Apple Pie Wontons

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Disclosure: I received product to help make this recipe.  All opinions are my own. If you’re like me, you bought 1/2 a bushel of apples during your recent visit to the local pumpkin farm.  You didn’t think it was too many.  As a matter of fact, you wondered if it was going to be enough. […]

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds

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How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds It’s that time of year!  Desserts, pies, jumping in piles of leaves, recipes and of course, pumpkin carving!  What about the insides of the pumpkins?  What do you do with yours?  Do you just toss them?  When I was in youth group as a young girl, I remember carving pumpkins, […]

Simple Butternut Squash Recipe

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There are many ways to prepare all varieties of squash, but today I am focusing on a simple butternut squash recipe.  With fall here, I am all over the pumpkin, apple and squash I can get my hands on!  This is so easy that you will find yourself making it each time it’s fall.  You […]

Parenting is Fun, Hard, Exhausting and Hilarious! #GoodandHonest #Motts

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Disclosure: This post is brought to you by Mott’s and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own.   Alright, it’s time to get real here.  I don’t write about my kids and my parenting adventures nearly as much as I would like to.  I have very little balance, totally good intentions, yet, I am often […]

Asparagus with Pine Nuts

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I recently tried asparagus and now it’s become one of my favorite vegetables.  So I thought I’d give asparagus with pine nuts a try.  Tender, but not overcooked asparagus can be tricky to master. In this recipe, steam the asparagus lightly before sautéing it with red wine vinegar. The final touch is chopped pine nuts […]

Chicken Broccoli Cheddar Pocket

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I love to find ways to create fresh, home-cooked copies of my favorite convenience meals that you’d find in the grocery store. When I make them I know I can pronounce all the ingredients. If I want to, I can control sodium, fat, and calories. These would be great frozen, thawed overnight, and then reheated […]

Halloween Party Ideas

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I don’t know about you, but once the kids get too old for trick or treat, I still want to be able to make it a fun event in our family even if we are not taking them door to door in costume. What better way to do that than to throw a party? Everyone […]

Back to School Cereal Bar Recipe with Price Chopper Supermarket #PriceChopperB2S #shop

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #PriceChopperB2S #CollectiveBias It’s that time again – back to school or most likely soon for many of us!  What would be a great, homemade breakfast that the whole family is sure to love and get everyone off to […]

Back to School with Yummy Snacks from Kraft Cool Whip & Jell-O Pudding Mix

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Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #AddCoolWhip #CollectiveBias   What makes every sweet snack better?  When you add Cool Whip, right?!  Of course!  Depending on where you live, your kids may already be back in school.  If not, I bet they’re soon headed there. […]

Scalloped Potatoes Recipe #100FootJourney #FoodieFriday

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It’s Friday! That means Dreamworks and I have another recipe from The Hundred-Foot Journey movie,  for all of you foodies on #FoodieFriday. A Scalloped Potatoes recipe to be exact! Yummy! In “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, the […]