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…

Potato Beer Cheese Slow Cooker Soup

I love soup! No secret there. The rest of my family is pretty meh on the whole idea of soup for dinner but this soup had so much flavor that they were calling the leftovers for lunch the next day right after dinner. It helps that I added some extra potatoes and carrots to bulk…

Calzones

I know the picture says Strombolis and that is what I originally intended to make but in the end we made calzones because we stuffed them so full. I was really craving the cheesy goodness of the stuffed dough so I decided a make your own calzone night was needed. Each one of us chose…

Garlic Chicken Bites

We just got the final five week schedule for seniors from the school. It seems like there is at LEAST one thing each and every day for the next five weeks. It was a bit overwhelming as I put it into my calendar. I want to truly enjoy this time and was hitting a bit…

Top 5 Recipes on “What’s for Dinner Moms?” – April 2021

It’s interesting to see each month what are the top recipes each month. There is a brand new one that was the topped searched recipe on my log the “Jimmy Dean Crustless Quiche.” The other 4 were repeats from past months with a new order. The “Slow Cooker Pork Chops and Sauerkraut” is going on…

Saturday Musings: #3

I have been in Physical Therapy for the past month and a half. During this time they have been working on my back and hips. I have severe arthritis that I am working on keeping limber. The problem is about 4 weeks ago my “good knee” (the one I lead with going upstairs and down)…

Egg and Kielbasa Breakfast Tacos

Happy birthday to my big guy! He’s been a Disney kid through and through. From nose kisses for Pooh to harnessing the force in Galaxy’s Edge he is always up for a Disney adventure. For his birthday he gets his second Covid shot and one step closer to graduation, prom, and senior party. He gets…

Simple Fluffy Omelets

You know I love breakfast for dinner! Nothing is more simple than eggs. I love a good fluffy omelet and you can make endless combinations of ingredients. Greek? Feta, spinach, and maybe a touch of roasted red peppers. Italian? Tomatoes, garlic, oregano, and Italian sausage. Or the simple ham, cheese and onion that is my…