Bacon Garlic Butter Recipe

Bacon Garlic Butter Recipe

Bacon Garlic Butter Recipe

I hope everyone had an awesome 4th of July!  I don’t know about you but here in TN it rained pretty much ALL weekend.  Even with the rain, we still managed to shoot off some fireworks and grill in between the bouts of rain.  I am a very recent steak eater (never did like it until I gave it another try a few months ago) so this weekend was my first time having steak grilled at home.  I knew I wanted to make it special.

At the restaurant we went to where I first had a steak, they put this really yummy bacon garlic butter on their steak.  After trying it, I just knew I had to work on recreating this taste at home. You guys, not only is this super easy to make, it really adds some awesome flavor to steak. You could also spread it on some toast, use it in savory recipes, and more! I wish I would have tried it sooner.  Are you ready for how easy this is? Really it takes about 5 minutes, ha!  [Read more…]

Super Simple Coleslaw Recipe

Super Simple Coleslaw Recipe

coleslaw

It’s officially coleslaw season again!  As summer approaches, our dinner menus begin to change.  This is the time of year when my husband starts grilling and I simply have to prepare side dishes.  For me, it’s a bonus because I have a recipe box filled with summer sides, including fresh salads and vegetables.  After a long day at work, the last thing I want to do is put together a whole meal.

Our local farmer’s market just opened and, with all the fresh vegetables available, our family’s dinner side dishes no longer consist of frozen vegetables.  We’ll be enjoying zucchini, tomatoes, cabbage, radishes, green beans, bell peppers, peas, cucumbers, and asparagus fresh from the farm.

This family favorite simple coleslaw recipe is one which I adapted from my days of following The Flylady.  Instead of chopped cabbage and carrots, the recipes calls for these ingredients to be shredded.  My family is not fond of sweet coleslaw so this coleslaw, which is more on the tangy side, pleases everyone.

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Super Easy Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad Recipe

Super Easy Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad Recipe

Super Easy Chicken Caeser Pasta Salad Recipe

Summer will be here before you know it! For work at home moms like me, that means I’ll have another little mouth to feed during lunch time, so my usual lunch of cheese and crackers, or the muffin I never finished at breakfast just isn’t going to cut it. So I needed to think of some recipes that are easy to make, quick to prepare (because just because my child is off during the summer doesn’t mean I am!), and something we would both enjoy. What is better than a cold pasta salad on a hot summer day? Not much I tell you! And this Super Easy Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad Recipe has quickly become a favorite in my house, so I wanted to share!  [Read more…]

Chicken Ranch Sliders Recipe

Chicken Ranch Sliders Recipe

Chicken Ranch Sliders

At 2:30pm today it will be the official start of summer in our home! It’s my favorite time of year. As a WAHM I get the luxury of spending the summer hanging out with my daughter. This means days of playing at the park, staying up late to play Mario Kart together, and making lunches together. This also means that my usual lunch of peanut butter and crackers just isn’t going to cut it. So I’ve started meal planning and thinking of things that are quick, easy, and that we will both like.  [Read more…]

Graduation Personalized Gifts: Money Necklace

Graduation Personalized Gifts

Money Necklace

Graduation Personalized Gifts: Money Necklace

Graduation Personalized Gifts: Money Necklace

Materials:
Money: $30 ones

I was looking for the perfect graduation gift. Then it hit me what does everyone need? They need money. I mean even with our posts on how to save for college and how to save on stuff for the dorm you wills till need money. We have even put together a gift card wreath if you want to go above and beyond but for most of us around $25 bucks is where we would like to be. I thought wouldn’t it be fun to give that amount in a cool way, to make graduation personalized gifts. I mean who would forget a necklace made of money? Who wouldn’t want to receive this gift. [Read more…]

Leftover Easter Candy Cake Recipe

Leftover Easter Candy Cake Recipe

Leftover Easter Candy Cake Recipe

After Easter for sure lots of us with kids will have tons of leftover Easter candy. That has been my problem every year that’s why I decided to create a recipe where in I can use leftover candies. This Leftover Easter Candy Cake Recipe is so fun to make, you can use this recipe for any candies that you have. Since it’s super easy to make kids can do it with you, making it a fun bonding activity plus you’ll have a yummy sweat treat to eat.

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How to Make Easter Bunny Barrettes

How to Make Easter Bunny Barrettes

DIY Bunny Barrettes

 

Happy Spring! The time has come for some sunshine, playing outside, and spring crafts! One of the best Spring holidays is Easter right!? And the first thing I think of when I think of Easter are cute little Easter Bunnies! So I thought it would be fun to make some DIY Easter Bunny Barrettes just for fun. You could wear them yourself, make them for your children, or for your child’s doll like I did!  Would you like to learn how to make them? Let’s check them out!  [Read more…]

FREE Printable Easter Games

FREE Printable Easter Games

Free printable easter games

 

 

Spring time is almost here! For the rain on my window tells me so! Easter is one of my daughters favorite holidays because she loves egg hunting, decorating, and all the spring colors and fun that come with Easter. And I love doing fun themed activities with her so it’s a win-win for both of us! I thought I would share these 3 Free Printable Easter Games that I made with you guys so you can have a little fun with your kids this Easter. [Read more…]

Valentine’s Day I Heart Recipes

I Heart Recipes

Even though I do occasionally wear a cape, I do not consider myself to be a supermom. I am just a mom trying to make memories and share special moments with my children. They are only young once so I say make even the littlest moments special. However, like I said I am not supermom so I try to find super easy quick ways to make our moments special. Today I want to share 3 Valentine’s Day I Heart Recipes with you that I have done to make Valentine’s Day sweeter with my children.

Valentine’s Day I Heart Recipes

Cool whip hot cocoa heart for Valentine's Day Treat

Hot chocolate with a touch of  love

This looks so sweet and is so easy. All you do is grab a heart shaped cookie cutter, put it on a baking sheet or plate lined with parchment paper. Spoon cool whip into the cookie cutter and freeze. Once frozen pop out the heart and float it on top of your hot cocoa. My sons loved this treat and now want floating cool whip shapes every time we have hot cocoa. If you need a recipe for amazing hot cocoa, check out this copycat recipe.

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Single on Valentines Day

Single on Valentines Day

 

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Single on Valentines Day-Ahhh, Valentines Day. A day of flowers and love and hearts and cupid and spending time with your love. But what if you don’t have someone to share Valentine’s Day with? Do you stay home alone and just wait for the day to be over while couples everywhere celebrate together? Of course you don’t! You are amazing and awesome and you are still going to celebrate this day even if you are single! So, here’s what you do. [Read more…]