Mom’s Recipe for Oatmeal Cookies

Mom's Recipe for Oatmeal Cookies

Mike has been requesting oatmeal cookies for quite some time now. What better recipe to use than his own mother's? My mother-in-law had given me a bunch of her amazing recipes. I have finally started to put them to good use. Mom's Oatmeal Cookies Recipe Ingredients: 2 cups butter (4 sticks) 2 cups granulated sugar 2 cups brown sugar 4 eggs 2 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup water 4 … [Read more...]

18 Chicken Casserole Recipes

18 Chicken Casserole Recipes

A chicken casserole makes an excellent dinner all in one pan. Ever since I started using a Crock Pot, casserole recipes seem to have taken a back seat. This post is sponsored by Foodie.com. All opinions are my own. 18 Chicken Casserole Recipes Check out Chicken Casserole Recipes by Jennifer Soltys at Foodie.com It's winter, and we are all about the comfort foods. Warm, cheesy, carb-loaded … [Read more...]

One Pot Pepper Steak the Man Way

Pepper Steak the Man Way

Pepper steak. It's delicious. It's hot, hearty, and perfect for winter days. I've seen lots of different ways to prepare it, but today, I'm approaching in a way that anyone can do and that all men will appreciate. Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you pepper steak the man way. What is the Man Way Of course, the literal take on this would be "any way a man would do it". That's not so. The … [Read more...]

Oatmeal Pudding Cookies Recipe

Oatmeal Pudding Cookies Recipe

I found this oatmeal pudding cookies recipe in a magazine that I get monthly. Anything with instant pudding in the mix is usually delicious, so I had to give it a try. After doing a Google search, I also found the recipe here. I modified it slightly but didn't stray too far off from the original recipe. Mike got me a KitchenAid standing mixer for Christmas. That's what is causing my sudden … [Read more...]

Best Breaded Pork Chops Recipe

Best Breaded Pork Chops Recipe

Mike requests this breaded pork chops recipe at least once a week. My friend had given me this recipe a while back, and it's been a favorite since then. I am not sure where she originally got it, but it's too good not to share. Plus, it's super easy. Mike calls this the "best breaded pork chops ever with the special gravy." Well, {spoiler alert} the special gravy is Campbell's Cream of Mushroom … [Read more...]

Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe

Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe

Cookie dough truffles are a little too easy to make. Not sure if it's good that I know this, because they are also irresistible. Using my Cookie Doughlicious book that I received for review, I chose to make the cookie dough truffles. The truffles are good with any of the dough recipes, but I had just made snickerdoodle cookie dough. Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe After you have … [Read more...]

Snickerdoodle Edible Cookie Dough Recipe

Snickerdoodle Edible Cookie Dough Recipe

Raw cookie dough is the best part about making cookies if you ask me. As a child, I was always told that it was unsafe to eat too much raw cookie dough. Of course, I rebelled against this nonsense at every chance that I got. Pretty sure I never got sick from eating it, and I do believe it's a myth. But, just to be on the safe side, there are recipes out there for edible cookie batter. Dough you … [Read more...]

Smoosh Cookies Cookie Recipe

Smoosh Cookies Cookie Recipe

My mother-in-law gave me a cookie recipe for Smoosh Cookies. She suggested that it would be great for my nieces and nephews. Once I saw the ingredients, I decided it would be great for Mike and I. ;) Seeing how easy Smoosh Cookies are to make sealed the deal. All it is is two packages of cookie dough and a cream cheese mixture. Here is what you need. Smoosh Cookies Cookie … [Read more...]

Easy Breakfast Recipes for Hectic Mornings

Easy Breakfast Recipes for Hectic Mornings

Easy breakfast recipes are needed for hectic holiday mornings. We seem to get so caught up with shopping, meal planning, baking, and everything else to do with the holidays, that breakfasts can take a back seat. Easy breakfast recipes, or ones that can be prepared ahead of time, can be helpful this time of year. A lot of people have guests staying with them over the holidays. In that case, … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Dip Recipe and Kraft Foods Sweepstakes #CookingUpGood

Pumpkin Spice Dip #cookingupgood

Need some last minute recipes to add to your holiday menu? The Kraft Foods Hub is here to help. They have a selection of delicious and creative recipes, sure to please your guests. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. This Christmas we will be heading to my Aunt and Uncle's house. I have been asked to bring an appetizer, a side, and a dessert. I tend to go a little … [Read more...]

#WaysToWow $1000 Sweepstakes

#WaysToWow $1000 Sweepstakes

Photo Credit: BakerByNature Are you looking for Ways To Wow your holiday guests this season? Need quick holiday appetizers and easy holiday cookie recipes that will please but won’t keep you tied up in the kitchen? Discover inspiration for your holiday table on the Ways To Wow Pinterest Board! Speaking of inspiration, how would a $1000 Shopping Spree fit into your holiday plans? Enter the Ways … [Read more...]

