Fall Dinner Party Ideas


I’m totally drinking the fall Kool-Aid, you guys.  I can’t help myself.  I’m just so darn excited about the leaves exploding with color, crisp nights, Halloween (my favorite holiday EVER), and of course, all of the fun food items that come into season this time of year!  Even though I currently have no reason to…

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How to Make The Best Homemade Pizza


This is one amazing homemade pizza, you guys.  The secret to its magic is in the simple homemade sauce and outstanding crust.  It really is worth the extra effort – there is really nothing like a pizza from scratch using fresh ingredients.

An Anniversary, Chicken Salad, and Cute Corgis!


We just passed our 8th wedding anniversary, and we decided to spend it lounging outdoors at a local park with Dexter and Dewey.  It was a warm, sunny day, and since it was a weekday we had the park almost completely to ourselves.  We packed up a picnic, a blanket, our camp chairs, and our…

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Barbecue Chicken Chili


I’m definitely on a crock pot kick lately, and here’s another one I whipped up a week or so ago.  It was a big hit with the hubby!  I slightly adapted the original recipe from The Roasted Root .  I like that this meal doesn’t make a gigantic pot of food, so it’s the perfect size…

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Baked Chicken Nuggets with Sweet and Sour Sauce


Fried chicken may not be on the menu too often if you like to keep an eye on your calories, but you can get a pretty close substitute with this flavorful baked version.  Served with an easy homemade sweet ‘n sour sauce that’ll knock your socks off, even the pickiest eaters will have trouble resisting….

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