cherry limeadesquare

I love a cold refreshing drink in the summer time. The days are hot and I just want to spend my time in the pool with a cool beverage by […]

cherry berry jelly1square

Have you ever made cherry berry jelly before?  I had not.  Craig and I were given a couple buckets of cherries from his mother’s trees.  That’s way too many to […]

better than sex brownies2square

I’m sure you’ve all heard of the popular “better than anything cake”. If you haven’t, its a chocolate poke cake, drizzled with a mixture of sweetened condensed milk and caramel, […]

Proscuitto and Mixed Greens Triscuit Cracker1square

**I created my Proscuitto and Mixed Greens Triscuit Cracker as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #TriscuitSnackoff Martha Stewart has a fun Triscuit Summer Snackoff competition going on and […]


**This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Slimfast, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #14daystoslim I’m gonna be […]

kitchenaid ice cream

You guys, have a got a treat for you! I’ve been sharing lots of ice cream recipes on the blog’s facebook page for you because July is National Ice Cream […]

bbq ranch chicken sandwich3square

**This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RollIntoSavings #CollectiveBias A delicious budget friendly summer meal can be made with this […]

summer strawberry crumb4square

A little rhubarb and a lot of strawberries together topped with oatmeal makes a pretty fantastic summer crumb. My mother had the most amazing rhubarb plant growing in our family […]

snickerdoodle ice cream sandwiches3square

Last week I made a fresh batch of snickerdoodle cookies, although I would’ve been perfectly happy eating all the delicious cookies as is. I also had some extra vanilla ice […]

creamy chicken pasta3square

This an amazing combination of chicken and vegetables over pasta. The other day at work, Shelby and I were discussing what we were going to make for dinner. Sometimes you […]

chocolate mint brownies1 square

This is another wonderful way to jazz up boxed brownies – make chocolate mint brownies.  Now I know you think I am talking about adding mint flavoring to the box […]


As a new mother, its hard not to complain sometimes when you feel exhausted after not getting more than a few hours of sleep a night and you feel like […]

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Crepes are so easy to make, I forget how easy they are to make.  This orange-lemon curd is quite easy also because you use the microwave.  So with all that […]


Cobbler is another dessert that reminds of summertime and camping. I love cooking up some peach cobbler in our dutch oven when we go camping and I love how simple […]

lemon dijon dressing2square

Have you ever done this, put together a delicious salad only to discover there is no dressings in the fridge or pantry?  I have several times, but how to solve […]


I love summer for a lot of reasons. But one thing I have really grown to love since marrying my husband is the outdoors. And of course with that we […]