Heading into the winter months and especially around the holidays, I like to break out my favorite egg bake recipes. I love this one with the gravy - it's a bit of a twist on the usual egg bake.
What’s in a cup? Learning to love coffee.
When I was a kid, I remember my mom and my aunt traveling the dusty gravel road between our farm houses for their daily morning ritual, a cup of coffee. My mom would go there or my aunt would come to our house and they'd always have coffee in their favorite cups while they chatted. … Continue reading What’s in a cup? Learning to love coffee.
Gifts for the Ladies
When it comes to the ladies in your life, it is a little easier to shop because what you like, they’d probably like, too! Here are a few ideas to help you with your holiday shopping this year. Little Things Small Christmas trees and little collections of greenery are perfect to pair with something else … Continue reading Gifts for the Ladies
Eight Gifts for Guys
I have a husband, two sons, a son-in-law and two grandsons – lots of guys in my life when it comes to gift giving! Sometimes, it can be tough to get guy gifts that they’re actually excited about. I tend to buy things that I know they’d never buy themselves (nice underwear, nice socks), useful … Continue reading Eight Gifts for Guys
Pizza Macaroni and Cheese
Ingredients 2 pkg. (14 oz. each) deluxe macaroni and cheese dinner mix½ cup sour cream (sometimes I sneak in a bit more)1 can (14oz.) petite diced tomatoes, drained1 can (15oz.) pizza sauce1 small green pepper, chopped2 cups (8oz.) shredded Italian cheese blend2 oz. sliced pepperoni Instructions Preheat oven to 350. Cook macaroni according to package … Continue reading Pizza Macaroni and Cheese
Pork and Bean Bars
Ingredients 1 16-ounce can pork and beans1 8-ounce can of crushed pineapple with juice4 eggs1 cup vegetable oil2 cups flour2 cups sugar3 tsp baking soda1 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt Instructions In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients, mix well and set aside. In blender, purée the pork and beans and pineapple until smooth and … Continue reading Pork and Bean Bars
Ingredients 1 lb. hamburger ¾ Cup chopped green or red peppers2 minced garlic cloves1 8oz. Can tomato sauce 1/3 Cup sliced dill pickles, chopped2 Tbsp. Yellow mustard1 pkg. refrigerated pizza dough¾ Cup shredded cheddar cheese¼ Cup chopped red onion Instructions Preheat oven to 400 degrees and line a baking sheet with non-stick foil, or use cooking spray. … Continue reading Cheeseburger Galettes
Mandarin Turkey Pinwheels
Ingredients 1 8oz. Cream cheese½ tsp. Curry powder½ Cup mandarin oranges, drained and chopped3 flour tortillas 12in.½ lb. sliced deli smoked turkey3 cups baby spinach2 green onions, chopped Instructions In a small bowl beat the cream cheese and curry powder until blended. Stir in well drained oranges. Spread over tortillas. Layer with turkey, spinach and … Continue reading Mandarin Turkey Pinwheels
Layered Pea Salad
A deliciously easy salad for every day or a special occassion!
Turning Old Into New
Turning Old into New After dividing and conquering, keeping the best and getting rid of the rest - there were still more than a few treasures left in my parents' house. If I was drawn to it and remembered it from my childhood, I kept it. In my mind, the things I kept needed to … Continue reading Turning Old Into New