Drinks & Smoothies · Recipes

Tropical Martini

Its time to ring in the new year.  I plan to make my favorite Martini to celebrate bringing in 2017.  This recipe was inspired by a drink I had on my birthday at the Cheesecake Factory.  It was so good I set out to replicate it.  Well my version of it.  I will forewarn you… Continue reading Tropical Martini

Dinner · Lunch · Recipes


The holidays are over and its time to get back to regular food.  One of my family’s favorite quick dinners is goulash.  I stumbled onto this recipe over the last year.  It’s crazy it took me so long to discover this recipe.  Its quick, easy, and delicious.  

Gadgets · Kitchen Products

Kitchen Gadget #2 – Ice Cream Scooper

The Ice Cream Scooper is a gadget that for years the only thing I used it for was to scoop ice cream.  Its been recent years that I started using it for other things.  The regular scooper I started using to make cupcakes and muffins.  Its great to use to make sure each cupcake or… Continue reading Kitchen Gadget #2 – Ice Cream Scooper

Dinner · Recipes

Baked Mac & Cheese

Christmas is almost here.  I took off this week and have been spending most of it getting ready for the holiday.  Making christmas gifts and cookies with my daughter, wrapping gifts, and getting ready for christmas dinner.  Dinner is at my mom’s house this year, so I’ll just be brining a few dishes.  I’ll be… Continue reading Baked Mac & Cheese

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Kid Craft – Melty Beads

In previous posts I have admitted that I’m not a good crafter but I have a 5 year old that loves doing crafts.  So I find myself going to Michaels a lot to find inspiration and things that we can do together.   I also look at my favoriate app, Pinterest, for ideas.  During my… Continue reading Kid Craft – Melty Beads

Dinner · Recipes

Sriracha Chicken Wings

I mentioned in my Chicken Wings Two Ways post how much I like chicken wings.  It is one of my favorite meals.  I could eat chicken wings at least once a week.  I’ve been wanting to try Sriracha for a long time.  That seems to be really popular.  Every time I look around I see… Continue reading Sriracha Chicken Wings

Gadgets · Kitchen Products

Kitchen Gadget #1 – Salad Spinner

I’ve thought about buying a salad spinner over the last few years.  I stopped myself every time from buying one since I always looked at as one more kitchen gadget that I’d have to find some place to put.  Also, it only has one use, to clean your lettuce and get the water off.  For… Continue reading Kitchen Gadget #1 – Salad Spinner