4th of July Food and Craft Round Up

Time to break out the red, white and blue! Need some inspiration for July 4th food and decor? Red, White and Blue Chocolate Covered Patriotic Strawberries Patriotic Chocolate Marshmallow Pops DIY Mason Jar No-Mess Straw Toppers And of course… be sure to check out my 4th of July inspired Pinterest board for lots more ideas!

Fresh Tomato Salsa

Fresh tomato salsa – I could eat a gallon of it.  I LOVE mild salsa, loaded with cilantro – the kind that tastes like you just rounded up all of the produce from a summer garden. Yesterday I whipped up the salsa recipe below.  I got some advice on Facebook as far as different variations … Read more

Three Bean Slow Cooker Chili

Chili. Such a simple word. Turns out, it’s also one of the simplest things to make and can be super healthy as well, depending on what ingredients you use.  I found this recipe a few months ago and have continued to make it on a regular basis, once every month or so. The recipe makes … Read more

New Year’s Eve Wine Slushies (D’Marie Frappe Vino)

Last month we made our annual trek to the Pennsylvania Christmas and Gift Show in Harrisburg, PA.  This massive craft and gift show fills a good portion of the PA Farm Show Complex, which is HUGE.  Row after glorious row of pretty things to check out – and this year the D’Marie Frappe Vino booth … Read more

The Most Lip-Smackingly-Delicious Macaroni and Cheese. Ever.

This year we hosted our first Christmas dinner in years.  Our kitchen renovations are almost entirely wrapped up and we have found ourselves hosting meal after holiday meal to celebrate the end of almost an entire year without a fully functional kitchen.  I knew that I was going to make ham for Christmas dinner and … Read more