16 Recipes for Oatmeal Cookies and Bars

16 Recipes for Oatmeal Cookies and Bars

Oatmeal cookies are one of my favorite kinds of cookies. Oatmeal is such a versatile product, and can be used in so many recipes. Of course, cookies and bars are my favorite. This post is sponsored by Foodie.com. All opinions are my own. 16 Recipes for Oatmeal Cookies and Bars Just the other day we were chatting about all the wonderful things to make with oatmeal. I decided to do a search on … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #GoNutsForNuts Twitter Party

RSVP for the #GoNutsForNuts Twitter Party

Photo Credit: Domestic Superhero Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about creative seasonal recipes and gifting ideas with Planter’s Nuts! On December 16, 2014 at 7:00pm ET, please join us for the #GoNutsForNuts Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing the new Planter's Seasonal Nuts and the best ways to share them, and giving you a chance to win … [Read more...]

Easy Dip Recipes for Appetizers

Easy Dip Recipes for Appetizers

Dip recipes can be very useful during the holiday season. It's easy to whip up some dip for an appetizer or even dessert. This post is sponsored by Foodie, but all opinions are my own. Creating collections on Foodie.com is easy and like bookmarking delicious recipes. I could spend hours on the site drooling over all the scrumptious looking pictures. Easy Dip Recipes for Appetizers Check out … [Read more...]

Mac and Cheese Pasta Side Dish Recipe

Mac and Cheese Pasta Side Dish Recipe

Mac and cheese squares are a great addition to any menu when you know you might have picky eaters at the table. I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central for the National Pasta Association. I received pasta samples and a stipend to facilitate the creation of pasta recipes as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. At most family gatherings you … [Read more...]

Turkey Lettuce Cups Recipe

Turkey Lettuce Cups Recipe

Turkey is delicious and seems to be underused. Ground turkey is a great substitute for ground beef and a delicious choice for many different recipes. I have made this recipe using turkey and pork. Both make a tasty and unique dinner that the whole family enjoys. Edible cups also allow for a creative presentation that is excellent for entertaining. Turkey Lettuce Cups Ingredients: 2 … [Read more...]

Zucchini and Vegetable Gratin Recipes

Zucchini and Vegetable Gratin Recipes

Zucchini is one veggie that people with gardens seem to have in abundance as the summer ends. While it's always nice to slice them and toss them in a salad, or make (yet another) ever enjoyable zucchini bread, I was looking to make something a bit more on the healthy side. And then it hit me - zucchini, tomato and potato gratin! Not only is it a great way to layer the flavors of some yummy veggies … [Read more...]

Spinach Lasagna Recipe with Chicken and Broccoli

Spinach Lasagna Recipe with Chicken and Broccoli

Spinach lasagna is a tasty way to get your family to eat this nutritious veggie. Everyone has family favorite meals. Mine rotate again and again, depending on how far back in my recipe file I can reach. Yesterday, I was searching for an old lasagna recipe I used to love to make for my family, and guess what? I found it! After looking at it, I found that I could tweak it a bit more by adding … [Read more...]

Easy Creamy Chipotle Onion Dip Recipe #TabascoHellmanns

Easy Creamy Chipotle Onion Dip Recipe #TabascoHellmanns

Dip is one thing that's easy to whip up. With only a few ingredients, you can be ready to serve an easy dip to guests in no time. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox, all opinions are my own. With game days and holidays coming up, it can be very helpful to have a few easy dip recipes up your sleeve! Easy Creamy Chipotle Onion Dip Recipe Ingredients: 1 cup Hellmann’s Real Mayonnaise 2 … [Read more...]

16 Halloween Cakes and Cupcakes Recipes

16 Halloween Cakes and Cupcakes Recipes

Halloween is almost here and so far I am seeing lots of treats and no tricks! In fact, sites like Foodie.com are just crawling with delicious treats for Halloween. This post is sponsored by Foodie. All opinions are my own. I decided to create a collection of Halloween cakes and cupcakes. My favorite part about the holiday is the treats! As always, I am in awe of the creativity that goes into … [Read more...]

Roasted Garlic and Parmesan Pasta Recipe #MC #PastaFits

Roasted Garlic and Parmesan Pasta Recipe #MC #PastaFits

Pasta is always a safe food to serve in this house. Especially now that the weather is cooling down. Comfort foods are back on the menu in full force. I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central for the National Pasta Association. I received pasta samples and a stipend to facilitate the creation of pasta recipes as well as a promotional item to thank me for my … [Read more...]

