Looking forward to the New Year

Hey guys! I am missing my kitchen. I am so appreciative for all my friends who have delivered meals to us in a time that just sucks. BUT, I am really missing my kitchen and cooking meals for my family. Bought a few cookbooks; researching some new food ideas and getting lots of inspiration for…

Ham, Spinach, and Cheese Strata

Ham, Spinach, and Cheese Strata INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp. unsalted butter 1 onion, chopped 8 slices honey baked ham… deli ham, sausage, or even bacon would be delicious 1-2 packages of frozen spinach or 1 cup cooked fresh spinach- I had some leftover creamed spinach which I used…my girls are not big spinach eaters, so I…

Christmas Eve Dinner Tradition… Pork Ragu

Hey ya’ll!!! So it is Christmas Eve. The last 2 weeks have been kinda weird. Sad because we are missing our Lizzie; weird because life goes on and we feel a strange kinda “normal” which we love and hate. So Christmas/Holiday is upon us. Kinda of a normal thing for most. Weird for a family…

Chicken Bruschetta with Pasta – Gluten Free!!!

Hey guys. So one of my friends was going to come and hang out and offered to bring dinner tonight. I was going to take her up on it, when I totally felt like I needed to cook something. I told her to bring a salad and some red wine; I would take care of…

Lizzie’s Legacy

Hey guys… Not sure if all my followers know. We lost our sweet Lizzie this week. She has been suffering from Neuroblastoma, a childhood Cancer, for 5 years. Recently, she has been in bad shape and suffering. She went peacefully surrounded by her sisters and her daddy and me. We read her a book, gave…

Lazy Baker- 3 Ingredient Cookies Using Boxed Cake Mix

The girls spied a cake box mix in the cabinet a few days ago. Really? Who bought that? Oh, yeah…that was me a few weeks ago when the girls asked me to help them make a pink cake. I caved in and bought it, but it has been hidden in a unorganized pantry this whole…