Loaded Baked Potato Dip

Loaded Baked Potato Dip

When you hear “loaded baked potato” what do you think of?  A big baked potato smothered in sour cream, cheese and bacon, right?  Sure, because isn’t that what a loaded baked potato is?  They are delicious and I could probably eat them everyday but it’s summertime now.  I don’t want to cook potatoes in my […]

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Checkerboard Cookies {Secret Recipe Club}

Checkerboard Cookies

Happy Labor Day Weekend! I can’t believe I’m writing that.  Labor Day!  It was just June.  I know I’ve been writing “where has the time gone” in my last few posts but, seriously!  Where did the summer go?  The school year ended with me exhausted, frustrated and I seemed to have lost my desire to […]

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DIY Fun Corner Bookmarks for Kids

DIY Corner Bookmark

A co-worker asked me to come into her classroom and teach her students a fun craft project.  The ability level of the kids was completely across the board so I wanted to do something that they all could do.  I decided Corner Bookmarks was what we were going to make.  I figured the students could […]

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Campfire Sopapilla Cheesecake

Campfire Sopapilla Cheesecake

Oh yes I did!  We took camping desserts to a whole new level this time. If you missed our post on Campfire Desserts you have to check it out.  Seriously!  It’s a must.  It’s kinda what camping is all about.  Well, that and nature, of course.  But mostly delicious desserts cooked over the campfire. We […]

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Pickled Asparagus {Secret Recipe Club}

Pickled Asparagus

We’ve been going non-stop this summer.  It’s been amazing!  I took my kids to Las Vegas for a “Super Secret adventure.”  They didn’t know where we were going until we got to the airport gate and they were able to read Las Vegas on the board.  They kinda freaked out.  It was super cool.  Now […]

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Loaded Pasta Salad

Loaded Pasta Salad

One of my favorite things to eat during the summer is salads.  I could eat them everyday and probably twice a day.  Ever since making the Bacon, Ranch Orzo Salad I have been on a pasta salad kick.  It’s the perfect dish.  I make a big bowl and put it in the fridge and then […]

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{Copycat} Strawberry Banana Orange Julius

Copycat Strawberry Banana Orange Julius

My kids love when I make them smoothies.  Strawberry Banana Smoothies are definitely their favorites and they drink a lot of them!  I typically make them with fruit and yogurt and ice cubes.  This recipe doesn’t have yogurt or ice so I wasn’t quite sure if it would be a smoothie or more of a […]

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Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

When my boss brought Dill Pickle Dip to the Christmas party I thought I’d died and gone to heaven.  It was amazing!  So when I saw this Dill Pickle Pasta Salad I knew I had to make it. Holy heck!  It’s delish!  Seriously, delicious!  The crunchy dill pickles and the creamy dressing?  To.  Die.  For. Make […]

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Cinnamon Cream Cheese Roll Ups

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Roll Ups

It’s been quite awhile since I’ve woken up in the morning and thought “what can I make for breakfast?”  It was a tough end of the school year for me.  The end of the school year is always my busiest time.  (Well, that and the beginning of the year.  And Christmas time.  And Spring break.) […]

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Camping Desserts: What to Make Over the Campfire

Campfire Eclairs - Camping Food

So we’ve established that I love to camp.  It’s quiet and peaceful and my kids are unplugged for a week.  A whole week!  We play games, walk, hike and explore.  And we try each camping trip to outdo our last camping dessert.  Yes, because it’s life all about desserts?  (Don’t answer that unless it’s an […]

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