• Creamy & Cheesy Italian Sausage Pasta

    This recipe reminds me of a Hamburger Helper but it is better in every way. The sausage is a good change from the standard ground hamburger/turkey/chicken and the bell peppers give it a different flair. It’s visually appealing (in case you are making it for company) and the taste is out of the world! Plus,… Read more »

  • Creamy Chicken Pasta Casserole

    This is one of those recipes that if you get crafty you can make it without using a million pots and pans. I pre-cooked my chicken in the same casserole dish that I later baked the casserole in. I also used the pot I used to boil the water to mix the mixture up while… Read more »

  • Easy Upcycled Receiving Blanket Quilt

    I’m going to preface this with saying that the reason I list the receiving blankets as “officially” 30 x 30 is because we all know how much they shrink after repeated usage and they often aren’t perfectly square. I sized the pieces to allow for some variation so you shouldn’t come up short handed! Another… Read more »

  • Porcupine Balls

    These were always one of my favorites growing up and they are a family favorite at our house now. The recipe is super easy but results in a very hearty meal with minimal effort that will leave everyone cleaning their plate. Plus, if you have kids that love to help in the kitchen they will… Read more »

  • Baked Ground Beef Taquitos

    Taquitos are one of those insanely awesome easy finger foods that have the ability to be extremely versatile or super simple. They can be served as an appetizer, side dish, or main course depending on your need (and quantity). I love being able to make these at home instead of buying a box of frozen… Read more »

  • Baked Green Bean Fries

    This recipe is another good example of sneaking in some green veggies. Well, maybe “sneaking” is an inappropriate term on this recipe because it is still very obvious that you are eating a vegetable. However, they are very scrumptious and may entice those picky eaters to give green beans another try! Bonus points that they… Read more »