Friends are like socks…

Friends are like socks…

As a parent, one of the hardest things to watch our children struggle with is making (and keeping) good friends. Especially as they get older and drama increases and hurt feelings become harder to overlook. My daughter recently had a situation where she felt betrayed...

Empowering the boys & men in our lives

Women’s empowerment is a hot topic these days, and for good reason.  But as a mom and wife I have noticed that resources aimed at empowering the men & boys in our lives are much less frequent, yet I believe no less important.  I believe that the men & boys in...

Mixed Berry French Toast – making breakfast easy!

This recipe for Mixed Berry French Toast is a make-ahead meal wonder!  It’s perfect for Christmas morning, or really any day that you want to just wake & bake up something yummy without having to mess with the prep 😉 . Just get everything ready the night...

Shepherd’s Pie

The recipe I’m sharing today is a family favorite and is perfect for cooler weather, and when you want an all-in-one meal.  It has great flavor and is something we all really enjoy.  It takes a little bit to make, but can also be made in advance and heated later...

Teriyaki Chicken (Freezer meal)

Recently my hubby wasn’t feeling great and requested chicken soup, so I bought a family size package of Chicken Thighs and used about half the package for that – since I had already planned my menu and didn’t need the remaining chicken for the week I...

Pesto Ranch Chicken Thighs

Hey there! I get A LOT of requests for meals in the crock-pot so I wanted to share another of our family’s go-to standby recipes for Pesto Ranch Chicken Thighs from Jenny at Picky Palate. To be perfectly honest I have mixed feelings about using the seasoning...

Sweet & Tangy Pot Roast plus French Dip Sandwiches

Hi there 🙂 Earlier in the week I talked about “meal morphing” in my FB group and these recipes are an awesome example of this – plus, as a bonus the first one can use the crock-pot! Both recipes come from Robin Miller and can be found in her cookbook...