Sweet corn was a staple in our house when I was growing up. In Pennsylvania, local corn can be found in grocery stores and farmer’s markets in July and August. I guess this is why sweet corn always makes me think of summer. My dad’s uncle had a farm where he grew corn and every summer, he would deliver a truckload […]
The pecan french toast with blueberry compote recipe at the end of this post is perfect for any special day – like days that end in y! I am not a fan of Valentine’s Day. Oh sure, for children I think it’s fun and a great way to teach them compassion and caring plus how […]
People who have children automatically get to entertain the silly or childlike aspects of their personalities. Since Dan and I don’t have children, we just try to be silly together in our own ways! That is why when I heard about the OREO Dunk Challenge, I knew we had to participate!
Okay, we are one month into 2017. How are your resolutions coming along so far? If you are having trouble staying on track with your healthy diet, I have a great suggestion for you – Home Chef! What is Home Chef? Home Chef is a weekly meal delivery service that provides easy recipes and fresh ingredients. […]
With January in full swing, many of you (like me) are probably starting to waver from your New Year’s resolution to eat healthier. The struggle is strong, and it doesn’t help that the football games and get-togethers are ramping up. I think that one of the easiest ways to stick to a healthier lifestyle is to stick to healthier snacks. Snacks are my downfall. I crave sweets, salty treats, and cheesy goodness. So, if I can incorporate these into my snacks and still keep it healthy, I am thrilled. That is exactly whatWeight Watchers Light Mozzarella String Cheese does for me—it is healthy AND satisfying!
These no bake fudgy black bean brownies are unbelievable! Easy to make and they actually taste really good. Trust me, you want to make these brownies. When I first heard of black bean brownies, I thought “I am never going to try them!” I couldn’t imagine that you could use black beans in a sweet […]
I already told you that National Punch Day is coming up on September 20, but did you know that 2 days later you can celebrate white chocolate? Yep! National White Chocolate Day is September 22. Why not just a day for all chocolate? Well, there is a National Chocolate Day coming up in October, and you can celebrate World Chocolate Day in July
I love Italian food, and I especially love eating at Italian restaurants. Fortunately for me, my husband loves Italian food too. Of course, in order for me to make a dinner that has authentic Italian flavors, I would need to spend a good amount of time in the kitchen… which you know I do not like!
Did you know that there is a National Punch Day? Yep, and it is coming up in a couple weeks on September 20. You won’t need boxing gloves to celebrate, just a big punch bowl, some glasses and one (or more) of these great punch recipes I found for you! Or, you could celebrate early […]
How to Extend Your Grocery Dollars Without Extending Your Time in the Kitchen I have a constant struggle between my desire to make delicious and nutritious meals, my need to remain within a given budget, and the limited amount of time I want to spend in the kitchen (none). This struggle tends to lead me […]