Have you ever found a recipe that you wanted to make right away but you were missing one or two necessary ingredients? Who wants to go to the store for just one ingredient? There are certain items I like to keep in my pantry that are very common staples in many recipes. This way, when I spontaneously come across a recipe I want to make, I often already have the ingredients on hand!
The other day a friend of mine was telling me she recently had company over and needed to make dinner for everyone that was there. To her relief, she just happened to have everything she needed to make minestrone soup and didn’t have to leave her company to go to the store. This got me […]
If you’re anything like me, you always mean to be ahead of the game for New Year’s Eve, the kickoff to Football season, your child’s birthday party, or some other kind of event you want to host. And then suddenly the day sneaks up on you and you are nowhere prepared!
Let’s face it, our days are busy! Whether you’re a stay-at-home-mom (and possibly even work from home like me) or work full time out of the house, it’s hard to get things crossed off our to-do lists. From cooking, cleaning, taking care of the kids and everything in between, we could all use a few […]
Sometimes the perfect recipe comes together when you’re not even trying. And it make me even happier when it does for me because I do not consider myself the greatest cook. This one turned out to be delicious!
In this day and age, our lives are so busy and hectic that being overwhelmed is usually a matter of when and not if. With our long to-do lists, taking care of the family and, for many of us, working on top of it all, it’s not wonder we often feel stressed and overwhelmed. And […]