Sauteed Garlicky Collard Greens with Sausage

Collard Greens can be a bit polarizing! First of all, they are a typically Southern dish and also an acquired ...
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Weekly Meal Plan

A Week’s Worth of Easy and Healthy Family Meals

This week I'm making pretty much ALL of our dinners in advance, since both of my boys have 7:30 p.m ...
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Zucchini Lasagna

White Zucchini Spinach Lasagna

My family loves lasagna! But really, who doesn't love lasagna? I don't make it often because it's pretty labor intensive ...
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Sauteed Asparagus with Shrimp

Sauteed Asparagus and Shrimp with Lemon

Are ready for spring? I'm sooooo ready for spring... and I'm ready for asparagus! It is in season, incredibly healthy, ...
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Three Cheese Slow Cooker Shrimp and Grits

Time for some lightened up comfort food! Three Cheese Slow Cooker Shrimp and Grits is so easy and it's not ...
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15 Minute Pan Seared Salmon

15 Minute Pan Seared Salmon

This salmon recipe is incredibly easy! You can make the entire meal in one skillet, which will make cleanup a ...
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Crispy Oven Fried Chicken with Panko

Looking for an alternative to fast food fried chicken? My kids LOVE Oven Fried Chicken with Panko! It's an awesome ...
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Slow Cooker Turkey Breast with Marsala and Apples

This is the one of the most fool proof ways to cook a turkey breast! It comes out of the ...
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Four Easy Make-Ahead Party Foods

Christmas and New Year's parties can be a lot of work! At my house it always seems like the last ...
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Leftover Turkey Soup with Cabbage and Wheat Berries

Thanksgiving is over and there's lots of turkey around here, especially since our first bird was a bust. It came ...
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Make-Ahead Stuffing with Sausage and Oysters

Thanksgiving came early this year! Tonight after work I surprised my boys with ice cream, then let them watch High ...
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Warm Brussels Sprout Salad

Warm Lemon Dijon Brussels Sprout Slaw

This may be one of my favorite Brussels Sprout recipe ever. I'm eating it as I type! Just a hint ...
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Sauteed French Green Beans with Shallots and Bacon

Green Beans are a Thanksgiving Tradition! Some years I have made the traditional Green Bean Casserole with french fried onions ...
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Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes with Goat Cheese and Celery Root

Thanksgiving in a smallish kitchen can quickly turn to a chaotic mess full of too many dirty dishes and too ...
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Easy Slow Cooker Brunswick Stew

This is one of those slow cooker recipes that tastes better the second day! My Slow Cooker Brunswick stew is ...
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Dijon Garlic Leg of Lamb

Garlic Dijon Leg of Lamb with Fingerling Potatoes

A succulent, savory Garlic Dijon Leg of Lamb with Fingerling Potatoes is an dinner I never tire of. It's very ...
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Nam Sod Recipe

Nam Sod – Thai Pork Salad made with Ground Pork

Every time our family eats in a Thai restaurant, I order Nam Sod. And I usually don't want to share ...
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Whole Snapper Recipe

Mediterranean Whole Roasted Red Snapper

Why roast a whole fish? It's FUN! And it's FLAVORFUL! Just like roasting a chicken, all that flavor from the ...
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Five Savory, Spicy Popcorn Recipes

My boys go back to school this month and I'm trying to get creative in the healthy snack department. And ...
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back to school deals

School Supply Bargains now through July 29th

There are more great back to school bargains this week on supplies, uniforms and more. Lots of these items are ...
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Zucchini Pasta Puttanesca: Zoodles instead of Noodles!

Zucchini is abundant this time of year and will be for months! This week I'm making Zucchini Pasta Puttanesca, a ...
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Best deals at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

I love Nordstrom. Not always the prices, but definitely the store. The customer service is simply impeccable, it's always clean ...
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Affordable Aruba: Family Vacation with Credit Card Rewards

Our family LOVES Aruba! The weather is beautiful all year round, it doesn't get overly hot in the summer and ...
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Russian Adoption Anniversary

From Russia with Love: Celebrating Our Adoption Anniversary

There we were, eight years ago this week, traveling to Russia for the second time. Far Eastern Siberia, to be ...
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Mussels and Clams in White Wine

This healthy and fresh recipe for Mussels and Clams in White Wine is an easy weeknight dinner that puts food ...
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Pools and Outdoor Toy Bargains at Walmart

Walmart has a bunch of outdoor pools, toys and inflatables on sale this week! That's good news for my family ...
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Budget Friendly and Easy Sirloin Tip Roast

Why did I buy a Sirloin Tip Roast I had no idea how to prepare? It was on sale at ...
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Easy Gazpacho Recipe

Getting Kids to Eat Vegetables with my Easy Gazpacho Recipe

I ate my Easy Gazpacho Recipe for breakfast, lunch and dinner today. I'm obsessed. My boys ate it only for ...
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school supply deals

Awesome School Supply Deals this Week!

I hate to even say this, but the kids will be back in school before you know it. That's bad ...
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Macy’s Black Friday in July Sale

If you missed, boycotted or didn't care about Amazon Prime Day, there are some equally good deals at Macy's Black ...
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