Be More

  Photo Credit: Wisdom 4Winning Over these past couple weeks as we’ve transitioned back to the school routine and into yet another phase in this thing we call life, I’ve taken great notice in the responses of our kiddos. Our sweet ‘n sassy trailblazer (#3) started kindergarten this year and as …

Homemade Relish

With the garden in full swing and our kitchen counter looking like the produce aisle, I’ve been trying to bring purpose to every last veggie that has entered our home from our own garden or another’s! A couple weeks ago after making our first round of pickles this season, I …

Homemade Celery Salt

Who uses that? Anybody? Well, we have never but will be now. The other day I ran across those amazing Chicago Poppy Seed Buns and I instantly started reminiscing and craving the Chicago Style Dogs I always enjoyed at the ballpark when the Mr. coached in a collegiate summer league …

Marinated Pork Burgers

WOW … it’s been WAY TOO LONG!!! There’s nothing really outrageous or out of the norm about tonight’s post but I promised myself I was going to get back in the swing again since the summer is almost to an end {que the tears or the celebrations … I know …

Strawberry Topping

Strawberry Topping It’s the time of year for strawberries and ice cream! But the best part about this stuff  sauce topping {sure wished I could come up with something more fun for a name:) }, we’ve used it on our PBJs, waffles, Grammy Lou Lou pancakes (aka skinny pancakes … almost like …

Breathe

I missed last week and I was hoping to get something up on the blog tonight but the post I’ve been working on just isn’t ready, so it’s going to have to wait. But I can’t go another week without acknowledging an amazing feat we have been able to be …

Homemade Steak Seasoning

Steak seasoning was a great post for this week since I’ve been wanting to share my recipe for my cashew chicken and steak seasoning is my secret ingredient for the butter sauce I make to drizzle on top of our fresh steamed green beans and cashew chicken with rice.  The …

Homemade Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

I would love to sit here and small talk with y’all but this lady is beat and I can’t get to my bed quick enough … how many others are with me! 🙂 Three days into the week and I’ve been two 6 ballgames … eek! Busy but there’s really …

Marshmallow Fluff

Well, for the wife of a high school baseball coach and mother of 4 with 2 playing ball themselves, rain sometimes offers a much appreciated break in the evening schedule which is what today brought! I love spending nights at the ballpark watching one of my favorite past-times but it …

Jalapeno Bagels

I’ve already posted about making bagels from scratch, but I was in need of a chuckle this evening so decided to share the good and the bad 🙂 I made these for #1 when she was in 2nd grade and was able to make them again for #2 a few weeks …