Chinese New Year Celebration: Recipes, Decorations and Gifts


Chinese New Year is on January 23rd. and according to the Chinese Five Element Astrology Calendar, 2012 is the Year of the Water Dragon. So we thought it would be fun to share some recipes, decorations and gift ideas with you all this week. On Monday, we kicked it off with a delicious main dish […]

Loaded Baked Potato Soup and Our Menu Plan

Potato Soup

Our weather took a turn for the worse yesterday. After almost 50 degree days last week, I woke to big flakes of snow and below freezing temperatures again. Then came the freezing rain, more rain and a dark, dreary day. A perfect soup day! I have been a HUGE fan of $5 Dinners for a […]

Taco Soup Recipe

Taco Soup Recipe ::

One of our favorite recipes to warm us up during the Fall and Winter is Taco Soup, it’s delicious and super quick…15 minutes on the stovetop using only one pan makes for a quick meal and clean-up.  Or if you like you can add all the ingredients to the Crockpot and let it simmer for a dinner […]

Top 10 Favorite Super Bowl Food Recipes

Taco Cups.4

Are you cooking for the Super Bowl? We love serving appetizers and treats at our get-togethers. I thought it would be fun to pull together a post of my Top 10 Favorite Super Bowl Food Recipes! Appetizers… Mini Taco Cups Sweet and Tangy Chicken Wings Sausage Cheese Balls Jalapeno Popper Dip Loaded Baked Potato Skins […]

Chicken Riddle Soup and Our Menu Plan

Chicken Riddle Soup

Well, are you surviving the weather? We had about a foot of snow last week, with more coming today and ice tomorrow. I can handle the snow…but ice, I hate! Our menu plan went pretty well last week, except by Friday, I was just too tired to cook, so we ordered take-out. Sunday morning I […]

Italian Sausage Soup and our Menu Plan

Italian Sausage Soup

A couple weeks ago I told you about the Johnsonville Pastaville Italian Sausage Recipe Contest, and how they are offering cash prizes. I decided to try my hand at creating a recipe using Johnsville Italian Sausage. This soup tasted really good, it was a little spicy for my taste, but Doug and the boys liked […]

Meals~March 29-April 4~Chicken Mexican Soup

Chicken Mexi Soup.fixed

Welcome to another great week of menu planning! We enjoyed our sugar bliss last week with the Spring Hop Party! If you haven’t seen the treats, please take a few minutes to hop around and visit the amazingly creative bloggers. I’m excited too, the Hop Party continues for 3 more days. We have awesome giveaways too, […]