Fourth of July Food, Dessert and Cupcakes


4th of July is a time for families to celebrate our country – a time to gather, enjoy family time and make memories. Part of those special memories is the 4th of July Food and Dessert. Are you heading to a Cookout? Maybe hosting a Potluck? I’ve gathered up some of my favorite recipes for […]

Baked Pumpkin with Apples, Cranberries and Walnuts

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Bringing family together during the holidays and creating memories is something that I have loved for a very long time. Even as a little girl, I loved our family get togethers and all the traditional dishes that we enjoyed. Thanksgiving in our family is a time to come together, be thankful for the things we […]

Creamy Vegetable Dip Recipe


Ahh…Summer…time for cookouts, parties and spending time with family and friends! Many moons ago, my good friend Jane, shared her recipe with me for Veggie Dip, when I spotted the Easy Vegetable Dip recipe using the new Hellmann’s mayonnaise dressing with Olive Oil, I was right away reminded of Jane’s recipe. This Creamy Vegetable Dip is […]

Jamaican Baby Back Ribs with Fruit Salsa


We have been having so much fun with Fourth of July Dessert, I thought you needed a delicious grilling recipe to add to your Fourth of July Menu or even your “must make” Summer Cook-out List. While these Jamaican Baby Back Ribs did take a little preparation, they certainly were not difficult and the results […]

Burgers and Beans for Father’s Day


Father’s Day is Sunday…are you cooking Dad a special meal? Dad’s love Burgers and Beans! How about serving up these Cowboy Burgers with Homemade Onion Rings, Bush’s Black Bean Fiesta Grillin’ Beans, Pasta Salad and Fresh Strawberry Tarts for dessert? Wouldn’t Dad be excited with this Father’s Day Celebration? Yesterday I shared how to make […]

Asparagus Bouquet


  This post is sponsored by Country Crock. I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective, and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own. I’ve been having some fun playing with my food! As a busy Mom, I’m not only looking for delicious recipes, but ways to […]

St. Patrick’s Day Food & Irish Jello Shots

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!! Sadly we are at the end of our 17 days of St. Patrick’s Day Food and Fun! I hope you have enjoyed it! We are finishing up with a quick treat, that you can easily still pull together today…Irish Jello Shots…the non-alcoholic kind. Everyone loves jello right? Inspired by the Rainbow […]