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Loaded Bacon Bits Pizza Recipe

Friday Night Pizza {Recipe: Loaded Bacon Bits Pizza}

I love pizza. If I could alternate Chipotle Chicken Burritos and Pizza, every other day, I’d be an extremely fat and happy camper. Happy being the keyword there… because happy is what matters most, right? You know what I love even better than pizza? Putting my kids to work making dinner. Nothing better than sitting […]

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Pumpkin Eggnog Bread Recipe with Creamy Eggnog Glaze

We Need to Talk About Eggnog

Friends, we need to talk about eggnog. Specifically, where you are on the love / hate scale with it? Eggnog is one of those things where each year around this time, I get incredibly tempted by the freshly stocked shelves of eggnog. Things go down exactly like this… I purchase a 1/2 gallon of eggnog […]

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Bush's Beans 2 Bean Steak Chili Recipe

Recipe: Bush’s Beans Two Bean Steak Chili

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday! I didn’t mean to be gone from blogging all week, but sort of unconsciously decided to unplug some and it felt really good. In fact, I still have to open my inbox from ignoring it all week. I am not looking forward to doing that tomorrow. […]

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13 Year Anniversary Wedding Picture

A Love Letter for 13 Years

There was a time in my life where I wrote prolific love letters… deep and meaningful words spoken from the heart. Then, after a failed first marriage, I came face to face with a box of letters I had written. Each page, raw, real and vulnerable, laid out there to remind me how exposed I […]

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Cafe Escapes Coffee Cup on Bed with Book Relax

Tips to Escape the Stress of the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right? Calendars are packed, to-do lists are long, and stress levels are high! I’m bound and determined to keep this holiday season as happy as possible, so I asked some Twitter friends to share their tips and rituals for escaping the stress of the holiday season.

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Girl Kissing Hallmark Jingle Stuffed Dog

Holiday Moments and Gift Ideas

It’s kind of crazy how memories can overwhelm you sometimes. I was sitting here thinking about Jingle, the dog that goes along with the Hallmark Jingle All the Way Interactive storybook. My daughter, Ella, has really taken to this stuffed dog. He gets buckled into seat belts, sits by her feet at dinner, snuggles in […]

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Apple Cider Glazed Apple Pie Dessert Rolls

The Good Stuff {Recipe: Cider Glazed Apple Pie Rolls}

I’ve had this recipe for Apple Cider Glazed Apple Pie Rolls rolling around in my head for quite some time, but I wasn’t quite sure if the execution of my idea would work. You see, I like apple pie enough. I don’t love apple pie, but I like it. If I’m being truly honest with […]

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Woman Pouring Marzetti Salad Dressing

Lunch With Friends {Marzetti Salad Party Giveaway}

When was the last time you hosted a lunch for your girlfriends? For me, it’s been a long time… I’ve been a stay at home / work from home mom for 10 years now, and I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve actually had girlfriends over during the day for lunch. […]

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Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Connect Through Reading 2012 – 4 Book Reviews

I’ve been on a bit of a lull with reading lately… still reading but not reading as often or getting through books as quickly as I like. The 4 book reviews I’m sharing today are for a selection of books that are as different as can be, but all good in their own way. Sharp […]

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Tomato Basil Omelet & Secrets to making the PERFECT omelet from www.dineanddish.net

Secrets to the Perfect Omelet {Gourmet Garden Giveaway!}

I have never been able to make good omelets. Even with the perfect omelet pan, I still couldn’t get omelets to turn out right. My omelets wouldn’t get done in the middle or they’d fall apart when I’d try to fold them over. They were never good, so I stopped making them, even though I […]

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