Caprese Crostini

Be sure to add this recipe to your list of snack ideas!!! I have a handful of different recipes that use the same simple, fresh ingredients… I swear there are endless ways to manipulate tomato, basil, and mozzarella and I will never tire of it!  I grow basil and cherry tomatoes so when I’m looking…

Bloody Marys

There’s nothing too special about this post or mixing up this comfort cocktail, except to share my love of Bloody Marys AND to let you know about the best Bloody Mary mix…as well as to talk about the wonder of the Bloody Mary garnish. : ) We LOVE our Bloody Marys to be spicy and…

Light Summer Cocktails with Smirnoff Lemon Sorbet Light!

I don’t frequent the liquor store often, but when I do, they are sure to sell me something that I hadn’t planned on buying!  In this case, they had flavored Smirnoff vodkas on sale for $4 each so I HAD to buy one of each flavor!!- Lemon Sorbet Light, Grapefruit, and Amaretto.  I love experimenting…

My newest little secret- Hemp Hearts <3

I’m a pretty busy mama, like many of you…I work full time plus during the school year, but DO enjoy a little more laid back time in the summer.  My blog section “Tips and TimeSavers” are little things I do here and there that make my life better, easier. I’m always looking for little tips…

Skillet Brunch Plate with Spicy Tuna Salad

I love cooking in my cast iron skillet!  Every recipe I post that is cooked in a skillet is done in cast iron- I feel like it adds so much flavor to the food I cook! I love this brunch combination because you can cook all the warm stuff at one time in the same…