crockpot sloppy joes 2

I love to cook and make meals for the family, but sometimes this can be challenging. We are either going in different directions or have more commitments than we have time. […]

growing sprouts 1

If you are looking for a really easy vegetable to grow, sprouts are a great choice. My favorite is traditional alfalfa. These are the kind that you can find in […]


I’ve been wanting to write about this fun birthday party idea for a sweet 16 for a few months now. Mo turned 16 (yes, I can hardly believe it!) back […]

giant butternut squash 2

My Dad came to visit us this Christmas and brought with him this GIANT Butternut Squash! Have you ever seen such a thing?!?! We just can’t get over how huge […]

tomato paste 3

I like to call tomato paste my secret ingredient because you can add it to just about any sauce to add richness without adding a super tomato flavor. When making […]


I wanted to share with you a tip I learned about how to store fresh herbs and make them last longer in the refrigerator. We all know how frustrating it is when […]