Archives for May 2012

Favorite Things Thursday

Let me preface this by saying, I am not really into makeup. A little mascara, some powder, bronzer and lip gloss…that’s usually all that goes on this face. It’s not that I don’t need makeup, oh believe me, I do, I just don’t like looking “made up” all of the time. I would rather look […]

Favorite Things Thursday + tattoo

Alright, alright. I know I have been a complete slacker her on my site. Sorry peeps. I have reasons. First I was off drinking in Key West(kidless). I say “drinking” because, well, that’s just what you do there. Gives your liver a good workout. Also, while in Key West, I got my super cute Whisk […]

Smucker’s Giveaway

Memorial Day is this weekend. Do you have your grill all dusted off and ready to go? I know I do. I am the griller in the house. I know, I know..people think it’s a mans job, but not in this house. Memorial day is pretty much the kick off of grilling season. I see […]

Beefy Breakfast Skillet

Scenario: You have out-of-town guests staying the night.  Morning time rolls around and the big breakfast decision comes into the topic of conversation.  Sure, everyone can get dressed and go out to brunch, but let’s face it – no one wants to get out of their pajamas because a few too many glasses of wine […]

Fancy Pot Roast

When I was asked to develop the recipes for Florida Beef Month by the Florida Beef Council the first thing I thought of was a nostalgic recipe.  One that maybe needed a little TLC. Some dinners get a bad rap.  Some that I can think of are tuna casserole, meatloaf and pot roast.  I am […]

Chewy Fruit Bars

I love a good recipe that doesn’t make my butt bigger just by looking at them. These Chewy Fruit Bars would be one of them. Yes, they have butter and sugar, but some of the sugar is replaced by using Musselman’s Cinnamon Apple Sauce. I have heard, you know urban legend kinda stuff, that using […]

Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

These brownies made me very happy. I always have brownie mix on hand. If we are being honest here, sometimes I make the brownie mix just to have SEVEAL spoonfuls of the brownie batter before it even makes it in the oven. Oh, I know what some of you are thinking…”ewwww, thats nasty, there are […]

Filet Mignon with Mushroom Mascarpone Sauce

Oh, date night.  Where have you gone?  After having kids, date night is pretty much a thing of the past.  It’s not that my husband and I can’t go out and have a fancy evening to ourselves, because we can.  You see, we actually love hanging out with our kids. At the ages of 7 […]

Favorite Things Thursday

The Silvermark Toss & Chop is pretty much the best invention ever.(couldn’t find a website for the actual company) I have had this handy tool for, oh, probably 6 or so years. It is used EVERY time I make a salad. I am not one for big huge pieces  of lettuce in my salad, so […]

Asian Beef Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

“Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.” It became the phrase we all knew in the early 1990’s. You think beef, you think that catchy slogan. Pretty genius if you ask me; great advertising. I know when some people think beef, they think fat. This thought process couldn’t be more wrong. Did you know there are 29 […]