Best Ever Lemonade

  Great grandma's lemon tree was bending under its own weight, so the kids and I did our part to help the poor little tree out and filled a grocery bag full of obscenely juicy fruits. For … [Read more...]

Grilled Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Easy, delicious, and quick. My favorite shrimp scampi recipe. I won't even try to pretend I invented this, but it's been scrawled onto a recipe card for so many years, I also can't pretend to … [Read more...]

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Now that the weather is beginning to cool down, it's time to start simmering those sauces and putting together hearty soups. Soup is so one of my favorite foods. During the cooler months, my … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Laundry Detergent

There are two things you should know about me: 1) I am cheap. 2) I am not original. Awesome way to introduce a post, right? Let me say a little more about Point #1:  I'm not a … [Read more...]

Cake in a Mason Jar

    Let me begin by simply saying I did not invent this. I got the idea from here. Which I found through Pinterest. Which is addicting and fabulous all rolled into one. I … [Read more...]

Pulled Pork Sandwiches {recipe}

  Can I begin this post by telling you that I fully realize that this isn't groundbreaking? That most of you probably have a pulled pork recipe? But in case you don't, I thought I'd … [Read more...]

Delusions and another recipe

I have this secret fantasy. (No...stop it.  Not THAT kind of fantasy!!!  Sicko!) Where my kids are all lying around the Christmas tree, with their kids playing with new toys. And I'm … [Read more...]

Recipe: Pasta e Fagioli

  Now that the Fall is here, I get a hankering for cooking soups. One of my favesies soups ever is the Pasta e Fagioli from Olive Garden. (P.S. in case you are wondering, that's Pasta … [Read more...]