Cooking/Baking, Dishes

Caribbean Chicken Salad – Light and Tasty

Feeling like you need to eat a little lighter because Summer is here?  Then you’ve got to try this Caribbean Chicken Salad.  It’s filling yet doesn’t leave you feeling like you have a rock in your stomach.  This is one of my most favorite salads and I love that the dressing is home-made.  This is… Read More Caribbean Chicken Salad – Light and Tasty

Cooking/Baking, Dishes

Stromboli – Chicago Style

Looking for a quick, simple, and tasty dinner for tonight?  Look no further!  This is a family favorite that I remember eating when I was growing up.  We called this Stromboli, but it’s not the same you see in Italian restaurants.  This is an open-faced stromboli and it won’t disappoint.  What I love about this… Read More Stromboli – Chicago Style

All my Crafts/Diys, Crafts/DIYs

Patriotic Yarn Ball Lights: Red, White and Blue

Aren’t these the cutest patriotic yarn ball lights you have ever seen?  These were so simple and pretty quick to make.  It is a little messy, but with proper set-up you won’t have any problems. Patriotic holidays are one of my most favorite to celebrate.  I am so thankful for the freedom that we have… Read More Patriotic Yarn Ball Lights: Red, White and Blue

Household/Cleaning

White Vinegar – So many ways to use it

You won’t believe what white vinegar can do for you.  White vinegar has so many worthwhile uses, it’s unreal.  I always buy a huge bottle.  Believe it or not, it’s cheaper to buy a bigger bottle.  Therefore, go ahead and buy the big bottle.  White vinegar is great when cooking vegetables, eggs and other food… Read More White Vinegar – So many ways to use it

Cooking/Baking, Sweets

S’mores Cookie recipe – Time for Sweets

Have you seen the S’mores Cookie recipe floating around Facebook lately?  Well, I am a huge fan of marshmallows and chocolate.  I decided I would give them a try and let you know what I think of them.  Now, I made these 2 different ways because I wanted to see which I liked best.  First, I used… Read More S’mores Cookie recipe – Time for Sweets

All my Crafts/Diys, Crafts/DIYs

Patriotic Clothes Pin Wreath – Get your Patriotism on

Get a head start on your 4th of July decorations with this patriotic clothes pin wreath.  The great thing is, this wreath can be used for any patriotic holiday.  This was a simple diy that any do-it-yourselfer can have done in a short amount of time.  This patriotic clothes pin wreath might be something your children would like to… Read More Patriotic Clothes Pin Wreath – Get your Patriotism on

All my Crafts/Diys, Crafts/DIYs

Patriotic Flag Shutter DIY

Who’s ready for the patriotic holidays? Decorating for holidays is so fun for me.  I get so excited when I can pull out all my decorations.  We needed to add to our Patriotic collection and so I searched for some fun ideas.  I absolutely love decorating my house with Patriotic decor. Patriotic decor matches with my… Read More Patriotic Flag Shutter DIY

Cooking/Baking, Dishes

Baked Tacos – I Promise You Will Love Them

Mexican food is one of my most favorites to eat. Is it a favorite of yours as well?  I have a simple recipe for baked tacos that you are going to love.  My family loves the baked tacos.  They are just a little bit different than your typical beef taco.  This is a great recipe… Read More Baked Tacos – I Promise You Will Love Them

Cooking/Baking, Sweets

Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes

It’s time for a dessert recipe again!  This time it’s Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes.  I love cream cheese in cupcakes and in banana bread.  This is kind of a cheat recipe because you get to use a boxed cake mix, but, I promise you, it’s still really good.  I love eating cupcakes because they are… Read More Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes