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Classic Potato Salad

Classic Potato Salad

Do you ever find you only make certain dishes seasonally? Potato salad is one of those items for me. It just screams BBQ and warm weather. I make potato salad every spring for Easter with my family, my Dad always loves it and says it […]

Citrus Soy Marinade

Citrus Soy Marinade

Where are my fellow meat lovers at? I grew up with a Dad who cooked a mean steak and we ate them quite often. I then went on to work at popular steakhouse chain restaurant all throughout college and into my early twenties. I actually […]

Football Deviled Eggs

Football Deviled Eggs

These are a classic Super Bowl staple in our house. I feel as if deviled eggs are almost a seasonal appetizer. I make them pretty regularly in the spring and summer time for BBQ’s and get-together’s, but not often in the winter. I use my […]

Letter Pancakes

Letter Pancakes

Another snow day tomorrow here on the east coast. Our family started this really silly tradition of having letter pancakes on snow days. This came about when my oldest was first learning to spell her name. I thought it would be a cute fun way […]

Edible Gingerbread House “Glue”

Edible Gingerbread House “Glue”

It’s hard to believe Christmas will be here in LESS than two weeks! December is flying by, as it usually does with all of the fun holiday things everyone has going on. One big tradition in our house is gingerbread house building. We usually make […]

Movie Night Snack Necklace

Movie Night Snack Necklace

My kids love these! We’ve been making these for years for movie nights or special occasions when we go to the drive in for movies. Not only is it a yummy snack, but also a learning activity in one! Just so you know, I’ve linked […]

Pumpkin Sloppy Joes

Pumpkin Sloppy Joes

I decided to challenge myself this fall by coming up with more savory pumpkin dishes. As a lover of all things pumpkin and pumpkin spice, I was excited to dive into this. Sloppy joes were a favorite meal of mine as a child and I […]

Caramel Apple Bites

Caramel Apple Bites

I’m sure you’ve seen these or something similar to them floating around online. I myself saw these on Pinterest many years ago and decided to give them a try. What a hit they were at a play date for my daughter. An activity and a […]

Nutty Banana Sandwich

Nutty Banana Sandwich

In search for a new lunch box idea? This one is a breeze! Only 3 ingredients and just different enough to keep the kids happy. This little recipe came about one day when I had too many ripe bananas in the house. Never one to […]

Slow Cooker Taco Beef

Slow Cooker Taco Beef

I just love taco night, or as we call it in our house “fiesta night.” Fiesta night started in college with my roommate and has now become a tradition we’ve carried on with our own families. You just can’t beat classic taco beef. There is […]