Organized Teen Boy Closet

  Today I’m inviting you into my son’s closet.  Don’t worry, it’s not dark and scary- it’s usually clean-ish. (emphasis on the “ish”) When moving into this home almost a year ago, we purged a  lot of “stuff.”  As with many boys his age (17) he is mostly low maintenance, doesn’t want anything too frilly […]

DIY Dog Treats

I love my dogs SO much and I want to give them treats, but I worry about the ingredients in the treats.  As you saw last week on my blog, one of the items on my Summer Bucket List was to make home made dog treats- so I DID IT!  They turned out well….the treats […]

Honey Sesame Chicken

When one of your kids says “This is my favorite meal,” you take notice!  Whether you’re short on time or don’t want to cook and heat up the house, this recipe is perfect!!  The recipe has an Asian flair, using sesame oil, soy sauce and honey!  Give it a try!  Check out the video below […]

Jill’s Baking Tips: Frosting

I had quite the dilemma earlier this week.  A dilemma as in “first world problem” dilemma, but certainly a dilemma. Here goes…..I made a yellow cake (just a box mix) and I only had a little bit of chocolate frosting left because we had cracked open the frosting can the night before while making s’mores. […]

My 5 “Must Have” Kitchen Appliances

I’m one of those weird people who actually like to cook!  Now don’t get me wrong, I won’t refuse a chance to have a break and go out for dinner or let someone else cook!  My kids have actually been asking to cook dinner once in awhile….I think they’ve caught “the cooking bug.”  As much […]

Monkey Bread

Monkey bread.  Why in the world do they call it monkey bread??  I’m still trying to figure it out!?!  I do know that it’s a delicious, gooey, pull apart treat that I should only make once a year! We had it for breakfast and added a cheese stick.  That’s a complete meal right there!! Did […]

Spaghetti Carbonara

Raise your hand if you like pasta!!  Me, Me!! Seriously, who doesn’t like pasta??  Well, I found this recipe to be a nice change from your typical  spaghetti and meatballs with red sauce dinner, and my kids like it too!  And the really great part?  It has bacon in it!  Double like!!!  As you can […]

Pineapple Upside Down Pancakes

The classic pineapple upside down cake gets a fun breakfast twist in these pineapple upside down pancakes.- I’m always up for dessert for breakfast!  Bring it on!!!  I saw this recipe on Facebook and I KNEW I had to try it!! Here’s the recipe! Print Pineapple Upside Down Pancakes Author: Jill on the Hill Recipe type: Breakfast […]

Ooey, Gooey Chex Mix

One Christmas, a wonderful neighbor brought over a little treat for our family- Ooey Gooey Chex Mix!  Once I had a bite, I was addicted!  Honestly, I thought about hiding the container so I didn’t have to share with anyone!  Yes, it was THAT GOOD!  Sadly, the neighbor moved to Florida (Miss you, Terry!) but […]

Beef Roll ups with Horseradish Sauce

I know what you’re thinking…..I don’t like horseradish so I won’t make these!  Well guess what?  You don’t even have to use the horseradish and people will still gulp these down lickety split! If you know me at all, I specialize in quick and easy meals that are delicious so we can fill our bellies […]