Foil Dinners Around the Campfire

This month’s challenge of cooking over a campfire was pretty successful and earlier this week I talked about my campfire breakfast of eggs cooked in an orange shell. If you haven’t seen it yet, you really should check it out. I can hardly believe how tasty those eggs were. But,

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challenge recap & a campfire breakfast recipe

I would call this month’s challenge both a success and cheat. Even though it was incredibly short and I did a pretty bad job documenting, I was able to cook a full day of meals over the campfire with items that had not been prepared at home (well, mostly). The

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Sweet and Salty Triple Chip Cookies

Have you ever had a craving for something late at night? Please tell me I’m not be the only one. I tend to be one of those people who craves something for a while and then all of a sudden, WHAM! I have to have it NOW! That was me this

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How to Quickly Shred Chicken with a Mixer

I have been so bad about taking photos while cooking lately. I’ve made lots of yummy things too, but for some reason photographing them has not been on the top of my mind. So instead of sharing a full recipe today, I am going to share a tip. It’s so

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Homemade Rosemary Bread Recipe

I used to be terrified of making bread. The yeast, hoping the dough would rise, the time it took. Something has always stopped me from making bread in the past. Then earlier this year I made a king cake and all my fears disappeared. Since then, I have really enjoyed

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The Best Chicken Enchiladas Recipe Ever

Mmm…mmm…mmm. This chicken enchiladas recipe sure are tasty! I made these a few weeks ago when we had company over. They were a hit. Half of us ate vegetarian so I also made these green goddess enchiladas and paired it all with grilled peppers, Mexican rice, and margaritas. These chicken

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Green Goddess Enchiladas

We had friends over for dinner the other night and since one of them is vegetarian, I set out to find something yummy to make. And boy did I find it! These Green Goddess Enchiladas were fantastic, if I do say so myself! I found the recipe on Pinterest and

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Cake Batter Blondies

Love brownies? Love cake batter? Love white chocolate? Yes. Yes. Yes. Then you will love these cake batter blondies! I found the recipe while browsing Pinterest and since we had some friends over for dinner this weekend, I had the perfect opportunity to make them. And let me tell you…they

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3 Twists on the Grilled Cheese Sandwich

One of my favorite things about cold weather is eating tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches. There is just something about the combination that I find irresistible. However, as I have gotten older I enjoy experimenting with with new flavors that extend beyond the traditional processed American cheese slices on

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Homemade Marshmallows

Okay. I know my DIY posts normally revolve around furniture, pillows, or other home decor, but why couldn’t DIY relate to any items you normally buy out, including food? I thought it fit well so today I made homemade marshmallows and I want to show you how to make them too. Now

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Ski Day Lunch – Six Can Turkey Chili

If you’ve been following me through the 30 for 30 challenge, you know I’ve been playing hooky about once a week to go snowboarding. It’s so nice to be able to enjoy our new home in Colorado. My husband and I have a flexible work schedule so we take one

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a dresser makeover – from red to…

I am so excited to show off my recent dresser makeover! She’s been a work in progress for a while now, but it was worth all of the work I put into it. As with any good makeover, we have to show you what she looked like before… My life

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How to Make a King Cake for Mardi Gras

It’s Fat Tuesday and I wanted to celebrate! So, I decided to follow a Mardi Gras tradition and bake us a king cake. What is a king cake, you ask? The simple answer is that they are a Mardi Gras tradition with over hundreds of thousands eaten in New Orleans

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Avocado Pasta

I never ever thought about combining avocados and pasta. Then, Pinterest came along and I found this little ingenious idea amongst the pins. I knew I’d have to try it. We had some friends over for dinner and made avocado sauce to go with our meal. We made too much

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How to Cut a Glass Bottle in Half at Home

Today, I’m going to share a little bit of a party trick with you. Have you ever wondered how to cut a glass bottle? Turns out, it’s pretty easy and you can do it from home with a few simple items from around the house. I’m working on my valentine

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10 Things I Learned from Juicing

It’s been a whole week since I was on my juice fast. I’ve been eating healthy most of the week and still feel great. After reflecting on the experience I wanted to share with you the top 10 things I learned during the juicing process and in the week since. 1. Make

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Tofu Tacos

After going a whole 10 days without eating any meat, I was really craving healthy meat-free meals and set out to find some inspiration on Pinterest. I ran across these tacos and knew I had to try them. Good thing too since they were yummy! I was pretty nervous that

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Create Your Own Valentine's Heart Pillow

Time for more DIY crafts. I had planned to post my bedroom dresser this week, but alas, I did not get to the fabric store. The poor thing has been 95% finished since October! It’s been stripped, painted and polyurethaned and all I need to do is add some fabric to

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