3-Ingredient Crostinis 2b

3-Ingredient Crostini Recipes

 These simple 3-Ingredient Crostinis come together quickly and are extremely versatile. Serve them as an appetizer, a snack, or even a meal!  Is there ever such a thing as too much food? If so, I’ve definitely been guilty of it. At parties or cookouts or family get togethers…..I’ve always tended to err on the side of… 

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Pineapple Guac 4

Pineapple Guacamole

 The BEST guacamole recipe with a delicious twist of pineapple! The perfect recipe for Mexican night, summer BBQ’s, or Cinco de Mayo! Just be sure to make a lot….it goes quickly! Mexican food – we love it! We probably eat it as a family at least once a week, and when it comes to eating… 

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Raspberry Basil Champagne Spritzer 1b

Raspberry Basil Champagne Spritzers

 Blush champagne combined with the delicious flavors of raspberry and basil in a sweet, refreshing summer cocktail that would be perfect for Mother’s Day!   As you may have gathered by now, I’ve got a thing for basil. And not because it’s trendy or fashionable or on the latest list of superfoods (which it’s not)…..but because… 

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Strawberry Colada Kabobs 5

Strawberry Colada Kabobs

 Fresh strawberry and pineapple kabobs drizzled with white chocolate and sprinkled with toasted coconut. A light and delicious summer treat that is reminiscent of a strawberry colada!  As you may know, one of my favorite things in life is eating out. I know that may sound silly…..or like a bit of an exaggeration…..but I really… 

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Mushroom Stout Grilled Cheese 5b

Mushroom Bacon Stout Grilled Cheese

 Perfectly grilled sourdough bread, loaded with Guiness-glazed mushrooms, vidalia onions, bacon, and Dubliner with Irish Stout. A grilled cheese sandwich that puts all other sandwiches to shame!  We’ve gone through a lot of phases around here. The accessories phase. The high pony phase. The too-small clothes phase. The mac & cheese phase. It seems like just… 

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Panasonic 7

Creating Lasting Connections with Panasonic HomeTeam™

 Creating lasting connections with loved ones with Panasonic HomeTeam™, which makes it easy to have conversations, read books, and even play games with friends and relatives who are far away… all from the convenience of a tablet or computer!  I never really understood the power of a relationship between grandparents and grandchildren until I had my… 

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Chinet 1b

Lemon Basil Mimosas and Mommy Time with Chinet® Cut Crystal® Tableware – PLUS Giveaway!

Entertaining with Chinet® Cut Crystal® Tableware and delicious Lemon Basil Mimosas. Perfect for “mommy time” or anytime you’re looking for elegance without all the fuss!  Well, it’s officially 4 years since we moved into the house we currently call home – our Lemon Tree Dwelling, if you will. It has been a labor of love, and while… 

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Berry Brie Pizza 3b

Berry Brie Pizza

 3 kinds of berries, bubbly baked brie, and honey balsamic vinegar on a flaky puff pastry crust. The BEST twist on pizza!  I’m not really big on regrets. I’d rather believe that everything happens for a reason, that the experiences we’ve had in the past bring us to where we are today, that we learn from… 

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Tropical Shrimp Lettuce Wraps 3b

Tropical Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyPicknSave #CollectiveBias Bright, fresh Tropical Shrimp Lettuce Wraps combine the crunch and flavor of fresh fruits and veggies with the protein power of shrimp with the sweet tang of honey lime soyaki sauce. A deliciously light, refreshing summer meal!  If there’s… 

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Amazon Giveaway

$400 Amazon Giveaway!

Happy Sunday, friends! I hope you’re having a fabulous weekend. Ours has been spent packing in last minute fun….because today is our last day of spring break! Before it ends, I wanted to bring some of the fun over here and offer you the chance to win a little cash. $400 to be exact! Just enter… 

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Strawberry Oreo Truffles 6d

Strawberry Shortcake Oreo Truffles

 Golden Oreo Truffles made with strawberry cream cheese and dipped in red candy coating to look like real strawberries! A fun and delicious summer treat!  Have you ever watched Supernanny? You know…..the show where the British nanny drops in on the out-of-control family, whips them into shape, and totally saves the day? It’s funny….I’m pretty sure I watched… 

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Open Face Ham & Cheese Melts 1b

Open Face Ham & Cheese Melts

 Open-face ham & cheese melts topped with fresh pineapple salsa, crispy bacon, and jalapenos. It’s ham and pineapple with a kick! I’m not exactly sure how it happened, or why it happened, or when it happened….but somewhere along the line, we became water park people.  And by water park people, I mean that we started frequenting… 

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2 Sauder 3c

A Kitchen Mini-Makeover with Sauder

Affordable style and a kitchen mini-makeover with Sauder furniture! Happy 4 year housiversary to me! That’s right…..it’s officially been four years since we moved into our Lemon Tree Dwelling. And let’s just say a LOT has changed since then. Our family has grown by two, we’ve taken on two new jobs, we’ve given up two pets,… 

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