Beware of this Screamsicle Mini Milkshakes Recipe

Beware of this Screamsicle Mini Milkshakes Recipe

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of TruMoo. All opinions are 100% mine. Looking for a hauntingly delicious Halloween treat? There are so many possibilities using TruMoo. With all of their tasty flavors, you really can't go wrong. This was our first time trying the TruMoo Orange Scream flavor and it's frighteningly scrumptious! I bought some jelly jars with the intention … [Read more...]

Manwich Time is Any Time

Manwich Time is Any Time

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. We all know how hard it can be to get the kids out of high gear for meal time. One of my favorite quick and easy meals for my hectic lifestyle is Manwich. It's the perfect choice for Easy Weeknight Meals. I love Manwich Orginal for straight up sloppy joes. Manwich Bold is … [Read more...]

Turkey Cutlet Sandwiches Recipe

Turkey Cutlet Sandwiches Recipe

Turkey cutlet sandwiches are a great suggestion for dinner on busy school nights. They can be made relatively quickly and provide a flavorful, healthy meal that the whole family will enjoy. Turkey Cutlet Sandwiches with Lemon, Tomatoes, and Capers Recipe Ingredients 1, 1lb package turkey breasts 2 cups panko breadcrumbs 1/2 cup lemon juice (or juice from 1-2 fresh lemons) 2 T … [Read more...]

French Toast Breakfast Muffins Recipe

French Toast Breakfast Muffins Recipe

French toast in the form of a muffin. Does breakfast get tastier than that? What a delicious breakfast treat that you can bake ahead of time and serve to family or guests. These rich, yet light, muffins make for an excellent brunch dessert, as well. Ideal for the upcoming holidays or any time of year. French Toast Breakfast Muffins Recipe modified from allrecipes.com *recipe can be … [Read more...]

Frozen Yogurt Pops Recipe #MonkFruitInTheRaw #MC #Sponsored

Frozen Yogurt Pops Recipe #MonkFruitInTheRaw #MC #Sponsored

Frozen yogurt is one of my favorites. I love frozen treats and feel better when I make my own using yogurt and fruit. I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Monk Fruit In The Raw. I received product samples to facilitate my post as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Monk Fruit In The Raw is something I have used for a … [Read more...]

Pasta with Lemon-Basil Pesto Recipe #PastaFits #MC #sponsored

Pasta with Lemon-Basil Pesto Recipe #PastaFits #MC #sponsored

Pasta is a great comfort food. It's definitely one of my favorite meal options, especially now that the weather is cooling. I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central for the National Pasta Association. I received pasta samples and a stipend to facilitate the creation of pasta recipes as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. #PastaFits #MC … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Recipes for Perfect Pasta Dishes

Slow Cooker Recipes for Perfect Pasta Dishes

Slow cooker season is here and I am thrilled about it. Pasta recipes in the slow cooker just scream comfort food and make me ready for fall weather. This collection of slow cooker pasta recipes is sponsored by Foodie.com. All opinions are my own. Slow Cooker Recipes for Perfect Pasta Dishes Check out Slow Cooker Pasta Meals by Jennifer Soltys at Foodie.com Although we haven't closed down … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Poke Cake Brownies Recipe #CookingUpGood

Peanut Butter Poke Cake Brownies Recipe #CookingUpGood

Brownies are one of my favorite desserts. Peanut butter is also at the top of my list. So why not combine the two? Thanks to this sponsored post by Kraft and Lunchbox, I have created this delicious Peanut Butter Poke Cake Brownies recipe found on the Walmart website. The kids are back in school, the holidays are coming up, and pre-season football games are already in full swing, so it's … [Read more...]

Mason Jar Salads for Lunch Ideas

Mason Jar Salads and more by Julia Mirabella

Mason Jar Salads and more by Julia Mirabella is a colorful and lovely book containing 50 layered lunches to grab and go. I received a copy for review, but all opinions are my own. Mason jar meals are huge right now. People have gotten so creative with mason jars and they seem to be everywhere lately. This post also contains affiliate links. I made a delicious caesar salad from the book. It's … [Read more...]

Chocolate Tiramisu Recipe

Chocolate Tiramisu Recipe

In Italian, Tiramisu means "pick me up" and this dessert does just that. Made with plenty of espresso coffee and chocolate, this one will hit the spot with both your chocolate and coffee cravings. Delicious Italian custard called zabaglione is easier than you think to make, taking just a few minutes to whisk in a pan over water on the cooktop. Blended with mascarpone cheese, it is both fluffy and … [Read more...]

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Recipe

Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Recipe | Sweep Tight Blog

This Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Recipe Is A Great Weeknight Meal Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan The end of Summer is always a little bittersweet, isn't it? On 1 hand it's kind of a bummer. The weather gets yucky, days get shorter, time speeds up. But, on the other... Kids. They Go.Back.To.School! (that noise was me, clapping. Sorry, not sorry) That's where this Slow Cooker Chicken … [Read more...]

