Panna Cotta

Panna Cotta

We’re having a baby …Nooooo not for me…this shop is allllll closed up!!!! My good friend Aggie of Aggies Kitchen is having a sweet baby boy. Aggie and I started our sites around the same time and instantly hit it off. She is  sweet, funny and warm, I couldn’t be happier for her and her adorable […]

KitchenAid Pro Line Waffle Baker Giveaway / Review

KitchenAid Pro Line Waffle Baker

® Isn’t she pretty??? I can not tell you how excited I was to receive this KitchenAid® Pro Line Waffle Baker. You know those waffles you make at a hotel in the heavy duty waffle maker that you have to flip over while the waffle is cooking? Yep, same thing here. I am over the […]

Cake Batter Waffles

Cake Batter Waffles

You guys…. These Cake Batter Waffles were born out of desperation. I had a weak parental moment one evening and bribed my kids with homemade waffles the next morning if they would just get along for 10 minutes. The bribe worked and they got along for 11 minutes and 37 seconds. The next morning I […]

Pop-Up Popsicle Party


Summertime is the perfect time to get a bunch of kids together by the pool and have a party, more specifically a Pop-Up Popsicle Party. Unlike an adult party, kids parties are easy. No fancy food, no fancy decorations. Here in Florida, all you need is a pool, some snacks and a couple boxes of […]

“Cracker Jack Toffee”

Cracker Jack Toffee

Wait, before I get into the deliciousness, did you miss my last post? Our All American Road trip, courtesy of Cracker Jack here to read all about it. Alright, I have a tasty little treat for you today. What I like to call “Cracker Jack Toffee.” Sweet, slightly chewy, ultra buttery toffee, topped with one […]

All-American Road Trip – Thank You Cracker Jack Snacks!


How is your memory? Like your memory from childhood? You see I have an awful, I mean AWFUL memory. {cue sad music} I don’t remember a lot from childhood. Sure bits and pieces of memories are still faint memories in my mind, but for the most part…nothing. For the longest time, I had either thought […]

Turkey and Cranberry Grilled Cheese & Giveaway

Turkey and Cranberry Grilled Cheese

Before I get into the recipe for the most epic Grilled Cheese IN.ALL.THE.LAND Let me tell you about a fun recipe contest Great Midwest Cheese is having.. Great Midwest is looking for the BEST GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH recipe. If you think you have what it takes, you could win the grand prize of a weekend […]

The “Drippy Popsicle” Cure & Giveaway


When your kids ask you for Popsicles, do you cringe at the thought of the mess? You watch them as they lick their popsicles ,as if they will last an eternity, then the sweet sugary blue liquid drips down their hand, then forearm and lastly a pretty blue drip forms off the tip of their […]

Oven Roasted Potatoes

Oven Roasted Potatoes

I’m all about lazy easy this summer. I have been super unmotivated and have been super slack-y. Maybe because it has rained EVERY day since my kids have been out of school. Maybe it’s because I have to bring my kids with me everyday to work..can you say “Super Productive”?? Orrrrr, maybe because my kids […]

Summer Garbanzo Bean Salad & Giveaway

Summer Garbanzo Bean Salad

You would think that living in a big city like Tampa, we would have large Farmers Markets and cute little fruit and veggie stands. Nope, not so much. Sure every once in a while they will have a Farmers Market and an art show, but it’s usually in the cooler months, because no one really […]

Popsicles, a Squishy Cake and a Birthday


I have come to the undeniable conclusion that Popsicles make people happy. Seriously, I have done a very scientific study on the Popsicle Happiness project. Take my daughters 8th Birthday to be exact, I had this crazy idea to allow my daughter to have  7 friends stay the night. What happens when you get seven 8 […]

Chicken Caprese Pasta Salad & Giveaway

chicken caprese pasta salad

What up peeeeople? Dontcha know it’s Dreamfields 3rd Annual Pastapalooza Pasta Salad Celebration?! This year it is all about turning your favorite dinner dish into a pasta salad. It can be done with just about anything. One of my most favorite dinners is the simple and healthy, Chicken Caprese. Delicious chicken topped with fresh tomatoes, […]