One Pot Chinese Chicken Recipe

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Hey all! It is Derby week here in the bluegrass…and the sun is going to shine the ENTIRE week! Can I get a whoop whoop!!?? I have missed you sunshine:) We don’t have any big plans…other than to watch the races and eat/drink. Our neighborhood will be all a buzz…so we will most likely be spending a lot of time on the front porch:) I wanted to share … [Read more...]

Soft Pretzel dip snack bar

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Hey yall....hope you are having a productive week. I have been getting my creative juices out....I listed a few new things in my etsy shop. Go take a peek today....they are perfect for teacher gifts or Mother's day:) I spent a lot of my childhood in a suburb of Philadelphia. Both of my parents and grandparents were born in Philadelphia as was my … [Read more...]

Derby Pie Cookie Bar Recipe

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Hey yall! Hope you had a great weekend. We had glorious weather...so we made the best of it and did some gardening and cleaned out the garage. Nice to get some things done:) I am getting ready to go through some of the creative ideas that were linked up last week. I will share some favorites tomorrow. This time of year in the Bluegrass all we … [Read more...]

Salted Caramel Iced Latte

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Hey yall! Friday!!! Whooot!! We have big plans to clean out our garage this weekend....now don't be gettin jealous now.....Hopefully with a little fun sprinkled in there too:) I am so pumped about today's post....so let's get to it! My friends at NespressoUSA recently sent me this fabulous care package full of Nespresso goodies including their … [Read more...]

Baked Fajita Recipe

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Took Stella to the dog park on Monday. Apparently there is a whole group that meets at our neighborhood dog park at 4:00 everyday. Who knew? Did we miss the invite? Or maybe they just know Stella is a little cray cray.. #wordgetsaround. Stella had thought she won some big prize….romping and wrestling with all these dogs….her complete joy. While I … [Read more...]

Kentucky Hot Brown Baked Sandwiches (Derby Party Food)

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I am a brand ambassador for the NFRA (National Frozen and Refrigeration Association) & a member of the Cool Food Panel. I have been compensated for my time spent writing this post. All opinions, photos, and thoughts are 100% mine own. I've lived in Louisville since 1995 and I have yet to have a Kentucky hot brown from the Brown hotel where it … [Read more...]

Krispie Treat Layer Cake (easy Easter Dessert)

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My it was wonderful to see the sun yesterday! Everyone was out walking as if were summertime! It felt so good to get out! We have projecting lately and I have a few things that are almost ready to show you....now I just have to get my pics together and write about it:) Hopefully this week I'll be sharing a few:) I am thinking our last wave of … [Read more...]

Pasta Soup with sausage

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Thanks for all the love for the Charity Home Playhouse project. I sure did have a blast and I hope to participate again next year:) We had a great weekend of absolutely nothing….Friday was spent with my 70 lb. lap dog on my chest….huddled by a warm fire. Saturday hubs and I had a great date night…and watched the first of season 3 House of Cards….a … [Read more...]

Mini Coffee Cake Recipe (Starbucks knock off)

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My bub’s is a freshman in high school. His classes every Wednesday start an hour later….. I don’t know why….but I know that I have loved having one more hour to start my day with him every week. We have gone to breakfast….stopped for coffee…and it is a hour that we can talk without any interruptions. You know teenage boys…they don’t just pour out … [Read more...]

Raspberry Crème Protein Smoothie

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of V8 Protein for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Breakfast needs to be quick, painless, grab and go and good. My friends at V8 wanted me to share with you some new breakfast products that have just hit your grocery shelves. These new protein shakes and breakfast bars are great tasting on their … [Read more...]