A Sweet Popcorn Recipe and Printable Popcorn Boxes!

I first shared this post at Over the Big Moon (one of my favorite Blogs) and I am bringing it to inkhappi today. Enjoy! Hello Summertime!  Summer is such a fun time of year and the 4th of July offers plenty of opportunities to party and celebrate our patriotism. So today I am sharing a sweet popcorn recipe that I like to call “star spangled popcorn”and some fun printable popcorn boxes to help make those celebrations even more special! 🙂  You {Read More}

Simple Chicken Salad Sandwich… Its so Yummy I die!

Simple Chicken Salad Sandwich… Its so Yummy I die!   Yep! I said it. I die! Thats how I feel about this chicken salad sandwich. I mean that in the best way though. Kind of like “I died and went to heaven” when I eat this sandwich. Or its something I don’t have often so I just die to have it! The craving was there so I decided to whip this up last weekend. You know what else I love about this? {Read More}

Cream of {wonderful} Broccoli Soup… My easy go to recipe!

Hello!   Cream of {Wonderful} Broccoli Soup! This is one of my go to meals and I’m sharing the recipe here today along with a blog hop of  50 other easy weeknight meals organized by Sarah Desjardins of Becoming Martha.  Here is my contribution: I’m sharing this recipe that has seen many days in our kitchen. There is something about a good soup served in a bread bowl that is a must for my fall menu planning. Fall is my favorite time to make {Read More}

Popcorn Balls Gone Patriotic With a Big Surprise!

  I love popcorn and I LOVE popcorn balls! I wanted to come up with fun Patriotic popcorn balls to share on the blog and I’m going to share the results here today! I gathered a bit of inspiration to begin my project and I was hoping it would all work out because I had never attempted this exact method before. So…  Here’s my inspiration: Now for the recipe. I prefer to leave the marshmallows to rice crispies  and use a {Read More}

Green Beans Almondine … Mmmm Quick, Easy, Delicious!

Can you believe I am sharing another recipe today? I am going to admit that this Green Beans Almondine dish is just too hard to pass up and not share! Being an empty nester with a husband who works a very busy schedule paired with my odd schedule means that I don’t do much cooking. That has not always been the story though. I am very comfortable in the kitchen and have a few dishes that are termed my “signature dishes”. {Read More}

Caprese Pasta Salad… Fresh, Easy, Quick, and Yummy!

There are a few things I am very well known for with my friends family and today I am sharing one of those things… Pasta salad! What were you thinking it would be? OK, yes I am known to be a bit outspoken, enthusiastic, very honest and I like to have FUN, but today I am talking about PASTA SALAD!   Usually when I make pasta salad it is for a crowd. Last month I made it 3 times. A ginormous batch {Read More}

Fried Ice Cream …But it’s better, and it’s un-fried!

Who likes  fried ice cream? (raises hand) Me!  Today I am sharing one of my favorite desserts that I don’t seem to make often enough. This “better than fried, un-fried ice cream will make an awesome Cinco De Mayo treat, a wonderful Mothers day dessert, or its great in the summer or really any time of the year! If you like fried ice cream then I am almost certain you will love this recipe! I made over 200 servings of this for a banquet {Read More}

Pineapple Cream Cheese Dip …So Easy & YumMmy!

Bringing you another quick, easy, and absolutely YumMmy recipe today! { Pineapple Cream Cheese Dip } I LOVE this Pineapple Cream Cheese Dip for so many reasons. I’m gonna tell you why… It’s so versatile, it’s great for any occasion and it is good with anything! Literally. This is a great springtime dip yet would be a wonderful addition at any holiday gathering, parties, or just chilling at home with a great snack. Now, what it goes well with? Really, like {Read More}

Disneyland and Techmunch LA… What an Experience!

Every year I enjoy a week Week at Marriot Newport Coast Villas with my family. I look forward to this week every year! I recently returned from this fabulous week with another experience under my belt… Soooooo I not only enjoyed this: But, I also had another experience which I am sharing today! TECHmunch LA 2014 at Disneyland Resort This past month I had the opportunity to attend an amazing Food Blogging Conference, TECHmunch LA 2014  at Disneyland! I know, {Read More}

Salsa Recipe and Tags for your “Hottie”! {wink-wink}

Have I got one “hot” project for you today?!  Something for your “hottie”,  your “red hot lover” , or your “hot! hot! love!”.  DID I GET YOUR ATTENTION? OK, I’m talking about SALSA, What did you think? Something I’m very known for is my salsa. I went to a mini salsa making class over 20 years ago and I have taken that recipe and added my own special touch and a few changes and have been making it ever since. {Read More}

Hawaiian Haystacks –Thats whats for dinner!

Hawaiian Haystacks One of my favorite meals! Why do I love these so much? Because I put a lot of yummy fresh toppings on it! It’s easy to make and each person can personalize it to fit their own taste preference. Which reminds me of an experience I had a couple of years ago at a family reunion. My family was in charge of the evening meal and I decided to have Hawaiian Haystacks. I know most people choose different {Read More}

Layered Pumpkin Cream Pie and pie tags

  Todays post is all about pie! Yummy Pie!   I am excited to be teaming up with Laura from Pink Cake plate  today to share a couple of old favorite pie recipes of ours as well as some darling pie tags to label those pies for your occasion! I can’t wait to try Laura’s  “Toll House Pie”. Oh my gosh, it looks so good! Be sure to check it out on her blog HERE! Now… Get the senses going! {Read More}