Thanksgiving This & That

Last Updated on February 19, 2023 Well, I’m checking in just a little late to wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving! I hope it was a great day filled with delicious food for everyone. We were at home this year with just my father-in-law joining us. But I still made a huge dinner just … Read more

Chicken & Cheese Manicotti


Last Updated on March 10, 2023 Everything about this dish just screamed “comfort food” to me as I was putting it together. And is there any better time than a chilly Sunday night to indulge in a little comfort food? This dish has definite kid-appeal, even with the little bit of spinach. Fortunately, my kids … Read more

Pear and Cream Cheese Muffins


Last Updated on March 10, 2023 It’s  a good thing my children never get tired of muffins. I love to have muffins on hand all the time. They are my favorite option for a quick, grab-and-go breakfast. They make a perfect snack. Sometimes, they even double as dessert in a pinch. Muffins freeze beautifully and … Read more

Bacon Cheeseburger Soup


Last Updated on March 10, 2023 I love coming up with new soups for our family. We’re all such soup fans and while I could easily be happy just eating two or three different kinds of soup, I know that the rest of my family prefers more variety than that. So I view it as … Read more

Rich and Creamy Macaroni and Cheese


Last Updated on March 10, 2023 Sometimes, there’s is just nothing like a comforting, soul-warming plate full of homemade macaroni and cheese. In our family, we love it baked and bubbly or quick and easy straight out of the pot. It’s a go to side dish when I don’t know what else to make with … Read more

A Few Quick Things

Last Updated on February 19, 2023 It’s my birthday and I’m taking the day off. My husband has generously offered to be in charge of all our meals today and I couldn’t help but take him up on it. There are a few things I want to share with you first though. Doing something good … Read more

Cooking With Kids

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Last Updated on February 19, 2023 I think I’m finally getting all caught up on everything around here, from laundry to sending out menu plans for Stolen Moments Menu Planning. It’s definitely been a crazy two weeks. I’ve been so glad over the past few days that I have a whole plethora of quick and … Read more

Crock Pot Chicken Posole Stew

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Last Updated on March 10, 2023 As I decompress after a whirlwind week in Disney World, enjoy this delicious looking recipe and guest post from Amy who blogs at Simply Sugar & Gluten-Free. Tomorrow I plan to start a short series on Disney dining. I’m also hoping to get back in the kitchen to whip … Read more