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Southwest Egg Puff |

Flashback Friday – Southwest Egg Puff

December 19, 2014 6:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you love eggs for your breakfast and love them with cheese, then this dish is for you. It is a nice protein packed dish that incorporates eggs, cottage cheese and Monterrey Jack cheese. I recently discovered that your can get more grams of protein in 8 oz of low-fat cottage cheese (27g) than in 6... Read More

Beefy Chalupas |

Beefy Chalupas

December 18, 2014 7:20 am Published by 1 Comment

Tacos are a great go-to dinner when life gets crazy, especially now as we get closer to Christmas. Tacos tend to be a menu staple at our house, but it is always fun the change up the ordinary. This version gets a nice and thick taco shell made from biscuit dough. Then it gets filled... Read More

Simple Rice Pilaf

December 17, 2014 6:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Making your own rice pilaf is not that much harder than opening a box of rice pilaf. You only need a few ingredients, and they are ones that you probably have on hand. The only ingredient you my not have is orzo pasta. However, if you like this recipe, you’ll want to keep it on... Read More

Paprika Parmesan Chicken |

Paprika Parmesan Chicken

December 16, 2014 6:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Looking for a simple dinner? Want a dish to serve guests that doesn’t take a lot of work? Well, I have the answer to those questions for you all today. I have a simple breaded chicken for you. It only takes 5 ingredients to make it but the paprika and parmesan is where the favor... Read More

Real Mom Kitchen Gift Guide 2014 |

2014 Gift Guide

December 15, 2014 6:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Only 9 Christmas Shopping Days left! For those of you still trying to get your Christmas shopping done this week, I have put together and awesome gift guide for those people that are on your list that you still are stumped with at what to get them. First is a gift great for any woman... Read More

farbarware set

Farberware 12 Piece Set Giveaway

December 14, 2014 7:00 am Published by 50 Comments

This year, I have teamed up with Teflon® brand to “Seasons to Celebrate”. From now until December 18, Teflon® brand has teamed with Farberware® to focus on quick and easy holiday entertaining. They have been sharing themed weeks that include fun family-friendly and easy ways to celebrate the holidays. I shared an Easy Shells and Cheese recipe during their Potluck Party... Read More

Stitch Fix 18 necklace

Stitch Fix #18

December 13, 2014 7:43 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Today, I am going to show you all what I got in my latest shipment from Stitch Fix. I must admit, I look forward to seeing what is sent each time. First was a MARKET AND SPRUCE Pegah Striped Long Sleeve Shirt for $34. I love the price but not the shirt. It looked like... Read More

Pistachio Salad |

Flashback Friday – Pistachio Salad

December 12, 2014 6:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Today we are flashin’ back to a classic that works well for this time of year – pistachio salad. The green color makes it fun for Christmas. It is one of my husband’s favorites. I love pistachios and like to mix in some additional before serving. Pistachio Salad

Quick Chicken Enchiladas |

Quick Chicken Enchiladas

December 11, 2014 6:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

This time of year tends to get so crazy.  With all the holiday events going on and Christmas preparations, it can be hard to get dinner on the table. This time it is especially good to have a well stocked “cantry”. I love to rely on mine to help dinner come together in a flash.... Read More

Reindeer decoration or gift | #SmartfoodDIY

Reindeer Decoration/Gift & Frito-Lay #SmartfoodDIY Challenge

December 10, 2014 6:15 am Published by 1 Comment

SMARTFOOD® popcorn and the holidays go hand-in-hand. Add a little sweetness to the season with a fun SMARTFOOD popcorn project that’s delicious, too! I love to snack on SMARTFOOD popcorn when I’m getting things ready and putting decorations around the house. But this year, I also started to play around with fun decorations that I can make... Read More