Mediterranean Pasta Skillet

mediterranean pasta


From time to time, you may have heard me complain about my fussy eater, and the whining that takes place around the dinner table.

Yes, there is whining nearly every night, but meal time is still my favorite time of the day. There are no phones, no TV, and even though it may be hard to get a word in, I love listening to everyone talk about their days.  We always had meals together when I was a kid, and this is something I hope my kids will pass on to their families.

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Wake Up Wednesdays

It's time for Wake Up Wednesdays {Week 33}. Delight us with tasty recipes, cute crafts and amazing DIY. I hope everyone had a nice Easter!! It's finally starting to feel like Spring and I feel like after Easter, the cold days are long gone. It was so fun to see little ones all dressed up in their Sunday's best...without any coats! It really made the Egg Hunt a lot more enjoyable. … {continue reading}

Kool-Aid Tropical Fruit Juice Sorbet

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #KoolOff with Kool-Aid Tropical fruit juice sorbet #CollectiveBias  My family and I just returned from our spring break beach vacation. We had a BLAST!  We swam, surfed, golfed, kayaked, and of course ate a lot of great food. … {continue reading}

Wake Up Wendnesdays

Welcome to Wake Up Wednesdays {Week 32}! The day when YOU get to take over our blogs! Make sure you're following along with us so you don't miss any of the goodies we share: Kitchen Meets Girl | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest The Tasty Fork | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest Wine and Glue | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest Heather’s French Press | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest We’re also pinning to our Wake Up Wednesdays Pinterest board - come check it out! So, is it spring in your neck of the woods? We had fabulous temperatures here over the weekend - 80's and short weather...and Monday morning we woke up to snow. Um, Mother Nature? I'm so not happy with you right now, justsoyouknow. In the meantime, I'm trying to get myself in a springy-state of mind by perusing … {continue reading}

More than 20 ways to use your Coconut Oil

more than 20 uses for coconut oil

Coconut oil is the "it" oil, at least for now. I pretty much cook with it all the time. It's great for rice, breads, pancakes, and of course baked goods like this carrot cake for one. Blended  with coffee and you have a delicious coconut latte and it tastes amazing in no bake cookie dough bars but it has so many other uses; here are just a few: salad dressing deodorant toothpaste lip balm facial scrub whipped body butter lotion bars natural sunscreen body wash body scrub makeup remover body lotion shaving cream cuticle oil eye cream insect repellent face wash oil pulling night cream hair conditioner shampoo … {continue reading}

Soft White Sandwich Rolls

  My kids are picky eaters.  One is actually much pickier than the other, but still I usually hear it from both at least once during the day. This is not news; I've mentioned it many times before. One likes pasta, one doesn't. One loves burgers, the other won't eat meat.  Neither really loves fish, or chicken, or pork... What do they like? Pizza, caesar salad, and sandwiches. Of course the fussier of them will only eat a sandwich on a homemade roll, and only if it's a soft roll.     This recipe, originally from King Arthur Flour, is by far the BEST roll for sandwiches; just ask Stella.   [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:208]       enjoy! … {continue reading}