recipes
Game of Thrones Dinner Party

Game of Thrones Dinner Party

To celebrate the return of Game of Thrones this Summer we put together a Game of Thrones dinner party.  It was a feast fit for a King (or a QUEEN!!).  I took to Pinterest to find ideas for the dinner party and I was so overwhelmed…so many people have thrown some epic Game of Thrones...
Homemade Soft Pretzel Recipe

Homemade Soft Pretzel Recipe

My husband and I both value and cherish the traditions we have created over the years with our children.  One of our family’s favorite traditions is Homemade Soft Pretzel baking each December while we spend the weekend away at a little cabin in the woods. Our homemade soft pretzel recipe came from a cookbook that...
A Bridal Shower at Cooks' Wares

A Bridal Shower at Cooks’ Wares

This weekend I attended the most unique Bridal Shower at Cooks’ Wares in Montgomery.  Cooks’ Wares is a fabulous family owned kitchen wares store that sells anything and everything you could ever need in your kitchen.  They offer cooking classes of all sorts with experts in this field as well as helpful kitchen classes that...
Our Favorite Copycat Chipotle Recipes

Our Favorite Copycat Chipotle Recipes

If we could eat at Chipotle every week we would, but that is just not doable.  So we have scoured the internet to find a collection of Copycat Chipotle recipes that we can make at home.  The chicken burrito and chicken burrito bowl are our favorites, so that is what Michael makes when he creates...
Easy Cream Cheese Coffee Cake Recipe

Easy Cream Cheese Coffee Cake Recipe

When I am in the mood for a sweet breakfast my favorite thing to eat  is a simple cream cheese coffee cake.  I do not have to run to the bakery to indulge my sweet tooth.  I can create an easy Cream Cheese Coffee Cake in my kitchen, and so can you. You only need...
Easy Slow Cooker Meatballs

Easy Slow Cooker Meatballs

I always find myself asking people for recipes when I go to a potluck, and my school’s Christmas lunch was no exception.  My friend brought Slow Cooker Meatballs and they were delicious, so of course I had to ask her for the recipe.  When I found out how easy they were to make I just...
Breakfast Egg Casserole Recipe

Breakfast Egg Casserole Recipe

Planning brunch for a crowd is harder than planning lunch or dinner, in my opinion.  That’s why I love a good breakfast egg casserole to take to a brunch party.  It took me a long time, but I think I’ve finally put together a winning egg casserole recipe.  I do not like a soggy egg...

Easy Halloween Party Snack

I always love to host a Halloween Party, but sometimes I do not have the time to make it as fun and creative as I would like.  Sometimes I have to cut corners and take the easy way out.  But just because there are not enough hours in the day does not mean that you...

Pizza Night with Rustic Crust: Chicken Parm Pizza Recipe

If you’ve read this blog for any amount of time you know that we are huge fans of pizza night for dinner.  I have always loved making my own dough, and Ella usually makes our sauce, but at times life is too chaotic to even make dough or sauce in time for dinner.  Sometimes I...
Ten Perfect Peach Recipes

Ten Perfect Peach Recipes

Recently I had a plethora of peaches in my possession and I needed to find some delicious peach recipes to make something tasty with them.  Thanks to the wonders of Facebook I came to hear about the “Peach Truck” that brings boxes of fresh peaches from Georgia and makes stops at various cities to sell...
Slow Cooker Braised Pot Roast with Brown Gravy and Vegetables

Slow Cooker Braised Pot Roast with Brown Gravy and Vegetables

Recently I was given a copy of Melissa’s Southern Cookbook to review, and while trying recipes from the book one in particular became a family favorite immediately.  The Slow Cooker Braised Pot Roast with Gravy and Vegetables was pretty easy to put together and made my house smell good all day long.  And when it...
Strawberries & Cream Butter Cake

Strawberries & Cream Butter Cake

This week we went to pick strawberries with my Grandma, a tradition we’ve had for several years now.  We use my kids as minions and end up coming home with quite a haul of berries!  Every year I try to find a new way to use the strawberries.  This year I’ve had a hankering for...