. It’s insanely easy, incredibly yummy and can feed a lot of people. Plus, it’s adaptable. People are very particular with… [Read More]

Apple & Nutella Pizza? Yes please.


Y’all know I’m no Martha Stewart or Rachel Ray. Dinner time is hard for me. I don’t hate cooking, but I don’t love it either. I don’t get that high that some people get from whipping something up. I definitely view it as work. So when I had the opportunity to work with FlatOut and… [Read More]

COOL WHIP: Cappuccino Trifle Recipe

Cool Whip Trifle

Thank you COOL WHIP for sponsoring this post. Join us on Facebook for inspiration and recipes for everyday treats. What you add makes it. #coolwhipmoms Now that it’s summer, I look forward to having special treats out on our back deck.  There’s just something about wrapping up the day with something yummy. And a dollup… [Read More]

Who Wants Chicken Pot Pie? {a recipe}

Chicken pot pie

If anyone said no, I am in shock.  To me, that is the best comfort food around.  And on a cold winter night, when all you want to do is sit by a fire and snuggle with your family…yes please! Now I’m not talking about a frozen pot pie…I’m talking one with juicy chicken with… [Read More]