Meals that Impress {without the Stress!}: Italian Meatloaf

One more easy meal to make with less time and less stress! ITALIAN MEATLOAF 2 #s ground beef or turkey ½ c pasta sauce ¼ c Parmesan cheese a handful of basil leaves, chopped ½ an onion, finely chopped 2 eggs ½ – 1 c c bread crumbs {can make your own or use Panko} […]

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 […]

Salted Peanut Butter Cookies


*Jill pointed out in the comments I never said anything about the final product- LOVED these cookies! My sweet friend, Jill, sent me this recipe from Orangette on 6 Oct. 2011.  She said this lady is a great writer and from reading her cookbook, she started to read her blog, too.  Anyway, I love cookies, and I […]