Easy Baked Ziti

Last night’s dinner turned out so well that I decided to share the recipe with my readers! Baked ziti is a new recipe for me, but was surprisingly easy. Even easier than lasagna. For me pretty much any kind of pasta is enjoyable, but especially it involves three cheese, spinach, and meat sauce. Check outContinue reading “Easy Baked Ziti”

Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Pasta

Usually come the middle of the week, all of my motivation to cook in depth, multi-course dinners has run out, and I go for quick and easy one pot recipes. This cheesy chicken and broccoli pasta is the perfect dinner, and makes great leftovers for the next day! The recipe calls for shells, but IContinue reading “Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Pasta”

Quick and Healthy Zucchini Bread

Make this quick and healthy zucchini bread for Saturday morning brunch, or as an easy snack to get you through a hectic week. The recipe below made two standard sized loaves. I froze one to keep it fresh until we were ready for it, which was only a matter of a few days since weContinue reading “Quick and Healthy Zucchini Bread”

Crock Pot Chicken Fajitas and Rice

One of my goals for the blog this year is to start sharing more “everyday” stuff that goes on such as dinners, projects, etc., instead of just planned out blog-specific posts. I think the great thing about the blogging community is that you get a feel for other peoples’ lifestyles. Unfortunately, it has become moreContinue reading “Crock Pot Chicken Fajitas and Rice”

Our (Budget Friendly) Summer Soiree

One of my favorite things to do is celebrate. Birthdays, holidays (yes, even the random social media-generated ones as you can see here and here), seasons, and accomplishments are all recognized in some way that usually involves pretty decorations and dessert. My favorite line of budget friendly party supplies can be found at Target. TheirContinue reading “Our (Budget Friendly) Summer Soiree”

Turkey Minestrone

Though it is officially spring, we are still experiencing winter weather here in Ohio, making hot comfort food taste best! I made this delicious turkey minestrone for dinner a few nights ago when it was snowing and chilly. With essentially two ingredients, it could not get any easier. I used Bear Creek Minestrone Soup MixContinue reading “Turkey Minestrone”

How To Plan For The Holidays (Without Losing Your Mind) Part II – Non Traditional Meals

Here is part II of my four part holiday guide. Last week, we covered gift buying, and this week I have put together a conglomeration of non-traditional holiday meals. Most people consider turkey, mash potatoes, stuffing, and pumpkin pie to be an annual staple. For those of us who do not, there are other options.Continue reading “How To Plan For The Holidays (Without Losing Your Mind) Part II – Non Traditional Meals”

Hearty Chicken Noodle Soup

Cold season is inevitable. Between kids, holiday travels, and sneezy coworkers, you know you are bound to get at least one. When I am sick, I try to use that time to slow down, catch up on Netflix, and eat large amounts of soup. Yet one can only take so much salty canned soup withContinue reading “Hearty Chicken Noodle Soup”