Watergate Salad

This Watergate salad recipe is one of my all time favorites from childhood. My Mom would fix this all the time for gatherings and as a snack. For some reason, this is the only thing pistachio that I really enjoy. It might be the combination of the pistachio and pineapple that really does it for me.

Amazing Banana Pudding

I absolutely love this recipe for amazing banana pudding. It comes together quickly and the taste is wonderful and rich This is one of those dishes

Blackened Barbecue Shrimp Salad

Often when I go to the grocery store, I see the sample areas and avoid them. Most times, they are for a new product or one that doesn’t interest me. However, when I go to Publix now, they often will have some of the most amazing samples by the produce department. I have gotten in the habit of stopping each time.

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 Welcome to Craft Frenzy Friday! We love to see your crafts, recipes, diy projects, and much more!  We will pin every link to our pinterest board every week.  The people featured will additionally get pinned onto our featured board!  We hope...

Tickle My Tastebuds Tuesday {15}

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Craft Frenzy Friday

 Welcome to Craft Frenzy Friday! We love to see your crafts, recipes, diy projects, and much more!  We will pin every link to our pinterest board every week.  The people featured will additionally get pinned onto our featured board!  We hope...

Craft Frenzy Friday

 Welcome to Craft Frenzy Friday! We love to see your crafts, recipes, diy projects, and much more!  We will pin every link to our pinterest board every week.  The people featured will additionally get pinned onto our featured board!  We hope...

Craft Frenzy Friday

 Welcome to Craft Frenzy Friday! We love to see your crafts, recipes, diy projects, and much more!  We will pin every link to our pinterest board every week.  The people featured will additionally get pinned onto our featured board!  We hope...

Craft Frenzy Friday

 Welcome to Craft Frenzy Friday! We love to see your crafts, recipes, diy projects, and much more!  We will pin every link to our pinterest board every week.  The people featured will additionally get pinned onto our featured board!  We hope...

Craft Frenzy Friday

 Welcome to Craft Frenzy Friday! We love to see your crafts, recipes, diy projects, and much more!  We will pin every link to our pinterest board every week.  The people featured will additionally get pinned onto our featured board!  We hope...

Craft Frenzy Friday

Welcome to Craft Frenzy Friday! We love to see your crafts, recipes, diy projects, and much more!  We will pin every link to our pinterest board every week.  The people featured will additionally get pinned onto our featured board!  We hope that...

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Welcome to Craft Frenzy Friday! We love to see your crafts, recipes, diy projects, and much more!  We will pin every link to our pinterest board every week.  The people featured will additionally get pinned onto our featured board!  We hope that...

Craft Frenzy Friday

Welcome to Craft Frenzy Friday! We love to see your crafts, recipes, diy projects, and much more!  We will pin every link to our pinterest board every week.  The people featured will additionally get pinned onto our featured board!  We hope that...

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Tempura Vegetables – Kid Friendly

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10 More Quick Dinner Recipes – Back to School

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Back to School – Ending the Morning Madness

The alarm clock goes off at 5:30am and I roll out of bed ready to begin what I call the "morning madness". The morning madness is the battle that I fight Monday through Friday to get the kids up, fed, and out the door on time with as little whining, complaining,...

Baked Club Sandwiches

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Fresh Veggie Pizza

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Going on Vacation? What about your Dog?

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Infographic – Keeping Carbs Low

Living the low carb life can be hard at first. Above are some great tips to keep in mind when you are transitioning to low carb or you need to switch things up a bit and add more variety to your low carb diet. There are many products out there that will allow you to...

Simply Amazing Hamburgers

Growing up, my grandmother used to have all the family over for cook outs in the summers. We loved eating on her screened in porch and the burgers were always amazing with a nice slice of homegrown tomato. The simply amazing part of the hamburgers was an easy and well...

What happened to care and compassion?

I have always been a bit temperamental when it comes to the medical profession. I have been known to walk out of offices when I have not been seen past my appointment time. I'm not talking half an hour, I'll give them an hour and then I usually start thinking of...

Easy Chicken Cordon Bleu

This is one of the easiest recipes that I have come up with recently - Chicken Cordon Bleu. It came out so tasty that even the picky husband was impressed and wants me to fix it again! This would work great for a quick weeknight meal or on the weekend when you have...

Experience is the Best Teacher

The past 6 months, a lot of changes have occurred within our family. My daughter began homeschooling at the end of January and my son will start homeschooling this upcoming school year. I got a great job working for a wonderful company that provides me not only great...

Asian Beef and Noodles

I love quick and easy meals that you can get on the table in under 30 minutes. This Asian Beef and Noodle recipe was super easy and worked out well. The only change I would make next time would be to add an additional flavor packet to the mixture to make the flavor a...

Beef Stroganoff – Crock Pot

I'm always looking for new ways to create a meal in my crock pot. This week, I had some stew meat left in the freezer that I needed to cook up. I wanted something new and different so I created this easy Beef Stroganoff recipe that turned out so yummy! I chopped up an...

Grilled Balsamic Chicken Breast

Another great new recipe to add to your grilling menu as we head towards summertime! This chicken was AMAZING! Very full of flavor and we all enjoyed it. It was super simple to mix up the marinade and I used the thin chicken breasts which cooked up fast on the grill!...

Tempura Vegetables – Kid Friendly

One of my favorite ways to eat vegetables is tempura. It really isn't a difficult way to fix them, however, it can be a bit messy. That is what makes it so much fun to let the kids help with some of the stages of fixing this yummy vegetarian meal! I first use a large...

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Welcome to our Small Victories Sunday Linkup, now partying on 8 blogs! Welcome everyone! Let's see what you all have to share this week! This weekly linkup is designed to linkup your BEST posts to inspire others to read, cook, craft, live well and blog well. Share...