Food and Recipes

Homemade Chinese Food | Marinated Teriyaki Steak and Easy Fried Rice

If you love Chinese takeout but don’t want to spend the extra money, consume all the preservatives, or wonder what’s in your dinner, I have a couple of great recipes for you!  My marinated teriyaki steak is a big hit with my family, and it’s super-easy to prepare. You can have delicious homemade Chinese food, including […]

Best Homemade Halloween Treats…They’re SPOOKTACULAR!

Best Homemade Halloween Treats…They’re SPOOKTACULAR! I’m bringing you my best homemade Halloween treats, and they’re super spooktacular! Not a Halloween goes by that we don’t indulge in these three delicious, adorable Halloween goodies! *This post contains affiliate links, which means I may receive a commission if you purchase using the links I provided. All opinions […]

Garden Fresh Hot Pepper Flakes

We grew gobs of hot peppers this year, and today I want to share the absolute hottest idea that my Madre has ever had…garden fresh hot pepper flakes! I absolutely love hot and spicy foods!  Papa and I used to have heat competitions at the dinner table.  We never said we were competing, but it was […]

Tigger’s Lasagna Rolls: Make-Ahead Printable Recipe!

I’m a huge fan of make-ahead recipes!  My work hours often prevent me from making a home-cooked meal at a decent hour, and I don’t want to resort to drive-thru’s or canned ravioli.  My family should not suffer because I have to work late!  Making delicious meals on my days off that I can save […]

Meal and Snack Ideas For Vacation

If you’ve been reading the blog all week, then you know that I am on the best vacation of my life…right here at my house! I needed meal and snack ideas for vacation, and surprisingly, I did myself a favor and took the time to come up with some. Brother Bear and his family have […]

Stuff I’ve Made, And A Yummy Cupcake Recipe

My weekend was fantastic!  I made a variety of stuff over the weekend, even though it was pretty busy around here.  With Pooh finally getting home from Chicago late Friday night, and Tigger getting all geared up to go to 4-H camp, we’ve been hopping.  Somehow I even managed to squeeze in some baking, and […]

Easy, Make-Ahead Meals For Busy Hairstylists

Ahhh…Monday.  My day off!  I’ve had a very busy weekend, and I’ve had a bad back on top of that, so I am happy to see my Monday.  I’m feeling a little better, and I’m ready for my Monday routine:  sit around and drink coffee until I can’t sit around and drink coffee anymore, do […]

Crack Candy Recipe And The Week I Got My Groove Back

Crack Candy Recipe And The Week I Got My Groove Back I have an amazing crack candy recipe to share with you today in celebration of some much-needed down time. Coach and the girls have been on fall break, and that was the week I got my groove back! {To be clear, I didn’t get […]

I Need A Pretty Monday!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  I am welcoming all the green in my world today, because everything is still brown outside.  It’s beautiful in its own way, but the green I am truly craving is coming soon.  I can’t wait to smell those freshly cut onions (which make up the only green-ness in our yard right […]