How I survived Domestic Violence: How I left and found myself again

How I survived Domestic Violence: How I left and found myself again I shared my story of how domestic violence part one: How it started and Why I stayed. It was mentally and physically draining to write. Click HERE to read the first part. I had planned to write it all in one big story […]

Pancetta & Mushroom Tomato Bites Appetizer

Pancetta & Mushroom Tomato Bites Appetizer Pancetta & Mushroom Tomato Bites Appetizer came to be when I saw a stuffed pepper picture without my glasses and thought it was a tomato. After reading the recipe I was disappointed and decided I needed to create one with some flavors I loved. I served these with my […]

Crockpot Beef Chimichanga Filling Recipe

Crockpot Beef Chimichanga Filling Recipe Crockpot Beef Chimichanga filling is another recipe I created to take to the Oregon State Fairs Cooking Demonstration I did in August. The first was my One Pot Beef Stroganoff.  I made these at home and the family gobbled them up. I never even got to try one. I also […]

Easy Coffee Frosting #SundaySupper

Easy Coffee Frosting #SundaySupper I made this easy coffee frosting or (coffee icing if you prefer) to go on a mayonnaise cake (chocolate). It whips up quick and easy.  The coffee flavor is perfect and its hardly sweet at all. I was eating the frosting all by itself and I normally scrap off the icing.  Great […]

The Oregon State Fair, One Pot Beef Stroganoff and #SundaySupper

The Oregon State Fair, One Pot Beef Stroganoff  and #SundaySupper This year I was asked to the Oregon State Fair to do a cooking demonstration. It was a bunch of new experiences for me. I had never been to Oregon, a state fair, or done a cooking demonstration.  Of course I eagerly accepted and ran […]

Heifer and Cow! A #SundaySupper Adventure

~warning this story is meant to entertain adults not children. The information in this story is what I learned during my Farm to Fork Tour with #SundaySupper One day on a ranch in Northern Florida a heifer was born to Cow. Cow gave birth in the grass field with Rancher Bo watching over her. Rancher […]

Beef and Cheddar Risotto #SundaySupper

Beef and Cheddar Risotto #SundaySupper ~This post is sponsored by Florida Beef Council  in conjunction with a social media campaign through Sunday Supper LLC. All opinions are my own. Beef has somehow gotten a bad reputation when beef is actually full of great nutrients. Beef is also known for being the star of your meal; […]

Fried Pudding #Recipe and Oregon State Fair

Fried Pudding and Oregon State Fair If you are one of my regular followers you probably already know that I am headed to the Oregon State Fair to do a cooking demonstration (August 2016).  My cooking demo is still a secret 😉 but I will give a hint. Its a one pot family meal! There may […]

Watermelon Refresher Cocktail

Watermelon Refresher Cocktail A watermelon refresher cocktail is the perfect summer drink. I have sat around the picnic table, grill, and pool with this drink. Actually my kitchen counter too! The watermelon is sweet and refreshing. Add in some wine and lemon lime soda and you have a perfect cocktail. One of the best things […]

Red White and Berry Spritzer Recipe

  American Holiday Red White and Berry Spritzer I love all holidays that include celebrating my nation. This year I am in Michigan for the 4th of July. We will be enjoying an all American cookout with my family. Our spread will include burgers, hot dogs, potato salad, Amish salad, and red white and berry […]

A Florida Twist to Tex-Mex Food #FreshFromFlorida

A Florida Twist to Tex-Mex Food #FreshFromFlorida ~“This post was sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of Influencer Activation for Influence Central.” I love to make fresh meals for my family. The fresher and better the quality the more amazing my meals come out! Right now #FreshFromFlorida has some amazing produce that is perfect […]

Hamburger Gravy: A #SundaySupper recipe for #JuneDairyMonth

Hamburger Gravy: A #SundaySupper recipe for #JuneDairyMonth    ~This post is sponsored by Florida Dairy Farmers in conjunction with a social media campaign through Sunday Supper LLC. All opinions are my own.~ I live in Florida and love to get my products from as close to home as I can.  I also expect a level […]

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