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20+ Excellent Meatless Recipes for Lent!

Lent is almost here!  It’s the time of year that some Catholics start thinking of ideas for meals that are meatless.  And recipes that most of the family will enjoy.  Without feeling too deprived. Using pinterest, it’s clear that we’re blessed to live in a time where there are almost countless recipes out there that Read more


Fresh & Easy Pico de Gallo Recipe

Fresh pico de gallo in glass bowl with tortilla chips

Is there anything that sounds more tasty and fresh than a heaping bowl full of pico de gallo paired with some crunchy, salty tortilla chips? This is one of my FAVORITE snacks, especially in summertime with fresh produce from the garden, and I just had to share this simple pico de gallo recipe. It takes Read more


I’m a snack addict.  Sure, sugary is good sometimes.  But where my husband is more likely to eat a few scoops of ice cream at night, I’m more likely to go for something savory or salty.  That’s my bent. As my family has recently gone gluten-free, I’ve been doing more cooking of things that we Read more

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One taquito. Two taquito. Three taquito. Score! How do you spell taquito anyway?  I could’ve sworn it was tacquito (with a ‘c’), but Google says otherwise.  Weird. Just when you think you know how to spell something.  My name is still spelled J-A-Y-M-E, right?  Just checking. However they’re spelled, taquitos are yummy.  They’re one of Read more


Disclosure: Post contains affiliate links. All opinions are mine. Kids have gone back to school!  Which means, you made it mama!  You figured out a way to keep them fed during the summer – a hard task for me sometimes.  Now you just have to get a good rhythm of feeding them during the school Read more


How to Make Homemade Popcorn on the Stove

Over a year and a half ago now, I transitioned from a working-outside-the-home mom to a stay-at-home mom.  One of the biggest adjustments I had was snacks!  I hadn’t ever really thought of them before.  The babysitter or the daycare center had always taken care of it and it wasn’t even a blip on my Read more


Homemade Popcorn Balls!

Years ago (at least a couple of decades ago now), my grandma used to hand out homemade popcorn balls to Trick-or-Treaters on Halloween night.  She’d probably spend a good portion of her day making them.  She’d wrap them individually and include her name and address on them.  Most of her trick-or-treaters were from her neighborhood Read more


Easy Beer Bread Recipe – Only 5 Ingredients!

If you love homemade bread, but don’t love the kneading and waiting for it to rise, this easy beer bread recipe is for you. This classic beer bread recipe takes just a few minutes to prepare. Then pop it in the oven and you have a delicious loaf of homemade bread in less than an Read more