1 ready made pie crust ( I like to use my pie plate so I use the refrigerated crust )4 c peeled apples (I like honey crisp)1/2 c butter3/4 c sugar3/4 c flour1 tsp cinnamon or nutmeg (I use cinnamon)Dash of salt Heat oven to 400 degrees. Put the pie crust in your pie plate … Continue reading German Apple Pie
We've been working on a cabin remodel and I am excited to share it with you! I'll start with the kitchen and living room. We could have painted the existing cabinets but we felt the space needed a complete refresh and more storage. We opted for navy and white cabinets for a little contrast and … Continue reading Hill Street Escape – Kitchen & Living Room
I like to make friends and family feel at home when they visit - and a comfortable bed and sheets are an important part of that! Here are the three tried-and-true brands I like to use. Target Target has pretty darn good sheets if you're willing to buy their more expensive brands. They have great … Continue reading Oh, Sheet!
Are you getting itchy with your home decor? I am! Christmas is over, a snowstorm is brewing and you're feeling like a refresh. I have a few inexpensive ideas for you! I’ve always loved texture and lots of different patterns for decorating. Wherever I see places I can do that, I do. Pillows Pillows can … Continue reading Adding Texture and Pattern on a Budget
Northern Iowa can feel like a frozen tundra! We got more snow and I realized, we've got a few more months of this cold stuff left. Embracing is a strong word but enjoying the cozy is the goal. One way to do that is add faux fur here or there. Order different-sized pieces online or … Continue reading Embracing Winter in Your Decor
When a blizzard hit Northern Iowa, I wanted something warm and delicious - you know, while we were hunkered down watching a Die Hard trilogy. My mom used to make this rice pudding recipe
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Ingredients 1 large can condensed cream of chicken soup1 cup sour cream1 cup salsa2 teaspoons chili powder3 cups cooked and shredded chicken breast 1/2 cup black beans (drained, rinsed)1 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Mexican blend shredded cheese, whatever you like better8 to 10 flour tortillas1/2 cup chopped tomatoes6 … Continue reading Chicken + Cheese Enchiladas
This appetizer recipe can be made ahead of time and served hot - it's delicious!
The holidays are HERE! It's so easy to get stressed this time of year - but don't! The people in your life want to be around you because you're fun to hang out with and they like you. But, I get it, the food and presents can add a layer that can be stressful at … Continue reading Last-minute gift ideas!
An easy crowd-pleasing soup!