Category Archives: Quick

Mommy Juice: Hot Pumpkin Tom and Jerry

Today’s Mommy Juice Pick: Hot Pumpkin Tom and Jerry

Why I Picked This Mix: I’m still not sure why white girls get a black eye for liking fall and all things pumpkin. Nor do I fully understand what being basic means, but I will readily admit that my favorite season, since forever, is fall. In turn, this may be why I fit the stereotype…but, let me tell you why I don’t care. Continue reading

“Bee” Day Party: Bumble Bee Birthday Party for Our 1-Year-Old

I love decorating for my kids’ birthday parties and I go all-out, especially for their first birthdays. I suspect that this is something that will change as my kiddos get older because they will call the shots for their special days and probably end my party decorating craze era.

 

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Mommy Juice: Irish Hot Chocolate Buzz

Today’s Mommy Juice Pick: Irish Hot Chocolate Buzz

Why I Picked This Mix: Friends, we are in the dead of winter. Our sun blazes through clear skies on most days, which is why getting a skiing sunburn in Wyoming is a real thing, but our bone chilling temps are difficult to ignore! When freezing time hits our town, I feel the need for some warmth and comfort. Continue reading

2-Ingredient Crockpot Chicken 2 Ways

As a working momma, the crock-pot is a regular lifesaver in our home! We use it at least weekly and have all sorts of go-to recipes for our weeknight dinner time meals. Today, I’m sharing one recipe for two-ingredient chicken and two ways to use it. Continue reading

Golden Peach Monkey Bread

By now you already know my food preparation style: quick and convenient. Healthy also makes me happy, but there are times when I like to indulge in a sweet treat. I have added a new peach twist to the already familiar “Monkey Bread Ring” and my family LOVES it! Supplies are minimal, prep is a breeze, and the end result is absolutely scrumptious. Take a few minutes to give this one a try and don’t worry about thanking me later.

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A Favorite From Leftovers: Ham & Bean Soup

Spring is here, so bring on the tulips! Then, within 24 hours pull your parka back out because we are in for some more snow! I have a great soup to share that you are sure to enjoy, especially if you live in a snowy, spring wonderland like we do.

As a busy, working mom my favorite dinner recipes are simple, nutritious, practical, and delicious. Anytime I can combine a healthful combination utilizing leftovers in my crock-pot, I become one happy lady. The soup recipe I’m sharing today Continue reading

Pesto Drizzle & Tortellini Skewers: A Perfect Holiday Appetizer

Friends, you have got to give this pretty, quick, delicious and mostly healthy appetizer a try! It’s perfectly festive to serve or share at your upcoming holiday gathering. I have modified Continue reading

Baked Blueberry Almond Oatmeal

One of the ways I make life easier on our family during the week is by sometimes making a couple meals on the weekend that we can grab and eat during the week. Breakfast can get awfully boring at our house as we look for food to grab. To add a little variety, this tends to be a meal I focus on during my weekend cook offs.

One of my favorite go to breakfasts these days is baked oatmeal. Continue reading