Mom’s Squash Casserole

It's Easter Sunday...and COLD here in North Florida. Luckily it won't last long and we are back to 90 by Thursday. I am hosting Easter dinner for my family and one of the menu items is my mom's squash casserole. Yum! I have no idea where this recipe came from but it has to be… Continue reading Mom’s Squash Casserole

Strawberry Jam Season

We took the boys strawberry picking for the first time and it was amazing! It's sometimes difficult to find an activity that all of them can do together just because they are so spread out in age. We ended up with about ten pounds of these beauties. Now what? Logan and Riley LOVE strawberries but… Continue reading Strawberry Jam Season

Quiche on the Go

I am a lover of quiche for many reasons, but right now I'm especially loving the fact I am taking it to work with me! I'm trying to shed a few pounds and I'm also training for my first sprint triathlon; quiche is a great source of protein and I've made mine crustless (sad face)… Continue reading Quiche on the Go

Spiced Cupcakes with Apple Filling

I decided to get a little creative on my one cheat day. I wanted something sweet but with a an extra shot of wowzers! That lead me to make these delectable morsels of spice cake injected with apple pie filling and topped off with a cream cheese frosting and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Now I… Continue reading Spiced Cupcakes with Apple Filling

Hug-in-a-Mug Squash Soup

Okay, gentle reminder: I live in Florida. The sun is shining brightly and it is a beautiful day. However, baby, it's COLD outside. I know those of you that live up North are thinking I'm being a wimp. I don't care. We don't get a lot of cold weather here so when it does arrive… Continue reading Hug-in-a-Mug Squash Soup

Grandmother Grace’s Old Time Fudge

There are so many delicious recipes that pop up around the holidays that go into hibernation until the following December! With Valentines Day coming up, I'm just now getting to some of those recipes I didn't have time to make for last Christmas. This fudge recipe comes from my grandmother Grace. I can't tell you… Continue reading Grandmother Grace’s Old Time Fudge

BBQ Ribs with Mac and Cheese

Riley’s favorite thing that I cook is BBQ ribs.  I mean he LOVES them and eats them for dinner, lunch, dinner, lunch as long as they last so I always make two slabs.   Another of Riley’s favorites is, brace yourself, macaroni and cheese.  Shocking isn’t it?  Ha!  I don’t know a seven year old who… Continue reading BBQ Ribs with Mac and Cheese