Tips and Tricks

Meet Eggy

Everyone, say Hi to Eggy. Eggy, say Hi to everyone.   Y’all wouldn’t believe the trouble that little bugger up there is giving me. Nathan and I had such success with The 17 Day Diet (he 40 pounds, me 30 pounds) that we decided to re-visit the first 2 cycles after the New Year.  Oh… 

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Kitchen Blunders

  This tweet came through my stream yesterday from Hollee (one of my favorite people), after I had put on Facebook that I had spent hours baking my favorite Homemade Granola that I’ve made a kajillion times only to have the recipe go awry somehow. I tasted the granola, that I was going to gift… 

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Talkin’ Turkey


So, on Saturday I shared my Poblano, Cilantro and Citrus Roast Turkey recipe with y’all and gave two of y’all the chance to win Butterball Turkeys (congrats to the winners!) Today, for Mouthwatering Monday and in honor of Thanksgiving coming up and Turkeys being cooked all across the country — I’m sharing the interview that… 

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How To Roast Peppers


A couple of weeks ago I posted this Roasted Green Chilies Stew recipe. You could say that today’s Mouthwatering Monday is a follow up to that. This is a step by step How to Roast Peppers Mouthwatering Monday. Roasting peppers is crazy easy and the smell in your house, y’all will not believe it.  Your… 

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Fruit kabobs for Kids

summer fruit kabobs

Need a quick and easy snack for kids?  Something portable, small hands friendly, and something that you feel good about giving to your kids? These fruit kabobs are one of my kids’ very favorite summer snacks. The great thing is these are also super lunchbox portable, too!   Whatever your family’s favorite fruits are, those… 

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The One Where I Talk About Spices


While I’m off at the lake, cooking, boating, fishing, playing and celebrating Princess’ graduation from Pre-school yesterday *sniff* and my little brother’s 28th birthday today…Happy Birthday, Michael!!! aka Monkey’s Uncle y’all please go check out what I have to say over on Work It, Mom! about what spices you should have in your cabinet