Halloween Party Taco Dip
So, this last weekend we had a birthday party for my niece, who wanted a Halloween-themed birthday party. Taco dip is a¬†party favorite and super duper easy to make. PLUS… it can be easily decorated, with a bit of creativity, to fit the Halloween theme! I enjoyed figuring out how […]

Party-Favorite: Halloween Taco Dip


Frosted irresistible peanut butter brownies
Fix your sweet tooth with these irresistible frosted peanut butter brownies! My mom made these for many holidays and family/friend gathering and rarely did one pan of them last through an entire day. I might just have to make some when I get done posting this recipe ūüėČ They’re super […]

Irresistible Frosted Peanut Butter Brownies



I absolutely HATE throwing away anything that I can find a new purpose for. In my house, repurposed containers are used for everything from craft storage to spices. Not only does repurposing cut down on the amount of STUFF that gets tossed out in the trash or recycling bin, but […]

17 Brilliant Hacks for Repurposed Empty Containers


Raspberry Oven-Barbequed ribs
Be sure you have plenty of napkins handy when you make these barbecued ribs! Cooking in my house is somewhat of a wrestling match. Well, not physically. If you haven’t read some of my other posts (shame, shame!) my boyfriend is a professional chef. You would think I would take […]

Amazingly Easy, Raspberry Oven-Baked Barbecued Ribs



5 Design Programs Every Blogger Should Use
If you’re artsy/craftsy, a blogger… designer.. or just wanting a fun way to play with your photos… and more,¬†you MUST check these out!¬†As a “new” blogger, I have struggled with finding the time to boot up my Photoshop, make logos, edit photos and all that jazz. BUT… Thanks to a […]

5 MUST HAVE Design Programs for Bloggers & Designers


Homemade General Tsao's Chicken recipe. Don't pay for takeout, make it at home!
My family loves chinese! But take out can be sooo¬†expensive and it’s much more rewarding to DIY and homemake family favorites. I found a pretty good recipe online and then made some tweaks to our taste. I also cut out the breading part as there’s more than enough carbs when […]

General Tsao’s Chicken: Unbreaded Version



Vegetables, Fruits, & Nuts You Can Regrow from Scraps. Save money and grow your own veggies, fruits and more!
According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, nearly 33% of American household food waste is fruit and vegetables. Each month, nearly $50 of food waste is lost by the average American. I dunno about you, but that adds up to quite a bit of lost money from my pocketbook. To […]

Vegetables, Fruits, & Nuts You Can Regrow from Scraps


Need a quick and SUPER EASY dessert? Try out this recipe for Cherry Dumpcake! Cherry filling + Crushed pineapple +cake mix + butter=Awesomeness!
Homemade desserts are a rarity in my house, and possibly yours as well. By the time I get off work and get home, it’s already late into the evening. By the time I get dinner over with, rarely have I had time to make much of anything for dessert as […]

Dessert Night: Cherry/Pineapple Dump Cake



A delicious recipe for taco casserole. Makes a great freezable meal for options on the go.
  It’s Sunday, and usually, that means it’s time to get ready for back to work and back to school. For the busy, on-the-go family, that can mean the end of rest and relaxation time. It can also mean you’ll have quite a bit less time for cooking, cleaning, and […]

Simple Sundays: Taco Casserole Freezer Meal


  Looking around online, I have yet to find a potato soup recipe quite like the one I grew up with. Not having a lot of money, potatoes were a cheap way to feed a large family and boy is it ever filling! Seeing as how I always watched my […]

Hearty Creamy Potato Soup with Egg Drop Dumplings