Tag: cooking

Talking Turkey: Planning & Timing

Talking Turkey: Planning & Timing

One more week until Thanksgiving and I can’t wait!  I love to cook and can’t wait to host our family again this year, but without two things in particular – planning & timing – I’d be lost. But that’s the question, isn’t it?  It’s one […]

Talking Turkey: The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving Sides

Talking Turkey: The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving Sides

Welcome to this year’s first installment of Talking Turkey!  Today, the sides are the star as I humbly present to you The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving Sides!! Regardless of whether you are Team Turkey or Team Ham, the Thanksgiving sides are really where it’s at.  […]

Cheater Philly Cheesesteaks

Cheater Philly Cheesesteaks

I know what you’re thinking.  Why is this a cheater Philly cheesesteak recipe?  Well, I’ll tell you.  First, I’ve never been to Philly.  And second, I’ve never eaten an actual Philly Cheesesteak.  So, honestly, this could be way off base and I’d never know the […]

5 Tips for Monthly Menu Planning Success!

5 Tips for Monthly Menu Planning Success!

It’s August!  School is starting soon and life is about to get really crazy, am I right?  Well, today, I’m sharing with you a few tips and tricks for monthly (yes, I said monthly) menu planning that will make your life so much easier. Yes, […]

Summer in the Kitchen: NO COOK Dinners!

Summer in the Kitchen: NO COOK Dinners!

Raise your hand if you don’t want to cook dinner!!  (All around the world, readers raise their hands.)  OK, hold up.  I didn’t say you didn’t have to prepare dinner.  I just said you didn’t have to cook it.  Notice the difference?  And what an […]

Easy Baked Ziti

Easy Baked Ziti

Spaghetti is always a hot dinner item at our house.  Our kids are huge fans of the stuff whether I make it from scratch using my homemade sauce recipe or their dad makes it with the sauce from a jar.  Pair it with a salad […]

Simply Delicious Pumpkin Bread

Simply Delicious Pumpkin Bread

There are several recipes in my repertoire that have been gifted to me by friends.  This amazingly simple and delicious pumpkin bread recipe is one of them. Long ago, when my boys were little, we were part of a playgroup through the mom’s group at […]

Ready for Spaghetti?

Ready for Spaghetti?

My daughter is ticked that I’m sharing this recipe.  I’m not even gonna lie.  She totally looked at me with her jaw dropped and her eyes bugged out and said, “But MOM!  I thought this was your special recipe and you would just give it […]

5 Tips for Weekly Menu Planning Success!

5 Tips for Weekly Menu Planning Success!

Plus 4 Weeks of Sample Menus! Let’s just be real honest, OK?  I am a planner.  I like making lists and checking things off of said lists.  It makes me happy; what can I say? When I go on vacation, I make lists of what […]

Sausage & Peppers for the Slow Cooker

Sausage & Peppers for the Slow Cooker

It’s true.  I absolutely love a good slow-cooker meal for crazy busy school nights.  If there is something I can throw in the crockpot that is tasty, easy, and good for my family…sign me up. Thankfully, this Sausage & Peppers for the Slow Cooker ticks […]