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Homemade Pecan Spinach Dip Recipe

Homemade pecan spinach dip

You know I love dips!  So when I had the chance to share this homemade pecan spinach dip recipe, I was really excited.  I love spinach dip but adding the twist of ingredients with this one, make it a conversation piece.  Whether you're making this dip to enjoy during a football game or for an … [Read more...]

No Peek Crockpot Beef Stew

Easy Crockpot Beef Stew

This past Sunday I had the huge desire to make a big pot of beef stew.  Maybe it's the fall colors and the cool weather but I wanted to curl up under a quilt and enjoy a big bowl of soup while watching a movie.  Well, the movie and the curling up didn't happen with two young boys underfoot, but I … [Read more...]

Canning Homemade Applesauce

Applesauce Jars

I can actually say that canning has been a part of my family for years. When we were married in 2007, our first home was a tiny rental with carpet on every square inch. One might say that canning in such a context was far from ideal, but oh contraire! Our little home was also next to a giant … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Grill Ribs Recipe

Grilled Ribs Cooked in the Slow Cooker

I revolutionized the way I cook ribs by using my crockpot.  A few weeks ago we traveled down to Cincinnati to celebrate my 1st cousin's once removed birthday party.  His parents (the 1st cousins), made ribs for dinner.  And let me tell you, they were THE BEST ribs I've ever eaten.  I love ribs. I … [Read more...]

25 Sweet Potato Recipes You Will LOVE!

Sweet potato recipes

I thought I would do something a little different today and share with you some of the best sweet potato recipes around on the web.  There is something about a sweet potato that I oh' so love.  It has the texture of the potato but something about the sweetness just draws me in.  It's so aptly named, … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Tots Recipe

Cauliflower Recipe

Getting vegetables into the bellies of my two boys can be a challenge.  I don't know if it's the  texture or the word itself, but they run at the sight of them.  In an effort to try to be more creative, I wanted to share this cauliflower recipe!  Cauliflower tots are awesome because they have a bit … [Read more...]

Butternut Squash Cookie Recipe

Squash Cookie

One of the best things about autumn is what comes out of the kitchen! Using this season’s root vegetables or winter squash, you can create some wonderful, vitamin rich, hearty meals around your table. Recently I made my first squash pie using a 4 pound butternut. It came out delicious – shall I dare … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Harvest Cornbread Recipe

homemade harvest cornbread

I am excited to share with you the pumpkin cornbread recipe that has become a family favorite!  When I woke up this morning, I immediately felt a cool breeze coming through our bedroom window. Autumn is definitely on its way in NW Ohio! I had a smile on my face because these next few weeks cultivate … [Read more...]

Bacon, Egg and Avocado Sandwich

avocado egg sandwich

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #TEArifficPairs #CollectiveBiasEvery once in awhile I get the urge to make a really hearty sandwich for lunch. … [Read more...]

Juice Cookies – Made with tart cherry juice!

Cherry Juice Cookies

Recently I made a cherry dessert that left me with a cup of leftover  juice. It wasn’t enough to make homemade jelly, so what is one to do with a little cherry juice? Add some tart to a smoothie? Make pretty ice cubes? Stain a nice shirt? Anyone? No, there has to be a recipe out there that … [Read more...]