Foodie Blog Round-Up ~ Week 5

Last Updated on February 19, 2023 Since I began my quest to broaden my foodie blog horizons, I’ve found myself veering off on way too many rabbit trails. But the great thing with rabbit trails is that they typically always lead to something new, exciting and/or awesome. Here are just a few of the new-to-me … Read more

Almond Apricot Barley Pilaf

Last Updated on March 9, 2023 I think I’ve mentioned our family’s love of barley before. We all enjoy the texture and the taste of barley. It’s a great substitute for our usual pasta or rice side dishes. Even our son, who doesn’t eat rice because of the texture, will gladly eat through a helping … Read more



Last Updated on March 9, 2023 For as long as I can remember, my mom has been making mini-blinis. Whenever we had overnight company, mini-blinis were always a hit in the morning. And Christmas morning just would NOT be Christmas morning without a plate full of mini-blinis. I think the recipe for mini-blinis may be … Read more

National Food Bloggers Bake Sale for Share Our Strength


Last Updated on February 19, 2023 Last year I was proud and honored to host the Virtual Great American Bake Sale with all of the proceeds going to Share Our Strength. It was exciting to see the blogging community rally together and submit their recipes for such a great cause. I had the best of … Read more

Potato Crusted Chicken


Last Updated on December 3, 2023 When it comes to chicken, my family loves trying exciting new flavors and cooking methods, though we can easily get stuck relying on the same old recipes. That’s why I was eager to give this Potato Crusted Chicken a try – it puts a fun spin on chicken dinner … Read more

Springtime Roasted Veggies


Last Updated on March 9, 2023 I fell in love with roasted vegetables about a year and a half ago and have been experimenting with them ever since. I’ve yet to find a veggie that doesn’t work well with this method. And even my pickiest kiddos enjoy the taste and texture of every roasted veggie … Read more