Originally posted February 14, 2011...Four ingredients is all it takes to make tender, tangy barbecue chicken sliders, recipe from The Crockin' Girls website. This was great to make when family came over and everyone seemed to enjoy it, definitely going in our Family Favorites Cookbook! I doubled the recipe since we had company and it made a lot of extra sauce, so I froze the leftover sauce knowing I will find a use for it soon. This made dinner for 4 adults, 6 kids and several servings for ... Read More about Recipe Review: Crockin’ Girls Barbecue Chicken Sliders
Originally posted February 27, 2011...Another family favorite, this recipe is a 5 star since everyone in our little family of 5 loves it. Family Yumminess Rating Rating: 5 of 5 stars RA Ease of Prep Rating: 3 of 5 stars Ingredients 2 1/2 cups cooked shredded chicken 2/3 cup pace picante sauce 1/3 cup chopped green onions 3/4 to 1 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp salt 8 soft taco tortillas 1 cup shredded cheddar or Monterey jack cheese 2 tbsp butter or ... Read More about Recipe Review: Pace Chicken and Cheese Chimichangas
Today's recipe review came from my first attempt at a Pinterest recipe from Lake Lure Cottage Kitchen's blog. This recipe had rave reviews and looked simple to make so I gave it a whirl. I was working from home today and at lunchtime I realized I didn't have anything in mind for dinner. So I pulled out about 1.5 pounds of chicken thighs I had frozen. I halved the recipe as Penny had and cooked the frozen chicken in the slow cooker on low for 4 hours and high for the last 30 minutes just ... Read More about Recipe Review: Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken
My first blog post, originally posted January 29, 2011... Let the blogging begin! The idea to start this blog came from the great night I had on Thursday. As a working mom of 3 amazingly adorable and active boys, I hardly ever take the time to do something for myself....sound familiar? It's so much easier to focus on accomplishing what needs to be done, ticking off those items on my ever extensive to-do list. I thought it would ease my stress to constantly be doing something that I have to ... Read More about A Blog With a Purpose
Originally posted September 7, 2011... For those who don't know me personally, I have had Rheumatoid Arthritis for the past 10 years now. I was diagnosed after my first darling son was born. I, like so many others, didn't know what Rheumatoid Arthritis was or how it would so greatly impact my life. The disease has taken it's toll on my body these past 10 years, but I would like to think it's made me stronger in spirit. Since I am also a full-time working mom of 3 active young kids, I ... Read More about Why Are These Small Victories?
Synopsis: A beloved daughter. A devastating choice. And now there's no going back. Four years ago, nineteen-year-old Travis Brown made a choice: to raise his newborn daughter on his own. While most of his friends were out partying and meeting girls, Travis was at home, changing diapers and worrying about keeping food on the table. But he's never regretted his decision. Bella is the light of his life. The reason behind every move he makes. And so far, she is fed. Cared for. Safe. But when ... Read More about Book Review: The Good Father by Diane Chamberlain