Crock Pot RumChata Banana Bread

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Do you know RumChata? If not, say helllllooo. I love me some RumChata. It's a creamy liqueur made with Caribbean rum, cream, cinnamon, vanilla … [Continue reading]

Crock Pot Bacon Cheddar Potatoes

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I love a crock pot dish that I can start in the morning and can truly cook ALL DAY. Lots of my favorite slow-cooked meals involve chicken breast, … [Continue reading]

After-School Snacks Video (starring my hoodlums)

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Do you guys have a snack drawer? Snack cabinet? Snack bin? Ours is a drawer -- two drawers actually -- filled with nuts, applesauce, fruit … [Continue reading]

Crock Pot Chicken Philly Sandwiches

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Welcome back to this edition of Crock Pot Month. Every January I do a month's worth of Crock Pot recipes because it's the time of year I crave warm … [Continue reading]

Crock Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip

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Things I know about the Super Bowl: 1. It is on a Sunday. 2. Katy Perry is singing. (Not lip-syncing, yo) 3. A 30-second commercial slot runs … [Continue reading]

Crock Pot Sweet and Sour Meatballs

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This is one of the first dishes I remember making as a "married" girl. Jeff is a hard guy to please in the food department. I should have known when, … [Continue reading]

Crock Pot Mexican Chicken Chili

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Have you noticed a theme for this month yet? Yep, it's all about the Crock Pot in January, folks. I just can't think of a better month for a … [Continue reading]

Crock Pot Monkey Bread

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I love me some ooey-gooey, fresh-out-of-the-oven monkey bread. It's been a staple in my house since I was a little girl. In fact, my sisters and I … [Continue reading]

Our Holiday Menu 2014


I'm hosting Christmas this year, which I LOVE to do. I love to cook anyway, but it is so much easier to have Christmas here so we don't have to lug … [Continue reading]

Holiday Cookie Countdown: Peppermint Pillows

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What the what? How is this Day 12 already? Is it just me or did this series go way too fast? I could seriously do it all year long (though my … [Continue reading]