Make-Ahead Breakfast: Egg White & Veggie Bake

Mornings always tend to be a bit hectic around here… and sometimes I accidentally miss breakfast.  I’ve learned that having something ready and waiting in the fridge is just what I need to help make breakfast time easier. This egg white and veggie bake is the perfect make-ahead breakfast AND it is an easy, delicious and healthy way …

Why I Am Homeschooling

Enjoy Today: Why I Am Homeschooling

You may or may not have noticed that I took a few weeks off from blogging. I was still cooking, baking, and working on a few DIY projects, but I was also planning, organizing, cleaning, and preparing for the upcoming homeschool year. And I think – or I should say …

Easy Focaccia with Caramelized Red Onions & Feta

Easy Focaccia with Caramelized Red Onions & Feta

One of my favorite breads of all times is focaccia. And that’s saying a lot because I love bread. Focaccia can be enjoyed as a simple, herby bread topped with rosemary, salt and olive oil. And it’s delicious with lots of other toppings including my two favorites: chopped olives and caramelized red onions and …

Baby Spinach, Cherry Tomato, & Chicken Pasta Salad

Baby Spinach & Cherry Tomato Pasta Salad with Grilled Chicken

I am just guessing, but I think I could probably write a list of 222 recipes using grilled or rotisserie chicken. Give or take. Some of my favorite grilled chicken recipes involve pasta or salad. And my most favorite recipes – involve pasta and salad So grill up some chicken (or grab a rotisserie …

Get rid of some coffee cups.

How many coffee cups is too many?

The last few months, I have been on a pretty serious decluttering mission.  I’ve cleared out over 30 bags and boxes full of stuff, made 13 trips to Goodwill and the local battered women’s shelter, and sold over $300 worth of stuff on Facebook Yard Sales, thredUP and Poshmark. And I’m …

Cookies & Cream Rice Krispy Treat

Cookies & Cream Rice Krispy Treats !

Creme Brûlée. Tiramisu. Dark Chocolate Truffles. Mmm… dessert! I love it all. I would never turn it down. But you know what I love even more than fancy or gourmet treats – kid desserts! You know what I mean… No Bakes. S’mores. Rice Krispy Treats. But oh man, I don’t know …

Weekly Menu for July 6

Weekly Menu for July 6

Need some meal ideas for your week? Well then look no further:) Because today is…. And I must say, I am really excited about a new recipe I’m trying this week – Chicken Club Lettuce Wraps. Bacon, Avocado, Tomato, Chicken & more are wrapped up in crisp romaine leaves and topped with …

homemade dry shampoo for dark hair

There was a time not so long ago when I would shower every morning then wash, blow dry and spend over 20 minutes just curling my hair. Three little boys later, I barely have time to shower every morning – but an extra 45 minutes to blow dry and style my …

homemade eucalyptus

homemade eucalyptus carpet freshener

We have an unspoken “take your shoes off at the door” rule at our house. Mostly because I have little boys who lounge, play and wrestle on the floor ALL. THE. TIME. And I hate the thought of them getting up close and personal with a germ-filled rug. But since this is an unspoken rule, not all …