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….

The Ministry-Job-Wife-Life Juggle

Last week was one of those weeks where I began to feel like maybe I was getting the hang of this “wife thing” where you balance job and ministry responsibilities…

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…

The Grocery Fairy & Miracles

As a general rule of thumb I believe it is good sense to learn how to manage with what you have, without expecting special miracles.  There are times and places…

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…

The Great Deception: What a Wife Should Be

  I used to think the things that made a good wife were extremely impressive meals, great decorating, and sparkling houses at all times. That’s probably because that’s precisely what…

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…