Recipe: Vietnamese Salt & Pepper Shrimp Rice Noodle Bowl


I love Cooking Light.  This recipe is no exception.  I loved all the fresh ingredients and it was such a fresh meal.  Not hearing the original name, Josh called it a salad, which isn’t far off.  It was light, yummy, fresh, and even the kids ate it.  I will admit that I love a LOT […]

Meals that Impress {without the stress!}: Thai Beef Rolls


Meals That Impress {without the stress!} Since becoming a mother of 3 who also works at home, I have had to figure out ways to be creative in the kitchen without neglecting my kids, husband, or work!  I thought I’d share a few of my meals that have impressed my family but have not added […]

Candy Corn Popcorn Balls {& How to Make Them!}


Candy Corn Popcorn Balls I am re-posting this from last year since it was such a hit- both to make and to share! The first Halloween I had Rebekah, I ripped this recipe out of a Cooking Light magazine, thinking that one day she would probably be my little helper in the kitchen and we […]

Irish Soda Bread

This is how I interpreted "scoring a cross" on the top.

Last night I was menu planning and therefore going through all my recipes.  I decided to throw away any I hadn’t ever used or didn’t love.  I came across 2 that I had never tried but always meant to: cinnamon rolls & Irish soda bread.  I made both today, and I’d like to share the […]

2 New Grill Recipes

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Here are 2 Asian kebab recipes for the grill I did in the last 2 weeks, and both were awesome!  We didn’t actually grill as you can never count on a nice day in Aberdeen when menu planning, so I just cooked them inside.  A George Foreman grill would have been ideal, but I used […]