Cake Batter Blondies

I made these for a friend last week.  I sneaked a bite before taking them over, they were really good but really sweet and seemed like a treat that kids would enjoy which is a good thing because she has a bunch of little humans at her house. 1 box yellow or white cake mix … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Hulu Chicken

Dinner last night, tasted light and summery also it could not be any easier to make. 1 cup pineapple juice 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/2 cup ketchup 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced or pressed 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs or breasts 1 (16 oz) can … Continue reading

Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treats

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned it or not but we have a new puppy at our house, he is a Pembroke Corgi and his name is Finnegan but we call him Finn and I truly believe that he is the cutest puppy on the planet, see for yourself: Right?  So I decided to make … Continue reading

Lemon Pasta with Green Beans and Broccoli

Dinner last night, yummy!!! And super easy! 1 cup trimmed fresh green beans 7 cups broccoli florets 1 pound pasta 4 tablespoons butter 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon freshly pressed or minced garlic 2 lemons, zested 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 teaspoons salt 2 – 4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 cup toasted pine … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas

These were so good!  I made them last week for Cinco de Mayo and we ate them like rice bowls over this One Pot Mexican Rice Casserole.  You should definitely give them a try. 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 (14.5 oz) can petite diced tomatoes 1 (4 oz) can diced green chilies 1 … Continue reading

Copycat Swig Sugar Cookies

Soda shops are all the rage here where I live.  There are many different ones but my favorite is Sodalicious because my two good friends started it and my daughter Courtney manages their original location and because truly it is the best soda shop, their customer service can’t be beat!  Swig is another one and … Continue reading

Afternoon Tea at the Grand America Hotel

My friend Stefonee mentioned to me that she wanted to go to tea at the Grand America so off we went and it was so much fun!  The tea is served right off the lobby in this eating/lounge area.  We were seated at a little couch in front of this table. Sitting on the table, … Continue reading