Monthly Archives: March 2016

Easter Dinner “Pioneer Woman” Style

The Menu:      Baked Glazed Ham     Creamy Mashed Potatoes     Roasted  Green Beans     Deviled Eggs     Drop Biscuits     Zesty Fruit Salad w/ Orange Vanilla Syrup     Lemon/Lime Poundcake So let’s start at the beginning of my cooking … Continue reading

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Strawberry Granola Pancakes, Chinese food and Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

I’ve  got a lot to catch up on…..      1)Strawberry Granola Pancakes I made these this past Saturday. They were great! But not my favorite pancakes ever.  I think with homemade granola like the Pioneer Woman made, they would be … Continue reading

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The Cutest Curtains Ever

OMG! I am so excited about the curtains I made (or put together) in less than 30 minutes. They turned out better than I had hoped. Super easy and I spent under $8 to make them. So the picture doesn’t … Continue reading

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Creamy Comfort Food

Creamy Alfredo with Veggies.  After an extremely stressful day at work, it is good to come home to a simple but delicious recipe.  Of course this Alfredo sauce recipe comes from the Pioneer Woman. I just put it over linguini … Continue reading

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Dogs and puppies and puppies, oh my!

I can’t help it! I just love dogs!  They are just the sweetest creatures on the planet and I’m convinced that God put them here just for therapy purposes for us. When you’ve had a bad day…Who listens to you … Continue reading

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The Importance of Early Childhood Education

As I participated in a Directors’ Forum yesterday to share information on the struggles and successes of area childcare center directors, I felt compelled to share this experience in some fashion with the world through my blog. First, let me … Continue reading

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No-bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal cookies

…Or more affectionately called- Boiled Cookies. That’s what I grew up hearing my mother call them. No matter what you call them  they are great for 3 reasons:  1) they are delicious, 2) they are so simple to make & … Continue reading

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One Potato, Two Potato, Three Potato, 40?

Just put me in the army now.  I had a taste of what cooking for an army must be like yesterday.  Every month at our school, we have a staff meeting for about an hour after we close the center … Continue reading

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Packing 101

Sore shoulders, stiff back, muscle aches galore…that’s what happens when you pack things for moving.  I’ve spent my day helping a friend pack.  There really is a science to it if you want organization and everything to arrive at its … Continue reading

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Chicken Bowls

A little over a year ago, while strolling around the fairgrounds on a beautiful evening in October, my husband and I stumbled upon an unusual food truck. Of course, there were the usual elephant ear, turkey leg, nacho serving ones … Continue reading

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