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Slightly Obsessive and Menu Plan Monday

I get slightly obsessive about things, especially when it comes to food and cravings. For example, last week I received an email from a friend about Cinco de Mayo and the very mention of that awesome holiday sent me into a “I MUST have Mexican food, now!” frenzy. Later in the week, I was at […]

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Meet My Adoptees & Menu Plan Monday (Recipe – Bonefish Copycat Bang Bang Shrimp™)

For being the person who heads up Adopt a Blogger, I must admit that I’m about the worst adoptive parent ever when it comes to my own adoptees. I hope my new fledglings don’t feel ignored. You can blame it on my real life kiddos… they take all the attention! I have had the chance […]

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Menu Plan Monday (Recipe: Taco Seasoning)

As I’ve mentioned time and time again on my blog, I have not always been a cook. In fact, I used to detest cooking. My husband still refers to our early days together as “back when you couldn’t cook” (nice, isn’t he?). As my ability to cook has evolved, I still have my old stand-by […]

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Menu Plan Monday (Recipe: Weeknight Chicken Stir-Fry)

Please tell me I’m not the only one who does this. I get all motivated to do something and then an event… being sick, crazy schedule, full moon… something out of the ordinary comes up and I fall right off the wagon. I get in these spurts with menu planning where I do really great […]

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Menu Planning Monday – Back on Track

1. Goals – Project 365 – Day 1, 2. Bottles – Project 365 – Day 2, 3. Project 365 2010 – Day 3 – Grandma & Leah, 4. Project 365 2010, Day 4 – Mystery Ornament, 5. Project 365 2010, Day 5, Shake It Photo App, 6. Project 365 2010 – Day 6 – Jammie […]

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Corn and Vegetable Chowder with Chicken from dineanddish.net

Recipe: Corn Chowder with Chicken

Chowder gets a boost with corn, veggies and chicken! This is a family friendly favorite that we make time and time again!  Someone who was expecting their fourth child asked me the other day how going from three kids to four kids has been. I feel sorry for the poor lady because she asked me […]

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Halloween Traditions (Recipe: Cheeseburger Soup)

I am sitting here tonight, surrounded by kids who have basically been on three days of extreme sugar highs, and I am reminded of why I do not love Halloween. I was a fan when I was a kid, and I do love my own share of candy and kiddos in cute costumes, but the […]

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Avocado Ranch Salad Dressing Recipe on dineanddish.net

Avocado Ranch Salad Dressing Recipe

This Avocado Ranch Salad Dressing Recipe is a creamy and zesty topping for your favorite salad! Before I get to this salad dressing recipe, I’m just going to throw this out there knowing that all of you are probably nodding your head in agreement. What the heck is up with time, lately? I have so […]

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Spontaneity and BlogHer Food (Recipe – BBQ Shrimp)

When I was a Freshman in high school, I woke up on a dreary, wintery Kansas Saturday, came downstairs to the kitchen table and discovered a note left from my parents that said “We went to find the sunshine… be back on Monday”. Off the point of my post, my parents obviously had a lot […]

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The Winner & What’s for Dinner Wednesdays (Recipe: East Meets West Burger)

Lots of you showed up for the Singing Dog Vanilla Bean Paste giveaway (which now includes cinnamon as well because we had over 100 comments!) Thank you! I’m pleased to announce that the winner, chosen by the Random Number Generator at Random.org is…. Nora from Fuss Free Recipes! Congratulations, Nora. For those of you who […]

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