Category Archives: Homemaking

BREAKFAST is SERVED: Maple Bacon Pancake

Bacon is not something we have frequently because it is astronomically expensive, but, when we do have it, we use it to create divine luxuries such as… The MAPLE BACON…

Sweet & Salty S’more Florets

These days there are at least two things you can always find in our cupboards. One is butter round crackers, the other is marshmallows. We have an abundance of crackers…

5 Tips to Keep the Laundry Caught Up

Everyone has felt that crisis moment when they wake up in the morning, open their drawers to pull out some clothes and you realize…. you’re out of something. Or, when…

Ham & Au Gratin Potatoes… the busy wife way :)

Before I got married, (and after… eh… who am I kidding? And still….) cooking was (is) such an intimidating process. I tend to be a bit of a perfectionist in…

Super Easy, Super Soft Pan Rolls

                 I have a large purse that I don’t always carry, but I make sure to carry it with me when we dine at the family buffet restaurant, Golden Corral….

Cheesy Ham & Hashbrown Casserole

In a perfect world I would make my husband breakfast every morning. He would start his day like a King with a platter of wonder before him. But… we don’t…

Buffalo Chicken Strips

YUM!  These are just like eating them out of a pizza shop or restaurant! And so much cheaper!!! Before these, I had never fried chicken before. This recipe was so…

Loaded Potato Balls

Hellooooooo bite-size loaded potato goodness! If you have been reading this blog, you know that last week I featured “Cheesy Ranch Potatoes” which… I still haven’t come up with a…

FALL TREAT: Pumpkin Cookie & Cream Cheese Icing

I always look forward to autumn. The temperature is always perfect, whether it’s crisp and cool or those last golden rays of sunshine wrapping you in their warmth before the…

SUCCESS: Cheesy Ranch Potatoes

 Invented, tweaked, and hubby approved- All I need now is a “blow-you-away name” for these heavenly taters! Tonight, my husband and I had Ranch Chicken and Cheesy Ranch Potatoes to…