Recipe: No Bake Twinkie Turtle Cake (Plus How YOUR Recipe Could Be Included in the Upcoming #TwinkieCookbook!) #MC

Twinkie Turtle Cake

I wrote this review while participating in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Twinkies. I received samples and a promotional item to thank me for participating. When Hostess shut down nearly two years ago I was majorly bummed out.  Like most of the country, I was in love with their snack cakes […]

Recipe: Very Berry Banana Smoothie

Very Berry Banana Smoothie

With the rising thermometer we’ve been craving anything cool and refreshing.  With fruits being on sale every week, I’ve been making smoothies nightly with dinner- we are loving it!!  We get the cool refreshment we’ve been craving, PLUS these are healthy so there’s no guilt. That’s right I said healthy- NO added sugar!  And they’re […]

Recipe: Creamy Ranch Pasta Salad

Ranch Pasta Salad

It’s almost summertime, which means lots of outdoor activities and lots of yummy BBQs and picnics! One thing I can’t get enough of when it comes to summertime is pasta salad.  Usually I buy the boxed stuff, but I decided it was time I made my own.  I’m loving it, and my family is too! […]

Recipe: Honey Garlic Chicken & Quinoa

Honey Garlic Chicken with Quinoa

Rice is a staple in our house, but this time I decided to make a dish using quinoa (thanks to my friend and fellow Delicious Dish Tuesday co-host Amanda from Coping With Frugality, who happens to have suggested quite a few recipes using quinoa). This was our first experience with Quinoa; the kids weren’t huge […]

Recipe: Spinach and Garlic Pasta with Pine Nuts

Spinach and Garlic Pasta with Pine Nuts

There’s a cooking show my husband and I love to watch called Lidia’s Italy. One day she made this amazing, easy pasta dish with spaghettinni, olive oil, garlic, and cheese-fancy cheese.  I was able to find the recipe online and I made it using an easier to find, less expensive cheese, but last time I […]

Recipe: Orange Chicken with Basmati Rice

Orange Chicken with Basmati Rice

We love orange chicken, but it was getting costly to go out to a restaurant every time, and the store bought stuff just wasn’t that great. I found a recipe on Big Oven and modified it a bit to make it AWESOME. Serve over this fantastic Basmati Rice: Linking up with these fabulous blogs/ linky […]


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