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I’m not gonna lie.  This is a tough post to write.  For two reasons: This recipe isn’t my favorite.  This is one of those recipes that I make because I love my husband.  He ADORES it. Pork tenderloins are kind of hard to photograph.  I mean – showing raw meat covered in a marinade isn’t Read more

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When my in laws come up to visit for the day, they often treat us to lunch or dinner.  One of our favorite things to eat are chicken wings from Buffalo Wild Wings.  They don’t have one in their city and they just really enjoy it.  And we really enjoy it.  And our boys really Read more


Slow Cooker Chili (Freezer Friendly!)

Ahhh…chili.  Such fond memories of it. Football season is drawing to a close.  High school football is done.  College football is done.  The NFL is in playoffs.  I don’t know why I associate football and chili together.  I have images in my head of big football parties and a whole vat of chili on the Read more


Freezer Friendly Breakfast Sausage Egg Cups

Breakfast is usually the same few things around our house: usually bagels, cereal, or pancakes.  (God bless my husband for being our own Pancake Man on Saturdays!)  But every once in a while, I like to serve something different.  On birthdays.  Or holidays.  Or vacation days.  When there’s something out of the ordinary going on Read more


How to Make Moist Oatmeal Raisin Cookies!

I no longer have a 3-year-old.  My 2nd son, Stephen, just turned 4!  I think he had a good birthday and liked most of his gifts, but I was a little worried as his list of gifts that he wanted was a little hard to come by.  He’d been talking about his birthday for at Read more

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Kitchen Hack (noun):  Refers to a shortcut found in the kitchen.  A tip or a technique that makes one’s life easier, specifically when it comes to organizing or preparing a meal. It’s no secret that I like having the ability to pull together meals quickly.  Some people love having complete meals in the freezer.  That’s awesome, but Read more


20+ Favorite Freezer Dinners!

Freezer meals are a gift you give yourself!  Whether we’re a working mom, a stay-at-home mom, a grandpa, a dad, or a babysitter, we’ve all been at the point where we’ve wondered “What’s for dinner?”  And we’ve all had a sense of relief as we’ve pulled out a meal from the freezer.  Maybe that’s just Read more


I love me some Italian food.   There used to be a restaurant in Omaha named Grisanti’s and I adored that place!  I used to work in the office park right behind there and we’d often zip over for lunch.  I ate there for my 16th birthday party.  I often chose it whenever I got Read more


Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

Bananas.  Bananas.  We go bananas for bananas in our house! We usually eat them right away, but sometimes they get too ripe for my liking.  Okay, fine, sometimes I let them get too ripe just so that I can bake with them.  One of my favorite things to make with over-ripe bananas (besides banana bread) Read more