#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 […]

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 Central.com. 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 […]

Pizza Pasta #QuickFixCasseroles with @CountryCrock

Pizza Pasta

Each year it seems like I have less and less time to spend with my family after school starts. Between work, after school activities and homework I’m dead tired before the sun starts to go down. We have maybe an hour to spend together before bedtime comes around. I don’t want to spend that hour slaving in […]

Making Homemade Pizza with Dexas

Homemade Pizza

I absolutely love being in the kitchen but there are times it can be a little boring. Especially when it comes to prep work. My son is actually helping out in the kitchen now but a lot of the work still falls on me. We received a bunch of goodies from Dexas that has definitely […]

Cooking with Aroma: Country Style Pot Roast Recipe + Giveaway

Aroma 20-Cup Rice Cooker, Food Steamer and Slow Cooker (2)

Country Style Pot Roast is on my list of all time favorite foods. As soon as the smell starts to drift through the house my mouth is watering. Sometimes I think the only reason I need a slow cooker is for this Pot Roast; it’s that good! However, it wasn’t until I received the 20-Cup Rice […]