4th of July Recipes

We love to celebrate, and these 4th of July recipes make whatever you are doing to celebrate (a BBQ, Picnic, Camping Trip, etc) fun and festive! Welcome to our Cooking From Your Pantry series. Each week we feature recipes that we make in our own ... Read More...

50+ Salad and Salad Dressing Recipes!

April 6, 2016 Leave a Comment | Disclosure

Salads are great year-round! A salad can be a perfect side for a party or BBQ. Plus, they are often fresh, light, and healthy, which is a bonus for swimsuit season. That being said, some of my favorites are of the not-so-healthy variety too (of ... Read More...

16+ Easter Recipes

March 25, 2016 Leave a Comment | Disclosure

Welcome to our Cooking From Your Pantry series. Each week we feature recipes that we make in our own homes. We focus on simple recipes that we can make from ingredients found in your pantry. Some weeks we have a theme that we follow like breads, ... Read More...

18 St. Patrick’s Day Treats

March 8, 2016 Leave a Comment | Disclosure

Welcome to our Cooking From Your Pantry series. Each week we feature recipes that we make in our own homes. We focus on simple recipes that we can make from ingredients found in your pantry. Some weeks we have a theme that we follow like breads, ... Read More...

29 Valentine’s Day Recipes

February 8, 2016 38 Comments | Disclosure

 As Valentine's Day draws near, now is the time to get thinking about a special meal, treat, or dessert to serve! We have 29 recipes from breakfast to after dinner desserts you're sure to love! My favorite is the Red Velvet Roll - so ... Read More...

65+ Favorite Slow Cooker Recipes

February 8, 2016 6 Comments | Disclosure

Dinner is in the Slow Cooker! Yes! We've shared a lot of great recipes over the years, and some of my all time favorites are made in the slow cooker. I love slow cooked meals because they are usually pretty easy and they make the evenings a lot less ... Read More...

My Valentine’s Day Menu

February 5, 2016 13 Comments | Disclosure

Valentine's Day Menu This menu involved pie and simplicity. What more can a girl ask for, really? See at the heart of it I have this overwhelming desire to be this rock star of a mom, but at the core of it I don't have the time/energy/creativity to ... Read More...

40+ Clean Eating Recipes

February 5, 2016 Leave a Comment | Disclosure

Healthy Family-Friendly Recipes! Ever wondered what this whole "Clean Eating" thing is?  This CookingLight article is a great introduction to the idea of "clean eating." Here are five core principles of Clean Eating: Choose whole, natural ... Read More...

115+ Freezer Meal Recipes

January 7, 2016 4 Comments | Disclosure

We love sharing recipes like breads, breakfast, dessert, freezer meal cooking, chicken recipes and much more! This week we're talking about Freezer Meals!  In fact, we have a whole series about Free Meal Cooking: Benefits of Making Freezer ... Read More...

39 Christmas Desserts

December 3, 2015 1 Comment | Disclosure

Welcome to our Cooking From Your Pantry series. Each week we feature recipes that we make in our own homes. We focus on simple recipes that we can make from ingredients found in your pantry. Some weeks we have a theme that we follow like breads, ... Read More...

37 Thanksgiving Side Dishes

November 25, 2015 Leave a Comment | Disclosure

Welcome to our Cooking From Your Pantry series. Each week we feature recipes that we make in our own homes. We focus on simple recipes that we can make from ingredients found in your pantry. Some weeks we have a theme that we follow like breads, ... Read More...

60 Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

November 17, 2015 Leave a Comment | Disclosure

Welcome to our Cooking From Your Pantry series. Each week we feature recipes that we make in our own homes. We focus on simple recipes that we can make from ingredients found in your pantry. Some weeks we have a theme that we follow like breads, ... Read More...

Feeding a Crowd: Menu Ideas and Tips

October 4, 2015 Leave a Comment | Disclosure

I've got 8 kids. Some would say I feed a crowd on a fairly regular basis!  But seriously, I really enjoy entertaining and feeding a crowd!  So today I'm sharing some of my favorite menu ideas that will come in handy for holidays, reunions, family ... Read More...

Our Favorite Zucchini Recipes

September 30, 2015 Leave a Comment | Disclosure

One of my favorite parts of summer is my garden and getting to eat, cook, bake, freeze, dry and can the bountiful produce that we glean. Last year I canned pickles, salsa, peaches, apricot syrup, apricot jam, and pasta sauce. One of my favorite ... Read More...

50 Freezer Meals

September 23, 2015 2 Comments | Disclosure

Welcome to our Cooking From Your Pantry series. Each week we feature recipes that we make in our own homes. We focus on simple recipes that we can make from ingredients found in your pantry. Some weeks we have a theme that we follow like breads, ... Read More...