Mashed Potato Mini Muffins #Pinspiration

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In case you're new here, or you haven't seen me do this before, today's Tuesday and on Tuesday's I post a Pinspiration.  A Pinspiration is a post about a pin I've seen on Pinterest, thought was cool, and decided to try out.  It can be food, beauty, clothes, hair or really anything.  I try it out, maybe make a change (or not) and post about it.  I … [Read more...]

OREO Cookie Dough Brownies #Pinspiration #Recipe

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This post should really be titled, How NOT to be on a diet or eat lightly on a snow day when you're cooped inside and playing with Pinterest recipes that have to do with OREOs and Brownies.  Cuz after I baked these?  Let's just leave it at the fact that I ate my fill. And how could I not?  These are seriously ADDICTIVE.  And easy, did I mention … [Read more...]

The Easiest and BEST Pepperoni Dip {Recipe}

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Just in time for the Superbowl, here is the BEST Pepperoni Dip you can make. It's easy and everyone ALWAYS loves it. Every time I take it to a party, I have at least one person emailing me later for the recipe. I've been making it for years. It takes 5 minutes to make, 30 minutes to cook. Nice and easy! Ingredients: -Can of Cream of Mushroom … [Read more...]

How to Make Playdough (Play Doh) at Home #Pinspiration #Pinterest

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Is it cheating on this week's Pinspiration series if my own pin inspired me? If so, you can call me a big 'ol cheater this week but technically this works because I remembered an old post I had that I wanted to share and pin last week.   It was this Make Your Own Playdough recipe from 2011 - I pinned it and it had me jonesing to try it again and to … [Read more...]

Pasta w/Creamy Tomato & Spinach Sauce {Recipe} #Pinspiration #Pasta

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For starters, this week's Pinspiration is a recipe is adapted from this pin I saw for Creamy Tomato & Spinach Pasta.  It sounded really similar to something my friend Stef makes that my 10 year old loves, so I thought I'd try and adapt it and make it a little more simple and kid-friendly.  Here's how it turned out - the kids loved it, us too! … [Read more...]

Mediterranean Chicken {Recipe}

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You guys.  This dinner was EPIC.  I am not even exaggerating, I think this may have been one of the best meals I have ever made at home.  I'm not even kidding. I combined several different recipes (this one from the Clever Carrot was probably the most influential) to make this one that suited our family's needs - it was easy and seriously so … [Read more...]

Roasted Broccoli {How To}

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We eat broccoli several times a week because my kids love it.  But we always do it the same way - boiled, and sometimes with melted cheese (sometimes plain).  I saw something on Pinterest about roasting more vegetables in 2014 on the same day my Mom posted a similar recipe on Facebook she saw online and thought, what the heck, I'll try this with … [Read more...]

Peppermint Oreo Cookie Balls: AMAZING Christmas Cookie Recipe

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When OREO asked me to take part on this campaign, they didn't have to twist my arm very hard.  I love OREOs and I LOVE Peppermint.  Peppermint OREOs, OMG!  There's nothing not to love about that partnership. They gave me this AMAZING recipe to try out that I wanted to share with you guys.  See below - with picts!  Seriously, these were to DIE for. … [Read more...]

Easy Lemon-Lime Cake

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I came across this Lime, Yoghurt & Olive Oil Cake via Pinterest and Souvlaki for the Soul a couple of weeks ago. I thought it looked delish and made my own similar adaptation to it last night and it was a huge hit! I had to share. It was just SO STINKING easy to make. It took me 15 minutes tops to make the whole thing and 45 minutes to bake. … [Read more...]

Recipe: Ham, Egg & Broccoli Strata

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You guys.  This one was SO easy and we all gobbled it up this morning.  I was looking for a quick something to make the night before when one of my son's had a sleepover.  Wanted something I could just pop in the oven the morning we woke up that would be no work. I mixed a couple of ingredients I had in my fridge and made this one up.  Definitely … [Read more...]