Flipping Easy — A Bird in a Crock Pot

Sometimes on a Monday, you just don’t feel like cooking dinner, know what I mean? It’s a good day for something that’s easy to make in a crock pot, like this roasted chicken. The… Continue reading

Cookies and Cream Cookies. So Sweet, They Have the Word “Cookies” Twice in the Title

My older son, Edison loves all things cookies and cream. He loves cookies and cream ice cream, cookies and cream pop-tarts, cookies and cream Hershey bars; basically if it’s got any kind of… Continue reading

Potato, Potata, It’s Not Quite Piccata

It may or may not be obvious by now, but I am always looking out for new recipes. I had made Chicken Piccata many times in the past, but I found this recipe… Continue reading

Put Your Potatoes In – To This Gnocchi Recipe

Being a woman of Italian descent, I grew up eating gnocchi and have loved every single one I’ve eaten. It’s pasta, but it’s a dumpling, and when it’s done right, it just about… Continue reading

There’s No Shortage of Butter in this Shortbread Recipe

My middle son, Clooney loves shortbread. I guess he gets that from my mother-in-law, who buys these huge tins of Walker’s Shortbread from Costco.  No cup of tea or family gathering at her… Continue reading

Pinheads Revisited – Copycat Dairy Queen Ice Cream Recipe Revised

The kids really enjoyed that DIY Dairy Queen Ice Cream that I made a few weeks back, so I decided to make a little more. If you will recall, I had wondered what… Continue reading

Lemon Brownies – A Delicious Dichotomy

Lemon brownies? Say what, now? How could that be? They are not brown, but they do have the whole lemon thing going for them, so I thought it would be worth a try.… Continue reading

DIY Serving Tray

We have an ottoman that we use as a coffee table in our family room, and I like to keep a big serving tray on it so that we can put drinks or… Continue reading

DIY Candy Corn Wreath – A Totally Sweet Craft for Fall

Every season, I like to hang something on our front door, but I didn’t have anything to go in between my cocktail umbrella wreath for summer and the skeletons that I hang for Halloween,… Continue reading

Debunking the Detox Bath

Last week I was fighting one of my migraines, with the weather and the schedule change for school, not to mention all of the stress that came along with that. Not long ago,… Continue reading