Quick Chile con Queso with Hormel Chili

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  Now that Memorial Day is here, Spring and Summer are really starting to heat up around our house. The heat here is nothing like what we grew up with in Oklahoma and Texas, and although we now live in the northeast, we still like to cook like we are back in the land of […]

Brunch Bruchetta with Joan of Arc Goat Cheese

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  I’ll let you in on a secret – ok, if you follow Parent Palace at all, you’ll know it’s not such a big secret – I love cheese.  One of my favorite kind of cheeses is goat cheese.  I love it smeared on a cracker, but goat cheese has a very unique flavor, and […]

Share Memories with Coke + A Coke BBQ Ribs Recipe!

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareMemories #CollectiveBias As summer quickly approaches, the time comes when my older daughter travels to Oklahoma each summer to visit with her dad for six weeks, and we miss her terribly, but we always try to work in […]

Find Your Bold at the Dinner Table With Ore-Ida® Bold & Crispy Fries

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The most dreaded question that gets asked many days around our house is, “What’s for dinner?”  Keeping everyone happy at dinnertime can be tough, so we were super excited when Ore-Ida sponsored this post and challenged us to Find Our Bold! Our 14-year-old loves bold flavors and a little bit of spice – but our 8-year-old can’t stand […]

Dairy Free Birthday Cake Popcorn Makes Movie Night Pop!

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PopIntoSAMS #CollectiveBias We LOVE our family movie nights – it’s a great way for us to connect as a family! It was my daughter’s birthday a few weeks ago, and while we had a bigger family birthday party, […]

Happy National Empanada Day + Pizza Empanda Recipe!

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* I was provided with an IMUSA Empanada Maker to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own. Happy National Empanada Day!  If you haven’t had an empanada, today is the day to search one out and have one.  Empanadas are tasty Latin American treats that can be either baked or fried and consist of […]

The First Rule About The Soup Club Cookbook

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About The Soup Club Cookbook Food-sharing is the hot new thing in the “getting dinner on the table” conversation, and in The Soup Club Cookbook, four busy moms share not only their formula for starting a soup club–which gives you at least three meals every month when you don’t have to worry about dinner–but also […]

Holiday Ginger Cookies Recipe + $75 Target Gift Card Giveaway

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  Christmas prep is in FULL SWING at my house, and one of my favorite tasks of Christmas is BAKING!  I usually end up baking and freezing several dozen cookies before Christmas, if I can keep my family from eating them all first! When I am looking for a great Christmas cookie recipe, I’m looking […]