Kraft Great American Bacon Cheeseburger

cheeseburger lovers

Nothing beats a good cheeseburger hot off the grill. I just love BBQ season and trying new cheeseburger recipes. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox, but all opinions are my own. Grilling in our yard has to be one of our favorite things to do during the summer. Add some Brad Paisley tunes and we've got ourselves a mini-party! There's a lot going on this post. We have recipes to share with … [Read more...]

Spicy Mango Shrimp Recipe – Easy Seafood Dinner

Spicy Mango Shrimp Recipe | Sweep Tight Blog

Spicy Mango Shrimp Recipe - Easy Seafood Dinner This Spicy Mango Shrimp is the perfect quick and easy meal to make using all the fresh fruit and veggies that are ripe and in season! Sweet mango cools the spicy kick of the shrimp making each bite perfection. Serve over a bed of brown rice for a light dinner. Grab some fresh salad and have left-overs for lunch. An awesome no guilt meal anytime! … [Read more...]

12 Fruity Summer Dessert Recipes

12 Fruity Summer Dessert Recipes

I like summer desserts to be lighter and cooler due to the hot weather. It's also an excellent time to use seasonal fruits in your dessert recipes. This post is sponsored by Foodie.com but all opinions are my own. Foodie.com is an excellent source for recipes and to discover new creative foods. 12 Fruity Summer Dessert Recipes Check out Fruity Summer Desserts by Jennifer Soltys at … [Read more...]

Banana Cacao Smoothie with Silk Blends®

Banana Cacao Smoothie with Silk Blends®

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Silk. All opinions are 100% mine. Silk Blends® is the newest addition to the Silk® lineup. As you probably know by now, I just love my breakfast smoothies! I have one every morning, especially during hot summers. I like to experiment with ingredients and pack in lots of nutrients to power me throughout the day. I have been a … [Read more...]

Dreamy DIY Mini Ice Cream Bites #NaturesSleep

DIY Mini Ice Cream Bites

I am a 2014 Nature's Sleep Ambassador. I receive products to facilitate my reviews but all thoughts and opinions are my own. This month I am so excited to share this fun DIY Mini Ice Cream Bites recipe! It really is dreamy! Plus, you have a chance to enter the Ice Cream Pinterest Contest to win one of four Vitex Gel Memory Foam pillows from Nature's Sleep! My Two Favorite Things Sleeping in and … [Read more...]

Ice Cream Creations for Coffee Lovers

Ice Cream Creations for Coffee Lovers

Ice cream is my weakness in life. I can pass by cake and cookies with little restraint, but with ice cream I require supervision. I just cannot resist frozen treats of any kind. Add the scrumptious flavor of coffee and I am a real goner. This post is sponsored by Foodie, but all opinions are my own. Ice Cream Creations for Coffee Lovers Here's some coffee ice cream creations that I found while … [Read more...]

16 Cool Treats for Hot Summer Days

16 Cool Treats for Hot Summer Days

Cool treats are kinda my thing if you haven't figured that out by now. I am a huge fan of anything frozen, frosty and/or icy. This post is brought to you by Foodie, but all opinions are my own. 16 Cool Treats for Hot Summer Days Check out Cool Treats by Jennifer Soltys at Foodie.com While browsing Foodie.com, I was able to make a delicious collection of 16 cool treats to try on these hot … [Read more...]

Sparkling Raspberry Acai Punch Recipe for Girls’ Night In #GirlsNightIn

rasp-punch

Punch makes a great party drink and it's something that seems to have been overlooked as we have gotten older. This post is brought to you by Trop50 via Glam Media. All opinions are my own. My girlfriends and I try our hardest to have a girls' night in monthly. Life gets in the way quite often, but we definitely make a point to make time for each other. I have a solid group of friends that … [Read more...]

14 BBQ Recipes for Grilling Season

14 BBQ Recipes for Grilling Season

Our grill is fired up and it's officially BBQ season in this household. This post is sponsored by Foodie, but all opinions are my own. Warm weather makes me so happy for many different reasons. One of those reasons is BBQ food. Not only do I love it, but my husband is the one who does the grilling. This lets me off the hook for dinners several nights of the week! Need I say more? 14 BBQ Recipes … [Read more...]

Pancake Muffin Recipe Using Pumpkin #PumpkinCan

Pancake Muffin Recipe Using Pumpkin #PumpkinCan

This post brought to you by Libby's. All opinions are 100% mine. Pumpkin is an extremely versatile vegetable and should not be limited to only fall recipes. Sure, everyone loves pumpkin pie and other deliciously sweet pumpkin goodies around Thanksgiving, but what about the rest of the year? In this house you can find a Pumpkin Can in the cabinet all year round. Pumpkin is a superfood. … [Read more...]

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