Real Movies – Cinderella

Cinderella Review |

My daughter was out of school today for parent teacher conferences, so we decided to to see the new version of Cinderella from Disney. We also invited my mother-in-law too, who was in town for the weekend. I like that Disney has been taking traditional classic Disney animationĀ films and turning them into live action live... Read More

Flashback Friday – Hot Caramel Apple Cider

Hot Caramel Apple Cider |

So what has the weather been like in your neck of the woods? I know it has kind of been crazy this year all over the states! So I know it is almost officially spring, but I know many areas are still experiencing winter. It has actually be a record warm winter here. I can... Read More

Cherry Coke Carnitas

Cherry Coke Carnitas |

Did you know that carbonated drinks are a great meat tenderizer? Yep, an acid is needed to tenderize. A lot of times this is done with citrus juice, but soda also has acid content. You get another bonus when using soda with meat. Not only does it tenderize the meat but it also adds flavor.... Read More

Grilled Mexican Panini

Grilled Mexican Panini |

So, a while ago we got a deal on some new furniture for my front room. What I had was in my front room was this lovely plaid sofa and love seat we purchased when we moved into our home 18 years ago. The furniture had been originally used in our family, but when we... Read More

Pot Roast in a Crock Pot

Pot Roast In A Crock Pot |

My favorite to make a pot roast in in the crock pot. The slow cooking process helps make the roast so tender. Here is another tasty way to cook that fabulous pot roast in a slow cooker! This one does include veggies so it really can be a great all in one meal. This is... Read More

Real Reads – The Lake

the lake

So I love to read but as a busy mom, I don’t always have the time to sit down with a good book. There are 3 times though that I can usually find the time. 1. When I go on a trip – whether I am traveling for work or for fun, you can usually... Read More

Flashback Friday – Buttermilk Waffles

Buttermilk Waffles |

I have about a handful of go-to waffle recipes and today’s flashback happens to be one of them. This is a recipe for a great make from scratch buttermilk waffle. Everyone needs a recipe for a good buttermilk waffle, so add this recipe to your file if you haven’t already! Buttermilk Waffles

Taco Bean Dip

Taco Bean Dip |

Today’s recipe is one from my childhood. My mom got the recipe from a friend and it is one that I remember really enjoying. My mom didn’t make it often but when she did it was a treat. I remember mainly having it at family parties. Each year we would have a progressive dinner with... Read More

Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Perfect Mashed Potatoes |

Mashed potatoes are a side that compliment many main dishes so well. There are a favorite of mine and today I have the perfect version to make! You can use any potato to make them, but I used Yukon Gold. I love how they have a buttery flavor to them and they also have a... Read More

Hamburger Steak with Gravy

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Are you tired of your usual go to dishes that you make with hamburger? Well, I have a great new recipe for ya today. You create a mixture similar to meatloaf that then gets shaped into a patty to make the steak. After cooking the steaks, you then add a few ingredients to make a... Read More