February 8, 2017
Hot Cinnamon Apple Cider Toddy

Warm Up with this Hot Cinnamon Apple Cider Toddy

The Hot Cinnamon Apple Cider Toddy is a twist on the classic Hot Toddy. With the warm scent of cinnamon, apple, orange and maple syrup, this is the perfect cocktail to curl up with on a cold winter night. What’s better is it is extremely easy to make. Warm some […]
February 6, 2017
Maple Peach Bourbon Glazed Meatballs

Maple Peach Bourbon Glazed Meatballs: An Easy Dinner, Hands-Off Party Snack, or Anytime Appetizer.

Last week when I was planning for Super Bowl snacks I decided to make meatballs in the crock pot. But I didn’t want to bring the every day expected meatballs to the family Super Bowl party. Instead I set out to up the playing field and create a party snack […]
January 6, 2017
Slow Cooker Hearty Chicken and Vegetable Tortilla Soup

Slow Cooker Hearty Chicken and Vegetable Tortilla Soup

This hearty soup is perfect for those cold winter nights when you’d rather be curled up under a blanket with a warm bowl of soup than spending time cooking in the kitchen. Throw the ingredients in the slow cooker early in the day and later that evening you have a […]
November 22, 2016
Food, Family Travel & Bourbon: A Few of My Favorite Things

Food, Family Travel & Bourbon: A Few of My Favorite Things

Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. With the start of a chill in the air, the abundance of college football and the beauty of colorful fall foliage, this time of the year always signals the beginning of gatherings among family and friends. Whatever the occasion, whether […]
November 22, 2016
White Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Caramel Popcorn

What to Snack On This Holiday Season: White Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Caramel Popcorn

Looking for the perfect snack for family gatherings or holiday parties this season? Want to treat someone to a special homemade gift? Caramel popcorn is always a great idea, but why not bump it up a bit and take it to the next level with some White Chocolate Pumpkin Spice […]
November 22, 2016
The "Mapple" Cocktail: A Smoked Maple Apple Bourbon Cocktail

The Smoked “Mapple” Cocktail: THE Bourbon Cocktail to Serve this Thanksgiving

As the weather begins to chill and the holidays are fast upon us, I start thinking fall flavors. And while I am totally on the pumpkin spice bandwagon, pumpkin spice and bourbon in a drink just doesn’t appeal to me. Time to get creative as I really wanted to make […]
July 19, 2016
Simple and Delicious Spaghetti Pie

Simple Delicious Dinner Recipe: Spaghetti Pie

Like most moms, I struggle every week to find something new and different to make for dinner. Given our busy lives it needs to be simple and quick to prepare, but healthy and delicious at the same time. Spaghetti Pie is the perfect solution. What kid doesn’t like spaghetti and […]
July 15, 2016

Quick & Easy No Churn Candy Bar Cookie Ice Cream – A Perfect Kids in the Kitchen Activity

Ever wish you could take all of your favorite candy bars and cookies and enjoy them in a scoop of ice cream? Well, your wish has been granted! No Churn Candy Bar Cookie Ice Cream takes less than 30 minutes to make, is so easy your kids can make it […]
July 11, 2016
Celebrate National Ice Cream Month on Sunday July 17th

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day on Sunday, July 17th

July is National Ice Cream Month, which probably explains why it is one of my favorite months of the year. If it were up to me, ice cream would have it’s own place on the food pyramid and it would be completely acceptable to eat a bowl of ice cream […]
June 21, 2016

No Churn White Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream – The Perfect Way to Welcome Summer

Summer has officially begun and nothing says summer like homemade ice cream, especially No Churn White Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream. The kids and I recently went on a strawberry picking adventure and came home with what seemed to be a ton of strawberries. After waging a war of strawberry […]