It Won’t Last Forever

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This sponsored post was written while participating in my partnership with Sprout and One2One Network, but as always, all opinions, stories and pictures are my own. I’m not sure what it is with little kids, but they LOVE to look at pictures of themselves!  Both kids ask me multiple times a day to “Take a… Continue Reading…

Rosemary Roasted Tomatoes

Rosemary roasted tomatoes

My grandpa was 100 percent Italian and sometimes I think I get my love of food from him. He would spend all day cooking to make his specialty – gallons and gallons of homemade pasta sauce. He used the biggest pot I had ever seen and it would simmer all day. It was a process… Continue Reading…

Our Garden – March

our garden - march 2014

It looks like Spring may finally be here to stay.  I’m excited because that means my gardening can move outside!  I started our garden instead [in K-cups!] last month and they are ready to be moved to the great outdoors.  I thought it would be fun to share pictures of our garden each month and… Continue Reading…

Simple Food Swaps for Kids

Simple food swaps for kids

One of things that we have been doing is researching our food products more.  We are trying to cut down on processed foods and eat better in general.  But its tough and sometimes we just want our comfort foods.  The kids are no exception.  They are good eaters and eat what we do most of… Continue Reading…

Leek and Asparagus Pasta

Easy Leek and Aspargaus Pasta

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pompeian. Have I told you lately, that I’m sort of a giant fan of pasta?  I could really and truly eat it every day of the week.  I even like it cold.  Yup.  It’s true.  My mom does the same thing.  I think its… Continue Reading…

Using K-Cups for Seed Starters

Use your old k-cups to start your garden

I’m not sure if my husbands frugality is rubbing off on me or if I just hate to see things go to waste, but I had a genius idea a few months ago.  Part of my idea came from my mother’s newest obsession – her Keurig.  She loves that thing.  [LOVES IT.]  The thing with… Continue Reading…

Ricotta Cake with Strawberry Pineapple Compote

Ricotta Cake with Strawberry Pineapple Compote

When my mom and I cook, we really cook.  Like we have leftovers for at least 2 days during the week [for both families] after we have our big Sunday meal.  Which is awesome!  I am a huge fan of leftovers and they are always on our weekly menu plan.  After we made Momma’s Lasagna… Continue Reading…

Happy 4th Birthday Ryley!

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Today our sweet little girl turns 4!  Sometimes I wonder where the time has gone.  Its crazy to me that four years ago today you were taking your sweet time coming into this world.  [I will never forget that day!]  The other day I looked at you and you seemed so grown up all of… Continue Reading…

Momma’s Lasagna

My mom's personal lasagna recipe.  Worth every calorie!

Yall, I am seriously so excited to share this recipe today!  Its my momma’s homemade lasagna.  And oh my word.  Its good.  Like we don’t count calories and always go for seconds good.  Like its even better the next day and its awesome straight out of the fridge.  And the best part is – its… Continue Reading…

Easy Homemade Recipe: Gingerbread Blossoms

Easy Homemade Recipe Gingerbread Blossoms

The other day Ryon told me that he wished I would do more holiday baking.  After I picked my jaw up from the ground, I reminded him of the mint brownie brittle, the peppermint cheesecake and the Reese’s brownies that he ate the previous weeks.  He just smiled.  I had already planned on baking more… Continue Reading…