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Neapolitan Cupcakes Recipe

Neapolitan Cupcakes

Emma has been busy in the kitchen trying all kinds of baking recipes. Her current favorite book is The Cupcake: Life’s better with a cupcake by Love Food. She gave these neapolitan cupcakes a try the other day and they turned out pretty good. She mixed up the batter, divided it and added chocolate to […]

Valentine’s Day Cocktail Recipes

Valentines Day Cocktails

Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? Gifts bought, date planned? If you’re like me you might prefer to stay in and enjoy a cocktail while watching a movie at home. Celebrating Valentine’s Day in is a great way to save money (to use towards travel, of course) and avoid the crowds of people. I found […]

Johnsonville® Sausage and Tortellini Skillet Recipe

Johnsonville Sausage & Tortellini Skillet

I made a delicious and easy dinner using Johnsonville® as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars Over the years I have become quite skilled at making dinner in 30 minutes or less. I think its a skill that most moms have when they have small children at home. I also try to use recipes […]

Chicken and Grapefruit Tacos Recipe #FLGrapefruit

Chicken Grapefruit Tacos

Em and I have visited Florida a couple times in the past few months. Each time we come back home a bit bummed out. We love being in Florida during the winter months. Florida has sun, surf, no snow, and great citrus fruits that just happen to be in harvest during our visits. Next winter […]

Vanilla Chip Brownies Recipe #KraftRecipes


I’ll admit I’m not the biggest fan of plain brownies, but what I appreciate about them is the versatility and the numerous ways I can twist them up to make something even more delicious. Since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and Alan loves brownies, I decided to twist up a box of brownie […]

Heavenly S’more Bars Recipe

Heavenly S'more bars

In the middle of winter enjoying s’mores over the campfire isn’t really an option. Well, for me anyways. I don’t do outdoor winter activities very well. To curb the s’more craving I stumbled across this Heavenly S’more Bars recipe. Perfect! The people at Amoretti take the s’mores bars up a notch by adding Amoretti Graham […]

Champagne Risotto Recipe

champagne risotto recipe

I make risotto at least two times a month. My recipe is pretty standard and I don’t tend to switch it up much. However Amoretti sent me a recipe for Champagne Risotto that looks absolutely delicious and one that I will be trying very soon. It will be asparagus season in Michigan soon so I’ll […]

Farmer’s Fridge Mediterranean Salad Recipe

mason jar salad

Mason jar salads are 2015’s latest on-the-go trend for a healthy and quick lunch. Salads packaged in Mason jars are portable, easy to make, can be prepped in advance and offer a wide variety of recipes. Luke Saunders, founder of Farmer’s Fridge, offers tips on making a Mediterranean Mason jar salad that will stay fresh […]

Johnsonville® Meatballs Asian Lettuce Wraps #MeatballMasters

Asian Lettuce Wraps

disclaimer: I made a delicious and easy dinner using Johnsonville® Meatballs as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #MeatballMasters I’m a firm believer that family meals should be easy to create, not take a whole lot of time and taste delicious. I don’t think that is asking very much. As much as I like […]

Flight Song Wine Cocktail Recipe #FlightSongResolutions

brancott estate flight song wine cocktail

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Brancott Estate Flight Song. I received product samples and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. After the holidays I try to start paying a little closer attention to my caloric intake and eat a few more fruits and veggies. I […]