How to Make Pasta Salad Easy – National Pasta Month

Pasta Salad Recipe

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central for the National Pasta Association. I received pasta samples and a stipend to facilitate the creation of pasta recipes as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.   Well, Welcome to National Pasta Month! Yup, October isn’t only about that […]

Easy #WeeknightDinner with Smithfield Pork – Cubano Sandwiches!

How to Make a Cubano Panini

  This time of year is flat outright C*R*A*Z*Y with stuff going on and going from here to there.  So there are weeknights where I need fast, easy and scrumptious on the table.  And sometimes we are what I call “shift eating” where Group A eats while Group B is still out doing things and […]

#Yummy! Sweet & Sour Pork Recipe: Smithfield Marinated Pork

Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe

Thanks to Sverve for sponsoring this delicious tasting post!  All opinions are, as always, mine alone. I don’t know about you but in this household, time is something that is precious! So when it comes to getting meals on the table at the end of the day fast food can sure look good. BUT…..I have […]

Grilled Fajita’s Recipe For Game Day

Fajitas Recipe

This post was sponsored by Data Rank and Kingsford in order to facilitate my review I received compensation. As always all opinions are my own. Football is a big deal with my family and friends. Even if we don’t go to the game we get together and watch it while yelling just as loud as […]

National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day

Kids Recipes - Pizza

Ok, so – It’s National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day on September 13th!  Are you going to be letting your kids rule and handle all that needs to happen for meals? To be honest, I didn’t even know about this “national event” until someone let me in on the exciting news! I’m thinking that […]

Make a Splash with Florida Orange Juice Tailgate Recipes!

OJ Recipes

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Florida Department of Citrus and Mom I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Could someone PLEASE stop this speeding train called Time? Football season is here and I’m not even over summer yet. I can tell it’s going to be one of […]

KC Masterpiece Barbecue Pizza Recipe


Data Rank and Masterpiece BBQ sauce provided compensation for this post. All opinions are my own. I love to cook for my family but sometimes it takes a lot more time to make a good meal then I have to give. I also love to try out new recipes, especially ones that may save me […]

Springtime Cooking – How to Roast a Leg of Lamb

How to Cook a Leg of Lamb

Ok, this is a classic from my childhood!  We thank Westside Market NYC for offering to share their recipe for this yummy holiday fare – INGREDIENTS 1 Semi Boneless Leg of Lamb (6-7lbs.) 2 Tbsp. Minced Garlic 2 Tbsp. Kosher salt 2 Tsp. Ground Black Pepper ¼ Cup Olive Oil ¼ Cup Fresh Chopped Rosemary […]

Easy – How to Bake A Ham

How to Bake a Ham

Last minute I know!  But here’s a fast way to get the honey ham done for tomorrow’s feast -  Enjoy! INGREDIENTS 1/3 Cup Light Brown Sugar ½ Cup Honey 1/3 Cup Dry Red Wine ½ Cup Pineapple Juice ½ Tablespoon Minced Garlic 1, 6 Lb. Cooked Ham   DIRECTIONS In a bowl (large enough to […]

Family Meals Made Simple with #KraftRecipeMakers #shop #CBias

Twisted Tacos

Wake the Kids. Feed the Kids. Clean the House. Work. Kids come home from  school. Take kids to Scouts. Take oldest to Soccer. Get Homework done. Feed the family. That’s what a typical day for me looks like. Is there any question about why I love shortcuts when it comes time to make dinner? If […]