My FIL’s favorite lasagna

We were lucky to have my father in law live with us for a few months before he went into a eldercare facility. One of the symptoms of his illness was an increased appetite. Living with my food-loving husband for nearly 20 years, I had been training for this-haha! And man my father in lawContinue reading “My FIL’s favorite lasagna”

Shrimp Tacos TDF (to die for)

Tacos. Just. A staple. Literally we eat tacos once a week. I first made these just this past Good Friday for a special non-meat dinner during quarantine. We are hooked! They are fast and easy, light, fresh and healthy. This is the third time I made these and have adjusted them slightly each time butContinue reading “Shrimp Tacos TDF (to die for)”

Bedazzling Jarred Spaghetti Sauce

My family LOVES spaghetti! It’s the one thing that pretty much always pleases everyone at my table. But I cant make decent spaghetti sauce from scratch. I have tried and it’s bland and not great. So… I have begun to bedazzle jarred sauce with a few key additions that make me feel like I cooked.Continue reading “Bedazzling Jarred Spaghetti Sauce”

Tired Old Dresser… Redressed

One day, I spotted a tired old dresser. Scratched, stained wood. Dulled, dingy finish. It was quite literally begging for new life. The lines were good. Dovetailed drawers. Wood, not particle board. The hubs was kind enough to cart it home for me (he’s a pickup man!), and there it sat in my garage whileContinue reading “Tired Old Dresser… Redressed”

Surprise! Laundry Room Refresh

Like in many homes, our mudroom/laundry room is the first thing you see when you walk in. Until recently, ours could best be described as an eyesore. Inspired by Pinterest images and Fixer Upper episodes, I sent my remodeler/realtor hubby this inspiration photo (below). All I was really asking for was the shelf above theContinue reading “Surprise! Laundry Room Refresh”

Marry Me Chicken (it’s actually that good)

In my ongoing effort to find creative new ways to distract my family from the fact that we are having chicken AGAIN (it’s my fave), I ventured out and tried this curiously named dish for a night in. Kinda fancy but pretty easy. With an herb cream sauce, it’s decadent enough to be a littleContinue reading “Marry Me Chicken (it’s actually that good)”

Keto/Low Carb Jalapeno Poppers

For a recent Saturday night dinner in, we enjoyed an appetizer that kept us all happy with the flavor… and me low-carb! To be honest I saw them at Target (for over $10!) and was inspired to make my own. (For less than half the price). I cheated and used their directions. 😉 Three ingredientsContinue reading “Keto/Low Carb Jalapeno Poppers”