Easy Meatball Taco Ring Recipe

Fall is on the way and with the return of fall comes the return to a more structured, scheduled evening. The kids get home from school, we do homework, I make dinner, we do bath time and then it is off to bed for the kids! It makes for a very busy evening and I […]

Meatball Chili Recipe For Stove Top OR Slow Cooker!

This meatball chili recipe is perfect for game day or warming up on a chilly day! You can make it on your stove top or simmer it in the slow cooker all day. Either way, it’s amazing and is sure to fill you up! This recipe is a spin on traditional chili but uses meatballs […]

Easy Meatball Parmesan Stuffed Shells Recipe

There is a new favorite recipe in our house so I just had to share it with you. These meatball Parmesan stuffed shells are absolutely AMAZING and they are EASY too! Two of my favorite things when it comes to weeknight meals. The flavor of the melty cheese and Italian meatballs sandwiched inside a jumbo […]

30 Minute Philly Cheesesteak Burger Recipe!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Giant Food Stores . All opinions are 100% mine. This 4th of July make planning your food easy and amazing. Skip the traditional burgers and opt for this delicious Philly Cheesesteak Burger instead! They are juicy and cheesy and totally amazing. Knock your family’s […]

Best EVER Homemade Basil Pesto Recipe

I am a Finnish girl who married into a huge Italian family and my palette has forever been changed. I LOVE Italian food, but it has to be true Italian food and not the Americanized version of things. If you’ve never had a pot of sugo simmering on the stove then you don’t know what […]

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes & Ham Recipe

I love scalloped potatoes and ham and it’s my favorite dish to make with leftover ham after Easter or Christmas holiday get togethers! I have to confess that I always take advantage of the amazing sales on ham at Easter time and I buy extra ham, cut it up with my electric knife and put […]

Veggie Meatballs Slow Cooker Recipe {Hide Their Veggies!}

If you are looking for the best veggie meatballs recipe then look no further! Whether you have picky kids and need to sneak in some extra veggies without them knowing, or you just need to pack some extra vegetables into your own diet, then these veggie meatballs are the perfect way to add that veggie […]

DIY Instant Oatmeal Packets Recipe with Ingredient Combination Ideas

Lately I have been in a breakfast rut. It seems we have the same thing every morning and even the kids are bored with it. It was time to switch it up a little while making sure that my kids were starting their day off right. I wanted something that was quick and easy to […]

Over 15 Thermos Lunch Ideas For Kids & Tips on Packing Them!

With fall and winter quickly approaching it’s time to start thinking about lunch ideas to keep the kids warm. Packing a warm thermos lunch is also a great way to add some different lunch options to your menu. Kids, just like adults can get tired of eating the same thing over and over again. So […]

Easy Mini Omelette Recipe With Sausage Egg & Veggies! Freeze Them For Easy Breakfasts!

School has begun again and that means I can no longer lolly gag around the kitchen in the morning, taking my dear sweet time preparing breakfast. Now I need easy on the go breakfast options that will fill my kids up and be ready in a snap. I’m a huge proponent of making amazing freezer […]

Sloppy Joe Stuffed Peppers Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich. All opinions are 100% mine. Weeknights can be crazy and often dinner is something that gets pushed to the end of my to do list. Mondays seem to be my craziest day so that is the day I always try to plan a […]

Kid Friendly Sausage Pancake Breakfast Bites Recipe

At back to school time it seems our breakfast routine goes from pancakes and eggs to cereal and toast. With the hectic mornings comes a simplifying of our morning routine in order to save time and sanity. That can leave us with boring breakfast options though! I want to fill my kids up with wholesome, […]

How To Make A “Minnesota Dog”! Minnesota Hot Dog Recipe!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bar-S Foods. All opinions are 100% mine. Surely you have heard of the famous “Chicago Dog”. Well, Minnesota has their own version of the hot dog using regional ingredients and let me tell you, it’s amazing! Give this “Minnesota Dog” a try and you […]

Mini Taco Salad Bites Recipe ~ Easy Summer Lunch Idea!

I’m always on the lookout for easy lunch ideas that I can make for the kids and myself. These mini taco salad bites have become one of my favorite to to easy Summer lunch ideas! They also make a great appetizer to bring to a party. The best part? They are so easy to make! […]

One Skillet Italian Chicken & Garlic Cream Sauce Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dixie. All opinions are 100% mine. This one skillet Italian chicken in garlic cream sauce recipe has quickly become a favorite in this household. I made it last Sunday when my sister was over for dinner and she just raved and raved about how […]

Open Face Bagel Melt Recipe + What To Do When Your Child Has A Meltdown!

Okay so you’re probably thinking, “What does an open face bagel sandwich have to do with a toddler meltdown?”, right? Oh they are very related actually! Other than the obvious linking of their names, “meltdown”, hunger is often the root cause of many a meltdown. Ever heard the term “Hangry”? Yes, my husband knows it […]

Baby Pancake Recipe Using Rice Cereal & Fruit Topping!

Whether your baby is just starting to explore finger foods or they’ve outgrown being fed rice cereal and baby food and have asserted their newfound independence, this baby pancake recipe is just perfect for them! It’s a great way to use up leftover baby rice cereal and baby food if your baby is beyond that […]

Marinated Turkey Cutlets With Potatoes & Asparagus On The Grill Recipe

Memorial Day is right around the corner (hooray!!!) and that means it is time to bust out the BBQ and get your grill on. I LOVE grilling all Summer long. I even fight Fall and rebelliously grill well into Fall until the snow doesn’t permit me to grill any longer. Let’s kick off Summer in […]