Basil Chicken and Dumpling Casserole

Did you know that my Mom is famous???  Yep!! She sure is!! In 1994, her recipe was voted the “National Grand Prize Winner” in the Taste of Home’s contest!  Her winning recipe won her a professional photo shoot by a Taste of Home team member, a new set of Le Creuset  cookware, and the title […]

Honey Bee

Call me crazy, or maybe I’m a smart cookie!!  After our dog, Bella, passed away in December, we had a huge hole in our hearts.  We always knew that we would get another dog, but the timing was up in the air.  Well, I was scrolling through Facebook, and I had followed a few dog […]

What’s Up Wednesday- March 2018

Happy Wednesday!! Today I’m answering the question of What’s Up Wednesday!  Here are the topics!!   What we’re eating… French Dip Sandwiches Chili  and Chicken Curry Soup (Potluck at our house!) Leftovers Crispy Cheddar Chicken Tacos- rockin’ the soft shells What I’m Reminiscing About… Spending Easter at my in-laws in Iowa.  Their home was put […]

How We…failed as a Mom, and lived to discuss it!!

Once a month, on the blog, I link up with Shay and Erika to discuss a certain topic and this week’s topic is How I Failed as a Mom and lived to tell discuss it!!  As many of you know, hubby and I have 4 kids.  I didn’t think that was a big deal, but […]

What I’ve Been Priming…

Hello Friends!!  Anyone else get excited when the brown truck pulls up to your door??  Oh, I absolutely LOVE it!!  I think one of the very best things in life is being able to purchase things on the computer and never have to leave your house- at no extra charge!!  That is why I’m such […]

Why I watch the Bachelor (and don’t feel guilty!)

Yes, I watch the Bachelor!  Is that OK?  Clearly I don’t watch the show for the strong morals and the success of watching strong marriages form from the show!!! Duh!!   Here are some reasons that I have joined Bachelor Nation… I don’t want to watch Monday night football!!  Ha!! It’s bonding time with family & […]

A Week in The Life…

So many people have asked me what I do all day as a stay at home Mom and all of the kids are in school.  Well, today I thought I would show you a little glimpse of the things I do during my week. Obviously, I’m not showing you everything…just the highlight reel!! I’m quite […]

How We: Take care of ourselves- February 2018

I’ve decided to join these lovely ladies, Shay and Erika in their monthly link-up!! In the link up we share How we…(fill in the blank.)  It’s different every month and it’s so fun to read how others do life, so I thought I would join them! This month’s topic is How We Take Care of […]

Brown Sugar Baking Hack

You guys…the other day I went to make MY FAVORITE COOKIES,and I opened up my brown sugar container and the sugar was as HARD AS A ROCK!!  Ok, I will admit it…I panicked because I needed these cookies to be done ASAP, and there was no time to run to the grocery store!!   I […]