Amazing Fried Chicken


I love fried foods and so does my family! I try to have us eat somewhat healthy, but I am by no means a health nut. Most days I am pretty satisfied if I can get the girls to eat a fruit and vegetable with their meals. At the store a few weeks ago I […]

Homemade Salted Caramels

We made homemade caramels and took some to the ladies at the library.

At the end of last month I shared, as part of New Things November,  that I wanted to try making Salted Caramel Candies that I found a recipe for on The pictures of the caramels looked so good that I couldn’t get them out of my head. Well, I was in a hurry to […]

Make Ahead Thanksgiving Day Mashed Potatoes


I loved mashed potatoes. Real mashed potatoes. Growing up my family always made real mashed potatoes when we had them for a holiday or meal. They were creamy and buttery and wonderful! My in-laws usually made fake potatoes, which took me a little bit of time to get used to. The taste and texture just […]

School Lunch Pizza Roll-Ups


As I have shared before, it is very easy for me to get in a routine of serving the same dinners over and over again. While I have been purposefully trying new recipes lately to give my family some variety, I realized the other day that the lunches I was sending with the girls were […]

Pizza Dough Recipe

I love big thick crust pizza!

In my effort to change up our family meals we had pizza, which if you know our family that isn’t much of a change. BUT we homemade our pizza, which is a change for us. To be honest, I have made pizza in the past, but my pizza dough recipe left a lot to be […]