Tips and Ideas for Making Cold Lunches Easy and Cool {From a Mother of 8}

As I prepare for my children to return to school, I have mixed emotions (P.S. - pic on the right is out of date! My two oldest have graduated and my littlest, who isn't even pictured, is about to turn 3!). In many ways, I love having them home during the summer. But I also long for the controlled chaos and hint of structure that comes with the fall. :) Last year during registration, I heard a woman who works in the cafeteria tell someone else... …
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The Best Chocolate Cookies Recipe

When only the best triple chocolate cookie will do... These are the best chocolate cookies that I have ever tasted. Period. When I say "the best" about these cookies, I am not exaggerating. And I'm not the only one that thinks so. I have fed these decadent cookies to friends and family and we all agree!For the semi-sweet chocolate, you will only want to use chocolate chips if the ingredients are up to par. Not all chocolate chips are created... …
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Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Meatballs Recipe

An Easy Appetizer or Meal! I love keeping a bag of frozen meatballs in my freezer for recipes like this slow cooker honey garlic one! It is fast, super easy, and everybody loves it. I can't wait to show you how to make one of my absolute FAVORITE recipes. (See below for the Honey Garlic Meatballs Instant Pot Recipe)These honey garlic meatballs are one of my new favorite meatball recipes! I am always a sucker for a good honey-garlic combo.... …
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Brunchy Bacon Strangewich Recipe

This post is sponsored by Mirum, but all opinions are my own.The end of summer is coming right up for us! So it's time to soak up any and all of the sweet moments with the kids. Best Foods and Kroger are making it easy to create fun, delicious, simple-to-make Strangewiches that everyone in the family will love!Maybe mom would go for a tasty grilled tomato and brie, while her kid could invent the truly weird Peanut Butter Pretzel Strangewich.... …
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How to Dry and Preserve Tomatoes {Plus My FAVORITE Dehydrator}

Tomatoes.  I am currently swimming in tomatoes. Everywhere I turn I see round (and not so round) balls of red, orange and yellow. After making a few batches of sauce (and packing them away in the freezer) I have now moved on to sun-dried tomatoes. Except I think you could call them dehydrated tomatoes.  Do you own a dehydrator?  If you don't... I think you should. :)Tomato season is from July-October! That means we have a few more months... …
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Easy Maryland-Style Grilled Shrimp and Corn Recipe

I love how easy and fast it is to make this delicious meal! Grilling shrimp and corn takes less than 10 minutes. Cooking potatoes takes less than 10 minutes. The sauce is only two ingredients and there is no marinating time. This meal can easily be ready in less than 30 minutes! And it really is DELICIOUS!Cook the potatoes in the microwave! Easy. While they are cooking, melt together the two ingredients for the sauce - butter and Old Bay... …
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Breakfast Burritos Recipe

Make breakfast burritos for camping! With a the prep work done in advance, you can have delicious breakfast burritos to eat on your camping trip. Nice meal for breakfast or dinner. Just toss them into the hot coals of the campfire to warm them up and enjoy!I know how camping goes. It is so nice to just relax and not have to do anything. A lot of the time though, cooking in the woods can be super time consuming but, not when your prepared.... …
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Healthier Chocolate No Bake Cookies Recipe

Yum! Chocolate no-bake cookies! Raise your hand if grew up eating no-bake cookies! We sure did. If I recall, it was one of my brother's very favorite cookies in fact. It was popular choice for my husband growing up too. He and his friends lovingly referred to them as poop cookies. ;)I thought it would be awesome to find an easy chocolate treat that would still be okay during a TERRAfit challenge, so I started trying different no bake... …
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Party Chicken Kebabs Recipe

Try this easy, healthy grilled chicken recipe! I don't know about you, but I really enjoy cooking up some delicious kebabs for friends and family in the summer! These yummy Mediterranean-inspired chicken kebabs are sure to please at your next cookout. Plus, they are simple and easy. Perfect for a party or BBQ! (Especially, if you snag some inexpensive chicken from Zaycon! Holla!)There is a lot of great flavor going on in this marinade. It... …
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Camping and Dutch Oven Recipes

Our Featured Camping Recipes:Dutch Oven Chocolate Chip Cookies Breakfast Burritos Recipe Mountain Trail Bars Campfire Eclairs Recipe {Woof ‘Ems}Sprite Chicken Dutch Oven CobblerCheck out our Pinterest boards for lots of other Camping and Dutch Oven RecipesGrilled Taco Nachos RecipeCurly Dogs RecipeMilk Can StewThree Cheese Foil Wrapped PotatoesDutch Oven PizzaDutch Oven Spaghetti Great... …
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