5 Breakfast Casseroles for Busy Weekends

Breakfast casseroles can be made the night before if you want to serve them for brunch, breakfast, or dinner or early in the morning if you wish to serve it for dinner. They are hearty, comforting, and delicious! You can easily customize all of these to make it perfect for your family. Cheesy Egg and…

Saturday Musings #6

I will be back to regular postings and writing hopefully next week. Our celebrations are coming to an end soon. This week it was our 25th anniversary, we actually snuck out to dinner just the two of us, last Chamber Orchestra concert, last day of school, and senior breakfast. We are eating take out far…

Cheesy Chicken and Stuffing Casserole

With all the end of the year stuff happening at school we are trying to keep dinners simple yet comforting. We are all craving cheesy, creamy dishes. This super simple dish comes together easily, you don’t even have to cook the chicken first! How easy is that! Verdict: I think this is the first dish…

Saturday Musings #5

These last two weeks of school for my son are bringing us so many “lasts” and lots of tears of gratitude. But, in the back of my head I am holding onto the fact that there are so many wonderful “firsts” ahead for us and him. I know that his high school graduation will bring…

5 Old-Fashioned Comfort Dinners

Most of our favorite comfort meals are from the 1960s-1970s era. Casseroles and slow cooker meals are first in our mind when we are looking for comforting meals. Sloppy Joe with cornbread or creamy tortellini? They are here. Ham and Cheese Tortellini (click for link to recipe) A semi-homemade dinner can help get dinner on…

Saturday Musings #4

Things are speeding up. Last night was prom for my son. From the time he was little you wonder (and worry) about where life will take him. For us it was how is he going to make it in this world if we are not here and will he ever have friends? Well, last night…

Red Wine & Balsamic Steak Marinade

Easy simple grill meals were calling to us the other night. I had a roast that was cut into cubes to marinate and skewer. We let it rest all day in the marinade to help tenderize it. When the grill was ready we added skewers of veggies (I prefer to cook one kind of veggie…

Homemade Italian Hamburger Helper

As things are really busy now I need simple dinners. Things that pull together quickly and can be eaten in shifts if needed. The other night my daughter had dance and my son had a ceremony at school so we needed things that could heat up easily and be on the table in about 30…

5 Bar Foods to Make at Home

Some nights we just crave bar food, You know those loaded fries, onion rings, Buffalo wings, etc…. These are a few of our favorite bar foods to make at home plus a delicious dessert to end the night! Greek Totchos (click for link to recipe) I have been thinking about this recipe all weekend. We…

Saturday Musings: Week 4

Sitting last night with my son trying to find a time for he and his friends to get together he suddenly had the realization that there wasn’t much time left before the end of school. Because seniors don’t take finals in our district they get out of school 2 weeks early. He will be done…

Banana Bread III

Are you like me and save all the overripe bananas in your freezer until you are ready to make something with them? We usually have 5-6 bananas in our freezer at any time waiting to be made into bread, pancakes, waffles, cookies, or cake. Sometimes I forget about them so I HIGHLY suggest you make…

Breakfast Sandwiches

I have been so out of it that I totally forgot last night was Cinco de Mayo. I usually plan for weeks ahead of time what we are going to have but this one just crept up on me. I did marinate some steak for tortillas but that didn’t quite make it. So, breakfast sandwiches…