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Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole

This is a partnered post with Cascade. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. One of the top five posts on my blog is my recipe for Easy Tater Tot Casserole. With good reason too, because it's absolutely delicious and so easy to make. It's one of those recipes you rely on when time is short and you just want a warm, hearty meal but don't … [Read more...]

Easy Ravioli Bake

 With a new year comes new resolutions. For many, it's getting healthier. While getting healthier is still very high on my list of priorities, my resolution this year is to be able to spend more time with my family, while still on the road to wellness. That means lots of easy recipes that keep me in the family room, instead of the kitchen. Lets … [Read more...]

Easy Skillet Steak with Onions and Mushrooms

This is a partnered post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I'm looking at the calendar and I'm in awe that summer is almost over for the kids. Before I know it, we will be back to early bed times, homework, and super busy days (and nights)! So I'm starting my planning early and trying to secure down a back-to-school meal plan. And … [Read more...]

Tart Cherry Grilled Steak

It's barely spring and we've already pulled the grill out and put it use. There's something so cathartic about sitting on the back patio with my family, talking with each other and smelling whatever is cooking on the grill. If you like grilled food too, I think you'll love this Tart Cherry Grilled Steak. Tart Cherry Grilled Steak Tart Cherry … [Read more...]

Spanish Rice and Beef Burritos

This is a partnered post with Lunchbox. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I don't know what it is about the summer, but it makes me lazy. My schedule gets out of whack and I just want to spend the days hanging out with my children and not doing much of anything else. But we still need to eat, the clothes need to be washed, the … [Read more...]

All-American Grilled BBQ-Bacon Cheeseburgers

This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. As always, all opinions are my own. It's summertime and for us that means lots and lots of cooking on the grill on our back porch. There is just something special about watching the children and the dog play in the backyard, and helping my husband prepare dinner on the grill. I mostly just watch, because I'm not … [Read more...]

Bacon & Cheddar Stuffed Cheeseburgers

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. Each year when the warmer weather finally arrives, it's tradition for us to fire up the grill. As a family, we look forward to sitting out back on the porch, talking and … [Read more...]

Portuguese Chourico Stew

During the colder months of the year I could live off of soups and stews. Most of the winter my time is spent curled up next to a heater buried underneath a blanket. I honestly can not stand the cold weather and will do anything necessary to escape the wrath it puts on my body. I simply adore a hearty stew because not only does it fill me up, it … [Read more...]

Three Hour Stew with Purple Sweet Potato

The cold weather has finally reached us here in South Texas and that means this mama is ready for some warm, hearty soups and stews.  Since we don't have many cold months here, I take advantage of the time we do have and enjoy it as much as I can.  There is just something super comforting about flannel pj's and a warm bowl of stew. Preparing … [Read more...]